Water/Ways coming to Cambridge Oct. 19 through Nov. 30

CAMBRIDGE — Explore our global and local connections to water through exhibits, hands-on experiences, and a range of local events this fall! The Smithsonian has selected Cambridge to host a major exhibit called Water/Ways, Oct. 19-Nov. 30 at the Dorchester Center for the Arts (second floor). Water/Ways looks at water as an environmental necessity and […]

43rd Showcase celebrates creativity

The 43rd Annual Showcase event on Sept. 22 was a true celebration of our creative community. Thanks to Showcase manager Tina Johnson, outgoing Education and Program Coordinator for DCA. Benjie Manley, incoming Coordinator, greatly assisted with the event as well. Thanks to all the participating vendors, volunteers, performers and visitors who made the day shine! […]

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 […]

Baltimore Symphony performs at DCA

CAMBRIDGE — More than 300 years ago, a gifted craftsman in Milan, Italy produced a remarkable and beautiful cello. That instrument has sung, moaned, and enchanted music lovers for centuries. It did it again, on Sunday, right here in Cambridge. Dariusz Skoraczewski, the principal cellist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, played Bach’s Suite No. 3 […]

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 […]

Wright’s works on display at DCA in June

There are several ways to capture the history and color of the Eastern Shore. James Michener accomplished the task skillfully with best-seller words. In their book The Great Marsh, David Harp and Tom Horton share their journeys through winding creeks also using words, but enhanced by gorgeous photographs that range from Tundra Swan flying in […]