Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services, Inc
19th Annual "Expressions of Healing" Art Exhibit
May 6 - 31, 2016
A collective exhibit of works by those who participate with Upper Bay Counseling
as a celebration of May as
Mental Health Awareness Month.
Opening Reception, Friday,
May 6, 4 - 6pm
Live entertainment and refreshments
will be available.
Free, family friendly and
Annual Wine and Dine for the Arts Tour 2016
Thank you all who made the Wine and Dine Tour 2016
a great success. We look forward to seeing you
again next year.
Artists In Action
You never know who is going to set-up in the gallery during the Wednesday "Artists In Action" gathering. Bring your supplies and work along with other artists in the open studio setting. Share your techniques and skills or sharpen your own. No registration is required and all are welcome! FREE! Come in every Wednesday from 10:30 am - 2:00 pm and spend the day with the CCAC.
The Tuesday Poetry Group, "Lunchlines" continues to grow! Stop by to listen or join in the fun! Always merry, and often comical, these clever wordsmiths are not to be missed. The group meets in the beautiful gallery space on the first and third Tuesday of each month, around noon. Bring your lunch or a snack and enjoy... FREE!
The Art of Cooking
The Port House Grill's Kelly Benson will teach the Art of Cooking, Friday May 27, 6pm. He will share cooking tips and tricks while preparing a 3-course meal, including wine pairings. Dietary restrictions will be honored and no prior cooking experience is required. Call 410-392-5740 or email us at email@example.com to reserve your seat
Starving Art Swap
The Starving Art Swap will be held August 17-19, from 10am - 4pm. Drop-off your unwanted art and art supplies (originals, prints, framed or unframed) to CCAC August 1 - 16. If you do not want it, love it or need it, we will find it a new home. From books, beads, baubles to pastels, palettes and picture wire, we will re-sell your donations and put 100% of the proceeds towards arts programming.
Children's Art Lessons
Tully Lane, an art studio for kids, is offering children's art lessons for ages 5 through 10 with Lisa McKeown Dolor. Tully Lane is a beautifully situated art studio in Fair Hill that provides a nurturing environment to promote creativity, discovery and independent thinking. Four week sessions are $48 and space is limited. Call 410-392-3946 for more information.
Kennett Design is hosting painting parties all over the tri-state area. Call them to have them host a party for you.
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Did you know that the Cecil County Arts Council ...
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 38th 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!
Tilted Canvas Paint Party!
Join Janie and paint the beautiful "Turkey Point Sunset"
in the back gallery at CCAC!!
Friday, May 20, 7 -9pm
No experience necessary! All materials are provided.
$35.00 per person
Complimentary glass of wine will be given to those over 21. Must have ID.
You may bring a drink/snack of your choice.
Painting starts promptly at 7, please arrive 20 minutes early.
Register at https://tiltedcanvasparty.com/events/turkey-point-sunset/
Another paint party with TC will be June 10! More information to follow!
Non-Profit Tag Sale
Come by CCAC on Saturday, May 14, as the gallery joins the
Historical Society for Non-Profit Tag Sale.
Bring your table and set up your items to sell right out front of the gallery on Main Street for an $8 donation fee.
Tag Sale starts at 12pm, as Main Street will be closed until noon for a run,
you can walk up and preview starting as early as 10am.
Pot Luck for the Arts
Make a dish and a $ 10 donation and join us on Saturday, May 14,
at 16 Manor Circle, Elkton at 6:30pm
for Pot Luck for the Arts 2016.
Enjoy great company, art and fun as we get together to try
new foods and a craft; proceeds to benefit programs for the arts.
Call 410-392-5740 or email us to let us know what dish you will be bringing!
Brew Tour for the Arts
Join us Saturday, June 18th for a day when we combine ART
with a bus brew tour!
Seating will be limited, we will announce when it's time to reserve your seat
and payment will be due upon reservations.
Update will follow, stay tuned!!
Sundae and Art
Sundae Fundae Fundraiser. The Arts Council will partner
with Kilby Cream in June for a tasty ice cream sundae treat.
This fundraiser will be fun for all ages and have crafts suitable to all.
CCAC Board Member Job Description
Description: In support of the By-laws of the Cecil County Arts Council the following expectations have been developed:
*Understand and promote CCAC‘s mission
*Gain working knowledge of CCAC’s programs and services
*Assist in membership development and fundraising
*Advocate, educate and promote CCAC and its constituents
*Review and participate in budget preparation
*Review materials and minutes prior to meetings
*Adhere to Conflict of Interest policy
*Observe and comply with confidentiality guidelines
*Participate and ensure viability of at least one CCAC Committee.
*Attend monthly Board Meetings
*Attend Annual Members Meeting each June
*Attend major annual benefit events
*Attend CCAC events throughout the year
*Procure gifts for CCAC from personal resources (give or get)
*Participate in development and fundraising
If interested, fill out the application below and email or deliver to the gallery during business hours.
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