SAT • Nov 25 • 6-9 pm
SUN • Dec 3 • 6-9 pm
SUN • Dec 10 • 6-9 pm
SUN • Dec 17 • 6-9 pm
SAT • Dec 23 • 6-9 pm

Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211


Something a bit different for this year but still just a stone's throw from the 34th Street lights — drop in to our Showroom Gallery to enjoy a holiday train garden! Make Studio artists and the Boy Scouts of Troop 161 have teamed up to bring you a unique train garden to amuse all ages, with Harry Potter and Disney themed trains. Our gallery will be open on select evenings (6-9pm) during the holiday season, with the train garden on view, original art and gifts for sale, and hot chocolate and sweet treats available!

FRI • NOV 10 • 7-10PM

Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211

1st Annual Schwing-a-Long

Ticket sales are brisk for this first ever 80's karaoke- silent auction event on to benefit ongoing programming at Make Studio! Tickets here: store/events/13647

Full karaoke set up, so come ready to get on stage and sing your favorite 80's song! Event will also include a silent auction, an "I Want Candy!" candy bar, and lite fare!

(Event generously conceived and put on by the "Schwing-A-Long Committee" -- a dedicated group of Make Studio Board members and volunteers.)

FRI • NOV 3 • 6-8PM

Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211

B'more VisAble

Baltimore City Recreation and Park’s Therapeutic Recreation Division and Make Studio are proud to present the First Annual B'More VisAble art show. Enjoy food, beverages, and music as you view an exhibit featuring the creative work of artists in the Baltimore City Recreation and Park’s Therapeutic Recreation art program and Make Studio resident artists. Weekly art classes, taught by instructors from Make Studio, invite artists to be self-expressive, try new materials & methods, and connect with each other & their communities through art. 

All art will be available for sale with 100% of the proceeds benefiting ongoing arts programming within the Therapeutic Recreation Division of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks.

Further event info & links can be found here


Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211

SCHOOL 33 Open Studio Tour

Join us for the 29th Anniversary of School 33 Art Center’s Baltimore Open Studio Tour, presented by Bank of America and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts! 

Open Studio Tour is an annual city-wide event that for almost 30 years has brought together professional artists and the general public. Each year, collectors and art lovers have the opportunity visit artists in their studios, see their work, and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their working processes. 

OCT 6 - 29
THU/FRI 6-9pm • SAT 12-6pm • SUN 10-4pm

The Peale Center
225 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Birdland and the Anthropocene Exhibition

In this group show at the Peale Center, which also features works by Make Studio artists, curator and Baker Prize-winning artist, Lynne Parks, invites us to consider how our city’s architecture and the built environment impact the natural ecosystems in the Anthropocene, the new geological era in which human activity has dramatically altered the Earth through climate change and other influences. Facebook event can be found here

SEP 29 - OCT 27


“Here and There” is not one exhibition, but two! Two distinct shows — from a curatorial collaboration and exchange between Maxine Taylor and Make Studio — will take over MAXgallery in Butcher’s Hill and Make Studio’s Showroom Gallery in Hampden throughout OCT. Join the artists for free events “here and there, there and here”!

9/28 - 10/27
Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211

9/29 • 5-8PM:
Opening reception featuring artist talk with Maxine Taylor

10/21 • 11AM-2PM:
“Birdland to the MAX” Workshop for Free Fall Baltimore
Inspired by co-occurring collaborations with MAXgallery and Lynne Parks
(, this multimedia workshop features art-making in a flexible
workshop format suitable for all ages and abilities levels. All materials will be provided.

126 N Madeira St.
Baltimore, MD 21231

10/6 • 5-9PM:
First Friday reception

10/14 • 2-5PM:

Artist talks with Make Studio artists

JUL 28 - AUG 11
Opening reception: FRI • JUL 28 • 6 - 9 PM

Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211


An exhibition for the Artscape Gallery Network, In & Out the Window: Promise Land showcases a collaboration between Make Studio artists and Madeline Becker, to whom "the result is a piece that is far more joyful, energetic, and lively than anything I could have imagined. The Make Studio artists' spirit formed an environment that became 'Promise Land'."

On display in our gallery will also be large scuptural works by Becker and a selection of recent Make Studio artists' work.

The exhibition runs from July 28 - August 11. The reception on August 4 coincides with First Fridays in Hampden and is free and open to the public.

About Madeline Becker:
Becker is a freelance videographer, editor, and sculptor living and working in Baltimore City. Originally from Cincinnati, she moved to Baltimore to study painting and video I film at MICA. Her interest in light as a medium and as metaphor drives her video and
sculpture work.

SAT • AUG 26 • 5 PM

Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211


Back and in its third year, the sure-to-sell-out Schwingo will again be a spin on the typical Bingo. Make Studio and local artists are teaming up to offer art prizes! 
Doors will again open at 5 with music, as well as delicious food available. Bingo begins at 6. The "Ambassador of Hampden," Lou Catelli will again be our celebrity caller, amongst surprise guests.
All proceeds will directly benefit the programming at Make Studio, including our studio program for emerging adult artists with disabilities and inclusive arts activities for all.
Dinner/desserts available from Green Bowl & Jump'n Jeff's Frosty Treats.
Here you can find the event's Facebook page
Tickets can be purchased here.

