Save the Dates: March Arts at DCA

Master screen painter John Iampieri

It may still be February, but it’s not too soon to look ahead and save the dates for upcoming March activities. Ready to register? Call DCA at 410-228-7782 or stop by 321 High St. in downtown Cambridge. DCA is offering a new Home-Schooled Students Art Program beginning in March. This series will provide structured art […]

Late winter highlights at DCA

Coffeehouse performers Victoria Tarbutton and Garrett Roe

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to announce new classes for the late winter session. Registration is open – call 410-228-7782. Highlights include: • Acrylic Portrait Painting / Instructor: Will Dennehy This class is for those who are new to acrylic painting or have been painting for years but perhaps having trouble mixing skin […]

February in the galleries at DCA

The artist in her studio – Susan Dickinson is featured at Dorchester Center for the Arts.

Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome four regional artists to the galleries for the next exhibit entitled “Texture, Color and Light: A February Escape.” The featured artists are Susan Dickinson – oil paintings, Irene Chandler – quilts, Sarah Jillard – Fiber Arts, and Barbara Stone – Wearable Art. Susan Dickinson studied art […]

Annual members show winners at DCA

French Bread, by W. Robert Tolley

Dorchester Center for the Arts announces the winning entries in the W. Robert Tolley Memorial Members’ Show. Thank you to all the members who participated in the show this year and made the judging such a challenge! • Best in Show: “Camp Wright Road” by Carol Meers • Best Composition: “People Taking Pictures” by Joseph […]

A New Year for the arts at DCA

Sailwinds Park Visitor Center mural by Michael Rosato, photo courtesy Dorchester Tourism

In the Galleries: The W. Robert Tolley Memorial Members Show, through Jan. 28. For 2018, this annual show is named for the late Bob Tolley, one of the original founders of the Dorchester Center for the Arts. Bob passed away in 2017, but left a legacy that will continue for generations to come. Through his […]

Look Back at DCA 2017

Art camp students are among those who enjoy learning about creativity at the Dorchester Center for the Arts.

What better way to explain the DCA slogan “Creating Community through the Arts” than to say it in pictures! Thanks to everyone for their participation and support throughout the past year. We look forward to welcoming you for an art-filled 2018. For more information on programs and events at DCA, visit online at dorchesterarts.org. Like […]

A Look Back at DCA 2017

By Barbara J. Seese Special to Dorchester Banner What better way to explain the DCA slogan “Creating Community through the Arts” than to say it in pictures! Thanks to everyone for their participation and support throughout the past year. We look forward to welcoming you for an art-filled 2018. For more information on programs and events at DCA, visit online at dorchesterarts.org. Like us on Facebook! Programs at DCA are supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, now celebrating 50 years of service to the arts. Regular hours of operation: Tuesday – Thursday 10-5, Friday and Saturday 10-4, Sunday 1-5. Please note: DCA will be closed until Jan. 2. See you in the New Year! Editor’s note: Spectrum is the weekly column of the Dorchester Arts Center. It is written by Barbara J. Seese, executive director.

What better way to explain the DCA slogan “Creating Community through the Arts” than to say it in pictures! Thanks to everyone for their participation and support throughout the past year. We look forward to welcoming you for an art-filled 2018. For more information on programs and events at DCA, visit online at dorchesterarts.org. Like […]

Dorchester Arts Center celebrates creative community

The winning entries in the Community Photography and Digital Arts Exhibit and Competition were announced at the Second Saturday Artists’ Reception and Awards Ceremony on October 14. Cash prizes were awarded in each division for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, and also for Best Use of Light. Thanks to everyone who participated! The exhibit runs through […]