Tag: task force

Artists, Advocates Chime in on Discussion About Safe Art Spaces at Community Meeting

0

Dozens of artists, community leaders, students and others met at the War Memorial Building downtown Thursday night to share their hopes and concerns in the city’s quest to create safe artist spaces in Baltimore.

Mayor’s Task Force Plans Art Space Inventory, Eyes Safety and Financial Assistance for Artists

0
Task force members gathered at the Maryland Institute College of Art on Feb. 7, 2017.

Tuesday night’s meeting of the Mayor’s Safe Arts Spaces Task Force was by all definitions productive, but one key component of the second meeting was conspicuously absent: commentary from a crowd of the city’s artists who will, in theory, use the spaces.

Second Meeting of Mayor’s Task Force Covers Artists’ Spatial Needs, Zoning Remedies and Financing

0
Writer and activist Jordannah Elizabeth speaks at the second meeting of the Mayor’s Task Force on Safe Arts Spaces.

Can Baltimore’s creative community, leaders, businesses and nonprofits harness the collective willpower to create safe spaces for artists?

Mayor Pugh Launches Task Force to Create Safe Working, Living Spaces for Baltimore’s Artists

1

Just over two weeks after city officials condemned the Bell Foundry building in Station North and evicted dozens of artists in the process, Mayor Catherine Pugh today announced the formation of a task force entrusted with creating more safe, livable and workable spaces for Baltimore’s artists.