Arts Partners

Below is a list of Maryland Arts Organizations that the MSDE Fine Arts Office has partnered with for various projects. If you would like to be added as an Arts Partner, please fill out our Contact Form and we will be in touch with next steps.


Maryland State ARts Council

The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) encourages and invests in the advancement of the arts for all Marylanders. Its grants and programs support artists and arts organizations in their pursuit of artistic excellence, ensure the accessibility of the arts to all citizens and promote statewide awareness of arts resources and opportunities.


Baltimore Center Stage

Baltimore Center Stage is a theater committed to artistic excellence. They engage, enrich, and broaden the perspectives of diverse audiences through entertaining and thought-provoking work and educational programs.


Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which serves as Baltimore City’s official arts council, events agency, and film office. By providing funding and support to artists, arts programs, and organizations, and by producing large-scale events such as Light City, Artscape, and the Baltimore Book Festival, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city.


Creative Nomads

Creative Nomads' mission is to both enhance the professional development of arts entrepreneurs and to provide access to art, music, and cultural education and programming for youth and families.


Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center

Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center (LTYC) supports youths, ages 5-18, in the state of Maryland with arts programs that empower them to excel in the arts, academics, and social development.


The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University

Through comprehensive excellent education, the Peabody Institute nurtures talent and creativity; provides aspiring musicians with the skills to sustain professional careers; fosters lifelong involvement in music and dance; and prepares students in artistic performance at the highest level, providing inspiration and enlightenment to regional, national, and international communities.


The Walters Art Museum

The mission of the Walters Art Museum is to bring art and people together for enjoyment, discovery, and learning.


Young Audiences/Arts for Learning

Young Audiences/Arts for Learning is the most far-reaching arts in education nonprofit in Maryland. Each year, they partner with hundreds of schools and community organizations in all 24 Maryland local school systems to provide students—from pre-K to grade 12—with over 230,000 hours of discovery, inspiration, and hands-on learning and engagement through the arts.