Programs at a Glance

We’re always adding new programs and opportunities to experience art to the calendar. Check back often!

Calendar

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APRIL 2019

Saturday, April 27 • 7-11 pm | Fly Me to the Moon at the Delaplaine
Join us for our annual fundraising gala, the biggest art party of the year! The event is inspired by the art of Andy Warhol and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. We’ll be dining on delicious cuisine, dancing, and having a great time for a great cause! Tickets are on sale now!

MAY 2019

Wednesday, May 1 • 7-9 pm | A Wider Lens: Film & the African-American Experience
Join the Delaplaine and AARCH for portions of the award-winning documentary film Up From The Meadows: A History of Black Americans in Frederick County, Maryland, followed by community discussion. Admission is free!

Saturday, May 4 • 2 pm | Art Matters: First Saturday Artist Talk
National Juried Exhibit juror Sandy Gutman from the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will speak about her selection process. All ages are welcome and admissions is free!

Saturday, May 4 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include “National Juried Exhibit” featuring artists from around the region and the nation, Jacob Zimmerman’s “Distance from Dixon Avenue” (mixed-media sculpture), Steven Donegan’s “Garden Phase” (digitally woven textiles), and Brenda Murphy’s “Flora, Fauna, and Fantasy” (mixed-media illustrations). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, May 4 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Create a jungle collage is the style of French artist Henri Rousseau, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Friday, May 10 • 12-1 pm | Art at Noon
Jacob Zimmerman will lead us on a journey through the artwork from his “Distance from Dixon Avenue” exhibit inspired by his travels along I-95, an isolated straightaway encased by sound barriers and maximized for speed and efficiency. Accompanied by a tasting of wines from Harford County, Maryland. Open to adults 21 and over. Bring your lunch or pre-order from Serendipity Market. Admission is free!

JUNE 2019

Saturday, June 1 | Family Fun During the Festival of the Arts
Join us for a weekend of art activities for the whole family! While the festival is going on right outside our doors along Carroll Creek, we will be participating by welcoming all for drop-in art activities, exhibits, workshops for kids, and children’s films. Admission and activities are free! All activities at the Delaplaine are rain or shine!

Saturday, June 1 • 3-5 pm | Exhibits Reception
Join us for our First Saturday building-wide exhibits reception! New exhibits include Goodloe Byron’s “Funhouse Mirrors” (mixed-media paintings) and José Pedreanez’s “Ojos que no Quieren Ver (Eyes That Do Not Want to See)” (acrylic paintings). Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. Admission is free!

Saturday, June 1 • 3-5 pm | Creative Outlet
Create tessellations in the style of Dutch artist M.C. Escher, and participate in other drop-in art activities! $2 per artist.

Sunday, June 2 | Family Fun During the Festival of the Arts
Join us for a weekend of art activities for the whole family! While the festival is going on right outside our doors along Carroll Creek, we will be participating by welcoming all for exhibits and children’s films. Admission is free!

Wednesday, June 5 • 7-9 pm | A Wider Lens: Film & the African-American Experience
Join the Delaplaine and AARCH for portions of the award-winning documentary film Up From The Meadows: A History of Black Americans in Frederick County, Maryland, followed by community discussion. Admission is free!

Friday, June 7 • 12-1 pm | Art at Noon
Dr. Martha Bari, Professor of Art History at Hood College, presents Taking It to the Streets: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1969 Billboard Campaign for Peace, a discussion of the single day when the world awoke to signs stating, “War is Over! (If You Want It).” Bari will introduce the billboard in the context of the campaign as well as the larger social and cultural context. Accompanied by a tasting and comparison of English and Japanese whiskeys. Open to adults 21 and over. Bring your lunch or pre-order from Serendipity Market. Admission is free!
Yoko-&-John