In May, there were 146 MICA community mentions in the media, encompassing all forms from print to radio and television.
Posted 06.29.10 by mica communications
In May, there were 146 MICA community mentions in the media, encompassing all forms from print to radio and television (not including tweets/retweets). This is a 16.8 percent increase over April. National art and design publications--including Fiberarts and Art Daily--featured MICA exhibitions and faculty, as did regional magazines Baltimore and Urbanite. April also brought multiple New York Times, Washington Post and Baltimore Sun features.
Below are highlights of these articles; for a more comprehensive list with links, click here.
The MICA website was active in May, garnering 11,880 pageviews, with the busiest news pages being Commencement Weekend events including ArtWalk, the new Bravo reality series featuring two MICA alumni, the May off-campus exhibitions, and the environmental design department's Best Design School win at ICFF (see below). This also translated into strong surges in Facebook and Twitter as well, with 2,276 fans and 1,970 followers respectively.
- Environmental Design Exhibition Wins Best Design School Category at ICFF; NY Times Highlights MICA's Involvement
- Contemporary Museum, MICA Organize McCallum and Tarry Survey, May 8–July 31
- Urbanite Follows Author Larry Witham's MICA Journey; Arts Issue Mentions College in Several Articles
- New York Times Writes About Baltimore's Arts District Debate
- MICA-Affiliated Documentary Wins an Oscar
- Joan Waltemath Named Director of Hoffberger School of Painting; Artdaily Carries Announcement
- Baltimore Sun Calls MICA Twitter Feed Essential
- Student, Faculty Member Accepted in Communication Arts Illustration Annual
Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,300 B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A., M.A./M.B.A., M.A.T., M.P.S. and continuing studies students from 48 states and the District of Columbia and 52 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.