The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that the Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) has been awarded a $12,000 Learning in the Arts for Children & Youth grant for its Head StART in ART program.
The Howard County Arts Council, a multi-disciplinary arts organization located in Ellicott City, is one of 254 nonprofits across the U.S. that is receiving a total of $8.3 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth… Continue
Ellicott City, MD – During the weekend of August 27-30, artists will take to the streets of Historic Ellicott City to participate in the plein air paint-out, Paint It! Ellicott City. En plein air, meaning “in the open air,” is the technique of painting outdoors, directly from life, without the aid of photography. Often, groups of plein air artists will gather within stated boundaries of a scenic area for what is called a “paint-out.” The Howard County… Continue
The Howard County Arts Council is seeking nominations for the 2010 Howie Awards that honor individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the arts in Howard County. The 2010 Howie Awards will be presented at the Celebration of the Arts in Howard County on March 26, 2011 where members of the arts, education, government and… Continue