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In an effort to create a safer and more welcoming entrance point to our neighborhood, our community proposes substantial improvements to the Guilford Avenue bridge. These improvements include benches, lighting and murals.
This Request For Proposals is specifically for the MURAL portion of our project.

Artists do not need to have created murals in the past to apply, but having a history of or knowledge of outdoor and large scale work is helpful. This will be a ground level mural project, thus, all ages and community groups are strongly encouraged to apply


Both the east and west facing solid metal fencing on the Guilford Bridge (approximately the 1400 Block) are the available surfaces for murals.This bridge crosses the northeast corridor of the Amtrak railroad lines. Additionally, the sidewalks are also available if so desired by the applicant, however, priority of the RFP project should be given to the fence surfaces.No specific subject matter is required and all fully filled out proposals will be reviewed, however
submissions should reflect something appealing to the area and its residents. To learn more about Greenmount West and Station North Arts & Entertainment District.

● A $3000.00 fee shall be provided to the artist or artist group or $1500.00 per bridge side if two separate artist/ artist groups’ designs are chosen to complete the project.
● Fence walls are 8 feet tall and are constructed of solid metal panels.
● The East fence is approximately 150 ft long and spans the bridge over the Amtrak railway.
● The West fence is approximately 120 ft long and spans the bridge over the Amtrak railway.
● Priming of Fence Walls will be done by Greenmount West Community prior to mural painting.
● Graffiti Clear Coating of Fence Walls will be done by Greenmount West Community after the mural has been completed by artist or artist group.
● ALL paint and painting materials will be provided for the artists for this project. (please provide list of materials needed)
● Some assistance with painting may be provided if desired.*** ( this may be a variety of community partners – skilled and unskilled people of all ages eager to be part of the project)
● Submissions due by November 15th 2017
● Notification of winning design end of November 2017
● Work to commence December 2017

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Under $500

On View: December 8 – 9, 2017

Application Deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017 at midnight

To download the application, click here!

Under $500 is just around the corner, and we want YOU to participate!  Have your work noticed and purchased by area buyers & collectors, just in time for the holidays!

Maryland Art Place (MAP) is seeking artists for UNDER $500, MAP’s annual affordable art sale. On Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9, 2017, this two-day event will promote the sale of artwork by artists in the Maryland region. The exhibition will include 1-3 works by each artist with each individual piece retailing for $500 or less.

Participating artists will receive one free ticket to the opening event on Friday, December 8.  Proceeds from the sale of artwork will be split 50/50 with each artist or an optional 100% donation in support of MAP.


October 27, 2017: Call for Entry Deadline

Week of November 6, 2017:  Artists Notified of Selection

November 30 – December 2: Artwork Drop off

December 8 & 9, 2017: Under $500

Questions?  Email MAP’s Program Manager, Naomi,


December 8 – 9, 2017

Registration Deadline: Saturday, November 4, 2017 at midnight

Click here to reserve your space in the event!

Register today for MAP’s second Spin & Sell: Print Bazaar!  Sell your artwork in the MAP Underground during a two day market featuring unique prints, posters, zines, gifts and more. Spin & Sell is a great way to discover and support local artists and printmakers in Baltimore city.  The event will take place in the MAP Underground during UNDER $500, and will feature live entertainment including a DJ (spinning all the hits!), plus, everybody’s favorite, karaoke!

*Artists & vendors, reserve your table today!* 

Table space is limited, first come first serve for artists and vendors. All sales earned at the event will benefit the artist/vendor.

Half table (3ft): $40

Full table (6ft): $75

MAP is also accepting donations for a Spin & Sell raffle.  All proceeds toward the raffle will benefit Maryland Art Place and the MAP Underground.

Email Naomi, for more information

Interested in being an Arts Every Day Teaching Artist or provider? Do you want to know how to effectively reach Baltimore City Public Schools for your arts programming? Come to our Teaching Artist Orientation!

Learn how to become an Arts Every Day provider, how to connect with teachers and schools in our network, and what professional development resources are available for you. Arts Every Day teaching artist Brittany Roger from The Drawing Zoo will be a featured speaker.

Arts Every Day Teaching Artist Orientation
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 2:30-3:30pm
The Motor House, 120 W. North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201
3rd Floor Conference Room

There will also be a grant writing workshop with the Enoch Pratt Library right after the orientation at 4pm. You can RSVP here.

Application Deadline: Friday, October, 6, 2017 at midnight

Maryland Art Place (MAP) is excited to restore the Curators’ Incubator program, slated to open May of 2018. MAP established Curators’ Incubator in 2004 as a platform for aspiring curators to grow. In this program, MAP’s gallery is made available to an emerging curator or curatorial team to develop a creative, curatorial vision as part of a 9-month mentored partnership initiative. The program provides approximately 2,200 square feet of gallery space in downtown Baltimore, located within the Bromo Arts District.

MAP is open to exhibition proposals of all types. Curators’ proposals will be juried by MAP’s staff and Programming Advisory Committee (PAC) this October, 2017. After the initial review of proposals, up to five curators will be selected for advancement to phase two of the application process where they will be required to formally present and expand upon their proposal to the PAC in November.

Proposal Must Contain:
Online application form
Statement of intent
Short biography for each artist intended for inclusion in proposed exhibition
Comprehensive Budget (see prospectus for details)

To view the full prospectus click here!
To download the application, click here!

October 6, 2017: Complete Proposals Due
November 2017: Select Proposal Presentations
December 2017: Curators Announced
May 17, 2018: Curators Incubator Exhibition Opening

Questions? Email MAP’s Program Manager, Naomi,!

A program that builds on your unique strengths.

The Bunting Neighborhood Leadership Program (BNLP) is a one-of-a-kind initiative led by the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute.  We recognize that Baltimore neighborhoods have a wealth of community members with passion, leadership, and vision who know their communities best – and are therefore well positioned to address community problems.  However, there are limited resources available at the neighborhood level for leadership training. To address this issue and support emerging leaders, the BNLP will cultivate and train neighborhood-level and community-based leaders to build with them the knowledge, skills, and mentorship to improve neighborhood health outcomes.

 Bunting Neighborhood Leadership Program


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