renaissance: the act of changing in a positive way; a movement or period of vigorous artistic and intellectual activity
Maryland’s Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Districts help develop and promote community involvement, tourism, and revitalization through tax-related incentives that attract artists, arts organizations, and other creative enterprises. Oakland was accepted as an official "Arts and Entertainment District" in 2016. The full application can be found below. More information can also be found on the Maryland State Arts Council website: https://www.msac.org/programs/arts-entertainment-districts or by contacting Karen Reckner at the Garrett Council Arts Council at 301-334-6580 or email@example.com.