A crowd of people on the sidewalk spinning lights in front of a building.
An event for the Signal Station North project in the Station North A&E District. (Baltimore City)

Opportunities For Arts & Entertainment Districts

Explore MSAC grants and opportunities available to Maryland’s Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Districts.

See grant and program guidelines for details about eligibility, application submission, and requirements.

Annual operating grants support activities, programs, and projects in A&E Districts throughout Maryland. Click here for more information

Awards are given through Maryland Traditions and annually recognize one recipient in each of three categories: Person/People, Place, and Tradition. Heritage Awards recognize long-term achievement in the traditional arts. Click here for more information.

The Professional Development Opportunity Grant program encourages and supports relevant professional development opportunities for artists and arts organizations throughout Maryland. Click here for more information

The Public Art Across Maryland program offers Conservation Grants to support the conservation and preservation of existing public artworks in Maryland. Click here for more information.

The Public Art Across Maryland New Artworks Grant offers funding to support the planning, creation, and installation of new local public art projects. Click here for more information.

Special Request Grants support needs of arts organizations and programs that fall outside of the eligibility of MSAC’s established grant programs. Click here for more information.

Available to eligible Maryland nonprofit organizations, the Maryland Touring Grant helps subsidize the presentation costs of any performer on the Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster. Click here for more information.