Transforming the Cardboard Box for "rise + fall"
Recently, mixed-media artist Adjoa Burrowes created an installation for the Kramer Gallery exhibition”rise + fall” composed of cardboard boxes and recycled paper-based materials. Below, Adjoa discusses her installation at Kramer Gallery and interest in working... Read More
2015 Emerging Leader Award Winner Jason Loewith
At this year’s County Executive’s Awards ceremony, Mr. Ike Leggett will present the 2015 Emerging Leader Award to Jason Loweith, Artistic Director of the Olney Theatre Center. A brilliant producer, director, playwright and dramaturg, Jason... Read More
Celebrating National Arts & Humanities Month with Round Up for the Visual Arts!
October is National Arts and Humanities Month and we’re celebrating with an exciting initiative called Round Up for the Visual Arts! All month, when you shop at any of PLAZA Artist Materials store locations in... Read More
Public Art as Intervention
With the development of the Public Art Roadmap and the recent announcement of our NEA Our Town award, we’ve been having many thought-provoking conversations about public art, urban design and our role as a local arts... Read More
Working Together to Support Our Local Community & Economy
The FY16 budget for the Arts and Humanities is approved, and in light of the many challenges facing our local economy we believe that this budget is a good one. We are pleased that rather... Read More
FY16 Arts and Humanities Budget Approved
It’s official! On May 21, Montgomery County Council approved over $5.8 million dollars in funding for arts and humanities in Montgomery County in the FY16 County Budget on May 21, 2015. The total allocation of... Read More