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Baltimore Clayworks Has Dodged Bankruptcy and is Reopening, Community Organizers Say

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Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

Mount Washington’s 37-year-old ceramic arts nonprofit is back from the dead.

Baltimore Clayworks to File for Bankruptcy, Shut Down

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Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

Baltimore Clayworks is calling it quits.

Baltimore Clayworks Launches Fundraiser to Keep Operating this Summer, Needs $50K

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With a $3.7 million sale in the works for its two buildings on Smith Avenue, ceramics nonprofit Baltimore Clayworks could soon have enough money to once again become financially solvent. However, assuming state officials approve the sale this summer, the group still won’t be receiving any of that money until at least September.

Opponents of Clayworks Sale: ‘Our Campaign is Continuing’

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Protesters outside Baltimore Clayworks in April.

Community members petitioning for Baltimore Clayworks to forego selling its two historic Mount Washington buildings say they’re not done fighting.

Young Audiences’ Summer Arts Academy Helps Low-Income Students Get Ahead

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On June 13, students across Baltimore City will exit school to enjoy the warm weather and some restored weekday freedom. About a month later, city schools and local nonprofit Young Audiences will bring more than 1,000 of them back to brush up on their reading and math skills.

Live Baltimore’s Marketing Director Promoted to Executive Director Position

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After four years spent running Live Baltimore’s marketing department, Annie Milli will step in as the organization’s leader next month.

Baltimore Clayworks Rejects Sale-Leaseback Offer for its Gallery Building

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Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

The trustees of Baltimore Clayworks have turned down a purchase offer from a businessman who wants to help the art organization retain at least one of its two buildings in Mount Washington.

Blue Water Baltimore Appoints Board Member Jenn Aiosa to be New Executive Director

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The waterway-restoring nonprofit Blue Water Baltimore has hired one of its board members with decades of environmental advocacy and policy experience in Maryland to be its new permanent director.

Dru Schmidt-Perkins Stepping Down as Head of Nonprofit 1000 Friends of Maryland

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Dru Perkins-Schmidt, courtesy of 1000 Friends of Maryland

After nearly 20 years, Dru Schmidt-Perkins is stepping down as head of 1000 Friends of Maryland.

The Women’s Exchange Seeks Partners to Help Repurpose its Building Downtown

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The Women’s Exchange on N. Charles Street, once the site of a lunchroom known for its tomato aspic and chicken salad, has launched a new effort to find partners and affiliates to help repurpose its commercial spaces so it can carry on its mission to help women gain economic independence.