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November 14, 2011Arts Generate $1 Billion in Economic Impact for MarylandPress Release“The arts are a significant source for job creation and part of the economic engine that powers our State,” said Governor O’Malley. “By investing in the arts, we are making a commitment to the most... Read More
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November 06, 2011Maryland Traditions Announces 2011 ALTA Award RecipientsPress ReleaseMaryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council, today announced the winners of its annual ALTA (Achievement in Living Traditions and Arts) Awards, recognizing living... Read More
Literary Arts Week
September 29, 2011MSAC Launches Literary Arts WeekArts Across MarylandThe Maryland State Arts Council, in partnership with the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance and the CityLit Project, announces the launch of Literary Arts Week in Baltimore this October. This... Read More
Edwin Remsberg
September 27, 2011MSAC Gallery - Maryland Masters: Edwin Remsberg's Portraits of Maryland TraditionsNewsSince 2008, Remsberg – a former Baltimore Sun photographer and Harford County native – has documented Maryland Traditions’ master artists as they have passed their skills on to their apprentices. The... Read More
September 20, 2011Free Tickets for NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda on Sept 23NewsWashington, D.C. – Where can you see Mardi Gras Indians in full regalia, taiko drummers, a saxophonist playing Bulgarian wedding music, and a Piedmont blues artist, all sharing the same stage? At the... Read More
Baker Artist Award
September 20, 2011Baker artist awards 2011 winners at the Baltimore Museum of Art through Oct 2, 2011. Reception Oct 1Arts Across MarylandBaker artist awards 2011 winners At the Baltimore Museum of art through Oct. 2 For more information, visit
9/11 Memorial of Maryland
September 08, 20119/11 Memorial of Maryland Dedicated on 10th Anniversary of AttacksPress ReleaseTwo-hundred family members, guests and the public joined the Morgan State University Choir in the singing of the National Anthem as the program began. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski,... Read More
Americans for the Arts
July 12, 2011Corporate Office Properties Trust one of 10 Best Companies Supporting the Arts in AmericaArts Across MarylandThe BCA 10: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America recognizes businesses of all sizes for their exceptional involvement with the arts that enrich the workplace, education, and the community.... Read More
Todd Marcus
July 12, 2011National Residency Grant Awarded To Baltimore's Contemporary Arts Inc. and the Todd Marcus Jazz OrchestraArts Across MarylandBALTIMORE (July 5, 2011) - Baltimore arts nonprofit Contemporary Arts Inc. and the Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra have been awarded one of only 12 prestigious 2011 residency grants given nationally by... Read More
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July 12, 2011Baltimore Receives Inaugural Our Town Grant from NEA!Arts Across MarylandNEA Chairman Rocco Landesman Announces Inaugural Our Town Grants Washington, DC - Today, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced the inaugural round of "Our Town" funding, totaling $6.575... Read More
Governor Martin O'Malley
July 11, 2011GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES $11 MILLION IN ARTS AWARDSPress Release“Maryland is fortunate to have leadership that recognizes that in addition to being an economic driver, the arts are an educational asset that foster young imaginations and facilitate critical... Read More
July 06, 2011Maryland Touring Artists Roster ApplicationArts Across MarylandThe Maryland Touring Artists Roster application is now available for performing artists who reside in Maryland. The purpose of the Maryland Touring Artists Roster is to increase opportunities for... Read More
July 06, 2011MSAC Invites Nominations for Grants Review PanelistsArts Across MarylandThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) recruits individuals to serve as Grant Review Panelists. Discipline-based panelists play a significant role in the grants process through their recommendations... Read More
June 24, 2011Maryland's own Warner Williams receives NEA Lifetime HonorPress ReleaseJune 24, 2011- Washington, DC – A slack key guitarist, Mardi Gras Indian chief, and Taiko drum leaders are among this year's NEA National Heritage Fellowship recipients, announced today by National... Read More
June 12, 2011Maryland Traditions taps family team with award Frederick News PostNewsKathy and Carrie Holter represent an unusual mother-daughter sewing team. The Holters are the recipients of a Maryland Traditions Master-Apprentice Award -- a program of the Maryland State Arts... Read More
June 03, 2011MSAC July 2011 Newsletter!Arts Across Maryland
June 01, 2011Traditionally Maryland - Maryland Traditions featured in Maryland Life MagazinePress ReleaseMaryland Life Magazine!">Traditionally Maryland by Jason Tinney When you think of folk art, scrapple probably isn’t the first thing that jumps to mind. But in San Domingo, a rural African-... Read More
May 23, 2011Plans for the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland UnveiledPress ReleaseIt was the first time the renderings of the memorial site were made public. Markers etched in the memorial’s stone base will note the times when each plane crashed into the towers, the Pentagon and... Read More
May 20, 2011MD Artist Joyce Scott in New episode of the Peabody-Award Winning PBS series CRAFT IN AMERICAArts Across MarylandThis new episode, entitled MESSAGES, looks at the ways many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression. They use craft to tell a story, prove a point, or bring attention to... Read More
May 17, 2011MSAC Individual Artist Awards Deadline - July 28, 2011NewsThis year's categories are limited to: • Non-Classical Music Composition • Non-Classical Music Solo Performance • Playwriting • Visual Arts: Crafts • Visual Arts: Photography The MSAC... Read More