FRI • JUL 21 • 11 AM - 9 PM
SAT • JUL 22 • 11 AM - 9 PM
SUN • JUL 23 • 11 AM - 8 PM

Charles Street Garage
1714 Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


Returning for its 4th year, the Artist-Run Art Fair will once again transform the parking garage at 1714 North Charles Street into a showcase of contemporary artwork being presented by artist-run galleries and small curatorial projects from across the country. Since its inception in 2014, the Artist-Run Art Fair has brought spaces from Richmond VA, DC, Philadelphia, New York, Minneapolis, Little Rock, Chicago, Los Angeles, New Orleans, LA and Baltimore together to exhibit the work of emerging contemporary artists.

The Artist-Run Art Fair is curated and organized by Open Space, an artist-run gallery located at 512 West Franklin Street in Baltimore, MD. Open Space's mission is to promote a vibrant, visible and connected contemporary arts community in Baltimore through producing a consistent curated program of exhibitions, annual festivals and maintaining a wide variety of supplemental events such as lectures, film screenings and music shows.

Make Studio is proud and honored at also exhibit this year!

SAT • JUN 10 • 3 - 8 PM

Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211


This event -- we're calling it a "mini festival" -- coincides with the BIG festival of HONFEST a few blocks away, and celebrates both our neighborhood and the "unveiling" of our new building signage. 

We'll be offering hands-on art activities, including demos of traditional hand-lettering techniques, the opening of an exhibition featuring work by the participants of our recent workshops for young people, musical performances, and refreshments. 

Drop by at your convenience and stay for as long as you'd like to join the fun! We're also pleased to partner with the Artscape Gallery Network, kicking off this year's season with a party at Fleckenstein Gallery next door from 5-8PM!

This event made possible by the MECU of Baltimore Neighborhood Events grants program, and the Hampden Community Council.

FRI • APR 21 • 6 - 8 PM

Make Studio
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211


In recognition of Autism Acceptance and Awareness Month and National Poetry Month, Make Studio is pleased to present SAY What!?

Works featured in SAY What!? celebrate different forms of communication, and range from text-based artworks sprinkled with poetry, to chronological remembrances of celebrities’ famous roles. During the opening reception, poets and other wordsmiths from amongst the autism community will perform their written work. Through the exhibition and the evening of readings and performances, we will celebrate the many ways – visual, spoken, written, through movement – that our community communicates.
On view through the end of April, open to visitors during Make Studio’s weekday hours or by appointment.

APR 1 - MAY 5, 2017
Closing reception: MAY 4 • 5 - 7 PM

2601 N Howard St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Make Studio at CHARMINGTON'S

A selection of works by Make Studio artists will be on display at Charmington's through early May. Visit the exhibit during their regular business hours and enjoy organic coffee and locally produced food.

APR 7, 2017 • 6:30 - 8:30

Make Studio
3326 Make Studio
Baltimore, MD 21211


Make Studio is pleased to host an entertaining evening featuring a number of artistic PowerPoint presentations.
More info coming soon.

APR 1-2, 2017

Baltimore Design School
1500 Barclay St.
Baltimore, MD 21202


Make Studio will be a vendor at the 2017 Publications and Multiples Fair, an annual exposition of contemporary artist books, prints, publications, sculptures, jewelry, textiles, and works produced in multiple. This event has grown tremendously, from having 15 vendors in its first year to having 150 in its seventh year. Taking up the first weekend in April, PMF acts as a beacon for artists across the country. Additional on-site programming throughout the weekend includes panel discussions on contemporary identity issues, poetry readings, musical performances, motivational speeches, and artist talks.

MAR 5 - APR 26, 2017
Opening reception: SUN • MAR 5 • 1 - 3 PM

The Dennis & Philiip Ratner Museum
100001 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814


Join Cornerstone Montgomery at the Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum for for the opening of their annual invitational art exhibition, Outer Limits.
Contributing art programs include

Art Enables (Washington D.C.)
Artist's from the Open Eye gallery at Arundel Lodge (Annapolis)
Make Studio (Baltimore)
Peer Wellness and Recovery Services (Silver Spring)
Studio In-Sight (Bethesda)

SAT • FEB 25 • 1 - 4 PM

Make Studio • Schwing Art Center
3326 Keswick Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211

7 Colorful Years

Our 7th anniversary exhibition showcases a special selection of new works by Make Studio’s diverse roster of program artists. Encompassing all colors of the spectrum, and ranging from watercolors of fantastic landscapes to celebrity tribute portraits to sculpture inspired by 70s TV shows — as usual, our “birthday show” has something for everyone!

JAN 17 - MAR 2
ARTIST RECPTION: JAN 27 • 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Richman Gallery
Davison Loby, Library Gallery
Park School
2425 Old Court Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21208

Coonecting Community:
A Collaboration with Make Studio

Park School's winter exhibition, Connecting Community: A Collaboration, with works by our program artists as well as an installation of work by Park's Gallery Committee members and the Middle School painting class created in collaboration with Make Studio artists. The exhibition also features artwork created by Park's fourth-grade class and inspired by community artist Walter Kresnik. 

Events by year: