Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts

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Lab[email protected] City Highlight a Pay-What-You-Can Model This Year

The discussions feature youth workshops and a new “maker” track.

Arts District

Ten Not-To-Miss Events At The Baltimore Book Festival

The three-day celebration of all things literary returns to the Inner Harbor this weekend

Arts District

Vacant Lot Transforms Into Sculpture Park in East Baltimore

Artist Lisa Dillin commissioned eight pieces of artwork through Lots Alive program.

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Light City 2017 Brought More Than $44 Million to Local Economy

Organizers release economic impact study and announce dates for next year’s festival.

Arts District

Culture Club: Sondheim Exhibition, Flock of Dimes, BOPA

Our monthly roundup of openings, events, and news from the art world.

Home & Living

State of the Art

Inside the Hamilton home of Rebecca Belleville, education coordinator for the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts.

Arts District

​BOPA Makes First Light City Announcement

Conference speakers to include Chef Marcus Samuelsson, author Siddharta Mukherjee.

Arts District

BOPA Says Lawsuit Will Not Affect 2017’s Light City Baltimore

The city’s arts agency touts bigger, expanded light and innovation festival

Arts District

Events Not To Miss at Artscape 2016

Our top picks of what to see, hear, and do at the country's largest free arts festival that begins July 15.

Arts District

Light City Contributed $33.8 Million to Baltimore Economy, Study Shows

Second art and innovation festival will fun for nine days in 2017.

Arts District

Light City Wraps Up And Reflections Begin

City touts inaugural festival a success and starts to plan for next year.

Arts District

Light City To Feature 29 Works of Light Art, Concerts, and Performances

Acts will include Dan Deacon, Fluid Movement, Single Carrot Theatre, and Baltimore Rock Opera Society.

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