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BUS TRIP TO THE BARNES FOUNDATION MUSEUM

TO REGISTER: Please print and complete the REGISTRATION FORM and send it with your payment to the Worcester County Arts Council (6 Jefferson Street, Berlin, MD 21811).
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: APRIL 15. SEATS ARE LIMITED! REGISTER EARLY!


BASKET OF ART - SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER

In efforts to raise additional funds in support of the annual art scholarship program for local students, the Worcester County Arts Council is raffling off again a basket filled with original artwork generously donated by local artists.

PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR TICKET AND BE A PART OF OUR FUNDRAISING EFFORT TO ALLOW US CONTINUE THIS VALUABLE PROGRAM!


WCAC ART SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Arts Council will award following art scholarships during the 2016 - 2017 school year, to qualified students interested in pursuing academic careers in the arts:
 - one scholarship of $1,000.00 in memory of Janet R.S. Paper
 - one scholarship of $1,500 in memory of James Falcon
 - additional scholarships of $1000 each

This is a merit scholarship and award decisions are based on evaluation of talent, dedication and potential, not financial need. Graduating seniors, who will major in the visual, performing, music or media arts, are encouraged to apply. Scholarships are also available to college art majors wishing to continue their education in the arts. Applicants are judged on their visual, dramatic, writing, or musical presentations in the form of DVD, CD, or power point recordings.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2017.

2016 - 2017 APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN. PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND PRINT FORMS LISTED BELOW.
ALL SCHOLARSHIP FORMS HAVE BEEN REVISED AS OF OCTOBER 2016.

ART SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

ART SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


The Worcester County Arts Council's scholarship program is designed to identify, recognize and encourage talented students who demonstrate excellence in Dance, Music, Theater, Visual Arts and Creative Writing.


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.

THE NEXT GRANT DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2017.


FREE GRANT WORKSHOP:

ALL NEW AND RETURNING GRANT APPLICANTS AS WELL AS NEW GRANT WRITERS MUST ATTEND FREE INFORMATIONAL GRANT WORKSHOP TO BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 25, 10 AM AT THE ARTS COUNCIL (6 JEFFERSON STREET, BERLIN, MD 21811).

PLEASE RSVP YOUR ATTENDANCE BY FEBRUARY 20, 2017: 410-641-0809 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

APPLICATION FORMS AND GUIDELINES: FORMS HAVE BEEN REVISED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2017.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE FORMS FOLLOWING THE LINKS BELOW:

COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) GRANT GUIDELINES
COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) GRANT APPLICATION


MINI GRANTS: GRANT REQUESTS NOT TO EXCEED $500.00.
COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) MINI GRANT GUIDELINES
COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT (CAD) MINI GRANT APPLICATION


CAD Grant and Mini Grant Final Report Form - due within 30 days after completion of the project.


PAINT BERLIN WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations to Paint Berlin, plein air Winners!

Each year in September, Paint Berlin event brings talented artists from across the region who grace our streets, sidewalks, and green spaces, providing our Community and visitors with the unique experience of seeing our surroundings through their eyes while preserving the best aspects of our community.



BECOME A MEMBER AND SUPPORT THE ARTS!

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!!


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!