Call for Teaching Artists – 2018 Residency at Chesapeake Arts Center

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Call for Teaching Artists – 2018 Residency at Chesapeake Arts Center

Invitation for Applications: Teaching Artists

Chesapeake Arts Center invites dynamic, experienced and creative Teaching Artists to apply for a 2018 residency at our Brooklyn Park, MD location. CAC seeks Teaching Artists that work in (but not limited to) the following disciplines:

  • Visual Arts – Mural, Painting, Air-Dry Clay Techniques, Collage, etc.
  • Digital Media – Animation, Photography, Website Design, etc.
  • Theatre – Puppetry, Playwriting, Devising, etc.
  • Vocal Music – Chorus, Musical Theatre, etc.
  • Instrumental Music – Beginning Instruments, African Drumming, Rock band, etc.
  • Dance – Hip Hop, Jazz/ contemporary, International/Folk genres, etc.
  • Literary – Storytelling, Graphic Novels, Poetry, etc.

Four Teaching Artists will be selected for residency for January-December 2018. Through our residencies, CAC provides and promotes quality arts education programs that:

  • Foster creativity and imagination
  • Expand verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Enhance capacities for critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Fortify social-emotional skills

 

Teaching Artist Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing and executing an age-appropriate, project-based arts curriculum. Programs will be scheduled during after-school and evening hours.
  • Preparing for and producing culminating presentations at assigned site(s).
  • Collaborating effectively with coworkers, and communicating regularly with supervisory staff.
  • Submitting complete lessons plans, timesheets, reports and other vital administrative documentation in a timely manner.

 

Criteria

CAC selects Teaching Artists who embody the following qualities:

  • Artistic Excellence, including quality and scope of professional artistic work, and depth of knowledge within an artistic discipline.
  • Engaging Teaching, especially incorporating the creative process, reaching students across diverse developmental levels, yielding quality student work, strong understanding of arts learning standards, and substantial experience in public school classrooms or working with urban youth, including strong classroom management skills.
  • Professionalism, including abilities to plan with others, to articulate goals and objectives, and to adapt to varying student populations and school environments.

Compensation

The CAC Resident Teaching Artist will be paid a monthly stipend in exchange for teaching up to four classes per week, on site at CAC or off-site at a local school. Additional benefits include personal studio and storage space at CAC and a CAC-sponsored performance or exhibit to be included in the 2018-2019 CAC season program.

To Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, sample lesson plan, and work samples of your professional and student work. Materials should be submitted electronically to CAC’s Education Director at mmcelwain@chesapeakearts.org
Deadline for applications: October 20, 2017.

About Chesapeake Arts Center:
The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community arts center that has nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events.  The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and it very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region.

For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit www.Chesapeakearts.org or Call us at P: 410-636-6597.

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Now Hiring Administrative Assistant at the Chesapeake Arts Center!

 

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POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support and works closely with the Executive Director, Education Director and Marketing/Program Director in regards to general organizational tasks at Chesapeake Arts Center. This position assist the daily functions of each departments.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee aspects of a customized database, which includes timely and accurate data entry, updating records, organizing/coding, retrieving reports from the system, while maintaining an overall understanding of database.
  • Maintain data correctness by routinely checking information for errors and duplicate files, while maintaining an organized system of information.
  • Handle all student membership, class registrations, and scholarship recipients.
  • Generate and send monthly renewal mailings and communications.
  • Track memberships relating to Education and donation statistics on a monthly and annual basis.
  • Manage confidential student scholarship information, and track student tuition payments
  • File hard copies and digital copies of registration records, financial records and other educational documents.
  • Assist the Executive Director with administrative tasks and special projects as needed.
  • Attend events as needed.
  • Assist with educational event planning, such as recitals, career day, communications, volunteer coordination.
  • Additional duties as assigned; this may include processing class evaluations, taking supply inventory, answering phones, assisting in selling show tickets, etc.
  • Assist the Marketing Director with Eblast
  • Create Press Releases about upcoming events/ classes
  • Assisting Marketing Director with day to day marketing tasks and coordinating marketing projects and activities as requested.
  • Supporting the in-house marketing and design team by coordinating and collating content
  • Support the Marketing Director with Hanging Artwork in Galleries, creating promotional material for the gallery events and corresponding with the artists
  • Help create content for social media
  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls
  • Receive and direct visitors and clients

