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Press Releases

"Art Lives Here in Gateway Arts District"
June 07, 2013Maryland's A&E Districts Spur Jobs, New BusinessPress ReleaseNew study affirms economic impact; state adds two districts  A new economic impact study shows that in FY2012, 19 Maryland Arts and Entertainment (A&E) Districts collectively supported an... Read More
Maryland Traditions Headliner Lafayette Gilchrist
April 22, 20133rd Maryland Traditions Folklife FestivalPress ReleaseFrom arts born in Maryland, like screen painting and duck decoy carving to traditions with deep global roots, like Cambodian Dance, Pinata Making and Indian Kolam Painting, the Maryland Traditions... Read More
PEEP Show
March 28, 2013Carroll County PEEPshow Makes National NewsPress ReleaseThe Carroll County Arts Council’s 6th Annual PEEPshow will be part of an NBC Nightly News feature on the 60th Anniversary of PEEPS®.  The show will air nationally this Saturday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m... Read More
Accidental Freedom, a painting by IAA Recipient Jeanne Keck
March 20, 2013Maryland honors 87 for artistic excellencePress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce, has recognized 87 Maryland artists for creating work of exceptional quality within a range of disciplines.... Read More
Blessed Sheriff POL Champion
March 14, 2013Maryland Names Poetry Out Loud State ChampionPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) announced that Blessed Sheriff, a sophomore at Richard Montgomery High School in Montgomery County, placed first at the 2013 Maryland Poetry Out Loud (POL)... Read More
Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest
March 05, 2013Nine Maryland Students Compete for Poetry Out Loud State TitlePress ReleaseBaltimore, MD (March 5, 2013) More than 16,000 Maryland students across 16 counties have competed in the 2013 Poetry Out Loud (POL) national poetry recitation contest. This Saturday, the top nine who... Read More
Maryland Love Project
February 15, 2013Gov. O'Malley launches Maryland Love ProjectPress ReleaseANNAPOLIS, MD (February 15, 2013) - Today Governor Martin O'Malley launched an online portal where people can submit all of the reasons why they love Maryland by sharing a photo, tweet or story.  ... Read More
Imagine Maryland
February 04, 2013Fresh Strategy Assessement for Maryland ArtsPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) today announced that Imagine Maryland, its five-year (2009-1013) strategic plan, will be assessed and updated by Dreeszen & Associates, a consulting firm... Read More
Governor Martin O'Malley
January 17, 2013Governor O'Malley Receives National Honor For Arts LeadershipPress ReleaseAmericans for the Arts (AFTA), a leading national arts advocacy organization, along with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, will jointly award Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley the prestigious Public... Read More
Economic Impact of the Arts in Maryland FY2012
December 05, 2012Nonprofit Arts Generate $1 Billion For MarylandPress ReleaseMaryland’s nonprofit arts sector has a $1 billion impact on the state’s economy and supports more than 11,000 jobs, according to a report released today by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). The... Read More

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