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Artist Alley
September 11, 2014

Welcome to Artist Alley, Washington County Arts Council's electronic newsletter. We hope this publication will engage you with the arts in your community.


WCAC welcomes your ideas and support as it continues to take the lead in bringing together the community's art organizations to strengthen our region's arts culture.


For artist information, arts events, calls for art and more visit WCAC's web page...

CPSA: Taking It To The Limit and

Chris Tischer: Go With The Flow            


Exhibit continues through September 30, 2014.

Exhibition hours are:
Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Opening Reception - Erica Kempler, Installations

Ceramic and Mixed Media installations by ceramics instructor Erica Kempler are on exhibit from September 8th through 30th at the Kepler Gallery at Hagerstown Community College.

The reception for the artist will be held Wednesday September 17th, from 5:30 - 7:30. Faculty, Students and the public are invited. Refreshments will be served.

October Art Market in conjunction with Wind Down
Guidelines and Application:

WCAC Community Exhibit-Call for Art 
Guidelines and Application: 
Save the Date!

Chefs to be announced soon...

Nicole Houghton 

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra welcomes Nicole Houghton as the new Operations Manager and Education Coordinator. Ms. Houghton just completed her Master of Arts Management from the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Ms. Houghton holds an undergraduate degree in Bassoon Performance, also from Carnegie Mellon. While pursuing her masters degree, Ms. Houghton spent two seasons as an orchestra operations intern with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.


Wright Hand Studio

Potter, Steve Wright is opening a new clay studio on September 15, 2014 at 571 Jefferson St. in Hagerstown MD. Known as "Wright Hand Studio" the new location will have room for private classes and a new personal studio where the artist will produce his own work.

MSO POPS Concert

Maryland Symphony Orchestra's upcoming Pops concert,
"The Magical Music of Disney" will be presented on Saturday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. at the Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown, MD.

For information contact  301-797-4000
Sounds of the Square presented "Dirrty Phil" and Lil Skies on Friday, August 29, 2014.


BISFA Combo under the direction of William Hollin will perform at the
September 12, 2014 Sounds of the Square in Downtown Hagerstown.

Elisabet Stacy-Hurley:

New Works


Margaret Lualdi:

Nature's Wild            


Opening Reception:
Friday, October 3, 2014
5pm - 7pm

The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by a grant from
the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC),
an agency of the
Department of Business & Economic Development.

Supported in part by:
The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of
Community Arts Agenices of Maryland,
Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.
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