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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
January 07, 2016Elevator Chat: Pat Cruz, Chief Innovation Officer, Young Audiences of MarylandArts Across MarylandPat Cruz is Young Audiences of Maryland Inc., (YA) Chief Innovation Officer, which recently received an Arts Education $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), that will support... Read More
December 04, 2015Elevator Chat: Diana V. Sáez, Artistic Director retiring from Coral Contigas after 25 yearsArts Across MarylandDiana V. Sáez is a leading specialist in the field of Latin American music and an accomplished, visionary choral conductor. Founded in 1991, Cantigas is one of the few chamber choruses’ in the nation... Read More
November 23, 2015Economic Impact of the Arts in Maryland Fiscal Year 2014Publication Nonprofit arts support an annual economic impact of $1.05 billion in Maryland. This FY 2014 report shows how the arts support jobs, salaries, tax revenue and more. Download the full report.
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
November 06, 2015Elevator Chat: Rebecca Alban Hoffberger is founder, director and principal curator of the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM)Arts Across MarylandRebecca Alban Hoffberger is founder, director and principal curator of the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM), which opened Thanksgiving weekend, 1995. AVAM is celebrating its 20th anniversary... Read More
October 01, 2015Governor Larry Hogan Announces Formation of Maryland Department of CommercePress ReleaseANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the formation of the Maryland Department of Commerce and appointed Mike Gill the state’s first Secretary of Commerce. Formerly known as the... Read More
September 30, 2015Elevator Chat: Joan Lyon, New Councilor on the Maryland State Arts CouncilArts Across MarylandJoan Lyon is an active supporter of the arts; she is a member of the Garrett County Arts Council and is currently serving her second term as President of its Board of Directors. Lyon also volunteers... Read More
September 24, 2015ALTA AWARDS HONOR PILLARS OF MARYLAND HERITAGEPress ReleaseBALTIMORE (September 24, 2015) - Maryland Traditions, the Folklife Program of the Maryland
September 11, 2015Governor Larry Hogan Remembers Victims of September 11th, Honors First Responders Press ReleaseANNAPOLIS, MD (September 11, 2015) – Governor Larry Hogan today visited Baltimore’s World Trade Center in the Inner Harbor to pay his respects to and remember the victims of the September 11, 2001... Read More
September 02, 2015Elevator Chat: John Schratwieser, Executive Director, Maryland Citizens for the ArtsArts Across MarylandThis October, Maryland Citizens for Art’s (MCA) will present their fourth annual ArtsLAB, This year's theme is “Community Engagement: Roles and Responsibilities of Publicly Funded Arts Organizations... Read More
August 31, 2015Fiscal Year 2015 Annual ReportPublicationA summary of Maryland State Arts Council programs, activities, expenditures and grants during the 2015 fiscal year. Download a copy here.
August 27, 2015Maryland's First Lady Visits Wellness House of AnnapolisNewsMaryland's First Lady Yumi Hogan shared her talents with Wellness House of Annapolis as part of #MDUnites, a service day on August 26, 2015. She taught cancer patients and their families the art of... Read More
August 20, 2015 MSAC Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster Application Now OpenPress ReleaseAugust 20, 2015 (Baltimore) - The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster application is now open. As one of the two components in the Maryland Performing Arts... Read More
August 19, 2015FY2017 Grants For Organizations Deadlines and Informational SessionsPress Release The Maryland State Arts Council's FY2017 Grants for Organizations (GFO) program provides unrestricted operating support to arts organizations and arts programs through grant awards. Join GFO ... Read More