Culture, Featured, Mt. Washington, Real Estate & Home

Nonprofit Itineris Pulls Out of $3.7 Million Deal to Buy Baltimore Clayworks’ Buildings in Mount Washington

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 9:50am

Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

The controversial sale of Baltimore Clayworks’ two Mount Washington properties appears to be off.

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Featured, Money & Power, Schools

Baltimore School for the Arts Wins $20K Federal Grant to Support Decades-Old Extracurricular Program

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 3:23pm

Photo by Joe Rubino, via Baltimore School for the Arts

The Baltimore School for the Arts will get a vital funding boost for its 35-year-old TWIGS program, which provides free dance, singing, music, theater and visual arts instruction to city students.

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Culture, Station North

BARCO Taps Owner of Mount Vernon’s ‘The Room’ to be Motor House’s New Managing Director

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 2:55pm

Andre Mazelin, Motor House’s new managing director. Photo via BARCO.

A veteran advocate for the arts has been hired to lead the Motor House, the Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation’s arts and performance hub in Station North.

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Culture, Mt. Washington, Real Estate & Home

Opponents of Clayworks Sale: ‘Our Campaign is Continuing’

4 Written by: | Friday, Jun 02, 2017 3:32pm

Protesters outside Baltimore Clayworks in April.

Community members petitioning for Baltimore Clayworks to forego selling its two historic Mount Washington buildings say they’re not done fighting.

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Young Audiences’ Summer Arts Academy Helps Low-Income Students Get Ahead

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 02, 2017 10:26am

Photo via Young Audiences of Maryland

On June 13, students across Baltimore City will exit school to enjoy the warm weather and some restored weekday freedom. About a month later, city schools and local nonprofit Young Audiences will bring more than 1,000 of them back to brush up on their reading and math skills.

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Culture, Featured, Money & Power

Elissa Blount Moorhead Resigns Position as Director of Station North Arts and Entertainment District

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:54am

A mural goes up in Station North as part of the Open Wall project. Photo via StationNorth.org.

Less than a year into her tenure, Elissa Blount Moorhead has left her position as leader of the Station North Arts and Entertainment District.

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Featured, Shop Local, Station North, The Rack

Publications and Multiples Fair Opens April 1 at Baltimore Design School

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 1:01pm

Publications and Multiples Fair, happening April 1-2 at Baltimore Design School.

Baltimore’s Annual Publications and Multiples Fair, or PMF, is an annual exposition of contemporary artist publications, prints, sculptures, jewelry, textiles and all things deemed worthy of the description “produced in multiple.” Read More →

Culture

Website Ranks MICA the Best Fine Arts College in the Country

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 10, 2017 2:30pm

MICA, 10th most hipster campus in US

A site that produces top 10 lists about colleges, travel destinations and other subjects has determined that the Maryland Institute College of Art is the number one fine arts college in the United States.

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Culture, Featured, Mt. Washington, Real Estate & Home

Baltimore Clayworks Plans to Sell One or Both of its Buildings in Mount Washington

2 Written by: | Monday, Feb 06, 2017 11:57am

Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

Strapped for cash and facing a sizable amount of debt, Baltimore’s only community nonprofit devoted to the ceramic arts is looking to sell one or both of its historic properties and potentially leave its Mount Washington campus behind.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Second Meeting of Mayor’s Task Force Covers Artists’ Spatial Needs, Zoning Remedies and Financing

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 12:31pm

Writer and activist Jordannah Elizabeth speaks at the second meeting of the Mayor’s Task Force on Safe Arts Spaces.

Can Baltimore’s creative community, leaders, businesses and nonprofits harness the collective willpower to create safe spaces for artists?

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