PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

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

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PLEASE NOTE: The Delaplaine is following COVID-19-related health and safety protocols recommended by local, state, and federal agencies.

  • Face masks are required at all times for visitors, staff, and vendors.
  • The Delaplaine is practicing physical distancing in all areas. Please stay 6’ apart from others at all times and respect the Delaplaine’s guidelines for moving through the building and spacing apart.

 

For our younger visitors, a free ARTspotting Gallery Scavenger Hunt is available at the Front Desk, and our Art Cart features free take-away art projects to complete at home (while supplies last).

 

JUNE 2021

Recorded music in the galleries in June features the acoustic sounds of Scooter Scudieri.

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions by Dong Kyu Kim, Ken Beidler, Jenny Wu, as well as various artists selected for the 2021 National Juried Exhibition. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE admission

Creative Outlet: Delaplaine at Home

Saturday, Jun 5

Delaplaine at Home videos premiere on YouTube on First Saturdays! Kids can enjoy creating a different artwork each month using step-by-step instructions. See it here. FREE

Artisan Showcase

Saturday, Jun 5 • 10 am–4 pm

Stop in to shop the Delaplaine’s spring artists’ market! Enjoy a unique selection of handcrafted items such as jewelry, paintings, hand-sewn accessories, functional and decorative wood products and ceramics, and more. Vendors will be spaced to accommodate physical distancing, and masks are required for all vendors and visitors. See a list of confirmed vendors here. Admission is FREE

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, Jun 5 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the James Rizzi Designs (ages 6–8) or Improvised Mixed-Media Collage Compositions (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

Arts Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Jun 5 • 2 pm
Webinar

Artist Ken Beidler discusses the works in his exhibition, Middens. FREE

Bulbs a la Flavin by Ken Beidler

Art at Noon: Women in Sculpture and Women in Sculptures

Friday, Jun 11 • 12–1 pm
On-site

Sculptor Sarah Hempel Irani shares the story of her journey as a woman in sculpture, from arriving in the nation’s capital as a young artist asking, “Where are all the women sculptors?” and “Where are all the sculptures of real, historical women?” to her work on the Frederick Art Club’s Claire McCardell Project. FREE

 

JULY 2021

Recorded music in the galleries in July features indie pop by Blue Heaven.

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions by Gil Narro Garcia, Gordon Lyon, and Sarah Higgins. Also view the 2021 National Juried Exhibition through July 11, then the annual Over 70 Show opening July 17. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE admission

Creative Outlet: Delaplaine at Home

Saturday, Jul 3

Create your own Classic Origami Box! Pick up a free take-home kit from the Art Cart on the first floor, or use a square of paper that you have at homeDelaplaine at Home videos premiere on YouTube on First Saturdays! Kids can enjoy creating a different artwork each month using step-by-step instructions. See it here. FREE

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, Jul 3 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the Camp Chameleons (ages 6–8) or Splotch Monsters (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

Arts Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Jul 3 • 2 pm
On-site

Delaplaine instructor Priya Vadhyar speaks about her won work and practice as an abstract artist who uses drawing, painting, and printmaking as her means of expression. FREE

Art at Noon: Philadelphia’s Fabric Workshop and Museum

Friday, Jul 16 • 12–1 pm
Webinar

Christina Vassallo, Executive Director of the Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) in Philadelphia, PA, will provide an inside look at the history, programming, collaboration, and innovation of this internationally acclaimed contemporary art museum. FREE

 

AUGUST 2021

Recorded music in the galleries in August features blues and roots music by Gary Brown Busmaster.

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions by Gil Narro Garcia, Gordon Lyon, and Sarah Higgins, as well as the annual Over 70 Show. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE admission

Creative Outlet: Delaplaine at Home

Saturday, Aug 7

Delaplaine at Home videos premiere on YouTube on First Saturdays! Kids can enjoy creating a different artwork each month using step-by-step instructions. See it here. FREE

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, Aug 7 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the Music Inspired Still Life Painting (ages 6–8) or Mash-Ups (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

Arts Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Aug 7 • 2 pm
Webinar

Creative Aging Month artists Gil Narro Garcia, Sarah Higgins, and Gordon Lyon discuss their work and processes. FREE

Art at Noon: Music and the Visual Arts

Friday, Aug 13 • 12–1 pm
Webinar

Join Dave Moreland, Frederick Community College Professor Emeritus of Art, in a discussion of the cross-pollination of music and the visual arts, including the work of Wassily Kandinsky, the Delaplaine’s summer Artist of Inspiration. FREE

 

SEPTEMBER 2021

Recorded music in the galleries in September features singer/songwriter Michelle Lockey.

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions by Gil Narro Garcia, Gordon Lyon, and Sarah Higgins, as well as the annual Over 70 Show. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE admission

Creative Outlet: Delaplaine at Home

Saturday, Sep 4

Delaplaine at Home videos premiere on YouTube on First Saturdays! Kids can enjoy creating a different artwork each month using step-by-step instructions. See it here. FREE

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, Sep 4 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the TBD (ages 6–8) or Autobiographical Zines (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

Arts Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Sep 4 • 2 pm
On-site

2021 Contemporary Innovations artist Amanda McCavour describes her Embroidered Spaces exhibition and artistic process. FREE

Art at Noon: Art Therapy and Catharsis

Friday, Sep 10 • 12–1 pm
Webinar

Denise Wolf, credentialed and licensed art therapist, will identify the function of catharsis in both the viewing and creation of artwork, drawing on her more than 20 years of clinical practice and contemporary research. FREE

 

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