Thursday, June 7, 2018


BSA Top Public High School in Baltimore City

For the fourth year in a row, Baltimore School for the Arts has been ranked the #1 public high school in Baltimore City by U.S. News and World Report. In the magazine's 2018 rankings of 20,500 public schools across the country, BSA also placed in the top 7% nationwide, earning distinction as one of America's Best High Schools and a Silver Badge. Congrats to our wonderful students and faculty!

Christian Siriano '04 Inspires Students

He’s known for whimsical and show-stopping designs, for breaking down barriers in couture fashion regarding size, and for his down-to-earth but vivacious personality. Few may also realize that Christian Siriano—a CFDA fashion designer and Baltimore School for the Arts alumnus who was just named to TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People list—overcame significant setbacks on his path to becoming a top brand loved by women all over the world.

At the second annual Charles C. Baum Symposium for Business and the Arts on May 18, Siriano shared how he built his company from a fledgling brand into a couture powerhouse. The symposium was moderated by former Visual Arts Department Head Stephen Kent, who led the department during Siriano’s days as a student, and TV and radio personality Mario Armstrong, who is also a BSA board member and the grandson of one of the founders of the school. Read More  >>>

There's Still Time to Make a Gift

For decades, the Baltimore School for the Arts High School and TWIGS have been providing hope to Baltimore’s children. Your generosity has enabled us to provide a nurturing place where students can develop their potential, push themselves, and achieve more than they ever thought possible. We still need your help. You can ensure there is always a home—and a place to grow—for Baltimore’s young artists by making a gift today. Make a Gift