Programs at a Glance

PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

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

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

September 2019

Art Cart hands-on activities and the ArtSpotting gallery scavenger hunt is available to visitors daily. Recorded music in the galleries in September features rock ‘n’ roll by Mark McKay.

Saturday, September 7 • 2-3 pm | First Saturday Artist Talk
Artist Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt will discuss the inspiration behind her “School Lunch” series. Admission is free!

Saturday, September 7 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include Beckie Mirsch Laughlin’s Whispers of Intuition (acrylic paintings), Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt’s School Lunch (paintings), Lorena Molina’s How Blue (photography), Virginia Sperry’s Impermanence (sculpture and photography), and Lyle Kleinhans’s Look Me in the Eye (oil paintings). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, September 7 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Make city collages in the style of U.S. artist Romare Bearden, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, September 13 • 12-1 pm | Art at Noon: The Impact of Art on Substance Use Recovery
Artist Beckie Laughlin will discuss how she guides individuals in recovery to paint when they believe they are not able to do so. She will share how she coaches painters to embrace their Intuitive Intelligence, an experience that will ultimately lead them to live the life they were meant to live. A tasting of coffees from around the world is provided courtesy of Dublin Roasters. Bring your lunch or pre-order from Serendipity Market. Admission is free!

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October 2019

Art Cart hands-on activities and the ArtSpotting gallery scavenger hunt is available to visitors daily. Recorded music in the galleries in October features reggae children’s music by Guava Jelly.

Saturday, October 5 • 2-3 pm | First Saturday Artist Talk
Exhibiting artist Judy Kirpich breaks down the Emotional Constructs of the improvisational quilting employed to create her large-scale fiber works. Admission is free!

Saturday, October 5 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include Judy Kirpich’s Emotional Constructs (fine art quilts), and Carol Leadbetter’s An Impending Silence: Vanishing African Wildlife (photography). Other exhibitions Lyle Kleinhans, Lorena Molina, and Virginia Sperry also will be open. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, October 5 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Make Ben-Day beads in the style of artist Roy Lichtenstein, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, October 11 • 8 am-5 pm | Artobus: Bus Trip to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Join us on a bus trip to the Smithsonian’s contemporary art museum for a tour of Manifesto: Art x Agency, an exhibition on artist manifestos from the 20th century and their historical impact. The exhibition features seminal works by artists such as Jean Arp, Giacomo Balla, Alexander Calder, Salvador Dalí, Helen Frankenthaler, George Grosz, Hannah Höch, René Magritte, Joan Miró, Jackson Pollock, and Tsuruko Yamazaki. The trip will include a guided tour with time to explore nearby museums on your own. Fee includes deluxe motor coach transportation and snacks on the bus. Lunch is on your own. Cost is $55 per person ($45 members). Get more information and register here.

November 2019

Art Cart hands-on activities and the ArtSpotting gallery scavenger hunt is available to visitors daily. Recorded music in the galleries in November features new folk by Michelle Swan.

Saturday, November 2 • 1:00 pm | Members’ Meeting
Want to hear more about the Delaplaine’s impact on the community last year, and what’s in store for the year ahead? Join us for our annual Members’ Meeting! We’ll also be electing a slate of nominees to serve two-year terms on the Board of Trustees. Get information here. If you’re not a member yet, now is a great time to join! Please note: The starting time for the Members’ Meeting is incorrectly given in the winter issue of the magazine.

Saturday, November 2 • 2-3 pm | First Saturday Artist Talk
Speakers will be J.W. Rone, Director of Veterans Initiatives at the Institute for Integrative Health; Michael King, former U.S. Army Sergeant Major and veteran artist; and Lauren Yoder, LPC, ATR-BC, adjunct professor of art therapy at The George Washington University and participating partner of the Headstrong Project. Admission is free!

Saturday, November 2 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include the Veterans Show (works in a variety of media), Michael Douglas Jones’s Our Ancient Pages (mixed-media assemblage), and Mary Sciré’s Bits and Pieces (mixed-media paintings). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, November 2 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Create silhouettes in the style of artist Kara Walker, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, November 8 • 6-8 pm | Art at Night: Jamaican Art and Visual Culture
Ivy Chevers will discuss Jamaican art with an emphasis on Rastafarian material culture. She will explore the relationships between art, religion, history, and social movements in Jamaica, addressing works by intuitive artist Mallica “Kapo” Reynolds, expressionistic sculptor and painter Christopher González (best-known for his controversial statue of Bob Marley), and more recent contemporary Jamaican artists. A tasting of locally crafted rum from Tenth Ward Distillery and Helles Belles Lager from Mad Science Brewery will be featured. Open to adults 21 and older. Admission is free!

Rising Table by Mallica "Kapo" Reynolds

Rising Table by Mallica “Kapo” Reynolds

December 2019

Art Cart hands-on activities and the ArtSpotting gallery scavenger hunt is available to visitors daily. Recorded music in the galleries in December features holiday favorites by Marlene Young.

Saturday, December 7 • 10 am-5 pm | Arts & Crafts Expo: Holiday Artists’ Market
The Gift Gallery at the Delaplaine presents the BIGGEST holiday artists’ market in downtown Frederick! You’ll find some of the best artists and artisans in the region showcasing paintings, textiles, jewelry, woodworking, metal sculpture, pottery, and more. There will be decor for the holidays and one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your shopping list! Enjoy holiday music and complimentary hot cider while you shop. Free admission!

Saturday, December 7 • 2-3 pm | First Saturday Artist Talk
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Saturday, December 7 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include Jessica Damen’s Visions, Verses, and Voices (oil paintings and audio installations); and the Frederick Camera Clique’s Members’ Exhibition (photography). Exhibitions by Michael Douglas Jones and Mary Sciré also will be open. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, December 7 • 3-5 pm | Super Secret Elf Workshop
Calling all elves! Join us for our annual holiday version of Creative Outlet as we travel to the North Pole Workshop (otherwise known as our third floor studio!) to create craft projects you can give as holiday gifts. Kids can drop-in anytime that’s convenient during the program hours. Participation is $10 per elf. Gift wrapping is included.

 

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