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Press Releases

2016 GFO awardee Bach in Baltimore
August 19, 2015FY2017 Grants For Organizations Deadlines and Informational SessionsPress Release   The Maryland State Arts Council's FY2017 Grants for Organizations (GFO) program provides unrestricted operating support to arts organizations and arts programs through grant awards. Join GFO ... Read More
Eric Byrd Trio
July 20, 2015 Maryland State Arts Council Grants Support Maryland Presenters and PerformersPress ReleaseJuly 17, 2015 (Baltimore) - Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Arts Barn of Gaithersburg,  and Common Ground on the Hill are among the 26 nonprofit organizations  selected to receive... Read More
The cast of the World Premiere musical MARLEY, based on the life and music of Bob Marley at Center Stage.
July 10, 2015Governor Larry Hogan Announces $2 Million in Grants for Arts and Cultural OrganizationsPress ReleaseANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced that $2 million in grant funding will be distributed among 11 arts and cultural organizations, including $467,000 to the Maryland Science Center... Read More
Clifford Murphy
July 08, 2015Maryland Traditions Program Director Clifford Murphy Leaves MSAC for National PositionPress ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD, JULY 8, 2015 - The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has selected Clifford Murphy, Ph.D. as its new director of folk and traditional arts, effective August 24, 2015. Murphy will... Read More
Ethiopian dance by Kuri's Dance Troupe
June 03, 2015Maryland State Arts Council Awards $50,200 in FY2016 Grants Press ReleaseJune 5, 2015 (Baltimore) – Maryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) celebrates and documents traditional arts and culture across Maryland. For more than ten... Read More
May 20, 2015 5th Annual Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival AnnouncedPress ReleaseBaltimore (May 18, 2015) –The Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival is a celebration of traditional arts, music, crafts, and foods that epitomize Maryland as a distinct and dynamic cultural place. A... Read More
Co-Chairs of the Salisbury A&E District Constance Strott and Lee F. Whaley
April 21, 2015 Maryland Recognizes Salisbury for Outstanding AchievementPress ReleaseApril 20, 2015 (Hagerstown) – During today’s annual meeting of the Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District Managers, Salisbury A&E District was presented with the annual Outstanding... Read More
April 04, 2015Maryland State Arts Council receives National Planning Achievement Award for Economic Planning & Development: American Planning Association honors success of Arts & Entertainment DistrictsPress ReleaseBaltimore (April 3, 2015) – The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) announces it will receive the National Planning Achievement Award for Economic Planning & Development from the American Planning... Read More
L to R: POL State Champion Kyle Shreve, Paige Hilton, MSAC Executive Director Theresa Colvin and Blessed Sheriff.Photo by Lauren Castellana.
March 11, 2015Maryland Names Poetry Out Loud State Champion: Kyle Shreve from Frederick CountyPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) today announced that Kyle Shreve, a freshman at Tuscarora High School in Frederick County, placed first at the 2015 Maryland Poetry Out Loud (POL) state final... Read More
Guitar Composer
March 03, 2015 MSAC Announces Individual Artist Award Recipients: Fellowships awarded to 88 Maryland artistsPress ReleaseMARCH 3, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) announced today the 2015 recipients of MSAC’s Individual Artist Awards (IAA). These awards recognize the exceptional artistic... Read More

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