Learn & Participate

Get involved! Take a class, see a performance and get a closer look at our local artists’ work. We’re here to bring the arts to life for you.



Summer campers display their finished projects


Detail of painting of musicians by Mary Jo Tydlacka

Our Resident Artists

Mark H. Rooney performs at the Cultural Arts Showcase

Special Projects

An Acrylic Painting student works on a painting



Celebration of the Arts

Silhouette Stages performs 1940s Radio Hour

Grant & Scholarship Recipients

Opportunities for Artists & Art Groups

Find out how we can showcase and support your work across our many programs. From special events to studio space, we’re committed to helping local artists thrive.

The ShowTime Singers (photo courtesy of ShowTime Singers)


Ole EC by Maria Marino, from Paint It! Ellicott City 2014

Exhibit Opportunities

Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater performs at the Cultural Arts Showcase

Special Projects

The Howard County Center for the Arts


Detail of Wild Ambition by Andrei Trach, HCAC Resident Artist (photo: courtesy of the artist)

Resident Artist Program

A summer camp art project

Teaching Opportunities