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October 14, 2008<b>STATEWIDE SURVEY OF THE ARTS</b>Press ReleaseNews RELEASE Tourism, Film and the Arts 217 East Redwood Street Baltimore, Maryland 21202 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Karen Glenn Hood 410-767-6318... Read More
October 10, 2008<b>Poet Laureate Call for Nominations - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER DECEMBER 16, 2008</b>NewsMaryland State Poet Laureate Position The Maryland State Arts Council is seeking nominations for the honorary position of State Poet Laureate. The Poet Laureate position was formally... Read More
October 10, 2008<b>2009 Poet Laureate Selection Committee</b>NewsAnnapolis, MD (October 9, 2008) – Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by St. John’s College President Christopher B. Nelson, today announced the appointment of Alice McDermott as the Chair of the State... Read More
October 01, 2008Statewide Survey of the ArtsPublicationThe poll shows that Maryland that is unusually engaged with the Arts. Nearly seven in ten Marylanders say the Arts touch their lives.     Downloadable Documents Full Survey Survey Fact Sheet
September 18, 2008GALLERY EXHIBIT - NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 18, 2008Press ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD (September 8, 2008) – The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce, will host an opening reception and gallery talk in its James Backas... Read More
September 15, 2008CAPITAL REGION PERFORMING ARTS TOURING PROGRAMPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) is pleased to announce a new program initiative for professional Maryland performing artists—the MSAC Touring Artist Roster. The purpose of the MSAC Touring... Read More
September 15, 2008GRANTS INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR MARYLAND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONSNewsGrants Information Sessions are being offered on October 7 and 11, 2008. Please click on the link below for more information. PLEASE NOTE: OCTOBER 6, 2008 INFORMATION SESSION CANCELED DUE TO... Read More
August 27, 2008GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES PUBLIC ART GRANTSPress ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD (August 26, 2008) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that in recognition of the newly created Maryland Public Art Commission, $22,970 in matching grants has been awarded to five... Read More
August 07, 2008MSAC Strategic Plan - You Can Participate! Click Here to Take the SurveyNewsCLICK HERE TO TAKE THE imagineMARYLAND SURVEY
August 07, 2008GOVERNOR O’MALLEY INVITES PUBLIC INPUT ON IMAGINE MARYLANDPress ReleaseBaltimore, Maryland (August 7, 2008) -- Governor Martin O’Malley today invited public input on the recently unveiled Imagine Maryland, a community collaboration and cultural planning initiative to... Read More
July 21, 2008GOVERNOR O’MALLEY APPOINTS FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO STATE ARTS COUNCILPress ReleaseGovernor Martin O’Malley today announced the appointment of four new members to the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). The new members, who will serve threeyear terms, are Barbara Bershon (St.... Read More
July 10, 2008INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS AWARDS APPLICATION DEADLINE - JULY 31, 2009NewsMARYLAND STATE ARTS COUNCIL 2009 INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2008, 4:30 p.m. Application Categories: Choreography Music Composition Playwriting Poetry Visual... Read More
July 09, 2008TEACHING ARTIST INSTITUTE WORKSHOP:NewsAll Maryland artists are invited to attend the Teaching Artist Institute’s half day workshop on classroom management. Topics include working with at-risk youth in and through the arts. The event also... Read More
June 12, 2008GOVERNOR O’MALLEY LAUNCHES <I>imagineMARYLANDPress ReleaseInitiative seeks public input to strengthen State’s creative community Governor Martin O’Malley launched Imagine Maryland: 2008-2013, a community collaboration and cultural planning initiative to... Read More
June 02, 20082009 INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS WORKSHOPS - JUNE 18, 19, 26NewsThe Maryland State Arts Council will hold three technical assistance grant workshops throughout the state for residents interested in applying for individual artist awards. The Maryland State Arts... Read More
June 02, 2008GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES NEW ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTSPress ReleaseAnnapolis and Hagerstown designated, Hagerstown expanded and recertified. To further stimulate local business activity, Governor Martin O’Malley announced that the cities of Annapolis and Havre... Read More
May 06, 2008INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS CELEBRATION - <b> JUNE 14, 2008NewsCelebrate the 2008 Individual Artist Awards (IAA) recipients at an event on June 14, 3pm at the Brown Center at the Maryland Institute, College of Art (1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.) The IAA program... Read More
May 06, 2008MARYLAND MASTERS SHOWCASE: DOWN THE STREET AND AROUND THE WORLDPress ReleaseMaryland Traditions presents: 2008 MARYLAND TRADITIONS GATHERING & SHOWCASE Celebrate the recipients of the 2008 ALTA (Achievements in Living Traditions in the Arts) award, and recognize the... Read More
March 19, 2008GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES MEMBERS OF MARYLAND PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONPress ReleaseAlthough created by legislation in 2005, the Commission was inactive until the O’Malley-Brown Transition Report identified it as a key initiative to move forward. The Commission held its first... Read More
February 08, 200897 MARYLAND ARTISTS RECEIVE MSAC INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDSPress ReleaseFull press release and list of artists.
January 30, 2008MARYLAND TRADITIONS GRANTS APPLICATIONS FOR FY2009News More information on Maryland Traditions Full Press Release
January 16, 2008GOVERNOR PROPOSES BUDGET INCREASE FOR THE ARTSPress ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD (January 16, 2008) – Demonstrating his continued commitment to Maryland’s Arts community, Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that he has proposed a $16.475 million operating... Read More
January 16, 2008MARYLAND ARTS DAY - FEB 7, 2008NewsFor details about Maryland Arts Day contact Maryland Citizens for the Arts at 410-467-6700 or
WORLD 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