Art Matters

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of art at Art Matters! Join us every First Saturday and on select Fridays, for this exciting series of informative discussions that touch on a different topic each month. Admission is free!

First Saturday Artist Talks • 2pm
Join us in the galleries for talks by exhibiting artists, Delaplaine instructors, and special guests every First Saturday. Followed immediately by our monthly exhibit receptions. Admission is free!

July 1: Bernard Dellario, President of the Washington Landscape Painters.
August 5: Lee Newman discusses artists who are “Over 70.”
September 2: Marilyn Bagel, Carolyn Greiner, Claudia Hart, and Audrey Farnsworth discuss the Frederick Art Club’s history and scholarship fund.
October 7: Exhibiting artists Artemis Herber and Rebecca Grace Jones
November 4: Exhibiting artists Johan Lowie and Doug Moulden
December 2: Artists Kate Fitzpatrick and Cam Miller from the Frederick Camera Clique

Friday Conversations on Art & Wine • 3pm
Engage in lively discussions about art while enjoying wine pairings from different regions. Conversations on art and wine are led by Delaplaine instructors Lee Newman and Lesa Cook, and Marc Monahan, owner of Spin the Bottle Wine Company. The program is open to adults 21 and older.

July 7: “Guernica” (1937) by Pablo Picasso with Lee Newman
August 11: “Self-Portrait with Beret” (1655) by Rembrandt with Lee Newman
September 9: Recital by classical guitarist Candace Mowbray
October 13: Bauhaus led by Johan Lowie
November 10: “The Migration Series” by Jacob Lawrence with Lesa Cook
December 8: “Big Man” by Ron Mueck with Lesa Cook

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