Tag: public art

City Seeks Ideas for Public Art to Place Atop Confederate Statues’ Empty Bases

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The vandalized base of the Lee-Jackson Monument in the Wyman Park Dell. City work crews later scrubbed all the graffiti away.

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.

Jurors for Installations, 12 ‘Neighborhood Lights’ Spots Announced for Light City 2018

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“Light Happenings Part II,” by Labbodies. Photo by Stephen Babcock.

Believe it or not, nearly four months have already passed since the second annual Light City Festival, and the wheels are already in motion for the third rendition next spring.

City’s ‘Art @ Work’ Program to Bring New Murals to Reservoir Hill, Waverly This Summer

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A mural created in Upton last year. Photo by Nate Larson.

Eight walls in the Waverly and Reservoir Hill neighborhoods will soon be getting a major facelift.

Endangered Work of Art Called ‘Oasis’ Gets a Reprieve – for Now

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“Oasis,” by Pat Alexander. Photo via Ryan Patterson from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.

An endangered work of public art called “Oasis” is safe, at least for now.

Biz Markie, Papadosio Among Musical Artists Slated to Play Light City 2017

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“Apparatus Florius Leeds 2016” by Tom Dekyvere, photo by Mark Pickthall
Lawsuits aside, the second annual Light City festival is coming back strong. Organizers today announced the musical performers, art installations and other new and returning attractions planned for the festival this spring.

Finalists Selected in Competition to Find ‘The Next Great Baltimore Bench’ for Port Covington

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The classic Baltimore bench, which won't be used in Port Covington.
The classic Baltimore bench, which won’t be used in Port Covington.

Will Baltimore get The Cleat? Could it be The Stoop? What about The Riga?

Agora Buys Two Charles Street Buildings; Pratt Street Parcel Draws Three Bids; Apartments Proposed for Federal Hill; Ayers Saint Gross Honored

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Agora's new building
One of Agora’s two new buildings

A long-dormant building on Charles Street will come back to life starting today, after a new owner renovated it and moved employees in over the weekend.

Baltimore Artist Finishes LOVE Mural Near Pulse Nightclub in Orlando

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Courtesy Baltimore LOVE Project
Courtesy Baltimore LOVE Project

Last Sunday, Baltimore muralist Michael Owen set out to paint a vibrant mural on a wall facing Pulse nightclub in Orlando in homage to the victims who died in a mass shooting there this summer. He finished the project before the week was out, and the end result is a stunning tribute.

Baltimore Muralist Brings LOVE Project to Wall Facing Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub

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LOVE mural in Waverly, Courtesy Baltimore Love Project
LOVE mural in Waverly, Courtesy Baltimore Love Project

Where tragedy strikes, love oftentimes pours out to sustain a grieving community. In Orlando, a muralist known for his work around Baltimore is bringing that love in a literal way to a wall across from Pulse nightclub, where 49 people were killed and 53 wounded on June 12 in our country’s worst-ever modern mass shooting.

MAP and Sunnyfields Seek Artists for IMPACT

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Sunnyfields
Sunnyfields

Maryland Art Place is now accepting applications for its spring 2016 IMPACT project, which will be held this year at Sunnyfields, 6305 Falls Road in North Baltimore.  MAP is partnering with Sunnyfields, the fine gift shop and cabinetry showroom, to choose an artist or several artists to display artwork at Sunnyfields as part of the one-year anniversary of the store.

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