To have your work considered for future exhibits in HCAC galleries, download the following application:
General exhibition applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis. The deadlines for submitting materials are January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1.
Paint It! Ellicott City 2016
The deadline to submit entries for the juried portion of Paint It! Ellicott City has passed, but we're still looking for artists to take part in the Open Paint-Out portion of our annual plein air event, July 8–10. Enjoy a summer weekend outdoors in historic Ellicott City as you paint alongside our juried artists! Work created by Open Paint-Out artists will be part of a special one-night exhibit at the Center for the Arts on July 11 and later displayed at the Howard County Welcome Center in Ellicott City. Open Paint-Out entry forms will be available online May 10.
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The Arts Council is pleased to announce the 13 sites and sculptures selected for ARTsites 2015, its fourth annual public art initiative in Howard County. The sculptures will be installed in August 2015 and will remain in place until July 2016.
You’re Doing Great by Zac Benson – East Columbia Branch, Howard County Library System
ARTSites 2015 brochures are available at the Center for the Arts. A PDF version may also be downloaded below:
ARTSites 2015 Brochure
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Check out the Exhibits at HCAC!
May 6 – June 17, 2016
Gallery I: Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2016
A showcase of recent work in a variety of media by the Arts Council's resident artists.
Gold and Purple: Shelter, Joyce Ritter, from Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2016
Gallery II: From Start to Finish: Inside the Mind of the Photographer
Howard High School student photography exhibit curated by Matthew Hanson.
Need, Logan Filler, from From Start to Finish
July 11 - August 19, 2016
Gallery I: Paint It! Ellicott City 2016
A showcase of work created by juried artists during the three-day plein air paint-out in Historic Ellicott City.
Gallery II: Montgomery Portrait Painters
The group, whose aim is to further the development and appreciation of portrait and figurative art, presents work from its five member artists.
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The gallery program at the Howard County Arts Council was established to: