Maryland Institute College of Art

Lazarus Center

Address

131 W. North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201


BB Sessions: The Growth Collective: Positively Black Community Screen Printing

BB Sessions: The Growth Collective, is an hour and a half workshop dedicated to the development and sustainability of mental, physical, and spiritual health for communities of color. We are committed to building the mental health of black and brown youth, through community gathering and discussion.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Resume and Cover Letter Writing for Creatives

Are you in a job hunt right now, but want to take your professional materials to another level? Learn the do's and don'ts on what makes an effective cover letter, curriculum vitae, resume, and artist statement.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Monday, July 17, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Monday, August 14, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Body Wellness: The Awakening

Body Wellness is a introductory course into Holistic Health & Fitness... It's aim is to raise the collective awareness of the general public about the importance of living an active and health conscious lifestyle. During the "Awakening" we will discuss the 5 components of fitness and general health... in the second portion we will perform a total body workout (stretch, warm-up, workout, cool down, stretch).

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Talking Drums

"Talking Drums" is geared towards cultivating focus, self-esteem, determination, respect, and self-discipline through the art of drumming.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, June 10, 2017 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:45 - 5:15 PM

Tarot for Healing

A deck of Tarot cards can be a tool to create space for healing. More than just a game or fortune telling, Tarot is a language of images that speaks directly to our intuition. Through learning to read Tarot cards, you will start a conversation with your inner voice, which will guide you towards truth and hope.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, June 24, 2017 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Trauma Informed Theater/Performing Arts Course

This class uses the powerful fundamentals of theatrical performance, creative writing and personal storytelling as tools for individuals who have experienced various forms of trauma.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Monday, July 31, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Monday, August 21, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Monday, August 28, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Get Out of Your Own Way!

Visioning, Goal Setting and Creative Problem Solving!

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, July 29, 2017 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Urban Plant Allies

Discover some of Baltimore's most nutritious and healing plants, and explore how we can include them in our life for health and healing.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Monday, July 17, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Monday, August 28, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM

A Conversation with Sex Workers Outreach Project Baltimore

How have we been socialized to look at sex and work? How does this perspective influence policy and how individuals are treated on a macro and micro level? These are a few questions that will be touched upon during this course and how advocates are leading the charge to offer inclusive harm reduction services, continue the struggle against sex worker discrimination and the fight towards decriminalizing sex work on a community and state level.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Friday, July 28, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Bringing Consciousness to Art Practice

In this workshop, students will look at different approaches to infusing their art practices with conscious attention and presence.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Monday, July 24, 2017 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:15 - 1:45 PM

Paper Marbling

Learn tips and techniques of sumingashi water-based paper marbling. Create your own one-of-a-kind marbled papers and explore this playful, meditative process.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Sunday, July 30, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy is the ability to understand money, how someone manages to earn or make it, how that person manages it, budget, daily spending journal, setting financial goals. This course will cover the basics of financial literacy.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Henna for Your Hands, Body, and Hair

Learn more about mehendi (henna) and the many designs, practices, and Eastern cultures that utilize this staple art form. Come prepared with an open mind and an open palm!

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:45 - 4:45 PM

GEOLOOM: Cultural Mapping in Baltimore

The GEOLOOM map is an online mapping tool that demonstrates how arts and culture is woven into Baltimore’s neighborhoods and social fabric. The tool is intended for a wide audience, including arts and culture organizations, urban planners, non-profits, researchers, community associations, activists, developers, and residents. This workshop will help attendees navigate the GEOLOOM map as well as demonstrate how the tool can be a resource for communities and the city of Baltimore.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM
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Healthy Relationships

This course aims to educate, equip, inspire, and empower people with the relationship skills necessary to form and maintain healthy relationships.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Yoga Jam: Body Movement for Health and Wellness

Yoga Jam is a course for family. All ages, shapes and sizes. In this course, students will explore breath, rhythm, dance, and yoga!

