PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

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

In addition to our public programs, learn more about our:

 

For our younger visitors, a free ARTspotting Gallery Scavenger Hunt is available at the Front Desk, and our Art Cart features art activities to complete on-site.

 

JULY 2022

Recorded music in the galleries in July & August features the multi-genre sounds of Cam Millar and The Weather People.

Delaplaine at Home & Art Cart Activity

Jul 15–Aug 14

Kids (and adults!) can get creative with Delaplaine at Home videos, which premier on the 15th of each month! Use supplies from home or stop by the Delaplaine to make one at the Delaplaine’s Art Cart. This month, create expressive self-portraits in the style of Frida Kahlo! View the video at the Art Cart or here. FREE

 

AUGUST 2022

Recorded music in the galleries in August features the multi-genre sounds of Cam Millar and The Weather People.

Art Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Aug 6 • 2 pm
On-site

Selected artists from the Delaplaine’s annual Over 70 Show discuss their work and participation in the exhibition. FREE

The Over 70 Show

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions through August 28: Richard Hoff’s Inventing History: Cherished Memories of Good Times That Never Happened, Dave Moreland’s Abstraction and Figuration, David Wolfe’s Ordinary Magic: An Octogenarian’s Garden, and the annual Over 70 Show. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE

Creative Outlet

Saturday, Aug 6 • 3–5 pm
On-site

Kids and adults are invited to drop-in and get creative together on art activities at family tables! Each session features a themed activity as well as open studio activities. In this session, create installation art inspired by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, our summer Artists of Inspiration. Please be mindful of social distancing. $2 per artist

Art at Noon: Daniel Fulco of Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Friday, Aug 12 • 12–1 PM
On-site

Explore the history and collections of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (WCMFA) in Hagerstown. Learn about its exciting exhibition program with Dr. Daniel Fulco, the Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator. WCMFA was founded in 1931 and in 2021, celebrated its 90th year as a premiere regional fine arts museum. Its collection of more than 6,500 objects has strengths in American art, Old Master, and art of world cultures. FREE

Photo of Dr. Daniel Fulco

Dr. Daniel Fulco

SEPTEMBER 2022

Recorded music in the galleries in September features modern instrumental music by TeeVee.

Art Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Sep 3 • 2 pm
On-site

Join us as we enhance our understanding and appreciation of art! Contemporary Innovations exhibiting artist McKay Otto discusses his artistic practice and some of the concepts he explores in his work. FREE

Exhibition Openings

Saturday, Sep 3 • 3–5 pm
On-site

View exhibitions and meet the artists! Get exhibition details here. FREE

Creative Outlet: Trash to Treasure

Saturday, Sep 3 • 3–5 pm
On-site

Kids and adults are invited to drop-in and get creative together on art activities at family tables! Each session features a themed activity as well as open studio activities. In this session, Contemporary Innovations exhibiting artist McKay Otto facilitates an opportunity for making found object art, where items that we live with and sometimes even discard can be repurposed into meaningful and fun art objects. Join us as we explore new points of view with everyday objects! Open to children and their adults. Please limit your time to about an hour, especially if others are waiting for a table. At least one adult must be present with each family group. FREE

Art at Noon: Concealment and Augmentation, and Exploration of the Works of Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Friday, Sep 9 • 12–1 PM
On-site

Delaplaine Exhibitions Manager Corey Frey discusses the work and history of installation artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, our summer Artists of Inspiration. From smaller wrapped objects to site-specific environmental installations, Christo and Jeanne-Claude captured the imagination of the public and critics through decades of imaginative, and sometimes controversial, work. FREE

Delaplaine at Home & Art Cart Activity

Sep 15–Oct 15

Kids (and adults!) can get creative with Delaplaine at Home videos, which premier on the 15th of each month! Use supplies from home or stop by the Delaplaine to make one at the Delaplaine’s Art Cart. This month, create suncatchers inspired by the work of Contemporary Innovations exhibiting artist McKay Ott! View the video at the Art Cart or here. FREE

 

OCTOBER 2022

Recorded music in the galleries in October features acoustic guitar by Scooter Scudieri.

Art Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Oct 1 • 2 pm
On-site

Join us as we enhance our understanding and appreciation of art! Members of Frederick’s NOMA Gallery discuss their work on exhibit at the Delaplaine. FREE

Exhibition Openings

Saturday, Oct 1 • 3–5 pm
On-site

View exhibitions and meet the artists! Get exhibition details here. FREE

Creative Outlet

Saturday, Oct 1 • 3–5 pm
On-site

Kids and adults are invited to drop-in and get creative together on art activities at family tables! Each session features a themed activity as well as open studio activities. In this session, choose from a variety of recycled materials to puzzle together a portrait or selfie inspired by the art of Vik Muniz! Please be mindful of physical distancing. $2 per artist

Art at Noon: Andrea Nelson, Associate Curator, National Gallery of Art

Friday, Oct 14 • 12–1 PM
Webinar

Andrea Nelson discusses her work as a curator of photography in the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art. Her work has included developing a 2015 exhibition that featured the Delaplaine’s fall Artist of Inspiration, Hiroshi Sugimoto. Get the online program link here. FREE

Delaplaine at Home & Art Cart Activity

Oct 15–Nov 15

Kids (and adults!) can get creative with Delaplaine at Home videos, which premier on the 15th of each month! Use supplies from home or stop by the Delaplaine to make one at the Delaplaine’s Art Cart. This month, create sun prints inspired by Hiroshi Sugimoto, the Delaplaine’s fall Artist of Inspiration! View the video at the Art Cart or here. FREE

 

NOVEMBER 2022

Recorded music in the galleries in November features classical guitar by Candice Mowbray.

Art Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Nov 5 • 2 pm
On-site

Join us as we enhance our understanding and appreciation of art! National Juried Photography Exhibition Juror, Hannah Altman, shares her work as a photographer and her jurying process. FREE

FOCUS: A Celebration of Photography Exhibition Openings

Saturday, Nov 5 • 3–5 pm
On-site

View exhibitions and meet the artists! Get exhibition details here. Awards for the 2022 National Juried Photography Exhibition also will be presented. FREE

Creative Outlet

Saturday, Nov 5 • 3–5 pm
On-site

Kids and adults are invited to drop-in and get creative together on art activities at family tables! Each session features a themed activity as well as open studio activities. In this session, let the art of Xenobia Bailey inspire you to string along colorful yarn to create a painting with fiber! Please be mindful of physical distancing. $2 per artist

Delaplaine at Home & Art Cart Activity

Nov 15–Dec 15

Kids (and adults!) can get creative with Delaplaine at Home videos, which premier on the 15th of each month! Use supplies from home or stop by the Delaplaine to make one at the Delaplaine’s Art Cart. This month, create zentangles invented by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas! View the video at the Art Cart or here. FREE

Art at Night: Ekphrastic Event with the Maryland Writers’ Association Frederick Chapter

Thursday, Nov 17 • 6:30–8 PM
On-site

Join us as we collaborate with local poets from the Maryland Writers’ Association for an ekphrastic event! Ekphrasis is literary device where poems are written through an experience with a work of visual art. Poets in the Maryland Writers’ Association will engage with the artwork in our National Juried Photography Exhibition and read their poetic creations on site. FREE

 

DECEMBER 2022

Recorded music in the galleries in December features holiday favorites performed by Marlene Young.

Artobus: Baltimore Museum of Art

Friday, Dec 2 • 9 am–5 pm
Bus trip

Ride with us to Baltimore for a day of art experiences! The Baltimore Museum of Art provides free admission to their general exhibitions with more than 1,300 art objects on view, including collections of decorative art; European and American paintings and sculpture; artwork from Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands; textiles; contemporary artwork; and more! Fee includes deluxe motorcoach transportation and snacks on the bus. COST $75 ($55 members). Registration required.

Art Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Dec 3 • 2 pm
On-site

Join us as we enhance our understanding and appreciation of art! Members of Frederick Camera Clique share their work and process during their exhibition. FREE

Exhibition Openings

Saturday, Dec 3 • 3–5 pm
On-site

View exhibitions and meet the artists! Get exhibition details here. FREE

Creative Outlet: Super-Secret Elf Workshop

Saturday, Dec 3 • 3–5 pm
On-site

Calling all elves! Join us in the third-floor studio to create craft projects you can give as handmade holiday gifts. The best gifts are the ones that you create! Gift wrapping is included. $10 per elf

Delaplaine at Home & Art Cart Activity

Dec 15–Jan 15

Kids (and adults!) can get creative with Delaplaine at Home videos, which premier on the 15th of each month! Use supplies from home or stop by the Delaplaine to make one at the Delaplaine’s Art Cart. This month, create foil-embossed ornaments inspired by metal relief techniques! View the video at the Art Cart or here. FREE

 

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