Wine & Dine Series Returns
Get ready to make your reservations for the upcoming Wine & Dine dinner series! Now in its sixth year, the dates have been set for 2015. Schaefer's Canal House will be the site of the next dinner on February 20, 2015. Check back for their fabulous 5-course menu!
Our March dinner will be held at the Upper Chesapeake Ballroom on March 20, 2015; and we wrap the series up at Minihane's on April 17, 2015.
It is never too early to make reservations - 410-392-5740.
The Cecil County Arts Council is open Monday through Friday, 10 am-4 pm, and the first Saturday from 10 am-2 pm (unless closed due to holiday). The Arts Council acts as a clearinghouse for information on the arts in Cecil County. Now in its 37th year, the Arts Council is a non-profit organization, dedicated to “presenting, promoting and sustaining the arts in Cecil County”.
Supported by funding from the state, county, individual contributions, and sponsorship, the Arts Council is also a membership organization! We would love to include you as a member of this wonderful group of people!
At venues all throughout Cecil County, the Arts Council provides opportunities for the residents of our community to experience art events such as free concerts along the waterfront, exhibitions, workshops, classes and much more!
The Arts Council also provides grant and scholarship opportunities to community residents, organizations and schools. Each year, the Arts Council offers over $20,000 in sub-grants and scholarships to applicants.
Visit the Arts Council, experience what we have to offer!
First Open Show of 2015
Drop-Off for the first Open Show of the year titled, Pictures of Things That Don't Move, begins January 26, and ends on February 4, 2015. Bring your still life(s), portraits, landscapes, or anything else that represents things that don't move - all media is welcome! The front gallery will feature the works of nonagenarian, Edith Kilby, whose Sunflower painting is pictured. The Opening Reception will be Friday, February 6, 2015, from 5-8 pm with light refreshments and live music. Pick-Up dates will be from February 27, through March 4, 2015. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am - 4 pm. Call 410-392-5740 for more information.
Like Us On Facebook!!
In a tight competition between the Historical Society of Cecil County and the Arts Council, CCAC is falling slightly behind their 135 E. Main Street co-tenants in acquiring Facebook "friends". If you haven't already done so, visit https://www.facebook.com/cecilcountyartscouncil
and "LIKE" Cecil County Arts Council on Facebook! You could win a prize!
Coming in April!
For 6 weeks, beginning on April 4, 2015, the Arts Council will be holding classes on Saturday mornings for students to learn Gamelan. Gamelan is the traditional music of Indonesia largely made up percussive instruments. These introductory classes will consist of six practice sessions and one performance at the close of the program, where students will receive certificates.
The main objective of this program is to provide students an opportunity to learn, feel, enjoy and play the Indonesian traditional music, Gamelan, Mr. Muryanto from the office of the Educational & Cultural Attache of Indonesia Embassy, Washington, DC.
Robert Hofherr will be the featured artist in March. See Call for Entries and Calendar of Events for more information.