Maryland Institute College of Art
Friday, September 15, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Friday, September 22, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Friday, September 29, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Friday, October 6, 2017 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Crowdfunding for Creatives and Activists

Interested in learning more about Crowdfunding and how to use it to support your practice? Find out in this interactive workshop with Cinder Hypki, where you’ll learn key ingredients for a successful campaign and the component skills to craft a strategy, plan, “pitch,” perks, video, and social media plan.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 - 2:30 PM

Creating Your Big Hairy Audacious Vision

This vision board workshop will help attendees think through their big goals and create a visual representation of what they want to accomplish through a fun and creative process. Ms. Martin will walk them through: How to determine what goals to pursue right now. How to choose one big goal to put your energy towards. How to make sure your vision is “well rounded” by including goals for other aspects of your life. What to do with your vision board once it’s complete. What now? How to build a support system around your goals to help you stick to them

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Rhythm Key ALL AGES ALL ABILITIES Music and Movement workshop

Drum Circle, Call and Response as well as Qi Gong Martial Arts for all ages and abilities.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Put your money on Debate

In a community which faces complex challenges in mitigating the differences between people, debate serves as a viable platform to empower through advocacy, real world decision making skills, and hands on civic engagement.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Foundations in Energy Healing

This course will provide an overview of energetic healing modalities as well as explore supplemental tools used in healing. The course will discuss historical context of Reiki and cite historical instances of energy healing.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Financial Management for a Small Business

By taking this course, you are making an important step toward building a better financial future for your business/enterprise.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Job Readiness and Interview Etiquette

This course is designed to train job seekers in interview attire and etiquette as well as resume creation and developing soft skills and everything in between.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Creating Your Own Lane

This workshop will explore alternative methods to achieving success in art and business, especially for those who don’t fit into the “traditional” art world.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:00 - 12:30 PM

Dream Boarding

Dream boards help to define goals in relationships, career, finances, home, travel, spirituality, etc. In this session you will have the opportunity to make a personal dream board.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Gettin' Clear about Power

This workshop will explore concepts of sociopolitical power, power resources, the dynamics of power in social relationships, and will offer practical methods for building, maintaining, and securing power through strategic organizing, in order to achieve systemic transformation.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:15 - 1:45 PM

The Power of Our Words : Affirmations & Meditation with Alanah Nichole

Alanah Nichole is a vibrant, bubbly and at the nougat big-heart, belly and booty having community driven mother, organizer & friend to all. She will lead you through 90 minutes of non-traditional yet energizing workshop style affirmations for your mind, body and spirit, Expect Growth

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:15 - 1:45 PM

Where Personal & Business Finances Meet

The purpose of this workshop is to have participants understand the importance of practicing healthy financial behaviors as it relates to starting a business.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Mapping Your Creative Hustle

This hands on workshop will guide you through the process of laying out a basic business model for your creative hustle. You'll learn introductory business concepts and how they relate to your products / services; and gain simple tools for developing a business model / 1 page business plan. You'll also learn about local business support services and resources.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Mini Zine Making

Make your own zine using paper, scissors and your imagination. Zines are independent publications that can be used to express ideas and creativity. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create their own mini zines in a simple and fun exercise.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Vulnerability for Performers

Blending dance movement, personal interview, and improvisation, this exercise will promote vulnerability and collaboration within the participating group. Participants should dress in clothing that allows free movement (no skirts, jewelry; sneakers are preferred) and be prepared for an intensive experience. Those with asthma, injuries, or other conditions which may restrict movement or hinder a participant's ability to complete the exercise would be encouraged to seek other workshop opportunities. This workshop is ideal for existing groups with individuals who are eager to see and understand one another beyond their surface interactions.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Listen to Black Women: Dismantling Institutionalized Sexism in the 21st Century

What is institutionalized sexism? How can men undo sexism in their social circles and communities? How can men be allies and proactive bystanders in women's lives?

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Design for the Wellbeing of Black Women

During this collaborative session, participants will look at design’s role as a transformative tool that can support the personal healing process and collective wellbeing of Black women.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

Documenting A Day on North Avenue

In the course, students will learn documentary style photography and videography using smartphones. We will discuss specific features and apps that capture the highest quality images and how to organize the images and video to tell a story. This is a great workshop for teens age 12- 18!

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Baltimore (MS Baltimore) Free Arts Workshop

The premise of MS Baltimore is to connect, create, and engage the MS community in Baltimore. We are designed to provide "green" (recycled) materials for arts and crafts so participants can maintain/strengthen fine motor skills and functional mobility. We encourage our members to explore creative ideas with the opportunity to join our diverse community of resources with no cost to them.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Galimoto: A make and take for all ages

A galimoto is a toy made of bits and pieces of whatever. You will have all sorts of recycled materials to spur your imagination so can create your very own galimoto. No special "artistic" abilities needed, just bring your adventure-some self-ready to have a great time.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Young at Art

This fun workshop for children 9mo to 3yrs and their acting adults, offers open-ended activities in a relaxed environment encouraging curiosity, independence, self guided discovery and social interaction.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Fundraising Technology 101

Is your nonprofit ready to up its technology game? Are you considering a donor management system, or looking to get more out of your existing CRM (Constituent Relationship Management) system? Join us for a workshop with OneTenth Consulting.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 11:00 - 12:30 PM

Wellness Awareness with Team Autobars and Laststrike Fitness.

