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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts seeks proposals for lighting production needs during the inaugural Light City Baltimore Festival. The scope of work includes lighting design and implementation, equipment use and consultation, and technical support for stages, art installations and public sites that will be illuminated for the festival. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is seeking an experienced, strategic and creative company to work alongside the team of Light City artists, performers and special event professionals to make the inaugural event a success. The request for proposals can be found online at The deadline to apply is Monday, December 21, 2015 by 3pm. A walking tour of the festival footprint for those interested in applying will be given Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 1-3pm. Those interested in the walking tour should register by contacting Ashley Molese, festival coordinator at [email protected].

Premiering March 28-April 3, 2016 at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Light City Baltimore features a 1.2 mile Art Walk with 29 illuminated visual artworks, more than 75 street theater and pop-up performances and 50 live concerts on two stages, all free and open to the public. LightCityU is the festival’s daytime ticketed innovation conference, a dynamic learning campus dedicated to exploring the technology of social change. Light City Baltimore is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts in partnership with Visit Baltimore and What Works Studio. For more information, visit

About the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA)

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, film office, and events agency. By producing large-scale events such as Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, and offering funding and support to arts programs across the city, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city.


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