Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment, Inc. (BTAE) and Maryland Art Place (MAP) are excited to announce a call to Maryland-based artists and designers for the creative redesign of 11 electrical boxes along Howard Street stretching from Lombard to Centre Street! Transforming these underutilized boxes will visually enhance the Bromo Arts District’s physical environment through engaging public art and will encourage visitors, employees, residents and more to explore the District’s many cultural offerings. Boxes are located along the light rail path and benefit from significant public transit, pedestrian and auto traffic!

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Light City Baltimore is now accepting proposals for ideas and experiences for LightCityU, an innovation conference focused on social change that will take place during America’s first international light festival. Premiering March 28-April 32016, the inaugural Light City Baltimore will be the first large-scale international light festival in the United States featuring art, music and innovation programming and will be a platform to shine a light on Baltimore’s innovation and creative communities.

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is now accepting applications for the 39th annual Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar!  Farmers, concessionaires and bazaar vendors can find applications and guidelines online at  Participants must apply by Thursday, December 31, 2015.  Current vendors at the 2015 Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar must reapply for 2016. The market’s 2016 season runs Sundays from April 17 through December 18.  Located on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay streets, underneath the Jones Falls Expressway (JFX), the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is presented by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

Maryland’s largest producers-only market offers a vast quantity of seasonal produce, meats, seafood, dairy, baked goods, plants and flowers. Additionally, a variety of food vendors offer made-to-order items such as pit beef, omelets and breakfast burritos, crepes, wood fired pizzas, pies and quiches, soups, noodles, dumplings and vegan items. The bazaar offers shoppers a variety of unique handmade crafts and collectibles including jewelry, handbags, hair accessories, clothing, rugs, pottery and wooden items, stained glass and photographs. For 2016, the bazaar seeks to increase the participation of local, producer-only artisans and craftspeople.

For more information on the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, call 410-752-8632 or visit



Artists Image Resource Printwork 2015 Prospectus

Artists Image Resource (AIR) is on a constant look out for interesting and challenging work to support through its on-going programming since 1996. This national juried exhibition is a way to make the best of contemporary printmaking visible to a large audience in the Pittsburgh region.

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School 33 Art Center’s Open Studio Tour is an annual city-wide event that for over 25 years has brought together professional artists and the general public, giving collectors and art lovers the opportunity to visit the studios of visual artists.

On Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11, 2015, between the hours of 10am and 6pm, meet the artist, see their work and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their working processes. Use our interactive mapping tool to plan your itinerary.

Download this year’s map HERE

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On October 9, we’re kicking off School 33’s Annual Open Studio Tour with a celebration of artist-run galleries on the 500 block of W. Franklin Street in the Bromo Arts District! Over the past few years, this block has quickly transformed into a hub for artist-run spaces producing exhibitions with diverse, engaging works of contemporary art by artists based in Baltimore, nationally and internationally.

This event is FREE and open to the public.
Beer, wine & refreshments served at each venue.


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