Frederick Arts Council Announces 2nd Annual African Americans of Excellence Exhibition at FACR …

Visit the Frederick Arts Council’s Gallery located at 1 N Market Street in the heart of Downtown Frederick between 11am-4pm beginning Saturday, May 11th, 2024 for the 2nd Annual African Americans of Excellence (AAOE) Exhibit 2024—a multi-media exhibit featuring original work from local artists and students, showcasing the contributions of African Americans in Frederick County. The Exhibit honorees include Bernard Brown, Seaven Gordon, Mary Harris, Ted Luck, Joy Onley, Wendell Poindexter, and Gary Rollins. Exhibiting artists include Yemi Fagbohun, Tiffany Kowalsky, 88Visual (Brandon Chapman and De’von Wellesley), and 32 local grade school artists.

This exhibit is on display from May through June 2024 at the FAC’s Hurwitz Gallery, located at 1 N Market Street. Gallery Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11am-4pm, and 11am-7pm on First Saturdays of each month.

The opening reception will be held Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 3pm.

About the Frederick Arts Council

The Frederick Arts Council invests in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County. The organization fosters an environment where the arts flourish in the community through grants and scholarships, arts advocacy, and links to essential resources. FAC is responsible for large-scale programming such as the Frederick Festival of the Arts, Sky Stage, Frederick Public Art Initiative, Artist Studios, Art in the Park, and Arts in Education grants. For more information about the Frederick Arts Council, visit