Grants are available for nonprofit organizations that focus on arts and culture or promote arts-based activities. These grants range from $250.00 to $1,000.00. The Community Arts Grants program is an effort of the Dorchester Center for the Arts, (DCA) as the designated county Arts Council, to support and expand arts programming throughout the county. These […]
Dorchester Center for the Arts Closes the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage with Smithsonian Poster Exhibition
Dorchester Center for the Arts will host a special exhibition on the centennial of women’s suffrage in the U.S. Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence, a poster exhibition from the Smithsonian, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment and explores the complexity of the women’s suffrage movement and the relevance of this history […]
Artists Sunday – a new movement to drive art sales and support the livelihoods of millions of U.S. artists, artisans, and craftspeople – will premiere Sunday, November 29. The powerful new effort is designed to make the Sunday after Thanksgiving the most profitable day of the year for artists. It follows Black Friday and Small […]
Part of DCA’s Visiting Artist Series, the writing-intensive, learner-centered course will focus on reading a diverse range of stories, discussion of fictional techniques, and writing and revising a story. Class will include sharing parts of student stories in progress – not for critique, but for positive feedback. Among topics covered will be how to write effective action, […]
New officers for the DCA Board of Directors were elected at the Annual Membership Meeting held via Zoom on June 22, 2020. President: Matt Smyth, Vice President: Caroline Cline, Treasurer: Betsey Harrington, Secretary: Stephyn Butcher, Executive Committee Appointee: Bobbie Tamplin. For a copy of the 2020 DCA Annual Report, click here.
Race Street in Cambridge MD has a new street mural reflecting the Black Lives Matter movement. In the words of project manager Shelton Hawkins “I wanted to make sure the right people got the credit for doing so a great job, all I did was get paint on my shoes. First I wanted to think […]
Public Art Across Maryland (PAAM) are community grants awarded to Maryland organizations or local government to support the planning and/or implementation of a public art project. Public Art Across Maryland (PAAM) There are two types of PAAM Grants available: New Artworks and Conservation Grants New Works: The New Artworks Planning Grant awards of up to […]