CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR THE ART OF SOUND EXHIBIT AT THE CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER

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Chesapeake Arts Center will be presenting the “Art of Sound” exhibition with artist Tom Pearce at the Hal Gomer Gallery located at the Chesapeake Arts Center at 194 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21060 from August 2-August 31, 2017. Proposal is reviewed by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator and must be turned in by Friday, July 21, 2017. Closing Reception on August 31, 2017 from 6-8PM.

Theme of the Exhibit:  MUSIC

SIZE OF ARTWORK ALLOWED

11X17-20X24  Photography pieces MUST be framed in Black Wood OR Metal Frames only! Canvas will be accepted. Artists frame own artwork with wire on the back.

How many can you submit? Artists can submit up to 5 pieces. Artwork will be selected by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator. Only 15 pieces will be selected for this exhibit.

EACH PROPOSAL MUST BE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

IMAGES OF YOUR WORK

The work should be no more than five years old, no nudity, violence or foul language allowed.

DIGITAL IMAGES: Send 5 images in jpeg format- no larger than 1024 pixels in any direction at 300 dpi for review. All image files are to be titled. Email to Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org by Friday, July 21, 2017.

IMAGE LIST

A numerical listing including artist’s name, title, dimensions, medium, and file name of each jpeg sent with digital images.

CONDENSED BIO

One or two short paragraphs- A condensed informative statement with your artistic highlights.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name, address, phone number(s) email address of the artist, and website information.

 

Only complete proposal package including all the information listed will be reviewed.  If accepted into the art show, all artwork will be due to the Chesapeake Arts Center by Friday, July 28, 2017 between office hours of 10:00am-6:00pm.Artwork will go on display in the

Hal Gomer Gallery from Wednesday, August 2-Thursday, August 31, 2017.

SEND ENTRIES TO

Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org .

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 410-636-6597 or visit www.Chesapeakearts.org

About 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, gallery space, ceramics lab, dance studios, music room, maker-space and classrooms.

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

 

 

Chesapeake Arts Center Keeps Youth Learning and Creating this Summer

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The Chesapeake Arts Center will be offering camp programs to give kids and teens an adventurous and creative summer.  CAC camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.

With more free time in summer, and parents having to work, the Chesapeake Arts Center provides a safe and fun learning spot for your children.  The CAC encourages parents to help their kids unplug from technology and explore all the CAC summer programs and classes the center has to offer.

“Chesapeake Arts Center has high quality, enjoyable educational programs that lay the foundation for lifelong learning. This summer we have a myriad of camp opportunities for your child that will give him or her glimpse into a world where dreams are born and lives are changed. “says Belinda Fraley Huesman, Chesapeake Arts Center’s Executive Director.

These are the six camps the Chesapeake Arts Center has to offer in summer 2017:

  1. Art and Animals – Maryland | Ages 6-12 | July 10-14, 2017: Five days of art and animals! Each day, students will learn about local wildlife, including visits from real animal ambassadors! Students will then take their observations and create their own unique artwork representing the animals. Students will draw and paint every day! Camp culminates on Friday with a gallery presentation of the students’ artwork for friends and family. Click HERE to register.
  2. Musical Theatre Camp | Ages 6-15 | July 17- 28, 2017: The camp centers on the creation of a full-scale revue of musical numbers from great Broadway shows. Divided by age into small groups, the children take classes in acting, singing, dancing, costumes and stagecraft, taught by a staff of musical theatre professionals. Over two weeks, students learn their songs, rehearse their scenes, make their costumes and build the set. On the final day, they present a free performance of their show for parents, relatives and friends.Click HERE to register.
  3. Art and Animals – Global | Ages 6-12 | July 31- August 4: Did you love Art and Animals week one? Come back for a second week where kids will learn about animals around the world. Live animal ambassadors will visit each day. Students’ daily artwork will reflect artistic styles from many countries. At the end of the camp, join us for a gallery presentation of student pieces! Click HERE to register.
  4. Magic, Muggles, and the “Mirror of Meetse| Ages 6-12 | August 7-11: 5 days of theatre camp from Erase Hate Through Art, culminating in a Friday afternoon performance of “The Mirror of Meetse” (open to friends and family). Campers will spend time each day in Charms, Potions, Herbology, and more! Daily activities include arts and crafts, recreational activities (quidditch!) and rehearsal time. Camp is based on the world of Harry Potter by JK Rowling, and centers around a strong anti-bullying theme.Click HERE to register
  5. Enchanted Daydreams: Dance and Drama | Ages: 6-12 | August 14-18 : Enter the fantastic world of fairies! Every day during the Enchanted Daydreams camp, we will use our imaginations to create fairy stories and crafts. Students will spend time each day in our dance studio, learning creative movement techniques and dance combinations. Wings and wands are a must, and will be included for each camper. Join the festivities and let your creativity shine! Click HERE to register
  6. Creature Colors  | Ages: 3-5 | August 14-18: For the younger kids who may not be ready for a full camp experience, join Echoes of Nature this week to learn all about different colors and textures found in nature. Meet animals up close! Books, songs, and crafts round out each day full of adventure! Click HERE to register

Chesapeake Arts Center is a leading non-profit community art center located in Northern-Anne Arundel County. The center continues to give youth an enriching, safe experience with a caring and dedicated staff and volunteers. Additionally, the center provides art classes for all ages.

