Call for Artists

Throughout the year, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts seeks visual, literary and performing artists to participate in large-scale festivals and special events. Now, artists and cultural organizations can visit one place to learn about current calls for artists, upcoming projects and arts-related events.

Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar

Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar showcases original works of art from regional artisans. Craftspeople can apply to sell their artwork, such as paintings, photographs, jewelry and handmade furnishings/decorations. No deadline.

Artist Studio Available at School 33 Art Center


What better way to start the new year than becoming a resident artist at School 33? 

We have one studio available (pictured below) for rent.

Spaces are approximately 450 sq. ft.  All leases are for one year, renewable upon approval. Spaces are work only. Studio space offers plenty of natural light, a great community of local artists to work around, and participation in our studio mentor program!

Qualified fine art artists. Students and Employees of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts are not eligible.

 $380/month, large windows, hardwood floor, and utility sinks on each floor. Prices include heat, a/c, and electricity.   

Click here for the application. 

Call for Teaching Artists

Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is seeking talented Teaching Artists to join the Bright StARTS program arts education team.  

Click here for the application.

Click here for full job description. 

School 33 Art Center Project Space Exhibition

School 33 Art Center is now accepting proposals for two upcoming exhibitions in the Project Space.  The selected exhibitions will be on display from Friday, April 3 to Saturday, May 30, 2015 and Friday, June 12 to Saturday, August 22, 2015.  Applicants are encouraged, but not required to apply for School 33 Art Center membership.  The call is open to individual artists and collaborative teams working in any medium.  An application and guidelines can be found online at  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.  Those artists chosen by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Art’s Cultural Affairs Department will be notified on Monday, February 16, 2015.  School 33 Art Center is a facility managed by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts and is located at 1427 Light Street.  For more information contact Melissa Webb, Exhibitions Manager, at or 443-263-4352.

For more information on School 33 Art Center, call 443-263-4350 or visit

Artscape 2015 Call for Artists

Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, invites visual & performing artists to be a part of its 34th year!  In 2015, the festival’s “Dive In!” theme encourages projects both literally and/or conceptually using water as a creative element.  The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is accepting applications for the Artists’ Market, Artscape Gallery Network, “Ebb & Flow,” “Lazy River,” LOL @ Artscape, Sound Off Live!, opera, theatre, dance, classical music, and more.  The deadlines for submission and application fees vary.  Artscape takes place July 17 through July 19, 2015 along Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street.  Artscape is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

Click here for list of available performing and visual arts applications.