 

QUALIFICATIONS, ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working in a nonprofit organization preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Ability to create and adhere to schedules and deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills; attention to detail is extremely important.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment, supporting shared ideas and goals.
  • Experience and comfort working on computers required (experience with Windows, Microsoft Office, database software, social media and different internet browsers).
  • Willingness to work some nights and weekends for events as required.
  • Flexibility to support staff and projects as needed for a small to mid-sized organization.
  • An interest in Chesapeake Art Center’s mission
  • Experience working in a gallery preferred
  • Confident and outgoing personality.
  • Must have strong customer service skills to assist students and parents.

HOURS AND SALARY: The Administrative Assistant position is a 20-25 hour a week. Hours are 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Monday-Friday, with a potential to work on a Saturday.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to Program/Marketing Director, Nicole Caracia via email at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org.

ABOUT THE CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER:

The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a 58,000 sq. ft. multi-discipline arts facility located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, The Hal Gomer Gallery, a large ceramic lab, two dance studios, multiple music rooms, traditional art classrooms, and maker space.

Our Mission Statement

Chesapeake Arts Center will use the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people, its artists and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations.

 

CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER 4TH ANNUAL ARTS IN THE PARK FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017!

Brooklyn Park, Maryland: On Saturday, August 26, 2017, artist and musicians will join forces at the “Arts in the Park Festival” at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from 11AM-3PM. The Chesapeake Arts Center is organizing the FREE event, under the leadership of the Executive Director Belinda Fraley Huesman and sponsors Whiting-Turner and Arundel Federal Bank.

The free outdoor festival will include live music, Corn Hole, Moon Bounce, local artist displaying and selling their art , Batman of Baltimore, dance performances , Food Trucks and entertainment for all ages!

The music component of the festival will combine the talents of local professional musicians, singer-songwriter Colin Rowe, and indie rock bands Reve and Leo & Cygnus.

The Arts in the Park Festival is a great opportunity to see work of local artists and to enjoy some good music. For the music part of the festival, feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket. For further information, check the event on the Chesapeake Arts Center website, www.Chesapeakearts.org or call the office at (410) 636-6597.

 

If You Go

What: The Chesapeake Arts Center Arts in the Park Festival. Live Music, Local Artist Vendors, Food Vendors, Games, Moon Bounce, Art demonstration & more

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11am-3pm

Where: Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225.

Tickets: FREE!

More Information: The Chesapeake Arts Center website; www.Chesapeakearts.org.

Rain Date Information: If it rains on Saturday, August 26, the festival will be held indoors at the Hammonds Lane Theatre/ back Gallery.

 

About Chesapeake Arts Center:

The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community art center that had nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events. The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and is very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region. For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit www.chesapeakearts.org or call us at 410-636-6597.

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Chesapeake Arts Center Seeks Storytellers, Photos for Historic Book on Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park and Curtis Bay

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BROOKLYN PARK — The Chesapeake Arts Center is looking for people with stories to tell about the memories of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park and Curtis Bay to help fill a one-of-a-kind history book that will help capture those memories and bind them with the community so they are never lost.

The goal of the book is three-fold:

  • provide the local community with a unique written and illustrated retelling of the area;
  • offer the CAC a meaningful way to connect with the communities it serves;
  • provide local photographers, illustrators and writers an opportunity to publish their work

The book will spotlight histories of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park and Curtis Bay, and will also focus on areas such as:

  • Masonville
  • Fairfield
  • Hawkins Point
  • Fort Armistead
  • Cedar Hill
  • Pumphrey
  • Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard

In addition to written stories on local events, people and landmarks, the CAC is seeking people who have photos that may have historic significance to these areas. In many cases people may have photos in their personal collections to share. Photos that have a relevance to the book include photos of significant local events, community leaders or landmarks, such as the Polish Home, Club 4100 or Masonville, Fairfield, Pumphrey, etc.. Those with the ability to scan these photos can upload them for consideration to the book team at www.OurMarylandHistory.com.

