Cecil County Arts Council
135 East Main Street
Elkton, MD. 21921
Cecil County Arts Council
135 East Main Street
Elkton, MD. 21921
CCAC Call For Entries
Drop-Off for March's exhibition, “Real Surreal”, will run from February 20 - 38. All media is welcome and you can drop off during our regular business hours.
CCAC's Opening Reception
Opening Reception for Bob Piazza’s solo exhibiton,“It’s Not Always What it seems” will be held Friday, March 2, 2018, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Partner Show, "Real Surreal" will hang in conjunction in the back gallery.
There will be light refreshments and Dave Massimiano will provide the music for the evening. As always, this is a free and family friendly event. CCAC is accessible to persons with disabilities.
Paint Your Pet with Kennett Design will happen once a month at CCAC starting in January.
You will have a chance to paint your believed pet on any
second Saturday from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Upon registration, submit a color head shot of your pet to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will create and outline sketch on a 12x12 canvas and prepare a color palette that matches the photo of your pet. Some prior painting experience is helpful, but not neccessary.
Register at: kdpaintparty.com/pets/
Cost is $49 per person and registration is required. You are welcome to bring a drink and snack of your choice to enjoy. Seating is limited so be sure to register early!
March 10, 2018
May 12, 2018
June 9, 2018
July 14, 2018
August 11, 2018
September 8, 2018
October 13, 2018
November 10, 2018
December 8, 2018
Music in the Park is BACK!
Music in the Park is returning to Pell Gardens in Chesapeake City! Dance with us every Sunday in May and June, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., right on the waterfront. Bring a chair or a blanket, some snacks and enjoy free, family-friendly concerts. A donation basket will be passed around during intermission which will go towards scholarships for Cecil County students who are continuing their studies in the arts.
May 6 - Howsmyhat
May 13 - Steel Happiness
May 20 - Great Train Robbery
May 27 - Charlie Hitman
June 3 - Day Tripper
June 10 - A Different Breed
June 17 - John Kelley & Tony Costello
June 24 - Take 2
You can join Courtney Cronis on Wednesday nights for a one hour yoga session. Class will start at 5:30 p.m.
Suitable for all levels of experience.
$5.00 drop in
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.
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.
Thank You Celebration of the Arts Sponsors:
Maryland State Arts Council
Cecil County Government
Timeless Body Arts
Dessert Station Sponsor:
Picture it Framed
Hors d'oeuvre Station Sponsor:
Corporate Art Patrons:
O’Leigh Med Spa & Laser Center
Bench Bus Company
Milburn Stone Theater
Premier Auto Body
Kiddie Academy of Elkton
Tom Jones, CPA
John P. Downs, Attorney
VFW Post 6027
West Cecil Health Center
Integrity Real Estate
Upper Bay Counseling and Support Services
Puppy Love Grooming Salon
Minihane's Pub and Restaurant
John & Giulia Hodge
The Styer’s & Friends
Business Card Ad Sponsors
Chesapeake Pawn Brokers, Inc.
Dixon Energy, LLC
North East River Marina
East Main Cafe
Cecil County Public Library
Elkton Chamber & Alliance
Tidewater Tattoo Studio
Mary Clark Confalone
For links to our sponsors, please go to our "Supporter Links" tab at the top navigation panel above.
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Wine and Dine for the Arts 2018
Now in it's 8th year, the arts council will partner with local restaurants for the annual Wine & Dine dinner series. Enjoy a multi-course meal with wine/beer pairings with great food, entertainment, company and art!
Each dinner will be held the 4th Friday of the month and starts at 6:30. Reservations are required. Call 410-392-5740 or email us at email@example.com to reserve your seats.
The Chesapeake Inn
605 2nd Street, Chesapeake City
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
$50.00 per person
Reservations must be made by February 20
Cheese Plate - Assorted Cheeses, Gourmet Crackers, & California Red Grapes with Edamame Hummus
served with Sterling Pinot Noir
Lobster Sweet Corn Bisque served with
Chateau bu de Voigner
Kale & Pear Salad - Baby Kale, Bosh Pears, Grape Tomatoes, Toasted Almonds, Sliced Shallot, Black Pepper Vinaigrette - served with Robert Mondavi Flume Blanc
Mixed Grill - Bouy Swordfish, Angus Sirloin au Poivre, Boursin Mashed Yukon Golds, Braised Asparagus - served with Dreaming Tree Red Blend
Fruit & Berry Martini with sabayon served with Josh Rose
March 23, 2018 - Steak and Main, North East
April 27, 2018 - The Wellwood, Charlestown
In a joint venture with the Cecil County Public Library, the arts council will have an alternate location for artists to hang (and sell) their work. "Gallery 301" has opened at the Elkton Library Branch and will feature works from photographers John Dixon and Connie Muller-Thym as their winter artists. If you are interested in being featured at the library, let us know.
Thursday Yoga Night with Shay
Join Shay Robb every Thursday at 7:00 pm for a one hour Vinyasa session. $7.00 drop in.
New for 2018
Daytime yoga sessions with Shay will start Friday, January 12. Each week at 11:45 you can enjoy a relaxing lunch hour.
$7.00 drop in
Use Amazonsmile.com and make CCAC smile!
Make a one-time switch to select the Cecil County Arts Council as the charitable organization you would like to support. There is no charge to you and CCAC will receive .5% of all purchases made. In 2016, CCAC received $58 from Amazon and hundreds of other charities received more than $37,903,623. Make the switch; it helps over come shoppers remorse! SUPPORT THE ARTS! Just click the link below.
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.
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!
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