Wine & Dine for the Arts
Make your reservations for the upcoming Wine & Dine dinner at the Upper Chesapeake Ballroom located in North East, Maryland. Catering will be provided by Woody's and the dinner will be held on March 20, 2015, 6:30pm. The cost is $50 per person and a portion of the proceeds benefits arts programming. Call the Arts Council to reserve your seat, 410-392-5740. As an added treat, there will be dancing after the dinner provided by Hitman and the Contracts.
Grilled Irish sausages and warm Irish soda bread with honey butter. Paired with an American Double Imperial Stout
Beer and Cheese Soup
A cream soup that is a blend of Irish cheddar and Harp Lager. Paired with a Pale Ale or Sessionable IPA.
Roasted Salmon with Irish Whiskey
Salmon filets roasted with whiskey and honey served over an Irish potato pancake. Paired with a porter or scotch ale.
Ground beef braised with carrots, peas and onions and topped with whipped russet potatoes. Paired with an Irish stout.
Black and Tan Brownie
Chocolate pecan brownie with a hint of Guinness and Harp Lager served warm with whipped cream. Paired with an Irish wheat or Irish Red beer.
We wrap the Wine & Dine dinner series up at Minihane's on April 17, 2015.
It is never too early to make reservations - 410-392-5740.
The Cecil County Arts Council is open Monday through Friday, 10 am-4 pm, and the first Saturday from 10 am-2 pm (unless closed due to holiday). The Arts Council acts as a clearinghouse for information on the arts in Cecil County. Now in its 37th year, the Arts Council is a non-profit organization, dedicated to “presenting, promoting and sustaining the arts in Cecil County”.
Supported by funding from the state, county, individual contributions, and sponsorship, the Arts Council is also a membership organization! We would love to include you as a member of this wonderful group of people!
At venues all throughout Cecil County, the Arts Council provides opportunities for the residents of our community to experience art events such as free concerts along the waterfront, exhibitions, workshops, classes and much more!
The Arts Council also provides grant and scholarship opportunities to community residents, organizations and schools. Each year, the Arts Council offers over $20,000 in sub-grants and scholarships to applicants.
Visit the Arts Council, experience what we have to offer!
The deadline is quickly approaching for those who wish to apply for Scholarship funding through the Arts Council. The instructions and application are located on our Grants & Scholarships page. The deadline is April 10, 2015, 4 pm.
March, 2015 Gallery Show
First Friday Elkton Arts Loop!
Make sure you start out your evening at the Arts Council's open show,"Coloring Outside the Lines" which is partnered with solo artist, Richard Hofherr's "Living Color" exhibit. Reception from 5 pm - 8 pm with light refreshments and music.
While you are in town, stop at The Palette & The Page, Arts Space on Main, The Gallery at 122 Main, and Cecil College to see more wonderful art by their featured artists.
Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am - 4 pm, First Friday until 8 pm and First Saturday 10 am - 2 pm. Call 410-392-5740 for more information.
Robert Hofherr's "Sylvan Scene"
Reminder!! The theme of the April, 2015, exhibition has been changed. The April open show, "A Moment in Time" will be partnered with solo artist, Mary Clark Confalone's, "Timeless Gestures".
The July show will feature Jessica St. Clair's "Something to Bark About" with the open show, "It's a Dog's Life".
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Coming in April!
For 6 weeks, beginning on April 4, 2015, the Arts Council will be holding classes on Saturday mornings for students to learn Gamelan. Gamelan is the traditional music of Indonesia largely made up percussive instruments. These introductory classes will consist of six practice sessions and one performance at the close of the program, where students will receive certificates.
The main objective of this program is to provide students an opportunity to learn, feel, enjoy and play the Indonesian traditional music, Gamelan, Mr. Muryanto from the office of the Educational & Cultural Attache of Indonesia Embassy, Washington, DC.