The Courting Art competition supports Baltimore’s young artists and connects the local and legal communities. The competition gives young artists the chance to show off their talents and receive scholarship opportunities.

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Courting Art

Up to $20,000 in total scholarships will be awarded to the top artists, placement at a Maryland Institute College of Art’s Young People’s Studio, art supplies, and long-term display of artwork at the Baltimore City District Court, Eastside Courthouse.

Top works demonstrate exceptional artistic skill, correlate to the theme, and address the goals of Courting Art.

Courting Art Baltimore 2024

Courting Art Baltimore is a contest open to all Baltimore City public high school students who may submit works of art on the theme
“Baltimore Bright”

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How To Enter

Submission Deadline-April 2, 2024

Any artist planning to submit artwork should contact Betty Gonzales at to arrange the safe delivery of their piece prior to
April 2, 2024. 

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Courting Art Exhibitions & Receptions

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 5:30-7PM Qualifying Submissions Exhibition
Baltimore Unity Hall 1505 Eutaw Place, Baltimore, MD 21217- Main Floor Gallery

Monday, May 20, 2024 at 6-7:30PM Eastside District Courthouse Awards Reception
Eastside District Court, 1400 E North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21213

The Baltimore Unity Hall event will display all qualifying submissions from April 15-19, 2024.

The Eastside District Courthouse Installation and Awards Reception will exhibit the top works and announce the contest winners.

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Donate: Calling All Supporters Of Youth Art!

In order to provide prizes to the top artists, as well the ability to professionally reproduce the works of art, the Courting Art Baltimore needs your financial support:

  • Please donate online with the below form.
  • Please make checks payable to Baltimore Bar Foundation, Inc., listing Courting Art in the memo line.
  • Please mail checks to 111 N. Calvert Street, Suite 627, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Additional questions? Please contact
Brian Katzenberg at or
Carrie Williams at

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