Holiday happenings at DCA

The season of thanks and giving is upon us. Everyone here at DCA extends a heartfelt thanks to the community for your support. Donors and sponsors, visitors and volunteers, stage performers, program participants and presenters – the entire creative circle we call family. We extend to you our gratitude – we are not a community […]

Gallery of gifts opens at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts welcomes the traditional holiday show and sale “Wednesday Morning Artists and Friends Gallery of Gifts” in the galleries for November and December, inspired by the theme “Water Moves Us.” This seasonal favorite features an extensive selection of handcrafted items from local and regional artists, perfect for thoughtful gift-giving. A variety […]

Grant Opportunities at DCA

The Dorchester Center for the Arts serves as the designated county arts council for Dorchester. Twice a year funding received from the State is granted to nonprofit organizations in Dorchester for arts activities and events through DCA’s Community Arts Grants program. These funds, allocated by the Maryland State Arts Council, are intended to encourage arts […]

Spectrum: Community Photography & Digital Arts Exhibit

It’s time to prepare for the Dorchester Center for the Arts’ Annual Photography & Digital Arts Exhibit and Competition. Entry forms are due on Sept. 22 and are available at DCA or for download at www.dorchesterarts.org. The show opens Oct. 5, and entries may be dropped off Oct. 2 and 3 between noon and 8 […]

Spectrum: A September to remember

Dorchester Center for the Arts is proud to be a part of the inaugural “Day of Resilience – Return, Reconcile, Reunite and Rejoice” on Sept. 7, commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the Transatlantic Slave Trade in America. This event will feature the dedication of the Harriet Tubman mural “Take My Hand,” as well as the […]

Tubman Mural Dedication; Day of Resilience

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the dedication of the Harriet Tubman mural “Take My Hand,” to be held on Sept. 7 at 1 p.m., with the Maryland State Arts Council, artist Michael Rosato, and special guests. The mural is located behind 424 Race St. in Cambridge on an exterior wall of […]

Baltimore Symphony at DCA on Aug. 25

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 25, 2 p.m., for a concert in the George B. Todd Performance Hall at DCA. Our thanks to community friend Carol Bogash, former BSO Vice President of Education and Community Engagement, for organizing this special opportunity. Admission is […]

DCA launches summer sessions

July 8 is the official kick off for the Summer Arts Camp program at DCA. Classes are scheduled for morning and afternoon sessions. Children registered for both should bring a lunch and drink. Sign-ups are underway for classes continuing through August. For the first week, ages 5-9 can do “Crafty Arts” from 9:30 a.m. to […]

Spectrum: Community heart in public art

Sunday May 26, dozens and dozens turned out in the heat for a public paint session at the new Harriet Tubman mural in downtown Cambridge. The back of the Harriet Tubman Museum building at 424 Race St. was all set to be painted in the Log Cabin and Flying Geese quilt patterns, to continue the […]

Art grant opportunities at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts serves as the state-designated County Arts Council for Dorchester. Each county in the State of Maryland, as well as Baltimore City, has an Arts Council dedicated to ensuring local access to the arts. This service includes providing Arts in Education Grants to Dorchester County Public Schools as well as Community […]