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Chesapeake Arts Center

Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) Celebrates Platinum Anniversary The colorful façade gives us a glimpse into the spectrum of creativity, diversity, and community found inside the doors of Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC), a 58,000 square foot multi-disciplinary arts facility in Brooklyn Park. CAC is now…

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Kim Hovell’s Main [Street] Attraction

You know her, you love her, and now you can follow her…all the way to 151 Main Street. Kim Hovell and her iconic oysters are marching—an impressive feat for any nonmotile bivalve—from West Street to nestle into their new digs amongst the historic buildings of Main Street. This spring, Find Kim…

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Patrick Dougherty – International Environmental Sculptor

If you’ve been on the Maryland Hall campus, you’ve probably noticed the magnificent, giant oak tree near the Nature Sacred meditative labyrinth. If you haven’t, you’ve got an exceptional reason to do so now. The tree is in the process of being surrounded by a growing, awe-inspiring sculpture being…

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Drawn to Deale at SOCO Art Labs

Deale, MD sits in Southern Anne Arundel County surrounded by water and gorgeous views of the Chesapeake Bay. Image courtesy of Peter Moreno. Can we all agree we have been cooped up inside for too long now? Yet, the great outdoors is still just that, great! So, get outside and enjoy the fresh open…

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AR Workshop, Creativity for All Ages

Creativity is intelligence having fun. — Albert Einstein A group of teens show off their completed artwork from a DIY class at AR Workshop. Image courtesy of AR Workshop. The last year came with a lot of thinking, planning, strategizing, and re-strategizing to find some path toward normal…

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Current Scoop on the Vintage Loop

Article Updated: November 23rd, 2021 to reflect December Holiday Pop Up Market. Captain Harvey’s Antiques , once a country store, is chock full of irresistible antiques and collectibles. Photo courtesy of Captain Harvey’s. Now that we’ve gotten all of the de-cluttering out of our systems…

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Art & the Maryland State House

History is the Maryland State House’s biggest lure for visitors. Fine art is easily overlooked when standing under the great dome of the only state house ever to have served as the US capitol. George Washington Comes to Town When you’re soaking in the aura of the restored Old Senate Chamber…

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BWI and Beyond - a Mecca for Art

Respective Perspectives in the International Art Gallery at BWI. Photo courtesy of BWI. There’s nothing like seeing really good art in unexpected places. Most visitors and residents of Anne Arundel County are familiar with the vibrant art scene of Annapolis. The net of exceptional art is actually…

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Future History Now: The Breonna Taylor Mural

The Breonna Taylor Mural was a labor of love for Jeff Huntington and Julia Gibb, founders of Future History Now. Their vision, organization and execution of this tribute memorial in the historically black neighborhood of Chambers Park, not only inspired Annapolis- but inspired the world! The…

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The First Sunday Arts Festival: Redefined

Aerial view of First Sunday Arts Festival on West Street. Photo courtesy of the Annapolis Arts District. The First Sunday Arts Festival, simply known as First Sunday to many, is one of those things Annapolitans have come to rely on and take for granted. Even for those who don’t set out to attend as…

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