News & Events
April 12, 2010Arts in Education - Artists-in-Residence Program Application & eGrantNewsClick here for more information about the Arts in Education - Artists-in-Residence Program - including downloadable guidelines. Click here to go to eGRANT
March 31, 2010Arts and Entertainment Districts Designation Guidelines Available Now - Deadline: October 1, 2010NewsClick here for more information about the Arts and Entertainments Districts Program.
March 30, 2010MSAC Presents Cherry Adler Award to The Puppet Co.Press ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce, has awarded its esteemed Cherry Adler Award to The Puppet Co., a Montgomery County-based theater company... Read More
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 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.
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 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