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Maryland Presenting and Touring

Todd Marcus performs with Bennie Maupin, photo by Jason Youngers
ClancyWorks Dance Company photo by Natalia Mesa

Maryland Presenting and Touring


COVID-19 Program Updates and Resources

In response to COVID-19, the Maryland State Arts Council convened on March 25, 2020 and approved the following changes for the Maryland Touring Grant:

1. All match requirements have been suspended until further notice.

2. Use of FY20 funds may be extended until November 30, 2020 by submitting a request to or

Find all other MSAC COVID-19 information here.
Creative Conversations are discipline-specific virtual gatherings to give updates, hold the space for peer-to-peer sharing, encourage updated recommendations for action by MSAC and envision the resurgence of arts activities. Click here for the full schedule.


Sparking Collaboration: Maryland Presenting and Touring

Performing artists and presenting organizations:  a natural pair that benefit dually from the Maryland Presenting and Touring Program, which supports a rich and artistically diverse network of Maryland professional artists and performing arts organizations.

Maryland Touring Grant

Eligible Maryland nonprofit presenting organizations, the Maryland Touring Grant helps subsidize the presentation of any performer on the Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster. 

Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster

The Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster comprises Maryland-based performing artists with professional experience that have been selected through a peer review process on the basis of artistic merit and a demonstrated history of successful touring engagements.

The Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster is updated annually. Guidelines for this cycle's application can be found here. 

Maryland Presenters Network

The Maryland Presenters Network is a statewide network of Maryland professional arts presenting organizations.  The Network provides resources and networking opportunities to individuals and organizations in the presenting and touring field to advance and promote the arts in Maryland. 

Please contact Dana Parsons, Director of Grants and Professional Development, with any questions at


All grantees are required to submit a Final Report communicating data required by the National Endowment for the Arts. This required data can be found here. For program specific Report information, please see the corresponding Guidelines.