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Arts & Crafts

Our Programs

In service to our mission to invest in and encourage the arts in Calvert County, the Arts Council of Calvert County sponsors and hosts numerous programs. We are working to create and maintain the space, support, encouragement, and accessibility that allows every person to be creative. 

We invite you to explore our programs and find ways you can get involved. 

Student Reading Textbook

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Grants & Scholarships Program

In support of our mission, we sponsor grants to schools and organizations for arts-related programs. And scholarships are awarded each year to Calvert County students who intend to pursue an arts-related degree in college. 

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CalvART Gallery 

As a portion of it mission, the Arts Council provides the gallery as a place where local artists may display and sell their art. You are welcome to browse artworks from over 30 local artists who display at CalvART. Visit our beautiful facility during our regular business hours, one of our receptions or special events!

Art Gallery
Calvert Barn Quilt Trail Logo

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Barn Quilt Trail

The mission of the Barn Quilt Trail is to connect our community and visitors by promoting Calvert County’s agricultural heritage, local history and artistic talent through the exhibition of hand-painted wooden quilt squares on barns and buildings throughout Calvert County.

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Community Awards

The Arts Council provides two awards each year, both named in honor of individuals who have contributed to the Arts in Calvert County. The purpose of the Pat Carpenter Arts Educator of the Year Award is to recognize the achievement of a Calvert County educator who has demonstrated a love and a talent for art education. The purpose of the Mary D Harrison Award is to recognize an individual or organization that has contributed to the advancement of art in Calvert County.

Awards Ceremony
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