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Baltimore Stories / Art of Transformation

Citizen Artist Baltimore is excited to share an interactive presentation on with participants at the upcoming Art of Transformation: Reworking Baltimore’s Stories media screening and discussion at Arch Social Club on July 28 from 6-8pm. Citizen Artist Baltimore will open the event with a facilitated discussion what we heard at listening sessions, what the mayoral candidates said about arts and culture, and how you can help shape our future as a city-wide alliance of cultural organizing.

Congrats to the Mayoral Nominees and Thanks to the Arts Voters!

Citizen Artist Baltimore extends our congratulations to the 2016 party mayoral nominees for Baltimore City: Democrat Catherine Pugh, Republican Alan Walden, and Green Joshua Harris. We look forward to continuing the conversation about Baltimore’s top arts and culture priorities ahead of the general election on November 8th. None of this could have been possible without […]

Leading Mayoral Candidates Respond to Citizen Artist Baltimore Questionnaire

Citizen Artist Baltimore is excited to announce that all of Baltimore’s leading mayoral candidates have responded to our community-driven arts questionanire! Voters are invited to visit the questionnaire webpage at http://citizenartist.vote/candidates to learn about Baltimore City’s leading mayoral candidates positions on the educational, economic, and social values of local arts and culture.

Candidates who have responded to the questionnaire include Sheila Dixon, Elizabeth Embry, Joshua Harris, Patrick Gutierrez, DeRay McKesson, Nick Mosby, Catherine Pugh, Carl Stokes, Alan Walden, David Warnock, and Calvin Young.

Mayoral Forum Success!

Mayoral Forum on Arts & Culture shows the Power of Citizen Artists

In an unprecedented show of strength by Baltimore’s creative communities, over five hundred citizen artists came together for first ever Mayoral Forum on Arts and Culture held by Citizen Artist Baltimore (CAB) on Monday, March 7 at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Participating mayoral candidates included Sheila Dixon, Elizabeth Embry, Joshua Harris, Patrick Gutierrez, DeRay McKesson, Nick Mosby, Catherine Pugh, Cindy Walsh, David Warnock, Wilton Wilson, and Calvin Young. CAB asked questions based on input collected during seven listening sessions held all across Baltimore City. The mayoral contenders spoke about important issues including increasing support for arts education, mandating equity in cultural funding, creating a cabinet level art position, and developing an inclusive cultural plan for Baltimore City.

Mayoral Forum on Arts & Culture

Citizen Artist Baltimore Mayoral Forum on Arts & Culture Monday, March 07, 2016, 6-7:30pm Falvey Hall, Brown Center, Maryland Institute College of Art 1301 West Mt. Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA), Maryland Citizens for the Arts (MCA), and the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation along with the Maryland Institute College of […]

Rescheduling Listening Sessions for Northeast, West & Cultural Orgs

The Listening Sessions previously scheduled to take place at the Hamilton Library on Saturday, January 22, WombWorks on Monday, January 25, and for Cultural Organizations at the BSO on Tuesday, January 26 have all both been postponed due to post-blizzard conditions. The Listening Session for Cultural Organizations has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 2, at the Meyerhoff […]

Citizen Artist Baltimore announces arts voting initiative ahead of primary election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 30, 2015 Graham Coreil-Allen, info@citizenartist.vote, 443-687-9255 Citizen Artist Baltimore announces arts voting initiative and six citywide listening sessions ahead of the 2016 primary election. Baltimore, MD, December 30, 2015 – Citizen Artist Baltimore is a call to action for individuals, organizations, institutions, and foundations to work together to advance inclusion of […]