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Artist at work in Gateway A&E District Studio
March 20, 2014A&E Districts Attract Visitors, Support Jobs Press ReleaseIn fiscal year 2013, 20 Maryland Arts and Entertainment (A&E) Districts collectively supported an estimated 5,144 new jobs that paid $149 million in wages. New jobs combined with A&E District... Read More
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March 20, 2014NEA Challenge America Fast Track GrantArts Across MarylandNEA's Challenge America Fast-Track Director Michael Killoren will present a webinar on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET to help potential applicants navigate the application materials... Read More
2014 Poetry Out Loud top three finalists
March 17, 2014Maryland Names Poetry Out Loud State ChampionPress ReleaseThe Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) today announced that Akash Menon, a junior at Urbana High School in Frederick County, placed first at the 2014 Maryland Poetry Out Loud (POL) state final... Read More
taxes
March 11, 2014Tax Prep Q&A for Artists Arts Across MarylandPlease join the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA) and Station North Arts and Entertainment, Inc. on Tuesday, March 25 for a Q&A session for artists on filing income tax returns.... Read More
Maryland Department of Planning
March 10, 2014African American Heritage Preservation Program GrantsArts Across MarylandThe African American Heritage Preservation Grant Program is administered as a joint partnership of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Maryland Historical... Read More
Bullhorn
March 07, 2014March 2014 Newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandArts Council launches new website, Gov. O'Malley honored by MCA, new talent joins the MSAC Touring Roster and more--Arts Maryland, March Arts Maryland is the Maryland State Arts Council's monthly... Read More
Maryland Department of Planning
March 06, 2014Federal Funds Available for Hurricane Sandy ReliefArts Across MarylandThe Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has announced a competitive process to provide financial assistance to properties, districts or jurisdictions in Maryland that were affected by Hurricane Sandy.... Read More
PNC Transformative Art Prize
March 06, 2014PNC Transformative Art Prize ReturnsArts Across MarylandThe Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) and PNC Bank announce the return of the annual PNC Transformative Art Prize. The award supports communities in their efforts to improve their... Read More
MHT
March 06, 2014Federal Funds Available for Hurricane Sandy ReliefThe Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has announced a competitive process to provide financial assistance to properties, districts or jurisdictions in Maryland that were affected by Hurricane Sandy.... Read More
Bejing Guitar Duo
March 05, 2014New talent joins MSAC Touring RosterArts Across MarylandThe Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster includes a group of 59 professional, Maryland-based performing artists that are available to be presented by Maryland arts organizations at reduced cost—... Read More
Blessed Sheriff
March 03, 2014Students Vie for Poetry Out Loud State TitlePress ReleaseOf the more than 15,000 students in 17 Maryland counties who have competed in the 2014 Poetry Out Loud (POL) national poetry recitation contest, the strongest nine have advanced through a series of... Read More
Performing Arts and Humanities Building
February 28, 2014UMBC Selects Public Art Finalists Press ReleaseThe University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) today joins the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) in announcing the names of three finalists selected to create a public art installation outside... Read More
The Extraordinary Fifth-Grade Field Trip
February 26, 2014The Extraordinary Fifth-Grade Field TripArts Across MarylandThrough an Artist-in-Residence Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, Beverly Farms Elementary School was able to hire Leila Cabib, commercially successful cartoonist and illustrator, to host a... Read More
Art Works arts.gov
February 25, 2014NEA Creative Writing Fellowship: PoetryArts Across MarylandThis year's National Endowment for the Arts' Literature Fellowships program will offer $25,000 grants in poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing... Read More
Creative Capital
February 24, 2014Apply for Creative CapitalArts Across MarylandCreative Capital provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in all creative disciplines. Since 1999, its awards program has committed $30 million in... Read More
ArtPlace America
February 24, 2014ArtPlace America Grantee Summit to be WebcastArts Across MarylandArtPlace America is a collaboration of 13 leading national and regional foundations and six of the nation’s largest banks. It invests in art and culture to promote transformative vibrancy and... Read More
The Fred
February 21, 2014Fred Lazarus IV Artscape PrizeArts Across MarylandThe Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts (BOPA) has announced the first inaugural Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize, "The Fred." The prize awards $1,000 to a student artist living in Baltimore... Read More
Doug Mann, MCA, Board of Trustees, Chair and John Schratweiser, MCA, Executive Director with Gov. O’Malley
February 12, 2014Gov. O’Malley receives Outstanding Leadership in the Arts Award Arts Across MarylandAt its 16th annual Maryland Arts Day, Maryland Citizens for the Arts (MCA) presented Gov. O’Malley with its Outstanding Leadership in the Arts Award.  The award was given to O’Malley for his... Read More
MCA hosts Maryland Arts Day
February 06, 2014February 2014 Newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandMCA hosts the 16th Annual Arts Day, MSAC releases statewide poll of the arts, Poetry Out Loud sweeps Maryland schools and more--Arts Maryland, February Arts Maryland is the Maryland State Arts... Read More
New Poll: Maryland Public Supports the Arts (cover art "Untitled," painting by Bill Schmidt)
February 04, 2014New Poll: Maryland Public Supports the ArtsPress ReleaseAt 81%, Marylanders overwhelmingly agree that “a vibrant arts community makes Maryland a better place to live,” according to a new statewide public opinion survey released today by the Maryland State... Read More
February 04, 2014Statewide Poll: The Arts in MarylandPublicationAt 81%, Marylanders overwhelmingly agree that “a vibrant arts community makes Maryland a better place to live,” according to a new statewide public opinion survey released today by the MSAC. ... Read More
Sweet Heaven Kings headline ALTA Awards
January 09, 2014January 2014 Newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandLt. Governor Brown announces tax credits with in Maryland A&E's, ALTA Awards honor state's living traditions, Arts Ed taskforce hosts regional forums and more. Arts Maryland, January Arts... Read More
January 01, 2014Maryland Traditions 2013 ALTA AwardsPublicationALTA awards are presented annually to an individual or group, a place and a tradition that embody outstanding stewardship of living traditions and help to preserve Maryland’s cultural heritage.  The... Read More
December 05, 2013December 2013 Newsletter - Arts MarylandArts Across MarylandNonprofit arts a $1 billion boost for Maryland, MSAC Announces ALTA Awards, Maryland delegation visits Capitol Hill and more. Arts Maryland--December Arts Maryland is the Maryland State Arts Council'... Read More

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