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.
|“BASKET OF ART” - RAFFLE FUNDRAISER|
| In efforts to raise additional funds to support the annual art scholarships for local students, we will be raffling off basket filled with original artwork generously donated by local artists. |
To see the full list of donated artwork, please follow the LINK.
Raffle tickets are available for purchase at the Arts Council at $10 each or 5 for $40. Winner will be drawn during the Holiday Arts Night on November 28, 2014.
Ticket holder need not to be present to win.
|WELCOME NEW MEMBERS|
Membership in our organization plays an extremely important part in promoting the Arts in our County. Membership dues notices are sent out monthly. Please show your support for the Arts in Worcester County by renewing your Annual Membership promptly!
The President and the Board of Directors take great pleasure in welcoming the following new members to our organization:
Individual:Judith Cullen, Jennie Doll, Don W. Grafer
Family: Karen Dimaio, Stephanni Scott, Margo Takacs
Sponsor: Don and Kathy Westbrook
We thank you for your support, help and dedication!
JOIN TODAY! MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
|Community Arts Development (CAD) Grants|
| The Worcester County Arts Council’s Community Arts Development Grants program is designed to assist local community based groups produce and present arts activities in Worcester County and is funded and supported by the Maryland State Arts Council. |
In the second granting cycle of FY 2015 the Worcester County Arts Council awarded $11,000 in Community Arts Development Grants program to various art projects and events to be presented by local nonprofit arts organizations beginning January 1, 2015. Last fiscal year the Arts Council awarded a total of $20,000 to local organizations thru this program.
Funding will support a wide variety of creative and innovative projects that are of outstanding artistic quality and demonstrate community benefit enhancing the lives of everyone living and visiting the Worcester County.
The next grant deadline is 2 pm on April 15, 2015.