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Upcoming Events


April – July 2024

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

Ephemeral//Enduring aims to explore the concept of time through diverse artistic expressions. Artists interpret and represent the themese in their own uniwue ways, whether through visual, conceptual, or experimental approaches.


Join us for an opening reception April 13th from 2-4

2nd Annual African Americans of Excellence Exhibition

May – June 2024

FAC Gallery at 1 North Market St

Frederick, MD 21701

Yemi Fagbohun, award-winning international artist, in collaboration with TGP Gives, AARCH Society, Frederick Lifestyle, Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County, 88Visual, T. Kowalsky Photography and the Weinberg Center presents the 2nd African Americans of Excellence (AAOE) Exhibit 2024, a multi-media exhibit showcasing the contributions of African Americans in Frederick County—legacy leaders who have courageously, humbly and significantly contributed to positive, transformative work over multiple decades to create and provide a beautiful community and brighter future for us all.

On display May through June 30th, 2024. Join us for an artist talk on May 18 at 2pm!

Coming Soon: Tactile Expressions

Juried Group Exhibition

June – July 2024

FAC Gallery at 1 North Market St

Frederick, MD 21701

Textures are an integral part of the artistic experience, adding depth, dimension, and sensory engagement to artwork. From the smoothness of polished surfaces to the roughness of raw materials, texture invites viewers to connect with art on a visceral level.

About the juror: Alyssa Imes is a sculptor, textile and performance artist who has exhibited work in galleries and public spaces throughout the DMV. Currently, she is teaching sculpture at Towson University. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts Concentration in Sculpture from Shepherd University and Master of Fine Arts from University of Maryland, College Park, MD. 

Tactile Expressions artists include: Esperanza Alzona, Craig Cavin, Richard Christin Jr., James Connors,  Don Coomes, Andrea Finch, Sarah Higgins, Juliet Drake Hossain, Emily Johnson, Victoria Jones, Beckie Laughlin, Sheryl Massaro, Michelle Ramos, Lori Niland Rounds, Ellen Olson Schippert, Cynthia Scott, Janet Seifert, Lisa Sheirer, Kristie Taylor, Behrouz Vatankhah, Richard Weiblinger, and Dylan Zingg. 

On display May 30 through July 23rd, 2024

Artist Talk on June 12th, 6 to 8pm

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: 2nd Annual African Americans of Excellence Exhibition. Coming soon: Tactile Expressions, a juried group show.

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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