Registration is open for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s Summer at the Studio: Online Camps and Classes. Read below for Youth, Teen and Adult virtual programming this summer.Read More →
For the months of April thru July, Dew More invites 5th-12th graders to check out the new youth Poetry Challenge!
Submit an original poem by following the bi-weekly poetry prompts on the 15th and 30th of each month for a chance to win a prize!
Poetry Challenge #3 – What Have You Learned About Yourself Recently?Submit by Sunday, May 31. See above for submission guidelines.Read More →
Join Station North Shines for a virtual “art walk” this Friday, May 22 from 5-7 PM!
At this moment, artists across the world are adapting their practice to stay connected and continue making art. Station North is shining a light on artists who are finding unique ways to stay engaged and celebrate their work.
Over the next few months, Station North and Central Baltimore Partnership will be showcasing artists and businesses in the district through a virtual “art walk” the first Friday of each month. This first special evening will provide a taste of the incredible, handmade jewelry artists and makers within the district, along with a family-friendly how-to video from Open Works to make a Shadow Puppet Theater!
Elliot Keeley, studio manager with the Baltimore Jewelry Center will walk us through their current exhibit, Object Permanence, and explore the Metal Shop, featuring local and nationally recognized contemporary jewelers. Gina Tackett will guide us through her transformational shell casings-turned talisman jewelry, Jordan Faye Block will feature three artists’ work in her new yoga studio and gallery, Thrive Atelier, Designer Qwishuna Smith will spotlight Lobe’ Dangle, her haute couture leather accessory brand, and Open Works Education Manager, Laura Cohen, will demonstrate how to make a shadow puppet theater using materials from around your home. More artists will be featured in the coming months!
Because of the ongoing Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announces cancellations and updates for its Summer 2020 calendar of events.
Following mass gathering restrictions, BOPA’s large-scale summer events Artscape 2020 and Baltimore’s 4th of July Celebration have been canceled. The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize exhibitions will proceed on a virtual platform this year.
BOPA will continue to adapt its annual programming and seek alternatives including virtual platforms in response to the health crisis. Announcements will be made accordingly in the coming weeks.Read More →
The Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster is a list of curated Maryland-based artists who have a demonstrated history of successful, professional touring engagements. MSAC uses the roster to promote artistic collaboration between Maryland touring artists and Maryland presenters with the goal of increasing touring engagements for Maryland professional performing artists.
Benefits of being listed on the Roster include:
- Maryland Touring Grant funding is available to eligible Maryland-based non-profit organizations to support Roster Artist booking fees.
- MSAC promotes the Roster and funding opportunities to presenters.
- New! MSAC’s new website (coming in late summer 2020) will allow each Roster Artist to update their profile with current booking information and work samples and provide easier navigation and search capabilities for presenters.
Applications are open to Independent Artists and Performing Companies/Groups who are able to demonstrate a successful history of professional touring engagements. Read full eligibility requirements in the program guidelines.
Applications are reviewed by panelists on a quarterly basis. Applications submitted by July 1, 2020 will be included in the first round of FY21 Roster reviews.
Mini May Concert Series
May 23 || May 30 || 8pm – 10pm EST
Featuring: @davonflemingofficial @Meccamorphosis @aprilsampe @deetranada @evennsound@iconthagod @blackassets @lita.lachey @akilah.divine @georgelovett @ezewriter @dapperdanmidas @realtatekobang@blackchakra88 @katyrah_love
More info at www.blackartsdistrict.org/events
Creative Resurgence: A Vision For the Future of the Arts in Maryland
Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29
The Maryland Arts Summit is the first of its kind for the arts sector in Maryland, highlighting the work that is being done through our communities. Dialogue, learning and networking opportunities will focus on the growth of Maryland arts.
The Maryland Arts Summit will be presented by and for the Maryland arts sector, which includes, but is not limited to:
- Arts Advocates
- Arts Educators & Teaching Artists
- Independent Artists
- Arts Organizations
- Community Stakeholders
See below for the list of sessions for the Maryland Arts Summit. Registration is Open for this FREE virtual event: www.mdarts.org/summitRead More →