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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 this Saturday, April 13th from 2-4

Individual Artist Grants Office Hours

Do you need wifi, technology, or have questions about applying for the ARPA Invidiual Artist Grant? Whatever is stopping you from applying,  consider stopping by the FAC Art Center at 5 E 2nd St during open office hours for assistance.


Office Hours:

April 2nd, 4th, 9th and 11th from 11A-2P.


Grant application and complete details in the section below.

Individual Artist Grants Available


First-come, First-served basis

awards of $1,000 to eligible artists

Submit your application via SlideRoom

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Call to Artists: Tactile Expressions

The Frederick Arts Council is excited to announce an open call for our upcoming juried group exhibition related to the theme of texture. FAC Studio Artists are prioritized for this exhibition, all artists wishing an 80 mile radius of Frederick may apply.

Submit up to three high-resolution images of your artwork and include a brief artist statement describing how texture informs your creative process and influences your work.

Submit your application via SlideRoom

FAC Artist Studios

Get on our waitlist today!

1-11 N. Market St


Need a space or looking to take a tour? Inquire to

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: 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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