The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces that applications are now available for literary exhibitors, booksellers and tablers for the 22nd Annual Baltimore Book Festival, a literary feast with gourmet eats. The festival takes place Friday, September 22 through Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 11am to 7pm daily at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
Applications are available for authors, booksellers, independent presses and publishers, non-profit or cultural organizations and vendors selling literary-themed items who wish to participate in a single day or all three days of the festival. Tablers receive one 6-foot table within a larger tent on the promenade for one day of the event. Exhibitors may purchase a space in 10 x 10 increments. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until Friday, June 2, 2017 or sellout. Applications are available at www.baltimorebookfestival.org/applications.
The Baltimore Book Festival is Baltimore’s premier celebration of the literary arts and features hundreds of appearances by local, celebrity and nationally-known authors, book signings, more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, nonstop readings on multiple stages, cooking demos by top chefs and culinary-themed panel discussions, workshops, hands-on projects for kids, live music and a thoughtfully curated local food and beverage program. Admission to the festival is free.
The Baltimore Book Festival is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. For more information on the Baltimore Book Festival call 410-752-8632 or visit baltimorebookfestival.org. Stay connected via social by following Baltimore Book Festival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is inviting teen creatives to join the BOPA Youth Arts Council in order for Baltimore’s youth perspective to be heard in arts programming and policy. We are seeking creative young people between the ages of 14 and 19 who have an interest in the arts, writing, event planning and education policy.
BOPA will select a group of dedicated, art-loving teens from across Baltimore City to serve on our new Youth Arts Council. The council will be designed by and for teens to inspire and empower other local youth through arts programming and advocacy.
The Youth Arts Council will meet after school at BOPA in downtown Baltimore to discuss ideas in a fun and creative environment while collaborating with each other and arts professionals. The council will produce programs and events for Light City and Artscape such as workshops, performances, special events and other activities that tie into existing programs.
The Youth Arts Council will also learn about education policy in order to advocate for equal access to the arts for all Baltimore City youth.
Benefits of being on the BOPA Youth Council:
• Honoraria/Stipend (teens get paid!)
• Build leadership skills
• Experience alternative methods of making and seeing
• Organize exhibitions and events
• Build policy knowledge
• Engage with artists and arts professionals
• and more!
All applications are due on Wednesday, February 1, 2017.
More info: http://promotionandarts.org/arts-council/bopa-youth-arts-council
Are you an artist? Self employed? Have you struggled to figure out how and what you should do about your taxes if you’re main skill set and talents make the idea of beaurocratic paperwork infuriating? Gallery CA and Greenworld Bookkeeping is here to help. Come to Gallery CA, Thursday December 15th at 7pm, learn the basics, and get your questions answered.
POST TYPOGRAPHY ART PRINT & POSTER SALE
ONE DAY ONLY – DECEMBER 10!
AND ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF POST CAPITALISM
Post Typography is opening our studio for our 5th annual one-day-only print & ephemera sale on Saturday, December 10 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM. To celebrate the print sale turning 5 we’ve got some great new items for sale. A lot of past favorites are back again this year too, so stop by and grab some original and affordable gifts for the holidays—most items are priced between $5 and $50.
The sale will feature limited edition prints, posters, books, music, and apparel produced by Post Typography including:
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