Calls for Artists

Throughout the year, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts seeks visual, literary and performing artists to participate in large-scale festivals and special events. Now, artists and cultural organizations can visit one place to learn about current calls for artists, upcoming projects and arts-related events.

Art on the Waterfront

BOPA, in partnership with Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks with support from the South Baltimore Local Development Council and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, announces “Art on the Waterfront,” a temporary sculpture exhibition along the Middle Branch section of the Gwynns Falls Trail. Artists and groups are invited to submit proposals for temporary installations and sculptural works ranging from $500-$5,000. Artwork will be installed outdoors for approximately three months (May to August 2018).

View the Application Here

Application Deadline: Monday, January 29, 2018

Municipal Art Society Public Art Prize

BOPA announces the first edition of the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City Public Art Prize, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City (MASOB). This prize will award $30,000 to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators, living and working within 100 miles of Baltimore City, to create temporary public art projects for a specific site each year. For 2018, the site is Herring Run Park. Each year the MASOB Public Art Prize will be awarded based on proposals for a temporary public art project from artists, with the selected artist producing their proposed project from the awarded funds. 

View the Application Here

Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Community Health & Wellness Center

BOPA, in collaboration with the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) and the Baltimore City Department of General Services seeks a professional artist or artist team to design and produce unique, public artwork for the interior of the new Community Health & Wellness Center located at 1200 E. Fayette St. BCHD hopes to feature artwork that can add to the overall quality of life throughout the Community Health & Wellness Center as well as engage the patients using the clinic. The all-inclusive budget for this project is $130,000. 

View the Application Here

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Teaching Artists

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is seeking talented Teaching Artists to join the Bright StARTS program arts education team. 

Click here for the application.

Click here for full job description.