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the Frederick Arts Council.

We advance and invest in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County and for our visitors.

The Frederick Arts Council announces a Partnership with the Ausherman Family Foundation to Develop Public Arts Planning Process for Frederick County

The process, under the guidance of public art planning consultant Todd Bressi, will allow Frederick to continue deepening its sense of place through public art, develop a coherent set of procedures for placing public art throughout the county, and help create a set of sustainable funding streams for the construction and maintenance of the county’s public art.
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Mark your calendars for the Festival of the Arts,
June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th!

This year’s Frederick Festival of the Arts will take place on June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Mark your calendars! To find out more, visit the Festival of the Arts page on this website.

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 Frederick Arts Council Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Historic Event at Weinberg Center

Frederick, MD – The Frederick Arts Council commemorated its 40th Anniversary with a “Celebration of the Arts” on Saturday, March 11th at the Weinberg Center for the Arts. The event’s program featured remarks by keynote speaker David Rubenstein, Board Chairman of the Kennedy Center, a performance by Sally Taylor, accomplished musician and daughter of James Taylor and Carly Simon, with her band Something Underground, and bonus performances by Sam Vitale of the Sicilian Tenors and FCPS student pianist/composer Alex Hayes.


Photo by Andrew Morrell Photography

Read up on the details and check out photos from the event here.

Community Arts Development Grants Awarded 
The Frederick Arts Council announces the awarding of $76,800 in Community Arts Development (CAD) grants to 19 arts organizations and arts programs throughout Frederick County.

Check out the CAD Calendar of Events presented by this years Grantees! 


Check out what’s happening at Frederick’s newest public artwork and outdoor arts venue!


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