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Frederick County Public Schools Academy of Fine Arts

Works in a variety of media
March 6-28

Meghan Kiessling

Students from the FCPS Academy for the Fine Arts at Governor Thomas Johnson High School display their works in a variety of media for this Youth Art Month exhibition.

2021 Bettie Awards Exhibition

Works in a variety of media
March 13-April 23

“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 strong belief in the importance of encouraging young emerging artists, the Delaplaine presents the annual Bettie Award program. We invite artists in grades 9–12 who reside or attend school in Frederick County, MD to enter. Bettie Award winners receive $100 and the Grand Prize Winner receives $1,000.

Frederick County Public Schools All-County Student Art Show (Online Only) 

Works in a variety of media
Opens Online March 6

Hailey S. from Urbana High School

Frederick County Public Schools Faculty Exhibition

Works in a variety of media
March 6-March 28

“Low Cloud Formation” by Jeff Bohlander

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


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