Artist Opportunities: August 15th, 2017

Artist Opportunities showcases what is new and happening around the area for artists to get involved in, whether that's workshops, grants, conferences, or shows open for entry. Let us know what you have open for entry by sending an email to membernews@mdfedart.org Open For Entry: Maryland Art Place: Original Mask Display and Silent Auction Altered Realities: Fall … Continue reading Artist Opportunities: August 15th, 2017

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What to get the artist……and the art lover!

With holidays approaching, everyone is making a list - and potentially checking it twice! So here are a few book ideas that should make everyone's holidays happy! In September, we featured an article from The Wall Street Journal that talked about how artists hang art in their own homes. The article mentioned two recently published … Continue reading What to get the artist……and the art lover!

MFA Website Down for Today: Online Entry System Still Up

Transition day! In case you haven't received any of the notices and emails we have sent out, please be aware that the MFA website is down for today, while we transition to our new, upgraded and awesome site.  The Gallery is closed today, as we facilitate this shift Are you trying to submit to one … Continue reading MFA Website Down for Today: Online Entry System Still Up

Mind Your Business

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 … Continue reading Mind Your Business

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

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

Why I’m Supporting the Annapolis Fringe Festival 2014

As the executive director of a small arts nonprofit, you might wonder why I am supporting the Annapolis Fringe Festival. It's because I want MFA to grow. MFA is not involved in the Fringe Festival - although some of our artists are. But the more art plays a role in Annapolis, the more opportunities there are … Continue reading Why I’m Supporting the Annapolis Fringe Festival 2014