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.

School 33 Open Studio Tour and Lotta Art Benefit

School 33 Art Center’s Open Studio Tour is an annual city-wide event that for over 20 years has brought together professional artists and the general public, giving collectors and art lovers the opportunity to visit the studios of visual artists. This year's Open Studio Tour will be on October 11 and October 12. Registration ends on September 20, 2014. 

Click here for more information and registration

The 22nd annual Lotta Art Benefit takes place on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm.  For 2014, the event returns to School 33 Art Center, located at 1427 Light Street.  The fundraiser features a lottery-style drawing for original artwork, delectable food and wine, and music. 

Click here for more information and submission form.

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.

Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower

Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower offers affordable and spacious studio space to artists in a recognized visual or literary medium. Building amenities include large windows, Wi-Fi, heat, AC and 24-hour security access. Rent varies. No deadline.

BOPA Exhibition Spaces

BOPA is now accepting proposals for exhibitions in gallery spaces at the BOPA main office, Bromo Arts Tower and Top of the World Observation Floor at the World Trade Center. Each exhibition will be approximately two months long during the FY15 exhibition season, September 2014 to June 2015.

Click here for the application.