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.


2022 National Juried Exhibition

with Juror Gerald Ross

The Think Tank by Stacy Lund Levy

Works in a variety of media
May 7–Jul 10

About the Juror: Gerald Ross is the Director of Exhibitions at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. Since 2003, he has curated exhibitions, established public programming and has worked with the community to bring a large variety of local, national, and international groups and artists to MICA. He has also served as a juror for many fine art awards, including the Trawick Prize and the National Sculpture Residency Prize at Evergreen House.

Hannah Duggan

Fragile Archive

Mixed Messages

Works on Porcelain
May 7–Jun 26

Donald Depuydt


Speed of Gravity

Etchings and lithographs
May 7–Jun 26

Gregg Silvis

Organic Precision

Red, Horizontal

Mixed media sculptures
May 7–Jun 26


Community Art Gallery

Academy of Fine Arts at Thomas Johnson High School

The Academy (AFA) for the Fine Arts at Governor Thomas Johnson High School offers Frederick County high school students in grades 10 -12, with an interest in the arts, the opportunity to take exceptional classes in music, theatre, dance and visual art.


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