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July 30, 2009<b>MSAC AWARDS FY 2010 GRANTS FOR ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT GRANTS</b>Press ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council's FY 2010 (July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010) Grants for Organizations (GFO) and Community Arts Development (CAD) grants have been awarded. Download a Fact Sheet... Read More
July 28, 2009<B>SPECIAL FUND FOR PERSERVATION OF CULTURAL ARTS IN MARYLAND (HB 193)Press Release View the legislation
July 14, 2009GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES ARRA GRANTSPress ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD (July 13, 2009) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that 29 Maryland arts organizations have been awarded $306,050 in Maryland Arts Employment Stabilization Program grants by the... Read More
July 09, 2009<B>NOW ACCEPTING MARYLAND TOURING ARTISTS ROSTER APPLICATIONS</B>NewsCapital Region Performing Arts Touring Program MARYLAND TOURING ARTISTS ROSTER APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 14, 2009 The purpose of the Maryland Touring Artists Roster is to increase opportunities... Read More
July 09, 2009<b>MARYLANDER MARY ANN MEARS RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL GOVERNOR’S ASSOCIATION ARTS AWARD</b>Press Releaseand founder and Chair Emeritus of the Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS) Alliance, has received the Distinguished Service to the Arts award from the National Governors Association (NGA).... Read More
June 25, 2009<b>MSAC RECRUITING INDIVIDUALS TO SERVE AS GRANT REVIEW PANELISTS</b>NewsThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) is currently recruiting individuals to serve as Grant Review Panelists. Discipline-based panels play a significant role in the grants process through their... Read More
June 11, 2009<b>INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS PRESS RELEASE</b>Press ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council celebrates the 2009 Individual Artist Awards recipients on Wednesday, June 24, at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Artists will be recognized. Attendees may visit the... Read More
June 02, 2009<b>ACHIEVEMENT IN LIVING TRADITIONS AND ARTS AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED</b>Press ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD (June 2, 2009) - Maryland Traditions, a cooperative program of the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland State Arts Council celebrates folklife and living traditions in Maryland... Read More
May 27, 2009<b>CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS</b>NewsDESCRIPTION: Exhibitions in the gallery from Fall 2009 through June 2010 will celebrate the 5th anniversary of the dedication of the James Backas Gallery at the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).... Read More
May 27, 2009<b>MARYLAND FOLK ARTS CELEBRATED </b>NewsMaryland Traditions, a program of the Maryland State Arts Council and the Maryland Historical Trust, will present a traditional and folk arts showcase on Thursday, June 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Creative... Read More
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May 06, 2009NEA Announces Grants to Arts OrganizationsArts Across MarylandThe National Endowment for the Arts - - announced its second round of funding for fiscal year 2009. Twenty organizations in Maryland were awarded a total of $2,751,000 in the categories... Read More
April 16, 2009Ola Belle Reed Featured On Tapestry of The TimesArts Across MarylandDescription: A one hour feature episode of “Tapestry of the Times” on WYPR Radio. This episode – which was a collaboration between Maryland Traditions and WYPR – focuses on traditional music-makers... Read More
April 14, 2009MARYLAND UNVEILS STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE ARTSPress ReleaseBaltimore, Maryland (April 15, 2009) – Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development Secretary Christian S. Johansson and Maryland State Arts Council Chair E. Scott Johnson today joined... Read More
April 14, 2009GOVERNOR O'MALLEY ANNOUNCES MARYLAND ARTS EMPLOYMENT STABILIZATION PROGRAMPress ReleaseLink to the Maryland Arts Employment Stabilization Program Information and Guidelines April 15, 2009 (Baltimore Maryland) -- Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Maryland has been awarded $... Read More
March 27, 2009<b>JOIN US FOR THE IMAGINE MARYLAND UNVEILING<b>NewsFY ‘09 Imagine Maryland A Strategic Plan for the Arts 2009-2013
March 25, 2009CUMBERLAND TAPPED FOR INAUGURAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDPress ReleaseThe Cumberland Arts & Entertainment District was presented today with the inaugural Outstanding Achievement Award by the Maryland Department of Commerce. The award recognizes Cumberland’s success... Read More
March 17, 2009<b>ARTS IN EDUCATION eGRANT APPLICATION TELECONFERENCE</b>NewsChris Stewart, Maryland State Arts Council program director for Arts in Education, will be leading a conference call on filling out the eGRANT application for an artist-in-residence to visit a school... Read More
March 16, 2009<b>ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE</b>NewsThe ODA Program is designed to provide development, financial and management support services to non-profit organizations that present or produce arts programs and projects. For more information... Read More
March 06, 2009<B>ARTS RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT STIMULUS GRANTS</B>NewsEligible organizations may receive NEA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds through one source only – in Maryland, organizations may apply directly to the NEA or directly to the Maryland... Read More
March 05, 2009<b>IN MEMORIAM</b>NewsIn Memoriam: John Cephas, 1930-2009 The Maryland State Arts Council mourns the passing of master Piedmont blues guitarist John Cephas, who died on March 4, 2009. Mr. Cephas possessed a virtuosic... Read More
March 02, 2009MSAC In The MediaNewsListen Now to Part 1 - Maryland Statewide Survey of the Arts (09:53) Theresa Colvin, the Executive Director of MSAC; Steve Raabe, the principal in OpinionWorks; and Kelly Barsdate, Chief Program and... Read More
February 04, 2009<b>EXHIBIT AT THE JAMES BACKAS GALLERY</b>NewsMARYLAND STATE ARTS COUNCIL/JAMES BACKAS GALLERY OPENS NEW EXHIBITHand to Frame/Surface to Lens - Drawing, Painting, Collage and Film Exhibit Dates: February 9 - April 30, 2009Curator: Symmes... Read More
February 03, 2009<b>POETRY OUT LOUD</b>Press ReleaseBaltimore, MD (January 26, 2009) — The Maryland State Arts Council announces the 2009 Maryland State Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Finals will be on Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at... Read More
February 03, 2009<b>MARYLAND TRADITIONS PROGRAM</b>NewsBALTIMORE, MD – Calling all Maryland-based traditional artists and organizations – Maryland Traditions, a partnership of the Maryland State Arts Council and the Maryland Historical Trust to develop... Read More