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These 8 Startups are Finalists in MICA’s 2018 Venture Competition

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Jay Jackson pitches TNP Studios at Up/Start 2016. Photo by Stephen Babcock, courtesy of Technical.ly.

MICA’s Up/Start competition is returning for 2018, as the arts college looks to help the entrepreneurs who are emerging from its programs.

Two MICA Faculty Members’ Animated Short, ‘Negative Space,’ Gets Oscar Nod

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Still for "Negative Space," by via Tiny Inventions.

A short film made by two MICA animation faculty members has earned a rare Oscar nomination for 2018 in the category of Best Animated Short Film.

Local Illustrators Offer Low-Cost Art School Alternative in North Baltimore

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Baltimore Academy of Illustration instructor Greg Houston shows off the school’s new student portfolio website. Photo by Ethan McLeod.

In a nondescript two-story building in North Baltimore’s Homeland neighborhood, two professional illustrators are busily building – literally, cutting pieces of a door frame and drywall – for a new classroom. When they’ve finished construction, their long space will be divided into classrooms A and B.

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.

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