Official Partners of The Winter Festival of Wonders:
Albus Cavus is a non-profit organization and a multidisciplinary team of artists, scientists and educators who build healthy communities through providing free access to education, creative resources and tools for all. Our portfolio includes public art around the world and the largest mural in the nation’s capital. Hundreds of students explore new tools in our weekly workshops and art events that erase the boundary between the artists and their audience. Everyone is an artist and capable of forming their living environment. www.albuscav.us
Located in a 150 year-old artist-owned warehouse within Baltimore’s Station North Arts and Entertainment District, AREA 405 is committed to demonstrating and strengthening the vitality of the arts community within Baltimore. Consistent with the goals of the Arts District, AREA 405′s mission is to produce, present and promote arts and cultural programming by providing a venue for artists from Baltimore and the Mid-Atlantic region. www.Area405.com
Artist & Craftsman Supply
Artist & Craftsman supply is an employee owned business in the Station North Arts & Entertainment District at 137 West North Avenue in Baltimore. Hours of Operation are 9AM to 8PM Monday through Saturday and 12PM to 8PM on Sunday. Phone: 410-528-0003. www.artistandcraftsman.com
Artists Compound is a Coalesce of Creativity weaved into multimedia shows striving to be a sounding board for artists of all genres to be able to thrive off their passions; as well as making art and independent music approachable for the timid masses. We strive to expand minds while having a grand time. We strive to fuse forces and stimulate creativity while igniting memories, and being the tentacles between the starting point and the goal.
Baltimore Art & Music Project
Baltimore Art & Music Project (BaltimoreAMP) is an organization devoted to societal change through the healing powers of art, culture and music. Through dynamic programming, and the definition of art as an all-inclusive means for individuals to express themselves, the project aims to empower communities with the tools necessary for creating autonomous neighborhoods. Futhermore, Baltimore AMP seeks to “Provide opportunities for the community – and for young people in particular – to experience, participate in and create music and the arts as a way to strengthen , uplift and renew the spirit and well-being of the individual and the community”. www.baltimoreamp.com
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is a nonprofit organization charged with producing festivals, special events, parades and promotions in Baltimore City; addressing the needs of the artistic community through arts and cultural activities, advocacy and support; developing and administering funds, grant programs and community workshops; and managing several facilities and attractions. BOPA’s mission is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative place in which to live, work and visit. www.promotionandarts.com/
Charm City Movement Arts
Charm City Movement Arts is a space where everyone can run away to the circus without having to quit their day jobs. We offer ongoing classes in yoga, dance, and acrobatics of all kinds. So you can experience an hour in the life of a full time circus performer and still make it home in time for dinner. We are located at 600 S Clinton Street in Baltimore, MD. www.CharmCityMovement.com
EMP Collective is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and producing multi-media events by collaborating with artists from all backgrounds, across disciplines. Founded in 2010, EMP Collective hopes to nourish emerging artists with its new incubator space (creatively named EMP) at 306 W Redwood Street, in the forgotten
Loft District of Baltimore. Funded by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore’s Operation Storefront grant, this multi-use arts venue is comprised of a rotating art gallery for developing artists that doubles as a rehearsal / performance space for theatrical and musical events, experimental collaboration, workshops, and film screenings. www.EMPCollective.org
Philip Laubner Photography
Philip Laubner moved to Baltimore in 2007, and has since shown his photographs at Load of Fun, The Wind Up Space, Cyclops Books, The Strand Theater, CCBC Essex, The Artists Compound, at two Artdromeda multi-media shows. He is the producer of Instant Gratification at Gallery 788, and was the first contributor to What Weekly, where his photos and writngs have now been featured in nearly fifty issues. He has also contributed photography to The City Paper, Urbanite Magazine, The Baltimore Sun, and others. See some of Philip’s photos here!
The Pink Line Project
The Pink Line Project catalyzes the culturally curious to participate, innovate, engage, and conspire with passion, awesomeness, inspiration, generosity, and ingenuity. www.pinklineproject.com
PoetryInBaltimore.com proclaims poetry as a necessity for the 21st century, poetry provides a haven from modern life chaos and cures disconnection. To that end we showcase the electric, outstanding poetry culture in Baltimore and beyond. PoetryInBaltimore.com is a website and host/organizer of a series of events.
James Taylor is the planet’s foremost authority on sideshow, the new vaudeville, the “other entertainment”. James Taylor knows sideshow and its stunning new wave of entertainers. Sword swallowers, fire eaters, regurgitators, human pin cushions, torture kings, contortionists and motordrome riders look to James Taylor’s Shocked and Amazed! as the definitive source for all things strange and bizarre: All things sideshow. James is the man behind James Taylor’s SHOCKED AND AMAZED! On & Off the Midway–the world’s only journal devoted solely to the entertainment explosion in the weird, bizarre and unusual! www.shockedandamazed.com
Station North Arts & Entertainment District
Located in the heart of Baltimore, this was the first area in the city to receive the state designation as an arts and entertainment district. Station North is a diverse collection of artist live-work spaces, galleries, rowhomes and businesses – all just steps away from Penn Station and Mount Vernon.
By promoting and supporting artists and cultural organizations in the District, the Station North Arts & Entertainment District seeks to create a vibrant neighborhood where arts, artists and entertainment venues flourish in the midst an economically diverse community with an abundance of healthy residential, retail and commercial offerings. www.StationNorth.org
88 is a multi-media event agency inspired by urbanity, diversity and positive change. We aim to provide a unique product, rooted in a forward thinking philosophy and approach that helps cultivate a caring, conscious community interested in pro-actively pushing things forward. Help us nurture this cultural shift by sharing with us your ideas, sending us some inspiration and joining us as we bring about positive change. www.eightyeightdc.com