Works from “The New Guys” to ap­pear at arts coun­cil


Meet “The New Guys” at the Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil this First Fri­day.

From 5 to 8 p.m. this Fri­day, the arts coun­cil gallery will host an open­ing re­cep­tion with pho­tog­ra­phers John Dixon and Joe Red­den. Their show, “The New Guys, Cap­tur­ing a Mo­ment in Time,” will ap­pear in the front gallery through­out the month of April. The back gallery will show­case art work based on the theme of “The Road Less Trav­eled.” Live mu­sic will be pro­vided by pi­anist Frankie Gray, and light re­fresh­ments will be avail­able.

Can’t make it? The arts coun­cil gallery is open Mon­day through Fri­day, 10 a.m to 4 p.m., the first Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and also by ap­point­ment.

*** The last Wine and Dine for the Arts din­ner will be held at 6:30 p.m. on April 29, 6:30 p.m. at Mini­hane’s Ir­ish Pub. Tick­ets are $50 per per­son and a por­tion of the pro­ceeds goes to­ward arts pro­gram­ming. The menu will be posted on our web­site and the restau­rant can ac­com­mo­date any food al­ler­gies.

Reser­va­tions can be made by call­ing 410-392-5740 or through our web­site by click­ing on the PayPal but­ton.

*** At­ten­tion high school seniors, par­ents and teach­ers! The dead­line to ap­ply for the Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil’s schol­ar­ship is April 8, only two weeks away.

Visit www.ce­cil­count­yartscoun­ for guide­lines, in­struc­tions and the ap­pli­ca­tion. The schol­ar­ship funds must be used pri­mar­ily for tuition and fees. Funds for the schol­ar­ships come from pri­vate donors and also from money col­lected dur­ing the Sum­mer Mu­sic in the Park con­cert se­ries.

*** The arts coun­cil, His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety of Ce­cil County and other non­prof­its are plan­ning to hold a tag sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 14.

Let us be your clut­ter-busters! Do­nate your unloved pos­ses­sions to us and we will find new own­ers. Look­ing to add to your col­lec­tion? This is a great op­por­tu­nity for you to score dis­counted books, fur­ni­ture, frames, art, col­lectibles, an­tiques and more.

*** Join the arts coun­cil on April 22 as Tilted Can­vas holds an­other paint and sip party from 7 to 9 p.m. in the back gallery. Party pric­ing is $35 per per­son or $60 for two and in­cludes a com­pli­men­tary glass of wine (for those 21 and older) and snacks.

Regis­ter on­line at www. tilt­ed­can­vas­ where you can also take a look at what you will be painting. Janie loves it when artists go rogue and make up their own painting based off what oth­ers are creat­ing. Come join the fun!

An­n­marie Hamil­ton is ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor for the Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main Street in Elk­ton. For more on the arts coun­cil or to share your art news, con­tact An­n­marie at 410392-5740 or an­n­marie@ ce­cil­count­yartscoun­cil. org. Visit the arts coun­cil on­line at www.ce­cil­count­yartscoun­cil. org.


Works from pho­tog­ra­phers John Dixon and Joe Red­den will ap­pear at the Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil this April.

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