Cecil County Arts Council
135 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
Cecil County Arts Council
135 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
February in the Gallery
This month the arts council features Jennifer Lex Wojnar's Solo Exhibition, "Whiskey, etc". Jennifer's exhibition will feature 2D alcohol ink landscape painting on wooden panels and complimenting gourds on podeums throughout. In conjuction with Jennifer's show, the open show,
"Spirited" is on display in the back gallery.
The exhibition is open through February 22. Please stop by during our regular business hours to see this exhibit, and perhaps purchase a new art piece for yourself!
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We are often open after 4, so give us a call if you would like to stop by in the evening to schedule an appointment.
Kennett Design at CCAC
Paint Your Pet
Saturday, February 24, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Paint your pet with Pete Hoffman. You will need to submit a color head shot of your pet to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name. We will create an outline sketch on a 12x12 canvas and prepare a color palette that matches the photo provided. This is a BYOB (and bring your own glass) event! Some prior painting experience is helpful, but not necessary. Cost is $50 per person. Register at:
Paint and Sip
Friday, March, 22, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a Paint & Sip in the back gallery of the arts council. Students will be painting a 10"x10" wood plaque with your choice of your favorite Maryland-themed design. You will be provided with a template to transfer your selected design onto a wood plaque which you will paint with the Maryland Flag colors. Advance registration is required! Cost is $40 per person. Register at: https://kdpaintparty.com/event-registration/?ee=3499&fbclid=IwAR2IaVZ2fXr_67aN4o9dmm2ymjH3S2og0rgufj8EZhn4wVOXheDWt7-8Sf8
Zumba with Reggie Amante De Z at CCAC
Love Zumba? Never tried Zumba? Now is the time to start! Beginning Monday, March 4, the arts council will hold weekly Zumba classes with Reggie. This will be a 12 week session. Class will be held from 5:30 - 6:20 p.m. and cost $6 per person. Passes from current students will be honored.
Yoga at CCAC with Shay Robb
You have a chance to join Shay two times a week at the arts council for one hour yoga sessions. Just $7.00 drop-in.
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Fridays at 11:45 a.m.
You can join Courtney Cronis on Wednesday nights
at 5:30 p.m. for a one hour yoga session.
Suitable for all levels of experience.
$5.00 drop in
Beginner Yoga Classes at CCAC with Be Yoga Fresh
Beginner Yoga Sessions with Amy are now held
every Wednesday from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
on the 2nd floor of the gallery.
8 classes for $50 ($6.25 per class) Please, pay in advance at first class or go to www.beyogafresh.com. Drop in - $10.
50% of proceeds goes directly to CCAC.
In a joint venture with the main office of the Cecil County Public Library, the arts council has been offered an additional location for our featured artists to hang (and sell) their work! “Gallery 301” has opened at the Elkton Library branch and they welcome you to rotate your show from the front gallery of CCAC to the walls of CCPL! With more than 900 visitors, each day, the library is an excellent venue for your work to be seen and to be sold. Sales will be handled the same as they are at the gallery.
If you are interested in being featured at the library, let us know.
Click the link below for photo's from this years Celebration of the Arts and Silent Auction 2019, courtesy of Life to Lens Photography.
Did you know that the Cecil County Arts Council ...
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 or inclement weather). The Arts Council acts as a clearinghouse for information on the arts in Cecil County. Now in its 41st year, the Arts Council is a non-profit organization, dedicated to “presenting, promoting and sustaining the arts in Cecil County”.
Supported, in part, 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!
Cecil County Arts Council's
Annual Wine and Dine for the Arts Dinner Series 2019
Join Cecil County Arts Council for the 6th Annual
Wine and Dine for the Arts Dinner Series.
Each restaurant provides a delicious multi-course menu with wine/beer pairings. Every menu is unique and carefully thought out for each event! Dietary restrictions are always honored.
This year we are excited to try a new venue that has been added. As always, a portion of the proceeds goes back to the arts in our community.
Please join us for our next dinner on
Friday, February 22 at The Chesapeake Inn, in Chesapeake City.
1st Course: Mediterranean Stuffed Phyllo w/Marinated Eggplant, Roasted Pepper & Fresh Mozzarella, and White Balsamic Reduction
2nd Course: Caramelized Lemon Grilled Shrimp w/Baby Arugula and Tomato paired with Chateau Bu-De Viognier
3rd Course: Micro Wedge Salad w/Wild Mushrooms, Gorgonzola and Pancetta paired with Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc
4th Course: Petit Surf & Turf w/Potato Crusted Halibut Horseradish, Mashed Yukon Gold and Carmelized Brussel Sproutspaired with Chateau Bu-De Viogniera paired with Chateau Bu-De Wayward Red
5th Course: Whipped Cheesecake in a Chocolate Cup w/Fresh Berries paired with Chateau Smith Cabernet
Friday, March 29 - The Wellwood, Charlestown
Friday, April 26 - Chesapeake Bay Golf Club, Rising Sun
Art Classes with
Jennifer Lex Wojnar at CCAC
Alcohol Inks Wine Bottle Class
Saturday, March 23, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
$45.00 per person.
This month Jen will be instructing students how to design their own decorative stained glass wine bottle. Each student receives one empty wine bottle in this class. You can register at
or contact CCAC at 410-392-5740 or email email@example.com
For more information, go to www.jenniferlexwojnar.com
CCAC is Hiring Models
Multiple models are needed ($30 stipend) for
Friday's CCAC Portrait Study sessions.
Multiple models over 18 years of age ($40 stipend) are needed for Saturday's Figure Drawing sessions.
Those interested in sitting for either session, please contact CCAC at 410-392-5740 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Portrait Study Sessions at CCAC
Every Friday 1:30- 3:30 p.m.
Portrait Study sessions take place on the 2nd floor of the arts council every Friday. Enhance your skills with a live model each week. Bring your art supplies, the arts council will provide tables, chairs and easels (limited quantity).
Cost is only $5.00 per person.
Figure Drawing Sessions at CCAC
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
You can join CCAC's Figure Drawing group every week on the 2nd floor gallery. All skill levels welcome, just bring your art supplies with you. All participants must be 18 years or older. Cost is only $5.00 per person.
Please contact CCAC if you plan to attend these sessions, you can call 410-392-5740 or email email@example.com.
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.
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.
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Cecil County Arts Council is supported, in part,
by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the state of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts. Full or partial financial assistance has been provided for this project through the Cecil County VLT Local Community Grant Program, sponsored by the Cecil County Executive.
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Thank You Celebration of the Arts Sponsors:
Artesian Water Company, Inc.
Cecil College - Milburn Stone Theatre, Integrity Real Estate, Laurie Fitzgerald, LuAnn Snow, Minihane's Pub & Restaurant, The Styer's and Friends, Upper Bay Counseling and Support Services, and W.L. Gore
Performing Artists Sponsors:
Bench Bus Company, Crown Golf Management, Premier Auto & Tire, Tom Jones, CPA
Picture it Framed
Schaefer's Canal House
Half Table Sponsors
Helix Tattoo Lodge
Hors D'oeuvres Sponsor:
Coutz for Council
Mary Clark Confalone
For links to our sponsors, please go to our "Supporter Links" tab at the top navigation panel above.