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Press Releases

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November 28, 2011Dec 3rd - Free ALTA Awards Ceremony and ConcertPress ReleaseACHIEVEMENT IN LIVING TRADITIONS & ARTS A CONCERT BY 2011 NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOW WARNER WILLIAMS Saturday, December 3, 7:00P.M. Admission: Free! Tickets:  Call us Anytime!  240-567-... Read More
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November 14, 2011Arts Generate $1 Billion in Economic Impact for MarylandPress Release“The arts are a significant source for job creation and part of the economic engine that powers our State,” said Governor O’Malley. “By investing in the arts, we are making a commitment to the most... Read More
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November 06, 2011Maryland Traditions Announces 2011 ALTA Award RecipientsPress ReleaseMaryland Traditions, the folklife program of the Maryland State Arts Council, today announced the winners of its annual ALTA (Achievement in Living Traditions and Arts) Awards, recognizing living... Read More
9/11 Memorial of Maryland
September 08, 20119/11 Memorial of Maryland Dedicated on 10th Anniversary of AttacksPress ReleaseTwo-hundred family members, guests and the public joined the Morgan State University Choir in the singing of the National Anthem as the program began. Gov. Martin O’Malley, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski,... Read More
Governor Martin O'Malley
July 11, 2011GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES $11 MILLION IN ARTS AWARDSPress Release“Maryland is fortunate to have leadership that recognizes that in addition to being an economic driver, the arts are an educational asset that foster young imaginations and facilitate critical... Read More
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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

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