Spectrum: Events are canceled at DCA

The Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) is closely monitoring the evolving situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety and security of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our highest priority. We are following recommended guidelines from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and our state and local health agencies, and will continue […]

ESHC, DCA leaders meet Rotary Club members

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge had the pleasure of meeting the new Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Forrest A. Daniels, MPA, DSC, FACHE. Dr. Daniels, who previously served as Chief Operation Officer of Clifton T Perkins Hospital, is dedicated to the overall mission of healthcare with increased customer satisfaction […]

Black History Month event begins local observances

CAMBRIDGE — Dramatic performances, dances, audio-visual presentations, music and speeches were all part of the Black History Celebration at Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) on Friday. The event began this year’s countywide observance of African-American culture, history and contributions to local life. Robin Stanley and Omeakia Jackson welcomed guests who filled DCA’s George B. […]

DCA to celebrate 50 years in 2020

In 2020, DCA celebrates 50 years of art for all! The tradition continues with a full lineup of instructional arts opportunities. Winter classes are just beginning, and offerings include drawing, painting, fiber, ceramics, carving, glass, and more. Find the full catalog online at www. dorchesterarts.org. Highlights include: Picture Perfect Pets Students will learn the techniques […]

Water/Ways wraps up six-week stay in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — The Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit wrapped up a successful six-week run on Nov. 30 in Cambridge, but it is still possible to view some of the local exhibit items from the “Water Moves Us” companion exhibit, including the video stories. The local exhibit, which shared space with the Smithsonian exhibit, showcased everything from the […]

Artful pursuits abound at DCA

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester Center for the Arts community inspires creativity and empowers artists at all levels. From art classes and music programs to interest groups and gallery exhibits, there is a broad array of programs and services to nourish the mind, body and spirit. A varied selection of artful interest groups allow individuals to […]

Spectrum: Artful winter at DCA

The 2020 DCA Winter Catalog is out! New classes, workshops, concerts and creative experiences await in the New Year – visit dorchesterarts.org to view and download or stop by 321 High St. to pick up a copy. You may find an offering or two perfect for gift-giving. DCA offers gift certificates that can be customized […]

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 […]