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The Baltimore Sun
January 04, 2013The Baltimore Sun: A year-round present from the artsArts Across MarylandIn a holiday season that celebrates giving, Maryland's nonprofit arts organizations have been playing their part. Not only do they inspire and enrich our lives in innumerable ways large and small,... Read More
Economic Impact of the Arts in Maryland FY2012
December 06, 2012December 2012 newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandNonprofit arts generate $1 billion for Maryland,  NEA Announces 13 Maryland grant recipients, ALTA Awards features short films, musical tributes and more--Arts Maryland, December Arts Maryland is the... 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
December 01, 20122012 ALTA AwardsPublicationALTA awards are presented annually to an individual or group, a place and a tradition that embody outstanding stewardship of living traditions and help to preserve Maryland’s cultural heritage.  The... Read More
November 27, 2012Disaster declaration may offer aid to Maryland nonprofits affected by SandyNewsOn Nov. 20, Maryland received a disaster declaration for Public Assistance for Hurricane Sandy for the following counties: Allegany, Calvert, Caroline, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Garrett,... Read More
November 01, 2012Economic Impact of the Arts in MarylandPublicationNonprofit arts support an annual economic impact of $1 billion in Maryland. This FY 2011 report shows how the arts support jobs, salaries, tax revenue and more.
Mike Auldridge
October 16, 2012Alta Awards Honor Pillars Of Maryland HeritagePress Release Maryland Traditions, the Folklife Program of the Maryland State Arts Council, today announced the ALTA (Achievement in Living Traditions and Arts) Award recipients for 2012. The awards recognize... Read More
Pictured from left: MICA Board member Sheila Riggs, Governor O’Malley, MICA Board chair, Fredye Gross
October 11, 2012November 2012 newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandMICA Honors Governor Martin O'Malley, Maryland Commission on Public Art tours National Harbor, Maryland arts organizations receive grants for Maryland bicentennial commemoration projects and more--... Read More
Maryland Traditions Logo
October 09, 2012Maryland State Arts Council Awards $50,000 In Grants To Support Living Traditions In MarylandPress ReleaseMaryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), has awarded $50,000 in grants for FY 2013. In total, $20,000 was appropriated for the Apprenticeship Awards... Read More
Literary Arts Week
September 26, 2012Baltimore City Hosts Literary Arts WeekPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council, in partnership with the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance and the CityLit Project, announces the second annual Literary Arts Week in Baltimore. The literary arts... Read More
FY2012 Annual Report
September 12, 2012MSAC Releases Annual ReportArts Across MarylandThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has released its fiscal year 2012 annual report. The digital report features a selection of photographs and visual art from more than 350 MSAC FY 2012 grantees... Read More
9/11 Memorial of Maryland
September 06, 2012September 2012 newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandNew fiber arts center opens on the Eastern Shore, Memorial Run begins at the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland, Maryland Traditions at the Appalachian Festival and more--Arts Maryland, September. Arts... Read More
September 01, 2012Fiscal Year 2012 Annual ReportPublicationA summary of MSAC programs, activities, expenditures and grants by county during fiscal year 2012.    
MSAC Chair Barbara Bershon
August 13, 2012New Maryland State Arts Council Officers and Councilors Take PositionsPress ReleaseA new slate of Maryland State Art Council (MSAC) officers – elected at the Council's annual June meeting—and three newly appointed council members have assumed leadership. The Council is an appointed... Read More
Voices Fly
July 03, 2012New Student Poetry Anthology is an Online Resource for TeachersNewsThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) today released Voices Fly, an anthology of Maryland students’ poetry that also contains a selection of teaching exercises designed by MSAC Poets-in-Residence.... Read More
Mike Auldridge
June 19, 2012Marylander Receives Nation's Highest Honor In Folk And Traditional ArtsPress ReleaseThe National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) today announced that bluegrass and country musician Mike Auldridge of Silver Spring, Maryland has been named one of only nine 2012 NEA 2012 National Heritage... Read More
Lucas Cowan
June 15, 2012MSAC Hires New Public Art Program DirectorNewsBaltimore (June 13, 2012)—Lucas Cowan joins the Maryland State Arts Council this week as Program Director of Public Art. Cowan holds a bachelor’s degree from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)... Read More
June 12, 2012Nominate Grant Review Panelists for MSACNewsThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) recruits individuals to serve as Grant Review Panelists. Discipline-based panelists play a significant role in the grants process through their recommendations... Read More
Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival
June 07, 2012June 2013 newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandThe NEA talks with Governor Martin O'Malley, Maryland A&E Districts grow and attract funds, Arts Council honors Individual Artist Award and more--Arts Maryland, June Arts Maryland is the Maryland... Read More
Bethesda Urban Partnership
June 05, 2012Bethesda Receives 2012 Arts & Entertainment Outstanding Achievement AwardPress ReleaseMaryland’s Department of Commerce today presented the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District with the 2012 Award for Outstanding Achievement. Bethesda Urban Partnership Marketing &... Read More
Prigel Family Creamery
May 29, 2012Maryland Traditions announces food at the 2nd Annual Folklife Festival!News Maryland Traditions, a program of the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), has announced a list of distinctive food offerings at the 2nd Annual Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival. The Festival, an... Read More
POOL by Zachary Thornton
May 22, 2012Apply for an Individual Artist AwardArts Across MarylandThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Individual Artist Awards (IAA) Program awards grants to Maryland artists through an anonymous, competitive process that encourages the artistic excellence... Read More
The Legendary Orioles
May 04, 20122ND ANNUAL MARYLAND TRADITIONS FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED!Press ReleaseThe Festival features Maryland’s traditional musicians, arts masters and their apprentices playing music and leading workshops and demonstrations in screen painting, decoy duck carving, Smith Island... Read More
Todd Marcus
April 26, 2012Apply for a Maryland Touring Grant by April 30, 2012Press ReleaseThis is a unique and exciting program for Maryland performing artists to enhance their marketing and touring capacity, as well as showcase the wide array of diverse talent in the state. Maryland... Read More
9/11 Memorial of Maryland
April 03, 2012MSAC announces new audio tour for visitors to the 9/11 Memorial of MarylandPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council announced today that a new audio tour is now available to visitors of the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland, which was unveiled last September on the 10th anniversary of the... Read More