BOPA’s mission is to make Baltimore a more creative and vibrant city to live, work and visit by:
•Producing high-quality special events, festivals and arts programming that stimulate communities economically, artistically and culturally;
•Inspiring and promoting literary, performing and visual arts, and artists;
•Celebrating Baltimore’s rich, diverse heritage while enhancing the quality of life and sense of community for all residents;
•Forging partnerships that make Baltimore a premiere visitor destination;
•Managing cultural and historic attractions; and
•Generating positive local, national and international publicity about Baltimore.