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.

 

MAY 2022

Recorded music in the galleries in May features the roots and blues of Gary Brown Bushmaster Blues.

Delaplaine at Home & Art Cart Activity

May 15–Jun 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 red clay sculptures inspired by Augusta Savage, the Delaplaine’s spring Artist of Inspiration! View the video here. FREE

 

JUNE 2022

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

Helen Smith Free Workshops for Kids

Saturday, Jun 4 • 1–3 pm
Register

Kids can register for the Make Your Own Paper! (ages 6–8) or Collaborative Collagraph Printmaking Workshop (ages 9–12) workshops. Get details and register here. FREE

PLEASE NOTE: June workshops are held at the Thurmont Regional Library, not at the Delaplaine.

Art Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Jun 4 • 2 pm
Webinar

Exhibiting artist Hannah Duggan discusses her ideas and process in creating her porcelain works from her solo exhibition, Fragile Archive. FREE

Mixed Messages by Hannah Duggan

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions: 2022 National Juried Exhibition, Hannah Duggan’s Fragile Archives, Donald Depuydt’s Ink, and Gregg Silvis’s Organic Precision. Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE

Creative Outlet

Saturday, June 4 • 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 flower paintings inspired by Georgia O’Keefe. Please be mindful of social distancing. $2 per artist

Art at Noon: Jeffreen Hayes: Augusta Savage’s Ecosystem

Friday, Jun 10 • 12–1 PM
Webinar

Augusta Savage created an ecosystem built upon her artistic practice to include teaching, community building, and advocacy. While she honed this practice in Harlem, NY, as a Harlem Renaissance artist, her work reverberated across the United States. Jeffreen Hayes will highlight Savage’s ecosystem and her legacy in creating holistic practices that center humanity. Join us live for the webinar or watch later on YouTube. FREE

Jeffreen Hayes by Johanne Rahaman

Join us Creekside at the Festival!

Saturday, Jun 11 • 9 am–5 pm
Sunday, Jun 12 • 11 am–5 pm

Stroll along Carroll Creek at the annual Frederick Festival of the Arts, sponsored by the Frederick Arts Council, and stop by the Delaplaine for exhibitions and activities for kids! See inside for June program and exhibit details.

Saturday:
9 am–5 pm • Exhibitions on view
12–5 pm • Drop-in activities for all ages

Sunday:
11 am–5 pm • Exhibitions on view

Admission and activities at the Delaplaine during the festival are FREE!

Delaplaine at Home & Art Cart Activity

Jun 15–Jul 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 mosaic art inspired by the Ancient Greeks! View the video here. FREE

 

JULY 2022

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

Art Matters Artist Talk

Saturday, Jul 2 • 2 pm
On-site

Exhibiting artist Richard Hoff, Dave Moreland, and David Wolfe discuss their work and their artist engagement over their artistic careers. FREE

Somebody Famous by Richard Hoff

Exhibitions

View on-site and online exhibitions: 2022 National Juried Exhibition (through July 10), 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 (opening July 16). Get details and view the online exhibitions here. FREE

Creative Outlet

Saturday, Jul 2 • 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 melting ice paintings inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. Please be mindful of social distancing. $2 per artist

Art at Noon: Jennifer Dasal: Getting “ArtCurious”

Friday, Jul 8 • 12–1 PM
Webinar

Join Jennifer Dasal, creator and host of the ArtCurious podcast, to hear all about her show and her book, ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History. Dasal will share the story of the creation of her internationally beloved audio show, fascinating tales from her book and the podcast, and why fun stories matter in our journey to make art more accessible for audiences. FREE

Jennifer Dasal by Shannon Johnstone

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

 

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