Annual Events


Art Carnival: Midway

Saturday, March 21, 2020 • 1-4 pm

You are invited to step right up each spring for an afternoon of art at Art Carnival: Midway! The Midway is a self-directed experience that allows children to explore the creative world. Kids have an opportunity to complete fun and inspirational art projects. This is an all-ages event.

See Programs at a Glance for information about our next Art Carnival.



Festival of the Arts Weekend

June 6 & 7, 2020

Join us the first weekend in June for art activities for the whole family! While the annual Frederick Festival of the Arts is going on right outside our door along Carroll Creek, the Delaplaine will be participating in the festivities as the Family Fun Center, welcoming all for drop-in art activities, workshops for kids, exhibits, and children’s films.

Check back in the winter 2020 for more information.

Super Secret Elf Workshop

Each December we invite all “elves” to join us at the Super Secret Elf Workshop to create craft projects that can be given as holiday gifts to family and friends.

Check back in fall 2020 for more information.




Support free and low-cost arts programs and activities for the whole family!
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