What is the Arts & Entertainment District

Highlandtown's Arts & Entertainment District (a.k.a. ha!) is the largest such designated area in the state; encompassing Highlandtown, Patterson Park and portions of Canton and Greektown.  ha! offers artists the opportunity to live and work in one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in the city. ha! boasts southeast's largest collection of retail and industrial spaces, along with affordable housing and a convenient location, easily accessible from I-95, I-895, Fells Point and Downtown.

map of arts district

Ha! is home of a Creative Alliance at The Patterson, galleries, artist studios, and retail shops with a variety of activities happening year around including the Salsapolkalooza, the Great Halloween Lantern Parade, the Highlandtown Farmer's Market and Artket, Annual Studio Tours, Sculpture in the Park, the Highlandtown Wine Festival, and the Highlandtown Basement Bar Tour.


Join The ha! Artists Registry 

The Highlandtown Arts and Entertainment District has created a new way share your work online.  The ha! website now features an Artists Registry where you'll be able to tell a little about yourself and your work, post pictures, photographs, contact information, and much more. To join the registry simply registry and start displaying your work in an on-line gallery. Help build a extensive network of Highlandtown artists by registeriing an dcreating your own ha! gallery today.