Athelas Institute Inc., a non-profit human service organization in Columbia, MD providing housing, job and individual support to adults with intellectual disabilities will be hosting its 20th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Willow Springs Executive Golf Course in West Friendship, MD. This tournament promises fun for all skill levels, with prize giveaways and a delicious lunch afterwards at the course. For more information to play and/or sponsorship…Continue
Added by Patricia L. Owens on August 13, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments
The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) has been awarded a $5,000 grant for its Head StART in ART program from the Isadore & Bertha Gudelsky Family Foundation, Inc. This grant will help the Arts Council continue its ongoing partnership with Howard County Head Start during the upcoming 2013-2014 school year by providing teaching artists who will…Continue
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The Howard County Arts Council announces two new exhibits in the galleries at the Howard County Center for the Arts. Tension & Flow: Sculpture in Flux, in Gallery I, features work by Benjamin Entner, Susan Morrison, and JL Stewart Watson, three artists whose innovative use…Continue
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The Howard County Arts Council is seeking nominations for the 2013 Howie Awards honoring individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the arts in Howard County. The 2013 Howie Awards will be presented at the Celebration of the Arts in Howard County on March 29, 2014, where members of the arts, education, government and business communities of Howard County will gather. Nomination fo…Continue
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Applications for the 2014 Rising Star Performing Artist Professional Development Award are now available for download by visiting the “Celebration of the Arts” page at www.hocoarts.org. Applications may also be requested from the Arts Council by phone at 410-313-2787 or via email at email@example.com. The early no-fee application deadline is October 1, 2013. Applications submitted between October 2 and the…Continue
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The Fabulous 50+ Players will be performing an outreach program, based on their shows Fab 50s do Vaudeville and Our Hit Parade, at various senior centers throughout Howard County during November and Decembe r 2013.
Rehearsals will take place between September 2 and October 28,…Continue
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Visual and performing artists are needed for residencies for the Head StART in ART program for the 2013-2014 school year. Residencies will take place at the Ellicott City Head Start Center or the Tubman Head Start Center in Columbia. Artists seeking a residency must have experience working with children; experience with pre-K is preferred. The performing artist residency will conclude with performances by the Head Start children. The visual artist residency will conclude with the…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on July 19, 2013 at 2:12pm — No Comments
The Arts Council is pleased to announce the Paint It! Ellicott City 2013 award winners. The awards were presented to the artists July 15 during the opening reception for the Paint It! Ellicott City juried artist exhibit.
Juror Mark Karnes, professor of painting at MICA, presented Juror's Choice awards to:…
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The Howard County Arts Council was awarded a $102,417 Community Arts Development grant for fiscal year 2013–14 from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts.
The FY14 funding represents a 13% increase over the previous year’s award and will be used to support the Howard County Arts Council’s local grant initiatives and educational programs at the 27,000 square foot,…Continue
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In May 2013, the Howard County Council approved County Executive Ken Ulman’s FY14 arts appropriation of $767,000 to the Howard County Arts Council, a record amount and a funding boost of 12.8 percent in support of vital local and regional arts programming that will enrich the lives of County residents.
Eighty percent of this funding will be used to support the Arts Council’s grant programs, including four programs that provide operating and project grants to Howard County arts…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on July 5, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments
Professional artists from around the Mid-Atlantic region will converge on Ellicott City for three days next week, capturing the historic city’s charm and character while competing for more than $4,000 in cash prizes d uring Paint It! Ellicott City 2013. Following the three-day…Continue
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The Howard County Arts Council will hold a three-day plein air workshop July 10–12, 2013 in conjunction with its juried plein air event, Paint It! Ellicott City. The workshop will begin with an introductory se ssion on July 10 from 6–9pm at the Howard County…Continue
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On Thursday, June 20, 2013, the Howard County Arts Council will host a special reception in conjunction with the Columbia Festival of the Arts. The reception will be held from 6:00–8:00 p.m. at the Howard County Center for the Arts and will feature three exhibits as well as an improv showcase and open artists’ studios. Light refreshments will be served.
A performance by All County Improv will take place in the black box theatre beginning at 6:30 p.m. Founded in the summer of 2007 by…Continue
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The Howard County Arts Council is now accepting submissions for Art HoCo 2013. If you are a visual artist, 18 years of age or older, who lives, works or studies in Howard County, MD, you are eligible to apply to this biennial, juried exhibit. The juror for Art HoCo 2013 will be Fahimeh Vahdat, Chair of Visual Arts at Howard Community College. Details for entry are included in the prospectus and entry form, available for download on the ‘Exhibits’ page of our website, for…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on June 11, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments
Everybody’s favorite Ogre is coming this summer!
SHREK The Musical!
An area premier
Presented by Columbia Center for the Arts’ Teen Professional Theatre
July 18 – 21 at Glenelg High School, 14025 Burntwoods Road, Glenelg H.S.
General Admission $20
Seniors/Students/Military (with ID): $17.50
Groups of 10 or more $15
SPECIAL FRIDAY MATINEE! 10:30am on July 19th…Continue
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During the weekend of July 12–14, artists will take to the streets of Historic Ellicott City to participate in Paint It! Ellicott City, a plein air painting event. En plein air, meaning “in the open air,” refers to the technique of painting outdoors, directly from life, without the aid of photography. Groups of plein air artists often gather within stated boundaries of a scenic area for what is called a “paint-out.” The Howard…Continue
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The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is pleased to announce a new $2,000 purchase award for participants in the juried portion of Paint It! Ellicott City 2013: The Gino Award. The award is named in honor of Gino Manelli (1915–2010), an avid artist and cyclist who maintained an art studio in Ellicott City for nearly four decades. In the span of his seventy-year artistic career, Gino created landscapes, portraits, and still lifes in a broad range of media and…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on May 17, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments
The No Boundaries theatre troupe, in cooperation with the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks and the Howard County Arts Council, is pleased to present Mary Poppins, the beloved musical about a magical nanny who uses her powers to educate the children in her care.
The No Boundaries theatre troupe provides a means of creative expression for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The group has been performing since 1997, presenting a Broadway…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on May 14, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments
Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is pleased to announce that applications for the FY2014 Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Program are now available. This program was established at the bequest of Mark Ryder’s family, in honor of his life’s work, to recognize individual creative expression, and to provide financi…Continue
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