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 […]

Artful March happenings at DCA

Coffeehouse performer Terry White

March 21 at 7 p.m., DCA welcomes David Mercier, M.S. L.Ac., Acupuncturist for a talk on mindfulness and creativity. This talk is part of the “100 Choptanks” exhibit that showcases mindfulness and art through photographs by John Lewis. Mr. Mercier is the author of award-winning A Beautiful Medicine, which is also used as the text […]

Happenings at DCA

Hand-crafted dolls from the “I Am My Sister” collection by A. Renee Designs

Dorchester Center for the Arts offers monthly exhibits featuring a variety of art forms. Weekly exhibit hours are Tuesday – Thursday noon to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no charge for admission. Currently on exhibit through Feb. 23, “Woven through Time: Fiber Arts Past and Present” offers an […]

Hands-on art at DCA

Fiber Arts instructor Windy Karpavage with her felted wool bags.

Dorchester Center for the Arts maintains a full schedule of instructional arts classes in a variety of mediums as well as special workshops and concerts. Numerous opportunities await to learn something new this winter, enhance existing skills, or experience a performance. Visit DCA online for complete schedule: www.dorchesterarts.org. The following classes are now open for […]

Fiber Arts February at DCA

Loom weaving with Michelle Follett

Greetings everyone! It’s good to be back. My deep appreciation goes out to Gloria Rojas for penning this column for so many weeks, and to Sylvia Windsor for her understanding and flexibility that allowed us to continue to share the arts at DCA with the community. A creative winter continues, with a focus on fiber […]