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March 25, 2010Department of Commerce Secretary Christian Johansson Reads Across MarylandArts Across MarylandSecretary Johansson read Sootface by Robert San Souci, a Native American version of the popular Cinderella story, to 20 captivated students, on March 23. The students are currently studying the... Read More
March 18, 2010Maryland Traditions and WYPR collaborate on "The Signal"Arts Across MarylandAhmad Borhani is a Persian Classical Musician who lives in the Rosedale section of Baltimore. He came to Baltimore from Iran in 1985 after the Ayatollah forced many Iranian musicians and... Read More
March 01, 2010Governor O'Malley Announces 2010 Individual Artist AwardsPress ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BALTIMORE - February 25, 2010 - Governor Martin O'Malley announced today that 98 Maryland artists representing eight artistic disciplines have been selected to receive... Read More
December 21, 2009<b>LATINO ARTS ROUNDTABLE</b>NewsPlease join us on Tuesday, January 12, for the Maryland State Arts Council's first Latino Arts Roundtable discussion. Over the past few months we have reached out to you and other leaders from... Read More
December 09, 2009<b>ARTS IN COMMUNITIES PROGRAM - UPCOMING DEADLINE</b>News Click here for more information on the Arts in Communities Program.   For more information, email Shirley Howard, Program Director, or call her at 410-767-6542.  
December 09, 2009<b>Mid Atlantic Artist Registry</b>Press ReleaseMid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new, on-line registry of artist fellowship winners from Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,... Read More
November 24, 2009INFORMATION SESSION FOR WRITERS AND POETSNewsAttention Writers and Poets: Join us for an information session on how to showcase your work on the Baker Awards website! Brought to you jointly by The Maryland State Arts Council, The Greater... Read More
November 17, 2009MARYLAND TRADITIONS - APPRENTICESHIP AWARDS PROGRAM GUIDELINESNewsClick here for more information on the Maryland Traditions Apprenticeship Awards Program.   For more information, email Clifford Murphy, Program Director, or call him at 410-767-6450.  
November 16, 2009<b><I>The Language of Objects</b> exhibition extended to Apr 19NewsA new exhibit curated by Beverly Ress in the James Backas Gallery. Exhibition Dates: December 3, 2009 through April 19, 2010 Works by six Maryland artists are featured:  Brent Crothers   Steven... Read More
October 21, 2009<b>WYPR'S THE SIGNAL EPISODE CO-PRODUCED BY MSAC FOLKLORIST</b>Arts Across MarylandMaryland Traditions and WYPR (88.1 FM, Baltimore) announce a new collaborative feature broadcast episode of “The Signal” Planting Seeds Around The World: The Legacy of Piedmont Bluesman “Bowling... Read More
October 07, 2009<b>POET LAUREATE RADIO INTERVIEW - OCTOBER 12, 2009</b>NewsMaryland’s Ninth Poet Laureate, Stanley Plumly, will appear on Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast on 88.1 WYPR on October 12, 2009 in the 9:30 am half hour of the program. Mr. Plumly, a Distinguished... Read More
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