For more information, visit www.chesapeakearts.org or call (410) 636 -6597.

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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.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART VENDORS FOR ARTS IN THE PARK 2017 FESTIVAL!

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On Saturday, August 26,2017, artist and musicians will join forces at the 4th Annual 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 currently accepting Art Vendor application until August 4, 2017.Space is limited and early registration is recommended! To All Vendors, Please Note: There is a $10.00 fee to reserve a spot at the CAC Arts in the Park festival. Art application available under the “Arts in the Park” event on the CAC website at http://www.chesapeakearts.org or click here.arts in the park festival vendor application 2017

The free outdoor festival will include  live music , Corn Hole,  local art vendors, Face Painting and all different types of art and entertainment for all ages!

The Arts in the Park Festival is a great opportunity to see work of local artist 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.

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 11:00AM-3:00PM

Where: Outside of the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225.( Rain or Shine)

Tickets: FREE ADMISSION!

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

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NOW HIRING:Instructors wanted to teach the arts!

 

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

THEATRE/MUSIC/VISUAL ART/DANCE

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.

 

 

 

 

ATTN BANDS! ENTER THE 3RD ANNUAL BE THE BAND COMPETITION!!

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The 3rd annual “Be the Band” hosted by the Chesapeake Arts Center is meant to find outstanding musicians and help our community rock out like they were meant to with live music! Make sure you vote for your favorite band and support the local scene!

1st Round:Bands Enter Competition Aug 3-September 2, 2016 by noon; CAC Staff picks top 15 bands

2nd Round: Voting begins on CAC Facebook page from September 2, 2016-September 9, 2016. The BAND with the most”likes” will get to pick their time slot.

Top 7 Round: Bands Perform on October 8,2016 at 4:30pm

Top 3 Round: Bands Perform final round on November 8, 2016 at 7:30pm

Prizes: $1,000 cash prize + 4 hours of studio time at Konexion in Baltimore, Maryland

 

 & Konexion Recording Studio in Baltimore, Maryland

Band Application Here: Chesapeake Arts Center’s “Be the Band” Application 2016

Band Rules and detailed info click here: Chesapeake Arts Center- be the band rules 2016

CAC Presents 3rd Annual Arts in the Park Festival on Saturday, April 23, 2016!

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On Saturday, April 23, 2016, artist and musicians will join forces at the 3rd Annual “Arts i

n 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 event is being sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.

The Chesapeake Arts Center is currently accepting Art Vendor application until April 6, 2016.Space is limited and early registration is recommended! To All Vendors, Please Note: There is a $10.00 fee to reserve a spot at the CAC Arts in the Park festival. Art application available under the “Arts in the Park” event on the CAC website at http://www.chesapeakearts.org.

The free outdoor festival will include a live performance by the U.S.Navy Country Current, Annapolis local band Fast as Lighting, Ilima Hula Studio of Maryland, Hands of Harmony, Brooklyn Park Middle School PVA, Corn Hole, Moon Bounce, local art vendors, Face Painting and all different types of art and entertainment for all ages!

The United States Navy Band Country Current is the Navy’s premiere country-bluegrass ensemble. The group is nationally renowned for its versatility and “eye-popping” musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. This seven member ensemble employs musicians from diverse backgrounds with extensive high-profile recording and touring experience in the music scenes of Nashville, Tenn., New York, New Orleans and more. In the tradition of country music, each member is a skilled performer on multiple instruments. The band utilizes banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle, electric bass, upright bass, dobro, pedal steel guitar and drum set.

The Arts in the Park Festival is a great opportunity to see work of local artist 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, U.S.Navy Country Current, Fast as Lighting Band & more

When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 | 11:00AM-3:00PM

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

Tickets: FREE ADMISSION!

Sponsor of the event: Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

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

 

 

Chesapeake Arts Center’s Arts in the Park Vendor Information

901817_659730734080577_1972873044096725685_oThe Chesapeake Arts Center is hosting its 2nd Annual Arts in the Park Festival on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The festival is free and open to the public and will take place outside of the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. If you are an artist, designer, or craftier interested in taking part, please apply to join us as a vendor. Before applying, please make sure to read through all the event details below:

Set-up for participating vendors will be held between 9:00am-10:00am, before opening to the public at 11am-3pm. Participants may unload their car between 9:00am-10:00am but will be asked to park in the Brooklyn Park Middle School parking lot before the start of the event.

Vendor fees are as follow:

TO ALL VENDORS, PLEASE NOTE: There is a $10.00 fee to reserve a spot at the CAC Arts in the Park festival. Payment must be received by April 3, 2015. Checks made out to: Chesapeake Arts Center or cash.

Storage: No onsite vendor storage will be available.

General Info: The Chesapeake Arts Center’s Arts in the Park Festival is free and open to the public. There are a limited number of spaces available to vendors, so applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Please be sure to get applications in as early as possible.Once you have been accepted as a vendor, we will receive a package about the event and promotional material for the event.

If you have any questions about becoming a vendor at the event, please call the Chesapeake Arts Center at 410-636-6597 or email Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org.

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