Arts Council Events Through June 2009

April

April 1-30: Spring classes continue at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville. Tap, Ballroom, Mixed Media Art & Guitar Jam for homeschoolers, PMC Lacy Bead, Beyond Storytelling: Writing the Narrative Poem, Zumba, Youth Fitness, Kick Box, Stability Ball Training, Crop Club and Stamp Club. 410.758.2520

April 1-30: Member’s Best Exhibits. Area artist and artisan members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council display their work at the following Centreville locations: The Centreville National Bank, PNC Bank, Ashley Premier Properties, An Optical Galleria, Queen Anne’s County Partnerships for Children, and Delmarva Financial Group. Area artists featured at all locations. Work are for sale in a variety of media. The exhibits are open during regular business hours. 410.758.2520

April 3-25: Exhibit: Carroll Kehne, “Woodcuts, A Pirate’s Tale”: View wood cut prints created for Kehne’s book. Open to the public. Free. Exhibit hours are T-F 9 am – 5 pm and Sat 10 am – 2 pm. Centre for the Arts 410.758.2520

April 22: Beginning Argentine Tango Workshop with Amanda Showell: These mini workshops are a great way to learn some new steps. Held at QAC Arts Council, Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. Cost is $25. 410.758.2520

April 25: Wood Cut Demonstration and book signing by artist Carroll Kehne, Centre for the Arts, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville 11:00 am. Free. Pre-registration required by April 22. 410.758.2520.

May

May 1-30: Spring Classes continue at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville. Tap, Ballroom Dance, Mixed Media Art & Guitar Jam for homeschoolers, Travel
Writing, Zumba, and Digital Editing for Photographers. 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520

May 1-30: Member’s Best Exhibits. Area artist and artisan members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council display their work at the following Centreville locations: The Centreville National Bank, PNC Bank, Ashley Premier Properties, An Optical Galleria, Queen Anne’s County Partnerships for Children, and Delmarva Financial Group. Area artists featured at all locations. Works are for sale in a variety of media. The exhibits are open during regular business hours. 410.758.2520.

May 1-30: Exhibit, “New Perspectives”: Featuring photographs by members of the Benedictine School Photography Club. Open to the public. Free. Exhibit hours are T-F, 9am – 5 pm. The Centre for the Arts, Centreville. 410.758.2520

May 1: “New Perspectives” 4 to 6 pm. Public reception for photographic artists from the Benedictine School. Come enjoy a trip around the corner and the world at this exhibit by emerging and established photographers. QAC Arts Council, Centre for the Arts, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville, MD. The exhibit runs through May 30. Open Tues.-Fri. from 9 to 5 and Sat. 10 am to 2 pm. Supported by the Chaney Foundation. 410.758.2520

May 1: Scholarship Deadline: The QAC Arts Council offers two, one-thousand dollar awards to high school seniors pursuing a college degree in the arts. 410.752.2520

May 5: Dedication: Front & Centre: The QAC Arts Council, Centre for the Arts invites the public for the dedication of their public art project featuring the metal work of Robert Seely. 4:30 pm Opening address by Frank Kratovil. Music & refreshments. 410.758.2520. RSVP by April 29.

May 9: Stamp Club: Fun with paper, rubber stamps, inks and ephemera. The topics and materials may change from month to month, but the fun and creativity is always there. You can work on your own projects if you like. Please call Cathy Downes at 410.758.1251 to RSVP and obtain a materials list. No fees for meeting, donations to the Centre for the Arts welcome. Held at 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520

May 9: “Hot Cha-Cha Night!” 7-8 pm. Early Bird Salsa Lesson. Hostess Amanda Showell invites you to an evening of Ballroom and Latin Dancing. 8-11 pm Dance Party. $10 members/ $12 nonmembers. Held at QAC Arts Council, Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520

May 18: Annual Dinner. Held at Symphony Village Club House and hosted by member Anneliese Hoffmann. Contact The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council and Centre for the Arts for details. 410.758.2520

May 31: Crop Club: Join paper crafter Cathy Downes on the last Sunday of each month having fun and making progress on your memories with unique album designs. All experience levels are welcome. Supplies are available for purchase. No fees for meeting, donations to the Centre for the Arts welcome. Please call Cathy at 410.758.1251 if you plan to attend. Held at 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520

June

June 11: Thursdays in the Park: 7-9 PM, Kent Island Volunteer Band in Millstream Park, Centreville, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of American standards and more with this great local band. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520.

June 13: Retro Dance Party with championship dancer Amanda Showell. Prizes for best retro look, twist contest and door prizes. Only 100 tickets on sale for this fundraising party at the QAC Arts Council, 7 pm. $18 advance tickets, $20 at door. 410.758.2520

June 16-18, June 23-25, June 30, July 1-2: Summer camp for kids. Adventures in exercise, dance, wood working, and art. Held at the Centre for the Arts. Call the Arts Council for details, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520. Fee. Pre-registration required.

June 25: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 PM: Sean Fleming. Kent Manor Inn. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of music from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520.

June 27: Art of the Deals: 9am-1pm. Community wide event featuring an indoor yard sale at the Centre for the Arts, a farmers market, music, demonstrations and information tables on the Courthouse Green. Downtown merchants will have specials and sidewalk sales. Interested artists and civic groups should call the Arts Council about renting a table. 410.758.2520.

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