The Delaplaine offers five 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 features artwork created through our Community Outreach programs partnerships. The Delaplaine also operates three satellite galleries in partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries.

Admission to our galleries is free!

View upcoming exhibitions here.
View links to past exhibitions here.


Contemporary Innovations: McKay Otto

Ever Beyond, Beyond Ever

Paintings and Sculpture
September 3 – October 30

Each September The Delaplaine’s Contemporary Innovations program highlights an artist taking innovative strides in their practice.  McKay Otto is a Houston, Texas, based artist whose artworks express the dimensional relationships between drawing, painting, and sculpture, providing an abundance of color, circle, light, line, and perception. Otto has exhibited throughout the United States and internationally.
Contemporary Innovations is Sponsored in part by The Tourism Reinvestment In Promotion & Product (TRIPP) Program of the Tourism Council of Frederick County.
Click here for a short documentary feature of McKay Otto, produced by Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art:  McKay Otto


No Limits

“Reclamation Variation” by Steven Dobbin

Founded in 2015, NOMA (short for NOrth MArket) is a co-op fine art gallery in Frederick that showcases a range of artistic pursuits, representing contemporary and traditional art in a variety of mediums. NOMA is 23 artists with a mission to promote artistic creativity and excellence within ourselves and our community.

Work in a variety of media
October 1-30

Lusmerlin Lantigua

Together Alone

Tea Time Stories

September 3 – October 30


June Jarkey

Stills on White


September 3 – October 30

Max Winkler

Toward Winter


Woodcut Prints
September 3 – October 30



Community Art Gallery

Kids Like Us

A program supporting kids impacted by addiction and substance abuse.

Community Art Gallery

Centro Hispano de Frederick

Éxito STEAM Program


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