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June 12, 2011Maryland Traditions taps family team with award Frederick News PostNewsKathy and Carrie Holter represent an unusual mother-daughter sewing team. The Holters are the recipients of a Maryland Traditions Master-Apprentice Award -- a program of the Maryland State Arts... Read More
June 03, 2011MSAC July 2011 Newsletter!Arts Across Maryland
June 01, 2011Traditionally Maryland - Maryland Traditions featured in Maryland Life MagazinePress ReleaseMaryland Life Magazine!">Traditionally Maryland by Jason Tinney When you think of folk art, scrapple probably isn’t the first thing that jumps to mind. But in San Domingo, a rural African-... Read More
May 23, 2011Plans for the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland UnveiledPress ReleaseIt was the first time the renderings of the memorial site were made public. Markers etched in the memorial’s stone base will note the times when each plane crashed into the towers, the Pentagon and... Read More
May 20, 2011MD Artist Joyce Scott in New episode of the Peabody-Award Winning PBS series CRAFT IN AMERICAArts Across MarylandThis new episode, entitled MESSAGES, looks at the ways many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression. They use craft to tell a story, prove a point, or bring attention to... Read More
May 17, 2011MSAC Individual Artist Awards Deadline - July 28, 2011NewsThis year's categories are limited to: • Non-Classical Music Composition • Non-Classical Music Solo Performance • Playwriting • Visual Arts: Crafts • Visual Arts: Photography The MSAC... Read More
May 11, 2011Maryland Traditions wins Preservation AwardNewsThe award will be presented Friday, May 20 at 4 p.m. in the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis. This honor pays tribute to the work of Art Council staff, especially Clifford Murphy, Elaine... Read More
April 18, 2011MARYLAND MAKES IT TO THE POETRY OUT LOUD NATIONAL FINALS !NewsThis is a one-time-only webcast, and will not be available for viewing after the event. For more information on the Maryland Poetry Out Loud program go to: Read More
April 06, 2011MARYLAND TOURING GRANTS DEADLINE- APRIL 29, 2011!NewsThis 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
April 05, 2011ARTS IN COMMUNITIES PROGRAM GRANT DEADLINE - APR 28, 2011NewsThe program serves two kinds of organizations: 1) those for which Arts in Communities Grants provide an introduction to MSAC grants programs, and/or 2) community organizations planning specific... Read More
April 04, 2011MARYLAND TRADITIONS FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL DRAWS 3000 VISITORS!Press Release“The traditional arts are a vital part of our culture, keeping us connected to our heritage and enhancing awareness of Maryland’s unique folk artists,” said Governor O’Malley. “The Maryland... Read More
March 29, 2011Station North Receives Arts & Entertainment District Outstanding Achievement AwardPress Release“The support and promotion of artists and arts organizations has helped rejuvenate existing properties and improve local business viability in the District as part of the continuing development of... Read More
March 22, 2011UMBC and Maryland Traditions Panel Presentation on Sustaining Living Traditions - 4pm, Mar 30, 2011NewsMaryland Traditions: A Panel Presentation Join UMBC for a conversation with representatives of Maryland's only statewide program to sustain living traditions through documentation and presentation... Read More
March 21, 201134-year-old Caleb Stine and 81-year-old Burton DeBusk bridge the generation gap on The Signal.NewsIt was a wintry Saturday afternoon in rural Cecil County, Maryland, at a one-room post office turned furniture shop near the town of Elkton. Outside the old building, a January wind whistled over... Read More
March 15, 2011MICA to buy Globe Poster collectionNewsMICA announced Friday that it would acquire approximately 75 percent of Globe's collection — about 5,000 letterpress illustrations, many of them hand-carved; 350 drawers of type; and original posters... Read More
March 03, 2011MARYLAND POETRY OUT LOUD COMPETITION WINNERSPress Release“The contest is a great way to teach poetry and help students develop their communication skills,” said William Mandicott, MSAC Chair, “and the youth are inspired by the great poetry as are we when... Read More
February 28, 2011FREEWORKSHOP! LOGIC MODELING AND PROGRAM PLANNING , MARCH 31, 5PMNewsEvaluation planning helps program managers answer three fundamental questions about service delivery: 1. What did we do? 2. How well did we do it? 3. What changes occurred because of our programs... Read More
February 23, 2011MARYLAND STATE POETRY OUT LOUD FINALS! FEB 26, 1PM AT ENOCH PRATT CENTRAL LIBRARYNewsEnoch Pratt Central Library's Wheeler Auditorium 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore   The Maryland State Arts Council has partnered with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation to... Read More
February 21, 2011REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS OPEN FOR 1812 BICENTENNIAL FRANCIS SCOTT KEY BRIDGE PUBLIC ART PROJECTNewsThe Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission is coordinating a multi-year initiative to commemorate the bicentennial of the Star-Spangled Banner and War of 1812. Working with public and private... Read More