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Baltimore Think-a-thon

Maryland Institute College of Art and GBCA invite you to the seventh annual Baltimore Think-a-thon!

If you believe in the power of the arts and humanities to take on the challenges facing Baltimore, make your voice heard at this intensive “think and do” event. Join other brilliant, compassionate artists, scholars, and activists for a day of visionary ideas, discussion, and problem-solving. The issues we address will be suggested by you and other participants.

Now in its seventh year, the Baltimore Think-a-thon brings together creative thinkers, practitioners, and activists from throughout the region to network, brainstorm, and collaborate on solutions to benefit Baltimore residents.

Hosted by Dr. Sheri Parks, MICA Vice-President of Strategic Initiatives, the day will include a plenary, breakout sessions, and remarks from:

Carol Bebelle, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Ashe Cultural Arts Center

Lady Brion, Artist, Writer, & Cultural Curator, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle

Jeannie Howe, Executive Director, Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance

Samuel Hoi, MICA President

Morning coffee & pastries, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be served.

Suggest a topic! Registered participants may submit challenges or ideas for discussion.


Thursday, April 18, 2019
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


1601 W Mt Royal Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217

Space is limited so RSVP now to ensure your spot!

Become a Member

As a member of GBCA, you will not only gain access to wonderful benefits, but you will also become an active participant in a broader cultural community. Your organization and employees will directly benefit from opportunities to collaborate, connect, learn, network and share with your colleagues in the cultural community. Join our growing constituency of over 300 individual artists and organizations representing the region's extraordinary range of arts, culture, history, heritage, humanities, and attractions.

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