EXHIBITIONS

The Delaplaine offers five main galleries on two floors showcasing local, regional, and national artists. In addition, the Community Art Gallery features artworks from local schools and nonprofit organizations, and the Community Outreach Gallery primarily features artwork created through our Community Outreach program partnerships. Galleries are open daily and admission is free.

The Delaplaine also operates three satellite galleries in partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries.

Art Matters Artist Talks

Join us on most First Saturdays for artist talks from new exhibiting artists, 2-3 pm.

Meet the Artists

Join us on most First Saturdays for new exhibition openings and to meet the artists, 3–5 pm.

Past Exhibitions

View links to our Flickr albums of past exhibitions.

 

MAY 4–JUL 7

National Juried Exhibition

Works in a variety of media

Memory Window by Tani Teixeira, 2023 NJE First Prize Award Winner

The Delaplaine’s annual juried show features works by artists from around the region and the nation.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah is an arts administrator, exhibition producer, curator, and researcher working in Washington, DC. She is currently the Director of Programs at the Qatar America Institute for Culture, where she oversees exhibitions, programs, and partnerships. She has also held senior-level roles at Washington Studio School, The Fabric Workshopand Museum, Art Fraud Insights, and International Arts and Artists. She holdsa BA from George Mason University and an MA from Georgetown University, where she focused on modern and contemporary cultural production, heritage, and diplomacy.

 

MAY 4–JUN 30

Joseph Gerlak

Explorations of Light and Shadow

Mixed media

Red Maple

Gerlak creates wall-hanging mixed-media pieces that function both as paintings and sculptures, and are informed by light and shadow as well as the subtle and fleeting occurrence of color, shape, and form over time.

 

MAY 4–JUN 30

Stacy Lund Levy

Painting from Life

Watercolor

Winter Warmth

With a love for portrait and figure drawing, as well as textures and patterns, Painting from Life is a group of watercolors painted from people and places encountered in the artist’s everyday life.

 

MAY 4–JUN 30

Eunice Turner

Lincoln’s Triad: A Visual Chronicle of History

Mixed media on wood

Abraham Lincoln

This series of 3–D work blends a cubist-inspired geometric sensibilitywith elements of Pop Art in depicting the life of Abraham Lincoln.

 

MAY

Transformative Arts Project, a nonprofit amplifying the voices of vulnerable communities

 

MAY/JUN

The Difference 2-17, a skills enrichment center for neurological diversity and autism

 

JUN

Each 1 Teach 1, a minority-led nonprofit offering coping skills to youth and their families