The CAC board of directors approved the history book project in 2016 and the Center will be having a gathering on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 6:30PM at its headquarters at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. The Center hopes to pull together people who would like to contribute short stories on their memories for the book that will be published for the holiday shopping season in December 2017.

Proceeds from the book will be directed back into the CAC’s non-profit programs aimed at using the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people, its artists and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations.

Those interested in using their writing skills to help us document their memories for this project should attend. For more information contact Nicole Caracia at ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org or Rik Forgo at rforgo@gmail.com.

About Chesapeake Arts Center:
The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community arts center that has nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events.  The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and it very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region.

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Upcoming Holiday Events at the Chesapeake Arts Center!

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This holiday season, the Chesapeake Arts Center is continuing its tradition of offering a variety of fun, holiday performances and activities for the whole family. Now in its 14th season, Spencer Humm Entertainment Presents The Baltimore Special’s Christmas Radio Comedy show on December 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18, 2016. Saturday shows starting at 8:00pm and Sunday shows starting at 3:00pm in the Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park, Maryland. Tickets $35-55. As always wear your pajamas! Tickets and information available at ChristmasSpecialShow.com.

The CAC will be hosting two holiday workshops. On Saturday, December 3, children ages 6-11 can enjoy the “Young At Art” one day workshop with instructor Alexis Smith from 10:30am-11:30am. Register ahead or just drop in for the morning of creative art for kids. The theme for December is “Winter Holidays”. Tuition Fee $15.00.

Or, on Saturday, December 10 bring the whole family for the Nature Ornament Workshop with Echoes of Nature from 1:00pm-2:30pm. A hands-on workshop that’s great for the whole family! Each individual is invited to create a unique holiday ornament out of materials found in our natural environment. Class includes a “guest appearance” by some friendly animal ambassadors! CAC Member $25 for the whole family or $30 for non-members.

Catalyst: The Art of John Gornto gallery exhibit runs from December 9th to the 17th in the Hal Gomer Gallery. An opening reception will be held Friday, December 9th from 6 PM to 8 PM featuring the Pandemic Steelband, and is free to the public. Catalyst: The Art of John Gornto is presented by the Museum Practice students of UMBC Visuals Arts Department and hosted by Chesapeake Arts Center.

In science, a catalyst incites reaction. John Gornto, artist and aerospace engineer, works in the Baltimore area. He creates artworks that react to his personal struggles and to his environment. Over 15 artworks, both large and small scale, including acrylic and watercolor paintings and sculptures within cigar boxes will be featured.

Join us on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 6:30pm in the Hammonds Lane Theatre with the Annapolis Junction Big Band. They will be performing this year’s family-friendly show that promises to delight all ages. Following the concert, we invite everyone to attend the CAC annual Tree Lighting event in front of the Hammonds Lane Theatre and enjoy complimentary coffee and hot chocolate from Dunkin Donuts Cruiser.

Also on Tuesday, December 13th, the CAC will be hosting its monthly In the Studio talk with guest speaker, actor and singer, Maia Rodriguez at 6:00pm in Studio 194 Theatre. This event is free to the community.  Maia Rodriguez, a graduate of Syracuse University’s Musical Theater program, she’s worked for Syracuse Stage, Universal Studios, Tokyo Disney Sea, Don’t Tell Mama’s Cabaret NYC, Cirque Du Soleil, Pirates Dinner Adventure in LA & Orlando, and the Star Theatre in Oceanside, CA. She’s sung National Anthems for the Cleveland Browns, the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Chargers, as well as Superbowl XLVIII under Renee Fleming & 50 with Lady Gaga. Maia is the composer of two full length musicals: The Hack & Slash Christmas Special & Evernight: the Musical. Her new production company is “Little Fox Productions” (www.littlefoxpro.com), taking fantastical stories and setting them to music. She sings with the United States Navy Band Sea Chanters as an alto vocalist, performing every year for the PBS Memorial Show hosted by Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna.

