Exhibits and Events

Wednesday Night Gallery and Gift Shop Shopping

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in Events and News, In the Galleries | 0 comments

Wednesday Night Gallery and Gift Shop Shopping 

 

December 6th and 13th 

 

Open 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

for your shopping convenience!

 

Bring your list and discover

hand-crafted treasures for

all those special someones

in the “Gallery of Gifts” Exhibit

and the Studioworks Gift Shop at DCA. 

 

Visitors can also enjoy hot tea and cider,

 and the festive display of

origami cranes throughout the galleries.

 

Chorus of Dorchester Annual Christmas Concert

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Events and News, Featured Slider | 0 comments

Chorus of Dorchester Annual Christmas Concert

Chorus of Dorchester Annual Christmas Concert 

Tuesday, December 12th

at 7 p.m.

 

Share the joy of the holiday season in the George B. Todd Performance Hall at DCA.

 

Admission is FREE, and all are welcome!

  The Chorus of Dorchester is an all-volunteer multi-generational group

which sings for the joy that music brings to their lives and to the community.

  Since its founding in 1975 as The Bi-centennial Chorus by choral conductor, Cookie Brohawn,

the Chorus of Dorchester has been an active

and evolving organization providing concerts in a variety of venues throughout Maryland. 

For nine consecutive years it sang

with the University of Maryland Studio Orchestra

for the Maryland  “You Are Beautiful” program held in Annapolis, MD.

 

  It is accompanied by pianist Laura Todd

and is under the direction of Cookie Brohawn.

 

The Chorus is partially funded by the Nathan Foundation,

and its concerts are presented free of charge.

Wednesday Morning Artists & Friends Gallery of Gifts

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Events and News, Featured Slider, In the Galleries | 0 comments

Wednesday Morning Artists & Friends Gallery of Gifts

Wire-wrapped pendant by Joyce Fritz-RitzWoven sculptures by Heidi WetzelVintage inspired jewelry by Jeannette FaberGallery of Gifts presented by

 

Wednesday Morning Artists and Friends 

“Holiday Sale”

 

November 10th through December 23rd 

 

Visitors can expect a dazzling display of artful items:

wire-wrapped jewelry, cut paper art, metal sculptures,

kiln formed glass, paintings,

wearable art, mosaics, pottery,

fused glass jewelry

 photographs and more, all amidst

a delightful background of origami cranes, crafted by the artists.

 

  Conceivably the oldest birds on earth, cranes have been a symbol of happiness and eternal youth throughout Asia.

  As seasonal decorating décor,

the Wednesday Morning Artists use

the crane as a beautiful symbol of joy and peace

for the holidays and for luck and good health in the coming year.

The Artists’ Opening Reception will be held on Second Saturday,

November 11th

    5 to 7:30 p.m. with live music and holiday treats.

Maris Wicker presents her solo show “By the River”

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Events and News, Featured Slider, In the Galleries | 0 comments

Maris Wicker presents her solo show “By the River”

Maris Wicker in a Gallery Stage Performance 

“By the River”

December 1, 2017        

  7:00 p.m.

 

 Guest artists Victoria Tarbutton on classical guitar

and

Ashley Watkins on flute will be joining her on several selections.

 

Maris’ eclectic program includes works by Rodgers & Hammerstein,

Duke Ellington, Willie Nelson, Stephen Sondheim, and even J.S. Bach!

 

Before Maris and her husband, Larry Skinner, moved to Cambridge,

she was active in the DC area as a voice and piano teacher,

music director for youth theatre, and as an oratorio,

art song interpreter, and cabaret performer. 

She has performed at the acclaimed Cabaret at Germano’s in Baltimore, with the DC Cabaret Network,

and in cabaret performance workshops in DC,

Chicago and New York City.

 A native of Richmond, Maris is avery happy to call Cambridge Home

and to share music at the Dorchester Center for the Arts.

Tickets are $10 for DCA members, and $12 for future members, with all proceeds to benefit programs at DCA.

Classical Guitar Lessons offered by Victoria Tarbutton

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Classes and Workshops, Events and News, Featured Slider | 0 comments

Classical Guitar Lessons offered by Victoria Tarbutton

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“Classical Guitar for Young People and Adults”

 

is being offered by Victoria Tarbutton. 

Students will learn on a nylon string classical guitar

sometimes called a Spanish guitar. 

Lessons will include learning to read notes

on the staff, scales, chords, theory and technique. 

Students should be ages six and older in order to read the music. 

Sessions are held on Wednesdays. 

Call DCA at 410-228-7782 for registration information.

Holiday Greeting Cards and Gift Tags with Brittany Andrew

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Classes and Workshops, Events and News, Featured Slider, In the Galleries | 0 comments

Holiday Greeting Cards and Gift Tags with Brittany Andrew

 

 

Holiday Greeting Cards and Gift Tags with Brittany Andrew

 

Saturday, December 9th

  3 – 5 p.m. 

 

Admission is Free.  Drop-ins are welcome.

  Come join us for some crafty holiday fun! 

We will be using stamps, paper, ribbon , glitter

and more to make beautiful and fun cards

and tags just in time for the holidays! 

Come prepared with your own ideas, or come experiment with

some of our templates.

  Learn how addicting paper crafting

can be!

  Kid and adult friendly. 

 

All materials are provided.

 

  Youth under 16 years of age

please be accompanied by an adult.

 

Calling Artists and Educators

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Classes and Workshops, Events and News, Ongoing Classes | 0 comments

Calling Artists and Educators 

 

DCA is always interested in imaginative and collaborative artists

with new ideas who want to join the effort

of creating community through the arts. 

 

Instructors are currently being sought for beginning piano and beginner level watercolor painting. 

If you have a particular talent in one of these areas and

would like to share your time with the community,

call DCA at 410-228-7782 for more information. 

The current 2017 Fall Catalog is out,

and features classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, glass art, carving, fiber

arts, photography, guitar, voice, writing and more. 

 

DCA will start accepting proposals on September 1st from qualified instructors

who would like to teach a variety of visual arts,

 performing arts, music, and literary arts

during the winter and /or spring sessions. 

 

Proposal forms and information will be available at 321 High St. Cambridge, MD

or online at dorchesterarts.org. 

Come be a part of the arts at DCA!

Fall Catalog 2017

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Classes and Workshops, Events and News, In the Galleries, Ongoing Classes, Uncategorized | 0 comments

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Friday Night Live: Coffeehouse Open Mic

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Events and News, Featured Slider, In the Galleries | 0 comments

Friday Night Live: Coffeehouse Open Mic

Becka Yockey

DCA’s Final Fridays Open Mic Series  

 

Come experience this friendly,

supportive atmosphere for acoustic

 musicians, poets, storytellers, and other folkies.  

Next date to be announced.

 

7 to 9 p.m. 

 

Admission is FREE.

Interested in sharing your talent? 

Call DCA at 410-228-7782 and be added to the lineup.

  Slots are usually 10 minutes,

depending on the size of the crowd. 

Order of appearance will be randomly assigned.

Piano available on site.

  Admission is FREE. 

Beverages available for purchase.