Programs at a Glance

We’re always adding new programs and opportunities to experience art to the calendar. Check back often!

Calendar

Now registering for classes and workshops! View upcoming opportunities for kids, teens, and adults.

Please note that the Delaplaine is closed December 25 & 26 and January 1, with limited hours December 27-31.

JANUARY 2019

Wednesday, January 2 • 7-9 pm | A Wider Lens: Film & the African-American Experience
Join the Delaplaine and AARCH for portions of the award-winning documentary film Up From The Meadows: A History of Black Americans in Frederick County, Maryland, followed by community discussion. Admission is free!

Saturday, January 5 • 2 pm | Art Matters: First Saturday Artist Talk
Artists from the Frederick County Art Association talk about what it means to be a member of one of Frederick’s original artists’ groups. All ages are welcome and admissions is free!

Saturday, January 5 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include the Frederick County Art Association Members Exhibit, Robert Griffin’s “It Figures” (oil paintings), and Rosa Leff’s “Pigeons and Power Lines” (paper cutting). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, January 5 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Journey to Norway to weave paper hearts, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, January 11 • 3 pm | Art Matters: Conversations on Art & Wine
Engage in a discussion of of mid-century California artist Millard Sheets led by Delaplaine Director of Programs Thomas Canavan, while enjoying wine pairings. Open to adults 21 and over. Admission is free!

Monday, January 21 • 9 am-5 pm | School Days Off at the Delaplaine
When FCPS are closed, drop off your kids ages 6-12 at the Delaplaine for a day of creative art adventures! Registration required.

Monday, January 28 • 9 am-5 pm | School Days Off at the Delaplaine
When FCPS are closed, drop off your kids ages 6-12 at the Delaplaine for a day of creative art adventures! Registration required.

FEBRUARY 2019

Saturday, February 2 • 2 pm | Art Matters: First Saturday Artist Talk
Artist Elizabeth Holtry discusses her exhibit, entitled “Salt.” All ages are welcome and admissions is free!

Saturday, February 2 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include Jeff Bohlander’s “the Sympathy of Things” (mixed-media assemblage) and Elizabeth Holtry’s “Salt” (oil paintings). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, February 2 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Journey to Canada and build you own totem pole, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Wednesday, February 6 • 7-9 pm | A Wider Lens: Film & the African-American Experience
Join the Delaplaine and AARCH for portions of the award-winning documentary film Up From The Meadows: A History of Black Americans in Frederick County, Maryland, followed by community discussion. Admission is free!

Friday, February 8 • 3 pm | Art Matters: Conversations on Art & Wine
Engage in a discussion of artistic symbolism led by artist Johan Lowie, while enjoying wine pairings. Open to adults 21 and over. Admission is free!

Monday, February 18 • 9 am-5 pm | School Days Off at the Delaplaine
When FCPS are closed, drop off your kids ages 6-12 at the Delaplaine for a day of creative art adventures! Registration required.

MARCH 2019

Saturday, March 2 • 2:30 pm | 2019 Bettie Award Presentation
We’ll be announcing the 2019 program award winner, presenting the $1,000 prize, and celebrating all the finalists! Admission is free!

Saturday, March 2 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include the Frederick County Public Schools All-County Student Art Show, 2019 Bettie Award Finalists, and the FCPS Faculty Show. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, March 2 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Journey to the Galapagos Islands and make a tortoise, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Wednesday, March 6 • 7-9 pm | A Wider Lens: Film & the African-American Experience
Join the Delaplaine and AARCH for portions of the award-winning documentary film Up From The Meadows: A History of Black Americans in Frederick County, Maryland, followed by community discussion. Admission is free!

Saturday, March 16 • 1-4 pm | Art Carnival
Step right up for an afternoon of fun art activities, demonstrations, and more! Free admission. Some activities will require tickets, which will be sold in strips to tear off and trade in.