Creative community shines at Showcase

Now in its 42nd year, Showcase celebrates our creative community, and will be held this Sunday, from noon – 5 p.m. Rain or shine, and admission is free. This outdoor art walk and street festival features fine art and crafts, music and dance, maritime heritage, and a variety of tasty treats and sweets along historic […]

Celebrate the arts at Showcase

September is here – the month that heralds not only back to school but also one of the community’s treasured annual events: Dorchester Showcase! Now in its 42nd year, Showcase celebrates our creative community and will be held rain or shine on Sept. 23 from noon – 5 p.m. Admission is free. Showcase is an […]

Artful August at DCA

August heralds the return of opera to DCA with the performance of The Old Maid and the Thief Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. A comedy of errors and small town morality, The Old Maid and the Thief is presented by the Young Artists of WOW!, the Wye Opera Workshop, which is a division of the […]

Pursue your art interests at DCA!

Dorchester Center for the Arts offers a variety of artful interest groups that support creativity in an unstructured format. Groups for drawing, painting, fiber arts, literary arts, clay and photography all meet regularly at DCA. Some are open to DCA members only, others are open to all, although membership is encouraged. All are open to […]

Celebrate the arts at DCA

Dorchester Center for the Arts provides a variety of rental spaces for celebrating your special events. On June 29, the George B. Todd Performance Hall will be the site of “Platters that Matter and Dishes with Wishes” — the Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary Patient Art Sale and Gala. This special event is the culmination […]

DCA Young People’s Art Show Awards

The annual Young People’s Art Show in the galleries for May featured an amazing selection of artwork in a variety of media from school-aged children in Dorchester County. While all these students are winners, the following entries received special recognition during the Awards Ceremony on May 12. Special thanks and congratulations to all the talented […]

Golfers and artists unite for DCA

The 4th Annual Plein Air Golf Tournament and Artist Showcase will be held on June 4, at the Hyatt River Marsh Golf Club, 100 Heron Boulevard in Cambridge. This signature fundraising event for DCA features artists on the course capturing the waterfront views and natural beauty of the grounds, while golfers are promised the same […]

Brown Box Theatre Project comes to DCA Dorchester

Brown Box Theatre founder Kyler Taustin

Save the date, Dorchester Center for the Arts is pleased to host Brown Box Theatre Project on May 25, for “Broadway Jukebox” in the George B. Todd Performance Hall. Showtime 8 p.m. Kyler Taustin, founder of Brown Box Theatre Project, grew up along the Eastern Shore of Maryland and witnessed firsthand the lack of accessible, […]

Late March happenings at DCA

Coffeehouse jam: Maris Wicker, Paul Harrison, Liz Fisher, Randy Welch, Terry White

From gallery to classroom and back again, DCA wraps March in the arts. March 23, “Smooth Melodies with Phil Kirkland” is the featured event for the Gallery Stage. 7-9 p.m. Admission is $10 for DCA members, $12 general admission. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Phillip E. Kirkland is a pianist, singer and songwriter who […]

The Guest Artist Gala gears up at DCA

Maris Wicker, with sound tech Dylan Crosby

Preparations are underway for the 11th Annual Guest Artist Gala, to be held in the second floor George B. Todd Performance Hall at the Dorchester Center for the Arts on April 28, beginning at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Masquerade.” Guests can count on an entertaining evening of art and music, dining and dancing, […]