Ken Wiggins Solo Exhibition "Notable Ships and Sailors"
Open Show "Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax"
Friday, July 1, 2016, 5 - 8pm
Live entertainment by Dave Massimiano
Light refreshments will be available.
FREE, family friendly and handicapped accessible.
Opening Reception Music and Art
at Port House Grill
Liz and Iris Solo Exhibition
Sunday, July 3, 3 - 5pm
on the 2nd floor of the restaurant
Music provided outside on the lawn by John Kelley and Richie Angelucci
Tuesday Night Yoga
NEW in June! Starting Tuesday, June 7 at 7pm we will have yoga classes
on the 2nd floor of the gallery, just in time for summer relaxing.
This is a one hour session with Shay Robb, a highly trained yoga instructor.
Shay will start with a slow, gentle, relaxing yoga practice.
$5.00 drop in.
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!
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.
Use Amazonsmile.com and make CCAC smile!
Do you shop with Amazon.com? Use your existing log-in and switch to Amazonsmile.com and shop as you normally would. Amazonsmile will let you select the Cecil County Arts Council as the recipient of their donation program. Every quarter, they send a check representing a percentage of the sales made by people who select the arts council as their beneficiary!
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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!
Join Yoga for Life at Thursday Night Yoga Classes
Experience a yoga class designed to help you live a more grounded and balanced life both on and off the mat. Yoga for Life will focus on breath, mindful movement, relaxation techniques as well as yogic principles for a healthy body, mind, and spirit. Classes are designed for new and experienced yogis. Variations, modifications and alternative poses will be provided to ensure all participants can fully access the benefits of Yoga for Life.
Suggested materials/preparations for class:
-avoid eating within 1 to 2 hours of class
-wear loose and comfortable clothing
-bring a bottle of water
-bring an exercise mat/yoga mat if you have one
-bring any props you regularly use (strap, block(s), blanket, bolster)
-bring an open mind and willingness to try new things
Below is a link to the waiver form
Music and Art at Port House Grill
The Benson's plan to enhance your dining experience at Port House Grill
with a rotating art gallery.
Port House Grill will host a new featured artist every month.
Opening Receptions will be held the first Sunday of the month from 3 - 5pm.
Light refreshments will be served during opening reception.
John Dixon Exhibit "A Day In The Life of a Photographer"
June 5 - June 24
Sunday Summer Music Line Up at Port House Grill:
July 3rd: John Kelley and Richie Angelucci
July 10: Durkin & Mallet Acoustic
July 17: Joe Paulus & Doree Hepner
July 24: SoleCraft Acoustic
July 31: Day Tripper
All shows will run from 3 - 5pm outside (weather permitting)
July: Liz and Iris
August: Jen Roth
September: Almerle Davis
November: Rob Massimiano
December: Tommy Torres
Contact CCAC at 410-392-4750 / email@example.com
OR Port House Grill 443-350-4488 / www.porthousegrill.com
Sponsored in part by Picture It Framed and Walmart
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.