The Howard County Arts Council is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathleen Hetherington, President of Howard Community College, will serve as Honorary Chair of the 2013 Celebration of the Arts in Howard County. The Celebration gala, presented by the Arts Council, will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College. Dr. Hetherington will make opening remarks in the Smith…Continue
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Space is available for Saturday Night Social Dance Party on Saturday, November 30 at the North Laurel Community Center. Come join us for a social dance party! Beginners and Experienced dancers welcome. Practice what you’ve learned or just come for the fun. Fee includes two mini-lessons at the start of the evening, an informal showcase and light refreshments. SPACE IS LIMITED! Registration: 410-313-7275. Information: Karen…Continue
Added by Karen Bradley Ehler on October 26, 2012 at 2:36pm — No Comments
November 13 - Space is limited - Introduction to Social Networking with Angela Render. To register call 410-313-7275 or online at http://activenet12.active.com/howardcounty/…Continue
Added by Karen Bradley Ehler on October 26, 2012 at 2:33pm — No Comments
The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is pleased to announce it will accept a second round of applications for the FY2013 Organizational Development Grant Program. The Organizational Development Grant funds efforts to stabilize and support the organizational development and professional business management skills of arts organizations in Howard County. Arts organizations can obtain an application online at www.hocoarts.org. The deadline for submission of…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on October 26, 2012 at 12:49pm — No Comments
Are you planning to pursue higher education in the arts? The Howard County Arts Council’s 2013 Arts Scholarship Application is now available!
The Howard County Arts Council will award a minimum of $10,000 in scholarship funds to students entering college in the 2013-2014 academic year. Scholarships must be used for enrollment in an accredited college program for a degree in the arts. Awards will be made in the minimum amount of $1,000 and may be used…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on October 25, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Arts Council has extended the deadline for artists to submit proposals for ARTsites 2013, a year-long public art exhibit that will be installed at outdoor sites throughout Howard County in an effort to make art more accessible to the entire community. The new submission…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on October 23, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments
The Arts Council is seeking artists to take part in the 2013 Silent Auction Art Exhibit, an essential part of the Celebration of the Arts in Howard County.
2-D, 3-D, and fine craft artists residing, working, or studying in Howard County; or Arts Council members; or artists that have exhibited at Howard County Center for the Arts in the last year are invited to submit. The deadline for entries is November 16.
Added by Howard County Arts Council on October 12, 2012 at 11:45am — No Comments
Artists 18 and older who live, work, or study in Howard County are invited to submit one piece of original artwork, completed in the last two years and not previously shown in HCAC galleries, for HoCo Open 2013. Artwork will be accepted on Thursday, January 3 from 4:30-6:30pm, until Gallery I is full. The exhibit will run from January 11 to February 22.
Visit www.hocoarts.org/exhibits.php to download guidelines and entry…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on October 12, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
An evening with Hightest at Sonomas was a good call. Thanks, Facebook friends. Sonomas is tucked behind the Giant on Cradlerock Way in Columbia. It’s a band-friendly venue that supports live music by keeping a great lineup.
I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about Hightest and now I know why. They smoke. If you…Continue
Added by Mark Scott on October 11, 2012 at 2:23pm — No Comments
Added by Mark Scott on October 11, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments
Howard County Council Chair Mary Kay Sigaty announced that 44 arts and cultural organizations will receive $488,190 in matching grants from the Howard County Arts Council for Fiscal Year 2013. The awards were announced at the Arts Council’s annual meeting…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on September 28, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments
The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is joining Americans for the Arts and arts agencies across the nation in encouraging people to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM) by supporting the arts in their local communities during the month of October.
HCAC will honor NAHM by hosting a special reception on October 26th for Art Maryland 2012, a biennial juried exhibit featuring regional artists. The reception will take place…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on September 25, 2012 at 10:09am — No Comments
The Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) will offer a Master Class Day on October 19th from 9am-3pm for young actors in grades 5 - 8. The program falls on a Maryland public school holiday. This full-day workshop features 5 sessions designed to sharpen skills and build confidence -- topics have included everything from Stage Combat and Improv to Audition Technique and Comedic Acting! The fee is $75 and includes lunch and all supplies. The program will be held at 9147-D Red Branch Road…Continue
Added by Melissa Rosenberg / CCTA on September 24, 2012 at 3:29pm — No Comments
The Howard County Arts Council is now accepting artist applications for its annual Cultural Arts Showcase, presented in partnership with the Recreation & Leisure Service Branch (RALS) of the Maryland Recreation & Parks Association (MRPA). The event will be held at…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on September 21, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments
An open house for Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts's fall programs at St. John's Parish Day School from 9am-noon on Septemeber 8, 2012! Programs begin September 22, 2012 and are for kids and teens ages 3-18. For more information, contact CCTA at info@CCTArts.com or 410-381-0700, or visit www.CCTArts.com. Come check it out! St. Johns Parish Day School is located at 9130 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042.
Added by Melissa Rosenberg / CCTA on September 8, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) has been awarded a $5,000 grant by Wells Fargo for its Head StART in ART program. This grant will help the Arts Council continue its ongoing partnership with Howard County Head Start by providing up to four teaching artists who will conduct residencies in visual and performing arts at the Ellicott City Head Start Center.
HCAC established the Head StART in ART program in FY2000 in partnership with the Ellicott City Head Start Center…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on August 30, 2012 at 3:47pm — No Comments
The Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) has been awarded a $12,000 grant by PNC Foundation for its Head StART in ART program. This grant will make possible the expansion of the Head StART in ART program to a second site — the Tubman Head Start Center in Columbia — beginning with the coming school year.
HCAC established the Head StART in ART program in FY2000 in partnership with the Ellicott City Head Start Center to provide hands-on experiences in the arts for pre-K…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on August 23, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments
Registration has begun for Howard County Arts Council’s (HCAC) fall educational programs at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City. HCAC offers classes and workshops for ages five to adult. Fall art programs, open to the public, begin the week of September 10. Classes range in duration from one-day workshops to eight-week sessions.
Fall classes for ages 5–12 include Saturday Art Studio and Let’s Make Musical Instruments. For teens and adults, offerings…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on August 21, 2012 at 1:33pm — No Comments
Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) announces ARTsites 2013, its second multi-site public art initiative. HCAC is looking for publicly-accessible outdoor areas in Howard County to display sculpture as well as artists with large-scale sculpture that is fit for year-long outdoor display.
ARTsites 2013 is a year-long public art exhibit that will take place at up to 12 sites throughout Howard County. Sites and artwork will be…Continue
Added by Howard County Arts Council on August 21, 2012 at 10:15am — 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 by providing up to four teaching artists who will conduct residencies in visual and performing arts at the Ellicott City Head Start Center.
HCAC established the Head StART in ART program in FY2000 in…Continue
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