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A MICA Faculty Member Designed This Hard-Hitting New Yorker Cover of President Trump

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David Plunkert’s Aug. 28 cover for The New Yorker. Credit: The New Yorker.

The cover of this week’s New Yorker depicting President Donald Trump powering a boat with a sail that looks an awful lot like a Ku Klux Klan hood was designed by one of Baltimore’s own.

Artscape ’17 Musical Performers: ‘Queen of Percussion’ Sheila E., Gogol Bordello, Robert Randolph & The Family Band

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Gogol Bordello in Madrid. Photo by Carlos Delgado, via Wikimedia Commons.

Baltimore’s ambitiously huge, free arts festival returns next month with an eclectic array of performers in the musical lineup, including a renowned family soul band, a legendary Latin percussionist and a wild and well-loved gypsy punk group.

MICA Store Moving to a Larger Location with Exhibition and Event Spaces

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The new space at 1501 W. Mt Royal Avenue. Photo via MICA.

The Maryland College Institute of Art is getting a new campus store that intends to be much more than a shopping destination for books and supplies.

MICA’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Coming to Open Works Starting June 1

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A mobile shelter designed by Dylan Banghart, a new Open Works entrepreneur-in-residence. Photo via MICA.

A new formal partnership between MICA and the Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation (BARCO) is beginning to materialize. Next month, six of the school’s graduates and students will get their own reserved spaces at maker space Open Works to bring their creative, entrepreneurial plans to fruition.

Baltimore Design School Junior Brian High Wins the 4th Annual Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to announce the winner of the fourth annual Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize (The Fred). The winner is Brian High, a student at the Baltimore Design School.

Maryland Film Festival Opens Today with New Film Center and Enormous Local Talent

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The newly renovated Parkway Theater officially opens today.

The 19th annual Maryland Film Festival opens Wednesday, May 3, with the opening night shorts program and gala, followed by four full days of excellent independent film.

In Formstone Portraits, MICA Grad Student Captures Faces of Gentrification in East Baltimore

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Portraits from “Facing Change,” by MICA graduate student Ben Hamburger.

For longtime dwellers of the neighborhoods around Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Dunbar-Broadway, the differences between their streets today and a decade ago are night-and-day. Amid razing of building and rapid redevelopment by Hopkins in East Baltimore, the structures they once occupied have been torn down and replaced, leaving behind piles of formstone debris.

MICA, Nonprofit Developer BARCO Formalize Alliance Through Incubator and Maker Spaces

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Photo via Open Works

A new deal struck between nonprofit developer Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation and the Maryland Institute College of Art will formalize a relationship between the two entities, with direct benefits for MICA students and alumni and Baltimore’s emerging creatives.

Ballerina Misty Copeland to Discuss Her New Health and Fitness Book at MICA

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Misty Copeland in 2014, photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Misty Copeland is coming back to Baltimore.