Neighborhood Lights communities chosen for Light City 2018

Twelve communities, including two holdovers from this year, will participate in the Neighborhood Lights program for Light City 2018.

The 12 neighborhoods, announced Thursday by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, are Brooklyn*/Curtis Bay, Belair-Edison, Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District, Federal Hill, Hamilton-Lauraville, Highlandtown, Hollins Roundhouse/Southwest Baltimore, Locust Point, Patterson Park, Pigtown/Washington Village, Remington and Waverly.

Two of those communities — Hamilton-Lauraville and Waverly — participated in Neighborhood Lights during Baltimore’s second annual Light City celebration, held March 30-April 8.

As part of Light City, a festival of illuminated artworks held at the Inner Harbor in early spring, satellite art installations are set up throughout the city, pairing artists with communities. The art projects are fully funded, up to a cost of $15,000 each.

Light City’s organizers the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts is looking for artists to work with the communities. Applications, which are due Aug. 21, can be found at lightcity.org.

Light City 2018 is set to run April 14-21. Neighborhood Lights is scheduled to kick off the weekend of April 6-8.

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*Due to an error in materials provided by BOPA, a previous version of this article included the incorrect name for one of the neighborhoods selected for Neighborhood Lights. It is Brooklyn/Curtis Bay. The Sun regrets the error.
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