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CALL FOR ENTRIES!  SUBJECT: SIGNS OF SPRING

The Worcester County Arts Council invites all interested artists to participate in a juried art show to be exhibited during the month of April at the WCAC Gallery.
Detailed entry submission guidelines are available here: CALL FOR ENTRIES.


PAINT BERLIN, PLEIN AIR

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR PAINT BERLIN – PLEIN AIR 2016: SEPTEMBER 22 – 24

ARTIST REGISTRATION AND EVENT SCHEDULE WILL BE AVAILABLE IN MAY 2016.
photoChristopher Best
2015 Paint Berlin Winner


WHAT IS PLEIN AIR?
In the world of Art, Plein Air is an expression from the French which means "in the open air," and is used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Plein Air painting challenges artists to concentrate on the information in front them, and re-create their impression with paint onto canvas in the moment.


BASKET OF ART - SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

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In efforts to raise additional funds in support of the annual art scholarship program for local students, the Worcester County Arts Council is raffling off again a basket filled with original artwork generously donated by local artists.

PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR TICKET AND BE A PART OF OUR FUNDRAISING EFFORT TO ALLOW US CONTINUE THIS VALUABLE PROGRAM!


WCAC ART SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Arts Council will award art scholarships during the 2015 -2016 school year, to qualified students interested in pursuing academic careers in the arts.
This is a merit scholarship and award decisions are based on evaluation of talent, dedication and potential, not financial need. Graduating seniors, who will major in the visual, performing, music or media arts, are encouraged to apply. Scholarships are also available to college art majors wishing to continue their education in the arts. Applicants are judged on their visual, dramatic, writing, or musical presentations in the form of DVD, CD, or power point recordings.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2016.

TO APPLY, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE PRINTABLE FORMS LISTED BELOW:
ART SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES (revised Sept. 2015)
ART SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The Worcester County Arts Council's scholarship program is designed to identify, recognize and encourage talented students who demonstrate excellence in Dance, Music, Theater, Visual Arts and Creative Writing.


BECOME A MEMBER AND SUPPORT THE ARTS!

Membership in our organization plays an extremely important part in promoting the Arts in our County. Membership dues notices are sent out monthly. Please show your support for the Arts in Worcester County by renewing your Annual Membership promptly!!


Community Arts Development (CAD) Grants

The Worcester County Arts Council’s Community Arts Development Grants program is designed to assist local community based groups produce and present arts activities in Worcester County and is funded and supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.

THE NEXT GRANT DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2016.

APPLICATION FORMS AND GUIDELINES:

COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) GRANT APPLICATION
COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) GRANT GUIDELINES


COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) MINI GRANT GUIDELINES
COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) MINI GRANT APPLICATION

FINAL REPORT:

COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) GRANT & MINI GRANT FINAL REPORT




Welcome New Members

Membership in our organization plays an extremely important part in promoting the Arts in our County. Membership dues notices are sent out monthly. Please show your support for the Arts in Worcester County by renewing your Annual Membership promptly!