Finally, the CAC will be offering a 25% off Chesapeake Arts Center membership from December 1- December 31, 2016. Save on class tuition; receive special mailings and every year the CAC host a special members only party.

For more information about holiday programs or classes at the Chesapeake Arts Center, call 410-636-6597 or visit www.chesapeakearts.org.

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About Chesapeake Arts Center: The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community art center that had nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events. The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and is very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region. For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit www.chesapeakearts.org or call us at 410-636-6597.

 

 

Chesapeake Arts Center Announces 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season

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The Chesapeake Arts Center announces its 2016–2017 performing arts season, featuring theater, comedy, inspiring speakers, and music artists.  The Chesapeake Arts Center is a 58,000 sq ft. multi-disciplinary art center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, gallery space, makers-space, dance studios, ceramics lab, music room, and classrooms. The 2016-17 season, will bring 30+ talented local and national known artists to your community art center.

The season will kick off with a new series, “In the Studio with…Arts Empowered Minds Initiative” on Tuesday, September 9, 2016 at 6pm in Studio 194 theatre. What is In the Studio? Chesapeake Arts Center will use the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people.  Our In the Studio series aims to bring informative and inspiring guest speakers who work on behalf of this community through their work as an artist, educator or community leader.

Young Audiences, the nation’s largest arts education network, began in Baltimore in 1950. As the Maryland affiliate, we are a nonprofit organization devoted to enriching the lives and education of Maryland’s youth through educational and culturally-diverse arts programs. We partner with professional artists from all disciplines and with schools throughout Maryland for hands-on arts learning experiences. We envision a Maryland where the arts are valued for their capacity to transform lives, and where every student is immersed in opportunities to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts. Free Admission!

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the National Players presents The Giver at 10:30am and Hamlet at 8:00pm. The Chesapeake Arts Center will also be hosting a special VIP reception honoring CAC founder Joan Cadden before the performance of Hamlet at 5:30pm.  During the VIP reception, enjoy congenial speakers, appetizers, drinks, as well as an exclusive viewing of the production’s fight call. Tickets are $10.00 for regular tickets and $50.00 for the VIP reception plus the performance of Hamlet.

Baltimore Rock Opera Society presents “The Brides of Tortuga”  on October 28, 29, November 4, 5, 11th a 12th, 2016 in the Hammonds Lane Theatre at 8pm. “The Brides of Tortuga” is the eighth original production written and produced by the Baltimore Rock Opera Society. This violent, raucous, rebellious rock ‘n roll musical begins in 1661 in Calais, France, and crosses the vast Atlantic Ocean before coming to a bloody close in the Caribbean Sea. The show features a large cast of female leads, epic sets, intensive fight choreography and powerful vocal ensemble-combined with a live rock band/orchestra. “Brides of Tortuga” creates a powerful statement about rage, self-determination, friendship..and kicking butt on a boat. Tickets $20.00.

In the Hal Gomer Gallery, the CAC will be hosting the “Chesapeake Bay-Endangered Landscape Photography” exhibit from November 1- November 30 with a special “Meet the Artist” reception on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6-8pm. Six talented local photographers (Geoff Lawrence, Lee Goodwin, Sean Simmons, Keith Burke, Donna Johnson & Ken Marks) will highlight difference images around the Chesapeake Bay. Free Admission. Gallery is open to the public from Monday-Friday; 10:00am-6:00pm. Free Admission!

Rock out with local bands in Chesapeake Arts Center’s 3rd annual “Be the Band” competition! Top 7 bands will compete in the Studio 194 Theatre on Saturday, October 8 at 4:30pm. Final top 3 bands will compete for the grand prize of $1K grand prize + 20 hours of professional studio time at Konexion recording studio on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 7:30pm.Tickets $10 each performance. Don’t wait to grab your ticket, last year the event sold out!

