The Maryland Theatre Expansion Project – Hagerstown, Maryland

Decorative Light Fixture

The Maryland Theatre seeks an artist to create a permanent indoor light fixture to be installed on the top floor event space within the expansion of the historic theatre. Work should be completed or well underway by Winter 2019. The total budget for the work is to be determined with artist input. The call is open to all artists living within a 100-mile radius of The Maryland Theatre.  This artist call is presented in partnership with the Washington County Arts Council.

The full call, submission form and Information can be found at



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.

DowntownDC Public Space Art


Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 7/8/18
Downtown BID Call Box Project Request for Proposals

The Downtown BID is seeking multi medium visual artists that can include but are not limited to Fine Artists, Street Artists, Graffiti Artists, Metal Workers, and Graphic Artists to design, submit and fabricate original designs to be installed on individual call boxes located in the Downtown area of the District of Columbia. Selected artists not currently residing in the District of Columbia will be required to have a District artist as a project assistant on the instillation.

There are 27 call boxes located downtown. The BID is seeking designs for 9 call boxes in 8 locations.

Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with Hotel Indigo is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPACT public art partnership projects, MAP is working with Hotel Indigo to offer rotating exhibitions in Hotel indigo’s library and Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats. This opportunity is available to visual artists living or working in Maryland. Maryland Art Place will curate four exhibitions a year based on submissions entered through a rolling basis.

Hotel Indigo, Baltimore Downtown is a boutique hotel located in Baltimore, MD. MAP has been working closely with the hotel since it opened, selecting and installing the hotel’s permanent artwork collection including works by Jared Ragland, Gary Kachadourian and Christos Palios. Hotel Indigo and MAP share the same vision of supporting working artists in the region, and both look forward to their continued partnership and the rotation of quarterly exhibitions. For more information, visit

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2018 Rubys Artist Project Grants
The Rubys provides up to $10,000 to Baltimore-area artists in support of project-based new work creation. The 2018 grant cycle in the categories of literary arts and visual arts is now open.
Deadline: July 31, 2018 at 11:59pm
GO HERE to learn more about the Rubys program and download the grant guidelines.

The Creative Alliance’s 23rd annual members extravaganza is on Saturday, June 16 and they want you to participate!

How does it work?
1. Become a member of Creative Alliance!
2. Submit your artwork (under 3 feet wide), and they’ll hang it on our Gallery walls, OR sign up for The BIG Show on STAGE and you’ll have a chance to perform on their stage….as long as your performance is under 3 min. More info!

About Membership:
We have a membership level for everyone! Here are the details.
Your membership supports our growing community and allows the Creative Alliance to offer over 400 events per year! Free education programs for families, kids and teens, free exhibitions for the public all year round, phenomenal community events like The Great Halloween Lantern Parade, and so much more!

Members also get discounts on tickets and other great perks – take a look!

All ages welcome! Kids (age 17 and under) can submit artwork or perform on stage – youth entry is only $5.