The Worcester County Arts Council's Office and the Gallery will be closed December 24, 25 & 26.
The Gallery will remain closed in January. The office will be open the regular hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 3 pm.

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.


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.

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WCAC Berlin Gallery
6 Jefferson Street
Berlin, MD. 21811
Phone: 410-641-0809


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Art Scholarships

2014 Art Scholarship Recipients

Pictured from left to right: Brianna Goddard, Katerina Burton, Sharon Sorrentino, Scholarship Committee Chairperson, and
Robert Dimaio who attended the award presentation held during the Annual meeting.
WCAC Art Scholarship Program
Seven talented local students have been each awarded $1000 art scholarships from the Worcester County Arts Council in support of their artistic goals. From Stephen Decatur High School three graduating seniors were awarded art scholarships: Trent Carpenter, Ian Postley, and Logan Scanlon. Kasey Jones, a graduating senior from Snow Hill High school was awarded William Beste scholarship.
Robert Dimaio, Brianna Goddard, and Katerina Burton, currently enrolled in art major in college, have been awarded scholarships as well.
Scholarship awards were possible by a generous grant from the Mary Humphreys Foundation, by a donation from Mrs. Nancie Beste and her family, in memory of her husband, William Beste, Jim and JoFran Falcon, in memory of Mary Ann Kanwisher, former WCAC’s President and long time member of the Arts Council, and contributions from many patrons of the Arts Council.

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.

The Arts Council will award art scholarships of $1000.00 each during the 2014-2015 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.
2015 APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2015, 2 pm.. Applications must be recieved at the Worcester County Arts Council, 6 Jefferson Street, Berlin, Maryland.

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.

Read our Scholarship Success Story on previous recipient of the scholarship award, GRACE TOULOTTE.

Applicants are judged on their visual, dramatic, writing, or musical presentations in the form of DVD, CD, or power point recordings. Application form and Scholarship Guidelines are available at the Worcester County high schools through the guidance offices, the Arts Council’s office and directly by following the links: