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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

Press Releases

Press Releases

March 03, 2011MARYLAND POETRY OUT LOUD COMPETITION WINNERSPress Release“The contest is a great way to teach poetry and help students develop their communication skills,” said William Mandicott, MSAC Chair, “and the youth are inspired by the great poetry as are we when... Read More
February 01, 201193 MARYLAND ARTISTS RECEIVE INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDSPress Release“The Individual Artist Awards program recognizes the talent and hard work of the State’s many individual artists and the vital role that they play in making our communities a better place to live and... Read More
January 24, 2011BALTIMORE’S ZIGER/SNEAD SELECTED TO DESIGN MARYLAND 9/11 MEMORIALPress ReleaseThe memorial, which will incorporate steel beams from New York’s Twin Towers, is scheduled to be unveiled this year, the 10th anniversary of the tragedy. Ziger/Snead Architects will lead the design... Read More
December 09, 2010TOWN OF BEL AIR SELECTED AS THE 19TH A & E DISTRICTPress Release“With this designation, the Town of Bel Air becomes the 19th Arts and Entertainment District in Maryland, joining the other jurisdictions that have received this distinction over the past decade,”... Read More
November 22, 2010GOVERNOR RECEIVES ARTIFACTS FROM NEW YORK'S WORLD TRADE CENTER TWIN TOWERSPress Release "We are honored to accept an artifact from the Twin Towers as the core of our memorial,” said Governor O’Malley. “The completed monument will serve as a tribute to those that lost their lives on... Read More
November 10, 2010MSAC AND UMBC FORM EXPLORATORY PARTNERSHIP IN MARYLAND TRADITIONS PROGRAMPress ReleaseMARYLAND STATE ARTS COUNCIL AND UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY FORM EXPLORATORY PARTNERSHIP IN MARYLAND TRADITIONS PROGRAM Folklife Program Collaboration begins in Academic Year 2010/... Read More
September 10, 2010WORLD TRADE CENTER IN BALTIMORE TAPPED AS SITE FOR MARYLAND 9/11 MEMORIALPress Release“We can never forget the tragic events of 9/11, and it was important that Maryland create a lasting tribute to honor the many brave men and women who lost their lives that day, as well as the many... Read More
July 19, 2010GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES $11 MILLION IN ARTS AWARDSPress ReleaseThe FY2011 Maryland State Arts Council matching grants will be used to support the general operations of 240 arts organizations and ongoing arts programs, as well as the activities of Maryland’s 23... Read More
June 14, 2010MARYLAND TRADITIONS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2010 ALTA AWARDSPress ReleaseNamed for folklorist and community leader Dr. Alta Schrock, the award was presented to three recipients for their ongoing efforts to preserve and maintain the state’s living heritage. Each year,... Read More

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