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Upcoming Events


a pop-up installation and companion performance showcase series

February- March 9th, 2024

FAC Art Center at 5 E 2nd St, Frederick, MD 21701

“Synthesis” is a limited time pop-up art installation at the FAC Art Center.
Artworks are featured in a multimodal dynamic art show and interactive installation accompanying a live music performance series exploring community, cohesion, and the promotion of unity through the arts.
Synthesis is bold, vibrant and colorful. A Large scale installation centerpiece by artist Shane Acuff invites a call to action to explore the natural world.
“Synthesis” Pop-up art installation artists include Shane Acuff, Dylan Zingg, Julia Schrechongost, Judith Kornett, GabyNobody, Andy Salfi, Blue, Sean Patten, and Nonestica. Artist installations are on both the first and second floors, performances occur on the second floor.
Feb 10 @ 7p-  Cross-Genre Showcase
featuring three local acoustic musicians Andy Salfi, Sean Patten, and Kamyar Arsani
Feb 17th @ 7p- Jeff Cosgrove jazz ensemble
The first in his three part jazz ensemble series. Visit the remaining segments of his series the third Saturday in March and April
Feb 24th @ 7p- EDM Night
Featuring live performances from 3 local DJs including Dylan Zingg, Joey Two-Geez, and DJ Robin Hood
*Bonus Show* March 9th  features a lineup from Ponythomstevedrone (PTSD), Zootu and the Swamp Whompers which will conclude your chance to witness this unique pop-up installation.

Individual Artist Grants Available


First-come, First-served basis

awards of $1,000 to eligible artists

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FAC Artist Studios

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1-11 N. Market St


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The FAC Artist Studios & Gallery at 1-11 North Market Street provides a fully integrated space for artists to create, show their work, and build community.

The Studios are outfitted to house nearly 30 artists in creative spaces, and also offers additional amenities such as a kitchenette and classroom. The Gallery space displays the work of the Studio artists on a rotating basis, and also will be home to rotating contemporary exhibits, always offering plenty to see and a diverse array of creativity to the Frederick community and our visitors alike.

The Al and Helen Hurwitz Gallery of the Arts is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am-4pm, with extended hours on First Saturdays and during the monthly Sunday ArtWalk. Currently on display: Reflections on the Human Condition by artist Esperanza Alzona, Waves and Particles by artist Becky Borlan and Dreamscapes Unveiled, a juried group show of art by FAC Studio artists.

In addition to artist exhibitions, the Al and Helen Hurwitz Gallery of the Arts is also a great place for weddings, galas, creative meetings, private events, and music video or film location shoots. For more information about renting the Al and Helen Hurwitz Gallery of the Arts, please contact Emma Sandler, Public Art and Studios Manager,


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