Sondheim Artscape Prize
Baltimore's most prestigious artist award.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is excited to announce the 11th annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The prestigious competition which awards a $25,000 fellowship to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Baltimore region. An exhibition of the finalists’ work will be featured in the Thalheimer Galleries of The Baltimore Museum of Art. An award ceremony and reception takes place Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 7pm at The Baltimore Museum of Art, located at 10 Art Museum Drive. The prize is held in conjunction with the 35th annual Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival.
Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize
Janet Sondheim danced with the pioneering Denishawn Dancers, a legendary dance troupe founded by Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. Later, she turned to teaching where she spent 15 years at the Children’s Guild working with severely emotionally disturbed children. After retirement, she was a volunteer tutor at Highlandtown Elementary School. She married Walter in 1934, and they were together until her death in 1992.
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For more information on the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, call 410-752-8632.
Saturday, July 09
7PM Sondheim Artscape Prize Award Announcement
This year is the eleventh annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, a $25,000 fellowship awarded to an artist working in the Baltimore region. The fellowship is designed to help support the artist to allow for the development of new work.
The seven finalists for this award will have their artwork installed in the Thalheimer Galleries of The Baltimore Museum of Art with the fellowship winner being announced on Saturday, July 9, 2016.
Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize at
Thursday, July 14
6PM-9PM Sondheim Artscape Prize Semifinalist Exhibition Reception Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize at MICA
Maryland Institute College of Art, Decker and Meyerhoff galleries
Friday, July 15 – Sunday, July 31, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6pm - 9pm