LIGHT CITY IS SEEKING ARTISTS AND ARTIST COLLABORATORS FOR THE 2019 FESTIVAL
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts invites artists and artist collaborators to submit a proposal for a temporary, visual light art installation to be featured at the fourth annual Light City, the nation’s first free large-scale light, music and innovation festival. The work will be part of the festival’s 2019 BGE Light Art Walk. Each chosen installation will receive full funding between $10,000 and $75,000. Light City takes place Friday, April 5 through Saturday, April 13, 2019.
Application deadline: Monday, August 27, 2018
Image: Pulse Portal by Davis McCarty; Photo: Crystal Whitman.
Light City is seeking proposals for digital and time-based media for the second exhibition of On Demand
For eligibility, file requirements and information on how to apply visit: www.lightcity.org or apply here
LIGHT CITY NOW SEEKING ARTISTS AND NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERS FOR 2018
THE FOLLOWING CALLS FOR ENTRY ARE NOW OPEN:
BGE LIGHT ART WALK CALL FOR ENTRY
Artists and artist collaborative groups are encouraged to apply to have an installation featured in the 2018 BGE Light Art Walk during the third annual Light City, Saturday April 14 through Saturday, April 21, 2018. Central to Light City along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the BGE Light Art Walk features large-scale illuminated artworks including but not limited to installations, sculptures, projections, interactive technologies, performance-based works and more. For 2018, 20-30 installations are being sought to receive funding between $5,000 and $75,000.
Application deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017 *APPLY HERE*
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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces that Light City, the nation’s first large-scale festival of light, music and innovation, is opening registration for the 2017 conferences. Labs@LightCity which brings together innovators, thought leaders and engaged, inspired citizens from diverse backgrounds to explore cutting edge concepts for sparking social change in six industries: Health, Design, Social, Green, Education and Food. Conference speakers include New York Times best-selling author and blogger Luvvie Ajayi, Founder of Food Tank Danielle Neirenberg, Pulitzer Prize winning scientist Siddhartha Mukherjee, author and columnist D. Watkins, International Chef, Author and Restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson, Co-founder of O’Reilly Media & CEO of Maker Media Dale Dougherty, CEO and Strategist Nilofer Merchant, Award-winning Educator and spoken word poet Donovan Livingston and New York Times best-selling author Alec Ross.
Light City, attracting more than 400,000 to Baltimore during its inaugural year, returns even bigger and bolder in 2017 and takes place Friday, March 31 through Saturday, April 8, 2017. The festival is open from 7-11pm on weeknights and until midnight on the weekends at the Inner Harbor. The festival’s daytime innovation conferences Labs@LightCity take place over six days Monday, April 3 through Saturday, April 8 at the IMET Columbus Center at 701 E. Pratt Street.
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Request for Qualifications: Deadline Extended to September 12
a community arts program of Light City Baltimore
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Calling Baltimore artists, artist teams, and arts organizations
NEW DEADLINE: September 12, 2016
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) seeks qualified artists, artist teams, and/or arts organizations to submit qualifications for its new public artist in residency program, Neighborhood Lights. Neighborhood Lights is an immersive community arts program of Light City Baltimore that branches out beyond Baltimore’s Inner Harbor into neighborhoods throughout Baltimore City. Selected artists will work directly with one of eight participating neighborhoods to create an illuminated public project within the neighborhood of their residency during the Light City Baltimore festival March 31-April 8, 2017.
Participating neighborhoods and neighborhood profiles will be released on June 28, 2016.
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“Brandenburger Tor” Copyright Enrico Verworner
Call for Proposals
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) and Berlin Leuchtet e.V. are pleased to announce a unique opportunity for Baltimore city artists to prepare a project proposal to be produced for and exhibited during the Berlin Light Weeks®, occuring September 30-October 16, 2016. A joint effort between BOPA, the producers of Light City, the Berlin Light Weeks® and the Goethe-Institut, the selected proposal will be produced in collaboration with these institutions, offering a platform for cross-cultural dialogue between artists in Baltimore and Berlin, and an opportunity to exhibit work in one of Europe’s most illustrious light festivals.
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