Artist Opportunities


Applications for the 2021 Community Arts Grant are now available!

The Community Arts Grant supports artists and community organizations who wish to create a new exterior wall mural art project sited in Baltimore City.
Who can apply?
Qualified neighborhood associations and community based non-profit groups – working with a community artist.
Application Deadline: Friday, April 23, 2021.
The 2021 Community Arts Grant application is available on our website.
For more information, contact:
Chris Brooks, Community Art & Special Projects Manager,, 410-752-8632

The Communities Thrive Organizational Project Grant supports small and mid-sized arts organizations in the production and presentation of artistic works accessible to the general public within the City of Baltimore.
The grant supports the production of projects in the arts and culture disciplines of performing arts, media arts, visual arts, literary arts, and on-line arts projects.
Applicants may apply for a $5,000 or $10,000 project for FY22 (defined as arts activities taking place in Baltimore City between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022).
Applications are due by Friday, May 7, 2021.


Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City (MASB) – Artist Travel Prize

Applications for the 2021 MASB Artist Travel Prize are now available!
Presented by BOPA and the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City (MASB), the MASB Artist Travel Prize awards $6,000 to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living in Baltimore City.
The prize is intended to function as funding for travel essential to studio practice that an artist may not otherwise be able to afford. Successful proposals will be selected from submissions that clearly articulate the artist’s reason for travel and how it relates to their work, along with supporting materials.  
Applications are due by Monday, May 31, 2021.

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External opportunities available for artists are posted on the homepage of this blog and updated frequently.