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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.
Application Deadline: Sunday, June 30, 2019
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to present Free Fall Baltimore 2019, a citywide celebration that offers hundreds of free arts & cultural events at participating venues throughout Baltimore City. Held in conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month, area attractions and organizations showcase the importance of the arts with free concerts, dance and theater performances, lectures, workshops, art exhibitions, tours and special events. New this year! Free Fall Baltimore will run Tuesday, October 1 through Sunday, November 10, 2019, connecting it to the Baltimore Book Festival and Light City.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Click here to apply.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is proud to announce the fourth edition of the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City Artist Travel Prize, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City (MASB). This prize will award $6,000 to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators, living in Baltimore City. The $6,000 prize is intended to function as funding for travel essential to an artist’s studio practice that an artist may not otherwise be able to afford.
Application opens Monday, June 10, 2019 at 9am.
Click here to apply for Sound Off Live!
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 9am
Sound Off Live! (SOL!), presented by Hard Rock Cafe Baltimore, is Baltimore's premier "Battle of the Bands" event for emerging artists located in Maryland and the surrounding region. Taking place right in the heart of Light City & Baltimore Book Festival on November 6 & 7, 2019 - SOL! showcases two packed evenings of live music from 18 of the region's most exciting up-and-coming bands/musicians.
Competing bands will each have fifteen minutes to perform up to three songs in front of a live audience and panel of judges. The winning bands that are selected have the opportunity to perform at up to two festivals produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts: Artscape, Light City and/or Baltimore Book Festival. The highest scoring band receives a $100 Hard Rock Cafe gift card and a guaranteed Main Stage performance slot at Artscape 2020.
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is seeking talented Teaching Artists to join the Bright StARTS program arts education team. Ideal candidates are practicing artists in the disciplines of dance, music, theatre, visual and culinary arts who are committed to working with educators and young people. The Bright StARTS program brings high-quality arts enrichment to the youth of Baltimore City by working through established after-school, summer and at-risk youth centers. The program is currently accepting applications for dancers, creative writers/poets, musicians, theatrical, visual and culinary artists with teaching experience or substantial training in teaching artistry. Applicants must demonstrate expertise working as professional artists, a strong commitment to working with educators and young people, strong communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, an ability to facilitate group decision making, an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and strong attention to detail.
Click here for the job description.