Creative Conversations

2018 Maryland Regional Arts Institutes - Collaborative Conversation and Professional Development

A series of evenings for artists, arts organizations, arts leaders and arts supporters to gather for collaborative discussion and professional development.

Partners: Maryland State Arts Council, Maryland Citizens for the Arts, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Maryland Nonprofits, and Maryland State Department of Education.

The agenda for the sessions is as follows:

Location: Date:
Frederick @ The Delaplaine Arts Center September 13
Havre de Grace @ The Cultural Ctr at Hdg Opera House September 17
Baltimore @ Creative Alliance September 20
Salisbury @The Ward Museum of Waterfowl Art September 24 
Leonardtown @ Leonardtown Town Hall September 27
Annapolis @ Annapolis Shakespeare Company October 1
Frostburg @ City Place October 4

All meetings will be held in the evening from 6-9pm except Leonardtown which will be from 4-7pm at 22670 Washington Street.

Please RSVP to Michele Hayes at

Hear Dana Parsons, MSAC Director of Grants and Professional Development, chat with Bob Miller of WFMD Radio in Frederick.

Fall Institutes PowerPoint (PPT)


Maryland Citizens For The Arts

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts

Additional MVLA Resource Links:

Maryland NonProfits

Free Tools and Resources from Maryland Nonprofits:

Maryland State Department of Education Fine Arts

Maryland State Department of Education Fine Arts - Arts Advocacy