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April 15, 2016Maryland State Arts Council Receives Record-Setting FY 2017 FundingPress Release  Demonstrating his continued commitment to the arts in Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan's proposed increase in the fiscal year 2017 appropriation for the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) budget was... Read More
  FY 2016 Apprentice Team Tyrome Elliott (left) and Ryan Elliott, are members of The Sensational  Royal Lights, a gospel quartet. Ty resides in Catonsville and Ryan, his son, lives in Baltimore.
April 12, 2016Maryland State Arts Councils' Maryland Traditions Program Awards FY 2017 GrantsPress ReleaseMaryland Traditions, the folklife program of theMaryland State Arts Council (MSAC) announces the awardees of both the MarylandTraditions Apprenticeship Awards and the Maryland Traditions Project... Read More
Painting by Carolyn Case of Baltimore County, 2016 Individual Artist Awardee
March 30, 2016 Maryland State Arts Council Announces 2016 Individual Artist Award RecipientsPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) announced today, the recipients of MSAC's 2016 Individual Artist Awards (IAA). These awards recognize the exceptional artistic achievements of talented artists... Read More
March 09, 2016Nine Maryland Students Compete for State Title at 11th Poetry Out Loud Press ReleaseMore than 9,000 Maryland students in 13 counties competed in statewide Poetry Out Loud (POL) competitions, with the strongest nine advancing through a series of school and regional contests... Read More
February 22, 2016 The 2016 Cherry Adler Award goes to Columbia Center for Theatrical ArtsPress ReleaseFebruary 22, 2016 (BALTIMORE) – The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce, today, awarded its esteemed Cherry Adler Award to Columbia Center for... Read More
First Lady Yumi Hogan at 2016 Maryland Arts Day.
February 17, 2016GOVERNOR HOGAN PROPOSES RECORD FUNDING FOR MARYLAND ARTS COMMUNITYPress ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD (February 16, 2016) – Demonstrating his continued commitment to the arts in Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan has proposed a record-setting $20.3 million FY 2017 budget for the Maryland... Read More
February 01, 2016Maryland State Arts Council selects Chad Edward Buterbaugh as Program Director of Folk and Traditional ArtsPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has selected Chad Edward Buterbaugh as its new Program Director of Folk and Traditional Arts effective February 3, 2016. Buterbaugh will manage grants in the... Read More
 John Ruppert, Sculptor, Photographer
January 21, 2016 Artists Announced for the Maryland Artist Registry Juried ExhibitionPress ReleaseJanuary 21, 2016, BALTIMORE - Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with the Maryland State Art Council (MSAC) is hosting a statewide juried exhibition curated by Gamynne Guillotte from the... Read More
Winfield Parker, Roy Cox Photographers
November 19, 2015ALTA Awards Features Legendary R&B Musician Winfield ParkerPress ReleaseBALTIMORE (November 19, 2015) - A concert by Winfield Parker, legendary R&B, soul and gospel singer and musician, will highlight the Maryland State Arts Council, Maryland Traditions annual... Read More
Teapot and Bullan Cup by Denise Joyal
November 03, 2015Buy Local! New Maryland Artist Marketplace Open Press Release Baltimore (November 3, 2015) -The new Maryland Marketplace is now open! The Maryland State Arts Council invites Maryland artists of all disciplines to sign-up for the Maryland Artist Registry, and... Read More