Arts are a part of the fabric of life in Bowie. The City of Bowie encourages the visual and performing arts in the local community. The City of Bowie
Maintains art galleries at Bowie City Hall,
Awards arts grants to community organizations that provide visual and/or performing arts opportunities for the citizens of Bowie,
Supports the work of the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, a large 800-seat professional, state of the art theater by providing a yearly grant and by participation as a member of the BCPA's governing board.
Is home to the Bowie Playhouse, a 150-seat, state of the art little theater in the woods, and
Sponsors summer concerts at Allen Pond Park and on the Town Green in Old Town Bowie.