Our cultural institutions are struggling to overcome the negative narrative that surrounds Baltimore and the very real impact it has on attendance and financial support. Wh
The arts in Maryland provide countless opportunities for learning, cultural enrichment, and community impact. Major cultural institutions and burgeoning small and mid-sized cultural institutions are working to be relevant and attractive to diverse audiences, while oftentimes vying for the same limited resources.
Maryland Philanthropy Network members interested in Baltimore’s Arts and Entertainment Districts are invited to meet with Chris Ryer, Director of Planning for Baltimore City. Mr.
Attention all Maryland Philanthropy Network members funding in arts and culture!
All funders interested in community development, workforce development, affordable housing and the creative arts are welcome to attend this briefing. Part presentation, part workshop, this briefing will lift up a new model for community growth; one that increases the impact for low- and moderate-income families while bringing vital services back into historically marginalized neighborhoods.
This discussion, convened by the Arts Funders Affinity Group, will begin with some information sharing about the expectations for Baltimore’s Arts and Entertainment Districts’ nonprofit host organization and for what they are being held accountable and move into a strategic discussion about possible collective actions to maximize the benefits of and support to Arts and Entertainment Districts so that they continue to generate innumerable social and economic benefits inherent in creative placemaking projects.
Please join representatives from FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture who will share highlights of their work around rape culture, the intersections of sexual and domestic violence with other social justice issues, and the role of art in changing culture. Specifically, they will share their ongoing survivor organizing work in Baltimore, as well as their Spring 2019 Monument Quilt Display and Baltimore Convening.
Attention all Maryland Philanthropy Network members funding in arts and culture! Please join us at this session where participants will share with one other their current focus areas, some grant information and questions/struggles. Together we will plan learning programs and other activities for the Arts Funders Affinity Group in 2018.
Mayor Pugh formed the Safe Art Space Task Force in late December, 2016 after the tragic fire at the Ghost Ship artist collective in Oakland, California and closure of the Bell Foundry in Baltimore’s Station North Arts and Entertai