Cecil County Arts Council
135 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
June in the Gallery
Did you know Cecil County Arts Council is on Instagram? Find us here: www.instagram.com/cecilcountyartscouncil
and also on Twitter twitter.com/ElktonArts
Mary Clark Confalone's Solo Exhibition, "The Great Outdoors" will accompany July's open show, "Wildlife." The opening reception for next month's show will be held, Friday, July 7, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. This is a free and family friendly event. Music will be provided by Charlie Hitman and light refreshments will be available. CCAC is accessible to all persons with disabilities.
CCAC Call for Entries
Drop-off for July's open show, "Wildlife" runs
June 28 - July 5. You can bring your pieces to the
gallery during our regular business hours. All media is welcome, show us what your "Wildlife" art looks like!
For entry fees and more information, go to:
Minihane's 2nd Annual Art Festival
Call for Entries
This year's festival will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Live music outdoors, all day. There will be children's activities including a bouncy house, bookmobile, karaoke, face painting, dunk tank and more!
If you are interested in participating in Artist's Alley, please RSVP to CCAC at 410-392-5740. There will be NO artist table fee and Minihane's will not collect a commission from your sales!!
Minihane's Pub and Restaurant // 101 W. Main Street, Elkton // 410-996-0047
Local Call for Artists
There will be a Colonial Marketplace in
Historic Charlestown on October 21 and 22.
An important part of Colonial Charlestown’s 275th Anniversary Celebration. Weavers, Glass blowers, Metal Workers, Spinners will be in attendance. Inexpensive booth space rental, waived for those who demonstrate their craft. Email: ColonialCharlestown@gmail.com
or call town hall 410-287-6173
Artists In Action
Bring your supplies and join artists in the gallery to paint, draw, or sculpt the day away. Beginners and professionals meet to work on projects, and to share tips and tricks. You never know who will set up in the gallery! All ages and skill levels are welcome. Always FREE, come in every Wednesday from 10:30 am - 2:00 pm and spend the day with the CCAC.
Join the poets every first and third Tuesday of the month. Entertaining and always clever, these "word wizards" are worth a listen. Lunchlines meets at noon in the bright, cheery gallery for about an hour. Bring your lunch and enjoy! All ages are welcome and participation is free for all CCAC members.
Join Yoga for Life at Thursday Night
Every Thursday, 5:30
with Sarah Mester
$10.00 drop in or 5 week block for $45.00
Save the Date! Friday, November 3, 2017
Celebrate with us, it's our 40th Jubilee!!
CCAC is planning to host an extraordinary affair at Schaefer's Canal House to celebrate our 40 years of service to the community! Previously referred to as our annual Silent Auction and Gala, this is going to be bigger, better, and bolder - if that's possible. It's never too early to make your reservations for our 40th Anniversary party!
Email email@example.com or call 410-392-5740 to reserve your seats!
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 40th 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 $34,000 in sub-grants and scholarships to applicants.
Visit the Arts Council, experience what we have to offer!
Thank you 2016 Gala Sponsors
APGFCU and Thomas C. Jones, CPA
Elkton Chamber & Alliance
The Family of Alan M. Burke, Jr., Laurie Fitzgerald, Friends of Cecil County Arts Council, Dwight & Diane Hair, Minihane's Irish Pub, Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services and Perry Point VA
Business Card Sponsors
Harry Barnes Law, Resolution Services, Inc, Elkton Florist, East Main Cafe, Fair Hill Florist, Dixon Energy, Chesapeake Pawn Brokers, William F. Riddle
A special thanks to Kaye Merry for providing the poppy pins as part of our tribute to our Veterans.
For links to our sponsors, please go to our "Supporter Links" tab at the top navigation panel above.
Make sure to follow us here, and on Facebook www.facebook.com/cecilcountyartscouncil/ for all of our upcoming events in 2017!
Cecil County Arts Council Membership Drive
CCAC is running a membership drive through the month of June. Help make this year the most successful membership drive EVER! Memberships begin as low as $15.00 and anything over $100 gets you Arts Patron status!
Want to help us celebrate our 40th anniversary? Save the date for our Celebration of the Arts party on November 3 AND get/give a Lifetime Membership to CCAC!! We will be giving away random prizes, including tickets to our November fundraiser, restaurant gift cards, pizza parties, a bushel of crabs, and more! Prize winners will be announced at the July 7th gallery reception! NOW is the time to renew. Stop by, email or call the gallery to renew your membership throughout the month of June to be entered for a chance. Get someone to start a new member to increase your chances. Not sure if your membership has expired, we can let you know. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, call - 410-392-5740 or stop by!!
Here is a link to start or renew a membership right from our website: http://www.cecilcountyartscouncil.org/membership--donations…
Thank you for your continued support of the arts in Cecil County.
CCAC's Annual Members Show and
Bert Krasman's Solo Exhibtion
will be on display through June 30.
CCAC is accessible to persons with disabilities.
Cecil County Arts Council's 2nd Annual
6x6 Canvas Show
Interested in Cecil County Arts Council's 2nd Annual 6x6 Canvas show this year? Stop by the gallery during our regular business hours and pick up a canvas. Create it as you wish, sign it on the back and bring it back
to us by September 5th.
The unveiling will be Friday, October 6, 5:00 p.m.
The cost to purchase a finished canvas is $20.00 and the name of the artist will be on the back!
Children's Art Lessons
Tully Lane, an art studio for kids, is offering children's art lessons for ages 5 through 10 with Lisa McKeown Dolor. Tully Lane is a beautifully situated art studio in Fair Hill that provides a nurturing environment to promote creativity, discovery and independent thinking.
Four week sessions are $48 and space is limited.
Call 410-392-3946 for more information.
Thursday Yoga Night with Shay
Join Shay Robb every Thursday at 7:00 pm for a one hour Vinyasa session. $5.00 drop in.
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