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
Nonprofit representatives are invited to join Maryland Philanthropy Network members who fund the arts. You will hear directly from the people who manage funding requests from the community and learn how they define the arts in their organization's grantmaking.
Join a conversation with Brett Egan, President of the DeVos Institute, about this program and what the Institute is learning related to the capacity of arts organizations in Baltimore. We’ll also discuss the interests of Maryland Philanthropy Network members and how we can advance the diverse arts and cultural sector in our region toward long-term sustainability.
The annual economic impact of the arts in Baltimore is $148,000,000 and 18,200 volunteers annually volunteer to bring arts and culture activities to our community. We know this and other arts information from the Maryland Cultural Data Project, a