Now that Baltimore has ripped out its controversial Confederate monuments, the city is soliciting ideas from the public for what should replace each statue on its vacant base.
Tag: Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts
An endangered work of public art called “Oasis” is safe, at least for now.
Eight local artists or artist teams have been selected to take part in Neighborhood Lights, the community-based artist-in-residence program for the second annual Light City festival.
Baltimore’s arts council is suing the couple who planted the idea seed for the festival that lit up Baltimore and brought hundreds of thousands to the Inner Harbor this past spring.
So there’s a new arts blog in town, creative ladies and gents. Sponsored by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, Baltimore Arts — launched in December — gathers all culturally relevant information from the larger BOPA site so that paint-stained and performance-art-making locals can easily I.D. cool job opportunities, studio spaces, calls for artists, educational programs, shows, etc.
“There’s also an opportunity for people to post pics and info about arts events, new work, etc. in ‘Art Seen’ on the blog,” explains Randi Vega, who serves as director of cultural affairs for BOPA. Find out how this blog aims to stake it Baltimore-centric claim on the interweb after the jump.