Virtual Delaplaine brings the visual arts to you, wherever you are! New content is added regularly, so bookmark this page and check back often.

Exhibitions Online

View solo and group exhibitions in our virtual galleries, and watch videos of artworks from the community. We suggest viewing virtual exhibitions with Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a desktop or laptop for a self-guided experience. Click any artwork, label, or gallery to zoom in.

Current Exhibitions:

Contemporary Innovations: Nakeya Brown • X-pressions: Black Beauty Still Lives

Pamela Crockett • Dance of Decay

Skip Lawrence • The Crowd

Zdeno Mayercak • Sculptures.

Recent Exhibitions:

Over 70 Show

Michael Spears • Visual Marks of Rhythm & Melody

Ellen Verdon Winkler • Finding Warfield

Larry Holmes • Losing Paradise

Gaithersburg Camera Club Members Exhibition

2020 National Juried Exhibition

Dong Kyu Kim • Consuming Memories

  • Get a glimpse of the artist’s work and process in this short video

Jenny Wu • YUGE Dilemma

  • Get a glimpse of the artist’s work and process in this short video

Graphic Era Juried Exhibition

Delaplaine Faculty Exhibition

2020 Bettie Award Winners Exhibition

Frederick County Public Schools All-County Student Art Show

FCPS Faculty Exhibition

Community Outreach Gallery:

2020 FCPS Unified Art Show

Community Art Gallery:

The Frederick County Homeschooling Community

Frederick County Association of Realtors 2020 Fair Housing Art Contest

Friends Meeting School

St. John Regional Catholic School

To view other recent past on-site exhibitions, you can choose a specific exhibition from the links on our Recent Exhibitions page, or you can head directly to our Flickr page and browse!

Live Programs

Join us for these upcoming programs:

Art Matters Artist Talk with National Juried Photography Exhibition Juror Regina DeLuise (Zoom Webinar on November 7 at 2 pm)

View these previously recorded programs:

Art at Night: X-pressions of Black Beauty with Nakeya Brown (Recorded September 18)

Art Matters Artist Talk: Nakeya Brown (Recorded September 5)

Art Matters Artist Talk: Creative Aging Month (YouTube Live recorded August 1)

Art Matters Artist Talk with the Gaithersburg Camera Club (YouTube Live recorded July 11)

Hip Hop Lecture Series: Hip Hop and Mental Health (Zoom Webinar recorded July 9)

Hip Hop Lecture Series: Mass Incarceration (Zoom Webinar recorded June 11)

Art at Noon: 75th Anniversary of VE Day with Dr. Corey Campion (YouTube Live recorded May 8)

Art Matters: Juror’s Talk with 2020 National Juried Exhibition Juror Noah Smalls (YouTube Live recorded May 2)

Delaplaine At Home

Enjoy art projects at home with step-by-step directions!

Creative Outlet: Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers

Paper Water Lilies

Tea Bag Folding

Mayfest Flowers

Rabbit/Duck Puppet

Street Scene Collage

Origami Crowns

Jungle Collage

Paper Stars

Delaplaine on Demand

View artist-led workshops!

Musings on Art Lecture Series with Dave Moreland

  • Session 1: The Big Questions – Debuts October 1 on YouTube
  • Session 2: The Nature of Art – Debuts October 8 on YouTube
  • Session 3: The Language of Art – Debuts October 15 on YouTube
  • Session 4: Two-Dimensional Art – Debuts October 22 on YouTube
  • Session 5: Three-Dimensional Art – Debuts October 29 on YouTube

Pet Portraits Workshop for Kids & Adults with Lindsay Anderson Sponsored by FCB Bank

In the Studio with Gina Copanzzi

Visual Journaling with David Modler

Creating Hand-Drawn GIFs with Hayley Powers Thornton-Kennedy

Papercutting Workshop with Rosa Leff (print Rosa’s cherry blossom stencil)

What ART You Up To?

We want to see how you’re staying creatively engaged! Share a photo of your home-bound artwork with us. Remember to include your name and a brief description (25 words or less) that includes the media you used. We will be compiling what we receive in a social media photo slideshow.

What ART You Up To?

What ART You Up To? Part 2

What ART You Up To? Part 3

What ART You Up To? Part 4

What ART You Up To? Part 5

Shop the Gift Gallery

View a video tour of the Gift Gallery at they Delaplaine.

You can now shop the Gift Gallery online!

Shop Drawing Art Kits

Shop Featured Artworks from the Gift Gallery

Shop Delaplaine “Artist at Work” Gear

Community Outreach at the Delaplaine

THIS is the Time: A Review of Programs for Kids in FY20

Links We Love

Zentangle for Beginners with Mr. New

Create an Origami Box with Gemma Black

We Are Stardust Painting Demo with Kay Stratman

Dot Dot Dimension from Dick Blick

Look at Art, Make Art from the Walters Art Museum

Art Helps Your Brain (article) from NPR

People Across The Globe Take on the “Museum Challenge” and Recreate Iconic Art at Home

13 Easy Art Projects to Try at Home

Keep Up with Artful Things

Visit our FacebookInstagram, YouTube pages to keep up with all the engaging art activities.


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