MICA is highlighted as a cultural attraction
Posted 11.23.09 by MICA Media Relations
BALTIMORE--The article, Oriole Kooky, in the Nov. 22 issue of The New York Times' T Magazine reviews Baltimore's quirky charms, including MICA.
The article opens with: "Baltimore is straightening up its act, but the city's freak flag still flies high."
MICA is one of the mentioned cultural attractions.
"...I stumble upon Station North, an emerging district of galleries, theaters and artist studios. Cultural attractions - including the Charles (an art-house cinema that started out in 1939 as an all-newsreel movie house) and the galleries at the nearby Maryland Institute College of Art (Jeff Koons is a graduate) - have dotted the area for decades. But lately it has gained critical mass with the addition of newer places like the four-year-old Load of Fun Studios (an exhibition/performance space in a reclaimed office furniture warehouse) and the three-year-old Single Carrot Theatre..."
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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.