Get ready to laugh! Comedian Spencer Humm returns to the CAC this Holiday season for the famous Christmas Special… “The Comedy Nutcracker” on December 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18th, 2016. Friday & Saturday shows will be at 8pm and Sunday Shows at 3pm in the Studio 194 Theatre.  Baltimore’s most popular Christmas comedy event celebrates its fourteenth season of holiday fun. Join comedian Spencer “Slash” Humm on a magical journey of outrageous comedy, music, and yuletide merriment. The one-of-a kind production has become known for its juggling, magic, standup comedy, musical theatre, and more. Tickets $35-55.

Looking further ahead, on January 20th & 21st, 2017, Playwright and Director, David White will be presenting “The Raven and the Writing Desk” in celebration of Edgar Allen Poe’s birthday, a theatrical reading of stories and poems by Poe adapted and presented by Baltimore-area theatre artists in the Studio 194 Theatre. Tickets $10.00

February 10, OUR WORLD is an engaging spoken word piece addressing the need to end the plague of hate, stereotypes, and other prejudices by coming together as a community and as a human race. By addressing societal trends and accountability, the performance calls attention to the danger of our own thoughts and actions and encourages a collaboration of individuals which will, in turn, inspire a new world of hope.8pm in Studio 194 Theatre. Tickets $5.00

On February 18, join us for the “Emancipation Proclamation” event at 1PM in the Hammonds Lane Theatre. A lively account of the significant events and personalities that bring to life the history of African Americans and their struggle for equality through stories and song.  Tickets $5.00

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, CAC presents “In the Studio with…Combat Heroin” at 6pm in Studio 194 Theatre. COMBAT HEROIN is a devised theatre piece created in response to Governor Hogan and LT.Governor Rutherford’s Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force. Through the use of central metaphor, it addresses the epidemic in our state and provides insight for those experiencing struggle, victory, and everything in between. Free Admission!

Also, SAVE THE DATE for the 4th Annual Arts in the Park festival on August 28, 2017 from 11am-3pm in front of Hammonds Lane Theatre outside.  A family-friendly festival of art, music, dance, theatre, and food! Activities for kids of all ages, and lots of wonderful art vendors. Free Admission!

Much more is ahead for the Chesapeake Arts Center’s  2016-2017 season. Tickets are available by calling the Box Office at 410-636-6597 or visit our website at www.Chesapeakearts.org .

Chesapeake Arts Center 2016-2017 Season:

9.9 Development without Displacement Exhibit Reception in the Hal Gomer Gallery at 6pm FREE!

9.13 In the Studio with…Arts Empowered Minds Initiative in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

10.1 The National Players “The Giver” at 10:30am in Hammonds Lane Theatre $10.00

10.1 VIP Reception honoring CAC Founder Joan Cadden in Hammonds Lane Theatre at 5:30pm $50

10.1 The National Players “Hamlet” at 8:00pm in Hammonds Lane Theatre $10.00

10.8 CAC 3rd Annual “Be the Band” Round 3 in the Studio 194 Theatre at 4:30pm $10.00

10.11 In the Studio with…Author, Mike Kaminski in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

10.15 Deepanjali at 2pm in the Hammonds Lane Theatre $10.00

10.22 Big Dream Film at 2pm in Studio 194 Theatre FREE!

10.28-29 Baltimore Rock Opera Society Presents “The Brides of Tortuga” at 8pm in Hammonds $20.00

11.4-5 Baltimore Rock Opera Society Presents “The Brides of Tortuga” at 8pm in Hammonds $20.00

11.11-12 Baltimore Rock Opera Society Presents “The Brides of Tortuga” at 8pm in Hammonds $20.00

11.5 CAC 3rd Annual “Be the Band” final in the Studio 194 Theatre at 7:30pm $10.00

11.8 In the Studio with…Amanda Memmel and the Well in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

11.11 Chesapeake Bay-Endangered Landscape Exhibit reception in the Hal Gomer Gallery 6pm-FREE!

11.11 Thanks –for-giving: CAC Members Application Party in the Studio 194 Theatre at 6:30pm

11.18 Take Back Our Streets Fundraiser at the Reserve Two Rivers   

12.3-12.4 Spencer Humm’s Comedy Nutcracker in Studio 194 Theatre Tickets $35-$55

12.9-12.11 Spencer Humm’s Comedy Nutcracker in Studio 194 Theatre Tickets $35-$55

