ON EXHIBITION

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.

Join us every First Saturday for a building-wide exhibits reception, 3-5 pm. View upcoming exhibitions here. Admission to our galleries is free!

ATTENTION: As a public health precaution, The Delaplaine Arts Center is closed at least through June 14, 2020.

Scheduling Announcements

Virtual Delaplaine

2020 National Juried Exhibition

Works in a variety of media
May 2–June 28
(physical exhibition opening TBA)

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We suggest viewing the exhibition with Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a desktop or laptop for a self-guided experience. Click any artwork, label, or gallery to zoom in.

Untitled (Black series #3) by Douglas Zaruba, 2020 NJE First Prize Winner

The Delaplaine’s National Juried Exhibition is an annual show featuring works by artists from around the region and nation. Award winners can be seen within the virtual exhibition, and by visiting the exhibition page.

Dong Kyu Kim | Consuming Memories

Fiber and mixed-media
May 2–June 28

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We suggest viewing the exhibition with Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a desktop or laptop for a self-guided experience. Click any artwork, label, or gallery to zoom in.

The Most Famous Stars and Stripes by Dong Kyu Kim

Having saved the paper receipts from almost every purchase made since moving to the U.S., Kim sews together these records of time and journey to reflect an identity that’s been constructed anew. By combining a technique traditional in Korea with receipts from defining moments made in America, Consuming Memories works to fuse the cultures and values of East and West.

Jenny Wu | YUGE Dilemma

Wall sculptures
May 2–June 28

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We suggest viewing the exhibition with Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a desktop or laptop for a self-guided experience. Click any artwork, label, or gallery to zoom in.

Whatever You Want to Call It by Jenny Wu

These sculptural works utilize latex paint that has been layered, dried, and cut to reveal a cross-section of vibrant color and intricate line. Each wall sculpture comes complete with an injection of Wu’s playful sense of humor.

March–April

Graphic Era Juried Exhibition

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We suggest viewing the exhibition with Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a desktop or laptop for a self-guided experience. Click any artwork, label, or gallery to zoom in.

Two Dics by Pauline Hudel Smith, Graphic Era Juried Exhibition Grand Prize Winner

An exhibition of prints & animations of selected digital artworks created by graphic artists from around the nation. Award winners can be seen within the virtual exhibition, and by visiting the exhibition page.

Delaplaine Faculty Exhibition

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We suggest viewing the exhibition with Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a desktop or laptop for a self-guided experience. Click any artwork, label, or gallery to zoom in.

Tiger Eye by Delaplaine instructor Brittani Locke

A showcase of artworks that reflect the many mediums offered in Delaplaine classes—including ceramics, jewelry making/metalsmithing, woodworking, and more—by some of the instructors who teach those classes.

Frederick County Public Schools All-County Student Art Show

We suggest viewing the exhibition on a tablet or larger device.

Cactus Still Life by Emma Jakubowyc, Centerville Elementary School.

This annual Youth Art Month exhibition features more than 300 2-D and 3-D artworks created by students from each public school within Frederick County.

 

Frederick County Public Schools Unified Art Show

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Untitled by Adam Bird, Governor Thomas Johnson High School.

Through ongoing collaboration with stakeholders, including parents, staff, and students, the Department of Special Education serves Frederick County Public Schools by supporting systemic instructional programming focusing on eliminating the achievement gap, developing social competencies, nurturing independence, and preparing students with disabilities to become contributing members of a global society.

2020 Bettie Awards

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The Creature from My Dream by Isabelle Burdge, 2020 Bettie Award Grand Prize Winner.

Inspired by Elizabeth Barker Delaplaine’s lifelong support of the arts and young artists in Frederick County, the exhibition features winners for the 2020 Bettie Award. The award was announced on March 7. The artwork with the most votes will receive the People’s Choice Award. Vote for your favorite artwork here.

 

Frederick County Public Schools Faculty Exhibition

We suggest viewing the exhibition on a tablet or larger device.

Low Cloud Formation by Jeff Bohlander, FCPS faculty member.

A salute to the FCPS educators who make Youth Art Month possible, the Delaplaine invites faculty artists to accompany students in showcasing their talents beyond the classroom.

 

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The Art of Giving
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