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Samuel Hoi, Christopher Bedford and Julia Marciari-Alexander Urge Congress to Continue Funding Arts Programs
As the chief executives of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, and The Walters Art Museum – three anchor visual arts institutions in Baltimore – we unite to urge in the strongest possible voice that Congress continue to support funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute for Museum and Library Services and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
The proposed federal budget plan for Fiscal Year 2018 was released yesterday and includes a number of provisions that would negatively impact federal support for higher education and for the arts and humanities.
On display are selected items from the Book Arts and Zine Collection that explore to gender, feminism, advocate for women’s rights and equality, and highlight other themes specific to women’s lives. All works in the exhibition are made by female identifying artists. March 1-31, 2017 on both floors on the library.
Known for her examination of race, sexuality and history through a variety of visual and textual mediums, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle '09 (Painting B.F.A.) is featured in Ebony's "Women Up Issue," where she discusses the politics of the Black female body as well as her work, The Evanesced, which debuts at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles on March 2.
In honor of Black History Month the Decker Library showcases artist books and photography about black life in America, including early black photographers and current artists' work. Circulating books also on display and available for checkout. From Feb. 3- 28 on both levels of the library.
In Spring 2016, Decker Library invited students from MICA's Book Arts courses to create an artist book based on materials from the library's collections. The exhibition Fertile Ground: Artists Respond to a Collective Geography results from that collaboration. All of the students had the opportunity to have their work curated into this exhibition in MICA's Pinkard Gallery with visiting curator Cynthia Nourse Thompson '92 from the University of the Arts. The exhibit runs from January 20 - March 12, 2017, with an opening reception on Friday, January 27 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Two recent MICA alumnae have been invited to participate in the 2017 Venice Biennale, one of most influential arts exhibitions in the world.
Up/Start 2017 is MICA’s second annual startup contest for recent alumni and graduating students that focuses on incubating and building creative business ventures within the College community. Read more about the contest and how to apply.