The Delaplaine features an afternoon of art activities on first Saturdays! Activities are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Art Matters Artist Talks • 2–3 pm

Join us for talks by exhibiting artists, Delaplaine instructors, and special guests as we enhance our understanding and appreciation of art. All ages are welcome.

See Programs at a Glance for upcoming presenters.

Artist Bin Feng talking about his photography exhibit, "The American Dream," in September

Exhibit Openings • 3–5 pm

New exhibitions open most first Saturdays throughout the year. 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.

See Upcoming Exhibits to see what’s in store.


Creative Outlet • 3–5 pm

Expand your appreciation of the arts and diverse cultures at Creative Outlet, a drop-in art program for all ages! Each session allows young people and their families an opportunity to engage in art activities that focus on a different artist from throughout the nation and the world. Explore different mediums in a fun and open atmosphere while creating works of art in our spacious studios. $2 per artist. Creative Outlet is sponsored by RBC Wealth Management in Frederick.

See Programs at a Glance for upcoming Creative Outlet dates and themes.



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