Welcome

Motor House is a creative crossroads rooted in the culture of Baltimore. We are a non-profit arts hub, gallery, and performance space that encourages new visions, bold experiments, and emerging voices to celebrate the artistry of our city.

Get Social Tuesdays

Get Social Tuesdays

Every Tuesday from 7-9:30 PM, we’re hosting a new meetup in Showroom! We wanted to create an atmosphere where creative-minded folks can kick back and meet like-minded people in a fun and laidback environment (please leave your buzzwords and business cards at home). Each week there’ll be different activities like…

May 22
The Art of Comedy Open Mic 2

The Art of Comedy Open Mic

Every Wednesday is Comedy Open Mic night at Motor House! Swing by the Showroom to get some time on the mic or support. No cover charge, but donations are accepted at the door. 18+

May 23
FESPACO West Film Series: Afro-Caribbean

Nilewater Multimedia Presents: FESPACO West – Afro-Caribbean

Nilewater Multimedia Presents in partnership with The Caribbean Film Academy and Motor House: FESPACO West Film Series – Afro-Caribbean FESPACO West Film Series – Afro-Caribbean will feature 7 short films from Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Martinique, Barbados, and Curaçao that have been produced in the last 5 years. The…

Dance Medicine w/ Maria Broom

Dance Medicine w/ Maria Broom (Music of Sade)

Let go of stress and grief and tiredness with a dose of Dance Medicine. Enjoy a restful meditation with Homa, followed by a nice warm-up for your hips and torso, and then Maria’s gently guided free-style dancing. All to the music of Sade! Doors: 11 AM | Class: 11:30 AM…

Design Conversations hosted by the Neighborhood Design Center 1

Design Conversations hosted by the Neighborhood Design Center

In honor of their 50th year, the Neighborhood Design Center is hosting D Center’s Design Conversations at the Showroom. Since 2008, Design Conversations focus on rotating topics that are timely and engaging and different every month. These events are always free and on the first Wednesday of every month. Check…

Jun 06
Featured Event: FESPACO West Afro-Caribbean

Featured Event: FESPACO West Afro-Caribbean

[5/25] Nilewater Multimedia Presents in partnership with The Caribbean Film Academy and Motor House: FESPACO West Film Series – Afro-Caribbean. FESPACO West Film Series – Afro-Caribbean will feature 7 short films from Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Martinique, Barbados, and Curaçao that have been produced in the last 5 years. The screening time will be about 2 hours and 6 minutes with a brief Q&A after the films led by the event host.

Featured Event: Dance Medicine w/ Maria Broom

Featured Event: Dance Medicine w/ Maria Broom

[5/26 @ 11:30 AM] Need to release some stress this weekend? Do you love Sade’s music? Drop in for a dose of Maria Broom’s Dance Medicine! Enjoy a restful meditation with Homa, followed by a nice warm-up for your hips and torso, and then Maria’s gently guided free-style dancing. All to the music of Sade!

Featured Event: Jazz Jam of Originals w/ Theljon Allen

Featured Event: Jazz Jam of Originals w/ Theljon Allen

[5/15 @ 7 PM] As part of GET SOCIAL TUESDAYS: Come join composer and trumpet virtuoso Theljon Allen and Friends for this Special Jam Session Edition at Motor House! Theljon and other local musicians will explore original compositions and improvisation, creating a unique performance experience for listeners. No Cover Charge. Submit all original compositions to concordjazzproject@gmail.com, and/or bring copies of your scores!

Congratulations to Motor House Resident Artist, Amy Sherald!

Congratulations to Motor House Resident Artist, Amy Sherald!

Congratulations to Motor House Resident Artist, Amy Sherald! Amy joins Brooklyn artist, Kehinde Wiley, in making history as the first African American artists to create Smithsonian-commissioned portraits of a former President and First Lady.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Love the arts and enjoy working behind the scenes to make great art happen? Consider becoming a volunteer! We’re always looking for eager community members to help us in a variety of ways. Check out the ‘Get Involved’ page to see where you might fit in, or contact us and let us know how you can help.

Events Calendar

« May 2018 » loading...
M T W T F S S
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3

Parking & Directions

Motor House is conveniently located in the Station North Arts District and easily accessible from public transit and I-83. Please click to learn more about parking options. 

Merch

Take a piece of Motor House or Showroom home with you! T-shirts, bumper stickers, hats & more for sale.

Rent Our Space

Host an intimate film screening, birthday blowout, conference, and more in one of our flexible venues. 

Bookings

Interested in performing at the Motor House? We’re always on the hunt for emerging and established performers of all genres to wow our audiences with original, and inspiring work.

Pin It on Pinterest

Website design and development by HH Graphics