Please join Mayor Catherine Pugh and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts in commemorating the life of civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More than 70 groups participate in the parade including high school and community bands, honor/color guards, equestrian units, fraternities & sororities, lively dance squads and civic organizations.
Applications are now available for the 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. The deadline to apply is Sunday, December 31. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/MLKBmoreParade18
To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 15, 2018, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh will host the inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. This year, the City of Baltimore welcomes residents to emulate Dr. King’s leadership and compassion for others by volunteering in their communities. More information here: http://mlkday.baltimorecity.gov/mlk/
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/517608251959274/
Open Call 2018 Bemis Center Artist-in-Residence Opportunities
Residency Session: September 19–November 16, 2018
Total Artists Selected: 9
Deadline: 11:59pm CST | December 15, 2017
Notifications to all applicants will be made via email by April 15, 2018.
Selected artists-in-residence enjoy generous sized, private live/work studios complete with kitchen and bathroom. Located in downtown Omaha’s historic Old Market, the Bemis Center’s 110,000 square foot facility accommodates a broad range of artistic activity. Artists-in-residence have 24-hour access to extensive installation and production spaces and the Okada Sculpture & Ceramics Facility, a 9,000 square foot industrial space used for large-scale sculpture fabrication. This independently driven atmosphere and communal environment encourage creative growth and experimentation to confront new challenges. This is a process-based residency; there is no expectation or promise of an exhibition in our first-floor galleries. Artists-in-residence receive a $750 monthly stipend to help with materials, supplies, and living expenses while in residency. An unrestricted $500 travel stipend is also provided.
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30 Commissions for Public Art in Washington DC schools, issues by the DC Department of Public Services:
Call to Artists for Murch Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Seeking FIVE (5) different works of two and three-dimensional art. https://dgs.dc.gov/publication/call-artists-murch-elementary-school. Applications due 12/31/17 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call to Artists for Bancroft Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Seeking EIGHT (8) different works of two and three-dimensional art: https://dgs.dc.gov/publication/call-artists-bancroft-elementary-school
Call to Artists for Orr Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Seeking ELEVEN (11) different works of two and three-dimensional art: https://dgs.dc.gov/node/1289911
MacFarland Middle School:
Call to Artists for MacFarland Middle School in Washington, D.C. Seeking SIX (6) different works of two and three-dimensional art: https://dgs.dc.gov/publication/call-artists-macfarland-middle-school