Category Archives: Art News & Current Events

Mind Your Business

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Maryland Citizens for the Arts,  Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council and PNC Bank are presenting “MIND YOUR BUSINESS” a free seminar for artists on arts law, copywright and finance for individual artists and entrepreneurs at the Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council office Saturday, MAY 2 from 10 a.m – 1pm. PLEASE spread the word far and wide! Attendance is…

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MFA Exec. Dir. Joann Vaughan Shares Online Knowledge with AA Arts Council Members

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Joann Vaughan gave a presentation on the value of an organization’s online presence and use of social media, and some valuable strategies for getting started, to Arts Council of Anne Arundel County member organizations.  Joann was selected to speak because MFA has been moving forward significantly with social media, communications, and website functionality.  This was a timely request, as we have begun…

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Paint Annapolis Begins!

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Welcome to all of the Paint Annapolis juried artists! Everyone arrived this afternoon to register and have their canvases stamped.  They picked up their bags with instructions, maps and details for the week, while saying hello to old friends and meeting artists that are new to Paint Annapolis.  They enjoyed yummy sustenance to prepare them for the week. See those blank walls behind them?  They…

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Does art matter?

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Why, of course it does!  At least, those of us that are artists and art enthusiasts think so. We love art!  It sparks us to think, it moves us to feel and gets us talking and sharing, and the momentum is often very exciting.  Artists can feel the value in the process of making it, and art lovers appreciate the dimension its existence adds…

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The Changing World of Prints & Digital Photography

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Technology rules.  Our world is changing so quickly that computers, cell phones and other digital equipment become obsolete almost before we’ve paid for them.  We are caught in this love/hate quandary:  Shiny new iPads with Retina displays call out with their siren song, but wait… I just spent $600 three years ago on my beloved and apparently now outdated original.  Even the delightful Apps that…

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In order to protect our friends, collectors, artists and staff, Circle Gallery will be closed until April 29 due to Covid-19. All MFA exhibits may be enjoyed online. We will still be active through email, phone, and our online platforms! We are committed to maintaining our presence in the art community while prolonging the safety of our supporters. Please visit their webpages to see the artwork and learn more about the artists.