This workshop includes lessons on mindfulness, preparing healthy snacks at home, learning various exercise routines they can do at home, gathering a better understanding of what wellness is.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

CREDIT REPAIR WORKSHOP

You will walk out of the workshop with the first step to the credit repair accomplished. By the end of the workshop you should be fully educated and on your way to better credit situation.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Writing Music Criticism Through a Feminist Lens

Learn how to critic contemporary music through a feminist lens. Whether the genres be Hip Hop, Rock, Jazz and classical music, learn how to listen to critique contemporary music through a feminist and womanist lens.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Coding While Black

Coding While Black is a computer science based educational program for the Black and Brown community of Baltimore. It will utilize a phased cohort structure and build teams that will solve real world problems as participants develop the skills needed to advance within the course. The ultimate goal of the program is to provide pathways into STEAM jobs for a community that has traditionally been locked out of that job sector.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:30 - 12:00 PM

Raising Micro Capital for Your Business on Kiva.org

Participants will learn how to use Kiva.org to raise a 0% interest micro loan for their businesses. In addition, you'll learn how to apply to Kiva and get your campaign approved. You'll learn how to fundraise from your community. You'll learn how to fundraise from the Kiva community of 1.7 million micro lenders; and you'll learn how to repay your Kiva micro loan, then qualify for double the amount the next time.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Stress Management

This Stress Management workshop will give participants both a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and stress logging.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:45 - 5:15 PM

Legal Issues for Artists

The purpose of this session is to introduce attendees to the primary legal issues that artists confront. We will cover the basics of intellectual property, including the differences between copyrights and trademarks, and when registration is required; how to set-up your business as an artist and choose the most appropriate entity; and how to read and negotiate contracts with a view toward the key provisions to look out for. At the end of this session, attendees will have a foundation for understanding these issues and be equipped to know when to seek further assistance. Dana Bucy Miller is the owner of DM Law, LLC, a firm dedicated to helping creatives and entrepreneurs navigate the areas of business, tax, and intellectual property law. Dana helps artists and small business owners understand their intellectual property rights, set up their businesses properly, and effectively negotiate their contracts. Before starting her firm, Dana served as the supervising attorney of the small business division at a Baltimore County law firm. Dana is also an active volunteer for Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

International Travel in a Black Body

This class is about exploring the personal, practical and political while traveling internationally in a Black Body.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:30 - 12:00 PM

Stimulating Jewelry Making

In this workshop the participants will learn simple jewelry making techniques and craft their own unique creations. This an exploration in tactile art and sensory stimulation. There will be a brief discussion on the therapeutic value of tactile art as it relates to the senses and how it can be used as a coping mechanism to manage stress for neurotypical people as well as people on the autism spectrum or with developmental, and or mental disabilities.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:15 - 1:45 PM

Repatriation Possibilities For Baltimore Africans

Gentrification disproportionately displaces people of African descent. It is urgent for people to be able to intentionally create desired community by any means and this will explore the opportunity that Repatriation offers. Come learn about the finances, process and real life challenges to find if you can see yourself with others on the continent or if thinking seven generations ahead makes it all worthwhile.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:45 - 5:15 PM

Occult Dance

Dance as a cure for mental,physical, emotional and spiritual ailments.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

DIY Worry Beads

Unfamiliar with this work of art? Worry beads are often made from natural materials, such as wood and bamboo, strung on string long enough to double as a bracelet. They are used for reflection, meditation or counting your breaths and are great for relieving anxiety and having something to fidget with.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Natal Chart 101

This is an introductory course to understanding how to read one's natal chart. A natal chart is an astrological report of where every planet was positioned upon birth. I am here to demystify the negative connotations/fear based aversions to astrology, in the hopes of opening people’s eyes to the tool it actually is.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

Fire Cider

Fire Cider is a popular herbal folk remedy with an interesting history, and is commonly thought to boost the immune system during cold and flu season

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:45 - 5:15 PM

The light of you

This is a conversation/demonstration/experiment using portraiture and self-portraiture as a learning tool. Who are we, really?

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM