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FY 2015 Economic Impact of the Arts in Maryland
December 06, 2016Nonprofit Arts Generate $1.1 Billion Impact on Maryland EconomyPress ReleaseBALTIMORE, MD – Maryland’s nonprofit arts sector had a $1.16 billion total impact on the state’s economy and supported 14,564 full-time jobs in Fiscal Year 2015 – up from $1.05 billion and 12,155... Read More
Cambodian traditional music master Chum Ngek of Montgomery County is one of three recipients of the 2016 Maryland Traditions Heritage Awards. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
September 26, 2016Recipients of the 2016 Maryland Traditions Heritage AwardsPress ReleaseCambodian traditional music, family-owned amusement park, and maple syrup farming among 2016 Maryland Traditions Heritage Award honors Baltimore, Md. — Maryland Traditions, the folklife program of... Read More
Founder and Executive Director Joanne Lewis-Margolius of Magical Experiences
September 15, 2016Maryland State Arts Council Announces Grant Awards to SchoolsPress ReleaseBaltimore, Md. - In celebration of National Arts Education Week, The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) announces grant awards to 194 schools in 18 of Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City for... Read More
Piñata-making workshop hosted by Southeast Baltimore’s Artesanas Mexicanas at the 2016 Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival. Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.
September 07, 2016 The Maryland State Arts Council and Maryland Traditions Seek Consultants to Assess the Feasibility of a Maryland Folklife CenterPress ReleaseBALTIMORE, Md.—The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants or consultant teams to assess the feasibility of creating a Maryland Folklife Center, which would... Read More
Peacherine Ragtime Symphony Orchestra
June 28, 2016Maryland State Arts Council Grants Support Maryland Presenters and Artists Press ReleaseThe Baltimore Theatre Project, Carroll County Arts Council, Oxford Community Center and the Calvert Marine Museum are among the 30 nonprofit organizations across 18 counties selected to receive... Read More
May 25, 2016MARYLAND FOOD TRADITIONS FEATURED AT FOLKLIFE FESTIVALPress ReleaseBALTIMORE (May 25, 2016) - Maryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council, documents and supports living traditions, or those cultural practices that are passed down by... Read More
May 09, 2016Sixth Annual Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival AnnouncedPress Release The Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival is an annual celebration of traditional arts, music, crafts, and foods that serves to highlight Maryland's rich cultural heritage. This year's festival will... Read More
Jann Rosen-Queralt, "Confluence" detail, 2011. Photo courtesy of King County | Ned Ahrens (Brightwater Treatment Plant in Woodinville, WA)
April 28, 2016Maryland State Arts Council Offers Public Art Workshop for ArtistsPress Release"Art in Public Space" a workshop for artists, sponsored by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), will be offered from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on June 10 at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134... Read More
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