The Worcester County Arts Council, Inc. established in 1977, is a private non-profit corporation designated by the County Commissioners and the Maryland State Arts Council to promote and encourage visual, performing and cultural arts in Worcester County, Maryland.
The Worcester County Arts Council and Gallery is located at 6 Jefferson Street in historic Berlin, MD.
Our Co-Op Gallery features local artists and their work. Come see artists create in front of your eyes! Follow the links to the left for further information.
The Gallery is open Monday thru Friday, 11 am to 3 pm and some Saturdays.
Click on "Events & Exhibits" for a preview of upcoming exhibits at the WCAC. Or find out about the artists in our registry by visiting our "Meet The Artists" page.
Discover great art destinations, one-of-a-kind galleries, fabulous restaurants and special events that celebrate beauty and unique character of the Eastern Shore.
|CALL FOR ARTISTS|
| EARTH - THROUGH THE ARTIST'S EYE |
The Worcester County Arts Council invites all interested artists to participate in a juried art show to be exhibited during the month of April at the WCAC Gallery.
The exhibition is open to all artists, professional or amateur with work in all media
Entries should reflect the artist’s representation of nature, the environment, green health and lifestyle, recycling and sustainable practices. Artists are encouraged to use recycled materials including, but not limited to: wood, metal, stone, used glass, paper, fabric, pottery or plastic.
Work must be delivered to the Arts Council’s Gallery between March 24 – 28, 2014 to be accepted. Artwork will be juried in by Kate Patton, Executive Director of the Lower Shore Land Trust.
Monetary prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place during the Second Friday Arts Stroll reception on April 11 from 5 – 8 pm.
|Summer Arts Camp 2014 - Mark your calendars!|
| Our annual Summer Arts Camp for children will be held again in Berlin Intermediate School |
June 22 - June 27, 2014
9 am - 2:30 pm
Camp fee: $95.00
|BASKETS OF ART SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER A SUCCESS!|
| Thank you to all the artists and patrons who donated original pieces of artwork to our Baskets of Art scholarship fundraiser and everyone who purchased the raffle tickets benefiting this valuable program for deserving local students. |
Because of your support we raised $1,081.00 that will be awarded to talented students who demonstrate excellence in Dance, Music, Theater, Visual Arts and Creative Writing.
THANK YOU TO ALL FOR BEING A PART OF OUR FUNDRAISING EFFORT AND ALLOWING US TO CONTINUE THIS VALUABLE PROGRAM!
During the 2013 - 2014 school year, the Arts Council will award art scholarships of $1000.00 each to qualified students interested in pursuing academic careers in the arts. This year six talented local students have been each awarded $1000 art scholarships from the Worcester County Arts Council in support of their artistic goals. This is a merit scholarship and award decisions are based on evaluation of talent, dedication and potential, not financial need.
Scholarship applications deadline: March 14, 2014, 2 pm. Application Form and Scholarship Guidelines are available on our ART SCHOLARSHIP page.