Ends on March 31, 2019


ARTSCAPE 2019: Artscape Gallery Network Application

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is excited to announce Artscape Gallery Network 2019! The Artscape Gallery Network is an expansion of the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize featuring artists and art galleries throughout Baltimore City and County.  Gallery Network is designed to raise the visibility of and attract more visitors to Baltimore's thriving arts community.  It is possible for everyone to participate -- for FREE!

  • Participating galleries will be included in a highly visible, multi-media marketing campaign.
  • Monthly Eblasts distributed to BOPA’s large audience network will feature events, updates and programming at your gallery.
  • Gallery representatives will be invited to seasonal Happy Hour Meet & Greets as an opportunity to get to know fellow galleries in Baltimore.
  • Galleries can participate in the 2019 Baltimore Open Studio Tour for free.
  • The first 25 galleries to sign up for the 2019 Artscape Gallery Network will be eligible to receive a Mini Grant awarded by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts!
  • Additional programming opportunities in conjunction with the 2019 Artscape Festival to be announced.


Guidelines for participating in the 2019 Artscape Gallery Network:

  • Gallery must be located in Baltimore city or Baltimore County.
  • Exhibition or event must occur between June 1st, 2018 and August 31st, 2019.
  • At least ONE 2019 Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize applicant must be included in your exhibition. To view the 2019 Sondheim Prize applicant information and artwork, please contact artscape@promotionandarts.org. 


Submission Deadline:

 Proposals are being accepted until 11:59pm on Monday, March 11, 2019.

How to view Sondheim applicant information:

The applicant materials have been added to Dropbox. If you would like to view them and haven't already been invited to share the Dropbox folders, please email artscape@promotionandarts.org. 


2019 Timeline:

January 9, 2019: Gallery Network 2018 Registration Opens

March 11, 2019: Gallery Network 2018 Submission Deadline!

Mid-April, 2019: Participating Galleries and Sondheim Finalists Announced via Press Release

Late May, 2019: Summer Postcard released, Gallery Network Kick-Off Event, location and date TBA 

June 1–August 31, 2019: Gallery Network Exhibitions and Events

July 19-21, 2019:  Artscape 2019

September 2019 -February 2020: Continued Promotional Campaign (Galleries will be asked to continually submit information about upcoming events that they would like to be shared)

December 2019: Winter Postcard released (listing of events/exhibitions at participating galleries)


We look forward to your Gallery Network 2019 application! If you have any questions, please email artscape@promotionandarts.org.