Come join us for a free day of art, creativity and fun in Carroll Park, Baltimore. This is a chance to interact, make and express yourself at dozens of stations designed to bring out your inner designer and art creator.

There will also be music, fun and lots of opportunity to interact and meet new and wonderful people who want to share their love of art and Baltimore.

Do you have an art project or workshop you would like to bring to Figment? Send us your submissions at:

We invite EVERYONE to bring their art. Please do remember that Figment is an event for everyone when deciding on subject matter for your project (while material can be adult-oriented, it should not be child-inappropriate).

To find out more about this years Baltimore Figment, please visit


1303 Orleans Street Baltimore, MD 21201

East Children’s Area Interior Wall

Project budget up to $10,000


In an effort to brighten and beautify Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Children’s Area at the Orleans Street Branch, Baltimore-based artists and designers are invited to submit a proposal.


  1. Create a welcoming, vibrant space for children and families
  2. Brighten and beautify children’s area
  3. Highlight area artist/artist team


Mural location is the East Children’s Area wall, which measures 25ft wide and 16ft tall with vertical facing recessed lighting.

No specific subject matter is required and all complete proposals will be reviewed, however, submissions should reflect something appealing to the area, library and its customers. The final project may be a painted mural, printed or other media that appropriately fills the space. The library is open to a variety of materials. This submission should include every aspect of the design and install process. To learn more about the library, its patrons and those in the community, please attend the info session on: May 10, 2018 at 6pm. Artists may also submit questions to, questions should be submitted by May 10th for answer at the info session.

● Submissions due by May 31st, 2018
● Notification of winning design by July 2018

● Work to commence July/August 2018

When submissions are received on May 31st, jurors from the arts community and library staff shall decide on either one artist or artist groups for awarding of the project (depending upon the submission received). The jurors will include members of Baltimore’s artist community and Orleans Street Library staff.

Submission Instructions:
E-mail submissions to

1. Eligibility Requirements
Open to artists and designers living and working throughout Baltimore City.

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Community Art Grants support Baltimore City artists and neighborhoods who work together to enliven underutilized public spaces through high-impact, community-driven public art projects.

Eligible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Public art projects – large in scale or in multiples including 2D visual art such as murals, and 3D visual art such as sculptures.
  • Performance art projects such as music, dance, theatre and parades
  • New media art forms including projection mapping, lighting, and soundscapes
  • Temporary public art projects sited on vacant lots within the Baltimore City limits
  • All projects must be free and open to the public and exist in outdoor, publicly accessible space.

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