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The Great Give 2015!

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Can you give $15 in ’15? For the past two years, MFA has participated in “The Great Give” a 24-hour fund-a-thon sponsored by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County. Nonprofits in Anne Arundel County compete for cash prizes by getting a lot of donors to make small gifts in support of their favorite nonprofits. We have been VERY successful….

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Lauren Anthone’s artwork selected for Hospice Cup Poster 2015

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For the 5th year running, MFA has hosted the Hospice Cup Poster Competition in the Holley Gallery. Hospice Cup is a charity sailing regatta, raising funds for hospice programs throughout Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia. Every year, they select a painting to be the featured artwork on the promotional poster. The chosen work is donated to the Hospice organization, and…

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2014 in review

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Thanks to our readers for making 2014 a stellar year for MFA art and artists! Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,600 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House,…

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Arts in Annapolis takes Center Stage

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The arts in Annapolis was front and center in the Fox 5 News “Zip Trip” to Annapolis. Many thanks to MFA artists, including Candy Bigelow, Rick Casali, David Diaz and Andree Tuillier, who got up early to work on City Dock and in front of the cameras. The segment on the arts also featured Linnell Bowen talking about Arts Alive,…

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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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what $22,000 means to MFA

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Between 6 pm May 7 and 6 pm May 8, MFA received $22,009 in donations and prize money through The Great Give, a 24-hour fund-a-thon put on by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC). MFA asked everyone to GIVE $10 – and 477 people gave us a total of $10,532. Belair Produce, our GIVE $10 sponsor, pledged $1 for every…

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Three Steps to Give $10 Success

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We know we’ve been talking a lot about Give $10 in the past few weeks. That’s because it is important to us, and with the opportunity for your $10 donation to equal an extra $10,000 for MFA we hope it’s important to you too. For MFA to win the additional prize again this year, we need you (our biggest supporters…

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Circle Gallery will be closing early on Wednesday, November 23 at 3 PM, and will be closed on Thursday, November 24.