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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

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June 24, 2011Maryland's own Warner Williams receives NEA Lifetime HonorPress ReleaseJune 24, 2011- Washington, DC – A slack key guitarist, Mardi Gras Indian chief, and Taiko drum leaders are among this year's NEA National Heritage Fellowship recipients, announced today by National... Read More
June 01, 2011Traditionally Maryland - Maryland Traditions featured in Maryland Life MagazinePress ReleaseMaryland Life Magazine!">Traditionally Maryland by Jason Tinney When you think of folk art, scrapple probably isn’t the first thing that jumps to mind. But in San Domingo, a rural African-... Read More
May 23, 2011Plans for the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland UnveiledPress ReleaseIt was the first time the renderings of the memorial site were made public. Markers etched in the memorial’s stone base will note the times when each plane crashed into the towers, the Pentagon and... Read More
April 04, 2011MARYLAND TRADITIONS FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL DRAWS 3000 VISITORS!Press Release“The traditional arts are a vital part of our culture, keeping us connected to our heritage and enhancing awareness of Maryland’s unique folk artists,” said Governor O’Malley. “The Maryland... Read More
March 29, 2011Station North Receives Arts & Entertainment District Outstanding Achievement AwardPress Release“The support and promotion of artists and arts organizations has helped rejuvenate existing properties and improve local business viability in the District as part of the continuing development of... Read More
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

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