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CALL FOR ENTRIES!  THEME: SMALL WONDERS

The Worcester County Arts Council invites all interested artists to participate in a juried art show to be exhibited during the month of November and December at the WCAC Gallery.
Detailed entry submission guidelines are available here:SMALL WONDERS.


WCAC ART SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Six talented Worcester County students have been each awarded $1000 art scholarships from the Worcester County Arts Council in support of their artistic goals.
Fiona O’Brien and MaryJo Wheatley, both graduating Stephen Decatur High School seniors, Rachel Hobbs and Kayla Isaacs, graduating seniors from Snow Hill High School, Kasey Jones, an art major student at Salisbury University, and Maggie Winterling, student of music program at the Middle Tennessee State University.
Kasey Jones and Maggie Winterling are both previous recipients of Art Scholarship from the Arts Council.

Scholarship awards for MaryJo Whetley, Fiona O’Brien, and Kayla Isaacs were made possible by a generous contribution provided by John Sisson and his Family in memory of his nephew, John Carroll Sisson III.

All scholarship recipients were recognized at the Annual Membership meeting of the Arts Council held Saturday, June 6th.


INCA RUINS BASKET RAFFLE FUNDRAISER!

Win the basket (value of $242) filled with Fair Trade items, donated by the local business - Inca Ruins - and help support Community programs of the Arts Council!
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5K RACE FOR THE ARTS SUCCESS!

photoPictured right (from left to right): Chris Klebe - OC Tri-Running Race
Director, Gee Williams - Town of Berlin Mayor, Anna Mullis - WCAC
Executive Director, and Brian Garrett - WCAC President.

Our inaugural 5K Race/Walk for the Arts was a great success! Thank you to all runners for their participation in this event, our volunteers, and many local sponsors for their support in our efforts to raise awareness about the importance of the Arts in our Community!



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.


Basket Of Art Scholarship Fundraiser A Success!

Thank you to all the artists and patrons who donated original pieces of artwork to our Basket of Art scholarship fundraiser and everyone who purchased the raffle tickets benefiting this valuable program for deserving local students.


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!