BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill joined today with Maryland State Arts Council Chair Shelley Morhaim to announce Ken Skrzesz as the next executive director of the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. A longtime arts advocate and performer with more than 25 years in arts education, Skrzesz will take on his new role in mid-October, following the six-month tenure of Julie Madden who held the position in an interim capacity.
Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) is pleased to announce Maryland’s Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill has approved the designation of the state’s 25th Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District in Oakland.
Maryland State Arts Council Announces 2017 Individual Artist Award Recipients
$245,000 awarded to 88 outstanding Maryland artists
BALTIMORE, MD (April 11, 2017) - The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce, announced that $245,000 has been awarded to 88 Maryland artists through the 2017 Individual Artist Awards (IAA). This year, the MSAC received submissions from 348 applicants.
Maryland Commerce Names Julie Madden Maryland State Arts Council Interim Executive Director
Madden is a longtime arts advocate and artist with more than 30 years in business and the arts
BALTIMORE, MD (March 30, 2017) – Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill today announced that Julie Madden will serve as the interim executive director of the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce.
First Lady Yumi Hogan to host reception for behavioral health art show
20 Md. artists to shine in Annapolis exhibition to raise awareness, to fight stigma
The 5th Annual festival by Power Jam Music Alliance offers a Workshop plus Guitar Concert and Art Show. Headliners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer hold two GRAMMYs. The Art Show showcases local talent.
Maryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council, is pleased to open applications for its annual Apprenticeship Awards and Project Grants. These two forms of support are designed to help artists and organizations document, preserve, and sustain Maryland’s traditional arts and culture.
In observance of the upcoming holidays, State offices, including the Maryland State Arts Council, will be closed on the following days:
Monday, December 26, 2016
Monday, January 2, 2017
We wish you and your family a joyous holiday season and a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year.
BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland’s nonprofit arts sector had a $1.16 billion total impact on the state’s economy and supported 14,564 full-time jobs in Fiscal Year 2015 – up from $1.05 billion and 12,155 jobs in the previous year, according to a new economic impact report from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency within the Maryland Department of Commerce that works to encourage and invest in the arts for all Marylanders.