12.16-12.18 Spencer Humm’s Comedy Nutcracker in Studio 194 Theatre Tickets $35-$55

12.13 In the Studio with…Maia Rodriguez  in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

1.10 In the Studio with…Futuremakers Matt Barinholtz  in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

1.19 Brooklyn Park Middle School PVA Art Show in Hal Gomer Gallery at 6pm-FREE!

1.20-1.21 The Raven and the Writing Desk Fri:8PM Sat 2pm+8pm in Studio 194 $10.00

2.10 OUR WORLD at 8PM in Studio 194 Theatre $5

2.18 Emancipation Proclamation at 1pm in Hammonds Lane Theatre $5

2.23 Reflections: Talk & Exhibit with Seniors & BPMS PVA 8th Graders

3.14 In the Studio w. the Theatre Lab (Deb Gottesman & Buzz Mauro) in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

3.30 Brad Blair & Friends Exhibit reception in Hal Gomer Gallery at 6pm-FREE!

4.5 In the Spotlight..Composers w.Broadneck High School & Brass Quintet 7PM $5

4.7 Photographer Marti Belcher Meet the Artist reception in Hal Gomer Galler at 6pm FREE!

4.11 In the Studio with…CAC Resident Artist, Stephen Bradley in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

4.19 5th Annual Chip in for the Arts at Compass Pointe Golf Course at 7:30am

5.4 May the 4th Be With You Event in Hammonds Lane Theatre $5

5.9 In the Studio with…COMBAT HEROIN in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

5.11 In the Spotlight..Composers Final w.Broadneck High School & Brass Quintet 7PM $5

5.26 George Maloney, Donna Long, Nicole Caracia Meet the Artist in Hal Gomer Gallery FREE!

6.13 In the Studio with…Artist Janie McGee in Studio 194 Theatre at 6pm-FREE!

8.26 CAC 4th Annual Arts in the Park Festival 11am-3pm FREE!

About Chesapeake Arts Center:
The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community arts center that has nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events.  The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and it very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region.

For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit http://www.Chesapeakearts.org or Call us at P: 410-636-6597

NOW HIRING:Instructors wanted to teach the arts!

 

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Instructors wanted to teach the arts at the Chesapeake Arts Center!

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The Chesapeake Arts Center of Brooklyn Park, MD, is currently looking for experienced instructors to create and teach a variety of classes in the visual and performing arts for our 2017 Winter/Spring semester!  If you would like to be a part of a growing community arts center just outside of Baltimore and share your love of the arts with enthusiastic students of all ages, the Chesapeake Arts Center would love to hear from you!

We are currently accepting resumes and class proposals from interested candidates in all fields.  Deadline for Winter/Spring class proposals is August 30th, 2016.  All instructors must complete a background check run by CAC.  For more information please call 410-636-6597, or email the Education Director at mmcelwain@chesapeakearts.org  to request a proposal form.

Requirements:

  • Professional training in the performance or visual arts and demonstrated expertise in their field. BA in Performance, Visual Arts, and/or Education is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to arts education for all ages
  • Minimum of 1 year professional teaching experience in schools, community centers, studios, etc. 2-3 years or more of teaching experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Pass criminal history background check
  • Engaging personality and winning attitude

 

About the Chesapeake Arts Center:

The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a 58,000 sq. ft. multi-discipline arts facility located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just south of Baltimore, Maryland. Our facility houses the 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, 120-seat Studio 194 Black Box Theatre, Hal Gomer Art Gallery, a fully equipped ceramics lab, 2 dance studios, and multiple classrooms.

Chesapeake Arts Center provides cultural opportunities for all artists, audiences, students, teachers, volunteers and staff without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, or disability.
Contact our Education Director, Mollie McElwain at mmcelwain@chesapeakearts.org or by calling the main office at 410-636-6597.