Arts & Culture

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Valuable Designations: Arts & Entertainment Districts
Artists and fans of artists should take the opportunity to learn about Grantsville’s and Oakland’s Arts & Entertainment District designations
Oakland Becomes Maryland's 25th Arts & Entertainment District
The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has announced that the Maryland Secretary of Commerce has approved the designation of the state’s 25th Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District in Oakland.
Arts Connection to Feature Friendsville Interactive History Tour
The July Arts Connection sponsored by Garrett County Arts Council will highlight the new Friendsville Interactive History Tour.
Garrett County Arts Council to Host 10th Annual Artist Studio Tour
The Garrett County Arts Council will host the 10th annual Artist Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday, July 22 and 23, beginning with a preview party on Friday, July 21, at the Gallery Shop in Oakland.
Garrett Arts Council Holds Annual Meeting; Names Stutzmans As Friends Of The Arts
Artist duo Mark and Laura Stutzman of Mtn. Lake Park were named this year's Friend of the Arts by the Garrett County Arts Council.
Artistically Speaking: Garrett County Arts Council - Serving the Community Since 1976
The arts are such a natural part of our lives, we don’t always consider what is involved in incorporating so much enrichment into our world.
Artistically Speaking: Angela Hedderick - Painting Her World
Artist Angela Hedderick explains that things such as “beautiful mornings, dramatic cloudy skies, and attractive views” can get her creative juices flowing.
Make:Over Workshop for Artists & Creative Businesses Being Offered
An intensive 5-hour workshop for artists and creative businesses will be held on March 22nd in nearby Thomas, West Virginia.
Artistically Speaking: A New, Young Artist Joins the Gallery Shop
Rebecca E. Diller, a 23-year-old native of Garrett County, is one of the newest artists to display and sell her artwork in Garrett County Arts Council’s Gallery Shop.
Artistically Speaking: Jeanne Wagle - The Batik Watercolorist
Since June, Jeanne Waglet has exhibited watercolor and Batik watercolor at the Garrett County Arts Council’s pop-up gallery in McHenry.
Artistically Speaking: Amy Childers - Celebrating Nature Through Fabric
Amy Childers' selects and hand sews pieces of commercially available fabric together to create stunning landscape scenes.
Artistically Speaking: Gloria Dean - Warming Up in Style
Artist Gloria Dean's latest endeavor - Scarves by BABKA - features personally designed, hand-knitted and crocheted fashion scarves.
Artistically Speaking: Pop-Up Gallery Shop in McHenry
The Garrett County Arts Council has opened another Pop-Up Gallery Shop.
Chautauqua 2016: Masters of Their Craft
Chautauqua 2016 marks the 22nd summer Maryland Humanities has brought this dynamic, free event to Garrett College.
Artistically Speaking: Penny Knobel-Besa - Capturing Memories
Penny Knobel-Besa is a fine art photographer who prefers to capture unique images of everything from street scenes to detailed portraiture.