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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
February 14, 2011MARYLAND TRADITIONS CO-HOSTS "THE SIGNAL" THIS FRIDAY AT NOON ON WYPR 88.1FMNewswww.signalradio.orgwww.calebstine.comhttp://campbellstories.com/storytellers/hugh-campbell/
February 01, 2011MD TRADITIONS PROJECT GRANTS & APPRENTICESHIP AWARDS DEADLINE FEB 11NewsMaryland Traditions Project Grants support research and programming that adds significance to Maryland communities by encouraging and funding professionals as well as community scholars,... Read More
February 01, 201193 MARYLAND ARTISTS RECEIVE INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDSPress Release“The Individual Artist Awards program recognizes the talent and hard work of the State’s many individual artists and the vital role that they play in making our communities a better place to live and... Read More
January 28, 2011FORMER MSAC CHAIR, E. SCOTT JOHNSON, PRESENTED WITH MARYLAND ARTS ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR AWARD AT MARYLAND ARTS DAYNewsThe award is presented to an individual whose advocacy efforts have significantly increases support for and public recognition of the arts in Maryland.
January 25, 2011Creative Ways Arts Find FundingNewsGo to http://www.pbs.org/nbr/site/onair/transcripts/arts_creative_funding_101230/.
January 24, 2011BALTIMORE’S ZIGER/SNEAD SELECTED TO DESIGN MARYLAND 9/11 MEMORIALPress ReleaseThe memorial, which will incorporate steel beams from New York’s Twin Towers, is scheduled to be unveiled this year, the 10th anniversary of the tragedy. Ziger/Snead Architects will lead the design... Read More
December 09, 2010TOWN OF BEL AIR SELECTED AS THE 19TH A & E DISTRICTPress Release“With this designation, the Town of Bel Air becomes the 19th Arts and Entertainment District in Maryland, joining the other jurisdictions that have received this distinction over the past decade,”... Read More
November 22, 2010GOVERNOR RECEIVES ARTIFACTS FROM NEW YORK'S WORLD TRADE CENTER TWIN TOWERSPress Release "We are honored to accept an artifact from the Twin Towers as the core of our memorial,” said Governor O’Malley. “The completed monument will serve as a tribute to those that lost their lives on... Read More
November 10, 2010MSAC AND UMBC FORM EXPLORATORY PARTNERSHIP IN MARYLAND TRADITIONS PROGRAMPress ReleaseMARYLAND STATE ARTS COUNCIL AND UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY FORM EXPLORATORY PARTNERSHIP IN MARYLAND TRADITIONS PROGRAM Folklife Program Collaboration begins in Academic Year 2010/... Read More
October 22, 2010THIRD ANNUAL MARYLAND PRESENTERS NETWORKING MEETING, NOV 15, 2010NewsPLEASE RSVP TO 410-767-6555 OR MSAC@MSAC.ORG AGENDA: 10:00 AM WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS 10:30 AM MARYLAND CULTURAL DATA REPORT ON MARYLAND PRESENTERS The Maryland Cultural Data Project (Maryland... Read More
October 18, 2010Professional design teams sought for Maryland 9/11 Memorial project.NewsClick here to download RFQ and see images of the artifact. Selection of a team will be based on a list of criteria including design excellence, innovation and aesthetic sensibility based on past... Read More
September 29, 2010RESPECTING HUMANITY: extended through MAR 18, 2011News An exhibition of quilts by Joan Gaither is on view at the Maryland State Arts Council/James Backas Gallery through February 11, 2011. Dr. Gaither’s quilts tell stories and incorporate a variety of... Read More
September 10, 2010WORLD TRADE CENTER IN BALTIMORE TAPPED AS SITE FOR MARYLAND 9/11 MEMORIALPress Release“We can never forget the tragic events of 9/11, and it was important that Maryland create a lasting tribute to honor the many brave men and women who lost their lives that day, as well as the many... Read More