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How My MBA and Master’s in Design Leadership Shaped My Identity
Design Leadership Students Make Finals in First Appearance at Design Challenge Competition
For three intrepid teams of MBA/MA in Design Leadership students, the challenge was too good to pass up. As the first-ever Johns Hopkins…
Start It Up
From its earliest days, MICA has had a connection to doers and makers, to people who believe that artistic creativity is a catalyst for positive…
Eight Finalists Chosen during 'Pop Up Pitch' Will Move On to UP/Start Finale
The finalists will compete for funding totaling $100,000 during the April 17 finale
MICA Issues Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter and Against Discrimination
June 1, 2020 Dear MICA Community Members, In Baltimore, it is impossible to feel the pain of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis and Breonna…
Lisa Hochtritt, Ed.D., Director of MICA's M.A.T. Program
With a committed interest in social justice and art education, and understanding how they both intersect with youth, Dr. Lisa Hochtritt joins…
March 16 Student Memo
Updated information for graduate students about the move-out process, cleaning, equipment, and more.
March 15 Campus Memo
The College’s updated plans around the spring semester, including canceling the intensive making period, the closing of residence halls, and…
As COVID-19 halts the world, 'makers unite'
During an unprecedented world health pandemic that has shuttered any sense of normalcy, artists and designers are doing what they do best — making…
March 13 Faculty Memo
Undergraduate faculty information and guidance around grading, online classes, travel, and more.
March 11 Campus Memo
Initial plans surrounding the College’s transition to online education and more.
March 5 Campus Memo
Guidance around spring break travel, hygiene, communal gatherings, and more.
Five Career Development Resources You Should Explore
The Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development
March 19 Student Memo
Move-out information for graduate students.
A look at a few young MICA alumni and their current career success.
A Day in the Life of a NASA Artist Intern
In summer 2018, I worked as a NASA animation intern on-site at Goddard Space Flight Center – commuting from Baltimore to Greenbelt, which was…
Brockett Horne, Chair of Graphic Design, Talks Career Prep
Faculty are mindful of how each step of a student’s education can contribute to their long-term success and work to integrate professional…
Louder Than a Bomb
Baltimore has the secret sauce for producing electrifying poetry — woke, young people; and a space for them to be heard.
Social Design Celebrates 10 Years at MICA
Since 2008, MICA has been at the forefront of the social design movement, a rapidly emerging field and creative practice in the U.S. and around…
Kehinde Bademosi ’15: Storytelling to Save Lives
As a child growing up in Nigeria, Kehinde Bademosi ’15 (Social Design M.A.) didn’t have a television. His family simply couldn’t afford one. So…
Emily Ianacone ’15 Brings Design Strategy to Mayor's Office of Innovation
In recent years, recruiting officers hasn’t been easy for the Baltimore City Police Department. While the number of officers leaving each year…
Smile Indias ’17 Pursues Social Justice Through Work With Government
Through her social design work on the ground in Baltimore, Smile Indias ’17 makes truth-seeking an art. A native of the Philippines, Indias…
Kristen Spilman ’05: Design as a Way of Life
Design as a practice and discipline is relatively new for the technology industry, according to Kristen Spilman ’05 (Graphic Design M.F.A.),…
March 16 Student Memo
Student information about studio closings, move out timelines, online classes, grading, and more.
March 14 Student Memo
Follow up to President Hoi's memo about the impact of COVID-19 on campus operations with information specific to graduate students.
Sarah Delisle is a pyrotechnic designer for Image Engineering – a Baltimore-based entertainment company.
Jinbo Huang ’19 (Graphic Design BFA)
Jinbo Huang ’19 (Graphic Design BFA)
GFA Special Projects class provides real-world experience while giving back to the community
Artwork depicting birds and Baltimore landmarks— like race horses at Pimlico, boats in the Inner Harbor and the Patterson Park Pagoda — now…
Migrations and Meaning(s) in Art
an exhibition curated by Dr. Deborah Willis
The exhibition, curated by Willis, the MICA inaugural Stuart B. Cooper Endowed Chair in Photography, explores debates on the topic of migration…
President Hoi Discusses Artists as Changemakers on the
Free to Bmore
MICA President Sammuel Hoi recently joined the Enoch Pratt Free Library's Free to Bmore podcast to discuss how art and artists can be changemakers…
March 30 Campus Memo
Details from Gov. Larry Hogan’s “Stay At Home” order, and its impact on MICA infrastructure, including shuttles, food service and more…
MICA Awarded Top Honors in National Democracy Challenge
In 2018, MICA’s voting rate of registered students increased nearly 40 percentage points, and the number of eligible students registered to…
MICA Announces the William O. Steinmetz ’50 and Betty Cooke ’46 Chair in Design
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is pleased to announce the founding of the William O. Steinmetz ’50 and Betty Cooke ’46 Chair in Design…
MICA to launch Ratcliffe Center for Creative Entrepreneurship
The center, infusing creative entrepreneurship training into art and design education, further advances the College’s forward-looking mission…
To Ray Parris ’94, ‘96 (Graphic Design BFA, MAT) lemonade stands aren’t just a way for children to make a few extra dollars—they’re a vehicle…
More Than Numbers
Information and Visualization students take data detailing the devastating change of population in the Łódź Ghetto in Poland during the Holocaust…
MICA Awarded $510K from ArtPlace America, Will Build Field of Creative Placemaking
The funding will help to expand community and organizational partnerships, as well as create a sequence of both undergraduate and graduate courses…
This page has been built to help answer your questions about moving out, the transition to online classes, cost defrayment, and more.
Time Lapse: The Charmed Life of Jim Burger
Jim Burger ’82 (Photography B.F.A.) — noted Baltimore-area photographer and longtime photojournalist for the Baltimore City Paper and The…
Information about Hours of Operation
Due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, operational hours on campus will be impacted and information about campus operations may frequently change…
MICA awarded competitive grants from the National Endowment of the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s…
Art + Biology
Students in MICA's biofabrication courses turn their artistic vision to biotech.
April 3 Campus Memo
Updated details around Commencement and year-end exhibitions for the Class of 2020.
When Art & Science Collide
Faculty from MICA team with scientists from Johns Hopkins University to translate results from extreme events in new visual ways.
Alumna’s Debut Children’s Book,
I Am A Wolf
, Out This May
Like most MICA students, Kelly Leigh Miller has always liked to draw. Whether it was in the sketchbooks her mom bought her, on the kid’s menu…
Site Specific: Alumni in Their Creative Spaces
Five alumni—based in Chicago—who have carved out impressive creative spaces: Alex Fuller ’03 (Graphic Design BFA), Aram Han Sifuentes ’11…
April 17 Campus Memo
Information about pay post-May 1, including what happens to health insurance and possible furloughs during the summer.
April 20 Student Memo
Information about changes to financial holds and the fall registration timeline.
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