Press Releases

2017

January

February’s First Friday opening of five new shows at Ocean City Center for the Arts is free and open to the public
Art League of Ocean City announces new Board of Directors
The art of the written word is featured at two free events at the Ocean City Center for the Arts

2016

December

Arts Center opens 2017 on First Friday, Jan. 7 with a collaboration of written words and visual art
Bowl makers and sponsors are needed for the 4th Annual Empty Bowl Project that fights hunger locally

November

THE BEST OF 2016 PLUS THE ANNUAL ARTISAN FAIR FILL THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS THIS WEEKEND

October

The public is invited an event featuring the next generation of artists at Ocean City Center for the Arts
The public is invited to free opening art reception on First Friday, Oct. 7 at Ocean City Center for the Arts

August

September shows at Ocean City Center for the Arts open with a free public reception on First Friday, September 2
Wet Paint Sale at Ocean City Center for the Arts on August 13 is opportunity for public to buy local, original art

July

August shows at Ocean City Center for the Arts open with a free public reception on First Friday, August 5
Photographers are invited to participate in “A Week in the Life of OC” photography contest July 10 – 16

May

Photography and “Father & Son” exhibits open on First Friday, June 3
Landscape painter Debra Howard will give free talk about Tangier Island on May 10 at Ocean City Center for the Arts
“Food for the Soul” exhibit opens on First Friday, May 6 at the Ocean City Center for the Arts

April

OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES SPRING SCHEDULE OF ART CLASSES

March

The public is invited to the Empty Bowl Soup Dinner on March 19 at the Ocean City Center for the Arts

February

Low- and no-cost music classes for children and adults begin this week at the Ocean City Center for the Arts

2015

December

Arts Center opens 2016 on 2nd Friday, Jan. 8 with a melding of written words and visual art
3rd Annual Empty Bowl Project kicks off with bowl making sessions at the Ocean City Center for the Arts

November

FAMILIES MAKE ART TOGETHER ON FREE FAMILY ART DAY, SATURDAY, NOV. 21, FEATURING ART WITH PUMPKINS AND GOURDS
PAIR OF LOCAL TEACHERS TO HOLD WORKSHOPS AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

October

“THE THINGS I CARRY,” ART BY A WOUNDED WARRIOR, IS FEATURED SHOW AT FIRST FRIDAY OPENING AT ARTS CENTER
UPCOMING ART EVENTS EXPLORE HEALING, CREATIVITY AND MENTAL HEALTH

September

FALL CLASSES AT OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OFFER THE THEME, “DON’T BE AFRAID OF ART!”
THE ART OF THE MARRIAGE PROPOSAL

August

SUMMER ENDS WITH A MEMORABLE OPENING ON FIRST FRIDAY AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
ART LEAGUE OF OCEAN CITY PLANS FUN AND SURPRISES FOR CIRQUE DES ARTES PARTY, CHAIRED BY MARYLAND’S FIRST LADY
PLEIN AIR ARTISTS ALERT BEACH PATROL TO EMERGENCY AND CAPTURE THE RESCUE ON CANVAS
ART LEAGUE OF OCEAN CELEBRATES 3 DAYS OF PLEIN AIR PAINTING IN OCEAN CITY

July

ARTIST PATRICK HENRY BROADENS HIS HORIZONS AT OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN AUGUST SHOW
Public is invited to watch “Artists Paint OC” during the resort’s 10th annual plein air event August 6-9

June

“I REMEMBER BETTER WHEN I PAINT” WORKSHOP DESIGNED FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY ALZHEIMER’S
OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OFFERS A BOUNTY OF SUMMER CLASSES FOR ARTISTS AND NON-ARTISTS, ADULTS AND CHILDREN

April

New May shows at the Ocean City Center for the Arts

February

ALOC Announces New Board of Director Members
Art League offers low-cost art and creativity workshops for beginners
New March shows at the Ocean City Center for the Arts
Art League invites local art students to apply for college scholarships

January

Pet Portrait Saturday

2014

December

A Unique Opportunity to Help Fight Hunger at the OC Center for the Arts
New Year and New Exhibits: January Reception

November

Give the Gift of Art: Holiday Artisan Fair
December Exhibits and Reception: Celebrate the Season
All That Glitters Might be Art
November Exhibits and Reception

October

Art League Announces Pastels Workshop for November

September

Eclectic Artistry: Abstractions, Sisters, Seascapes, Synthesis
Art League Announces “Sisters” Exhibit at Ocean City Arts Center
Artist Talk – “Unleash Your Creativity”
House Beautiful – OC Style
Nationally Known Watercolorist to Teach at Art League
Berlin’s “Virginia Cottage” Featured on Sand Castle Tour

August

First Friday Arts Reception Welcomes in the Fall Season
“Gillis Island” – One of 11 Homes on Sand Castle Tour
Catch Fresh “Waves” of Art this Weekend at the Beach and Beyond
Artists Talks: Making Better Photographs; Meditation and Art
Please Come! Kevin Fitzgerald’s First Ocean City Gallery Show and Reception

July

“Artists Paint OC” Art Show, Competition and Sale – Bring Home a Memory
Esteemed Artist Kevin Fitzgerald Highlights Art League’s August Show
10th Anniversary Sand Castle Home Tour Tickets Now Available

June

Bassford All-Media Show Highlights July OC Arts Center Offerings
Kids Summer Fun Arts Camps and Classes at OC Arts Center

May

Abstracts, Photography and More, Featured at OC Art Center

April

ALOC May Exhibits Reception
Talented Watercolorist, Geri Gaskill at Center for the Arts
ART LEAGUE OF OCEAN CITY BRINGS SALSA TO THE BEACH!

March

ALOC Exhibit and Reception Honoring Corporate Sponsors
NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ARTIST AND TEACHER COMING TO OC CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN MAY
April is “Fiber Arts Month” at the OC Center for the Arts
2014 Shirley Hall Youth Exhibit Winners
ALOC Presents Art Talk Series, “Evening of Art”
CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2014 “ARTISTS PAINT OC” – A PLEIN AIR EVENT
Belloso, Schisler, Hassler featured at O.C. Art Center

February

Art League of Ocean City to Host Youth Art Show
February Exhibits at the OC Center for the Arts

January

Art League of OC Offers Scholarships
Help Diakonia and Art League of OC Battle Hunger

2013

December

ALOC Looks Forward To A Busy And Successful 2014
Unique Opportunities at the OC Center for the Arts
Silent Auction to Benefit ALOC Scholarship Fund

November

Holiday Shopping at the Art Center of Ocean City
ALOC Holiday Open House
Art Classes Perfect for Friends/Couples Night Out

October

Celebrate Art and Music at Artistry in Motion Event
“Artistry in Motion” Gala
Art League of OC Offers Family and Children’s Classes

September

Biography of the Photographer
Paintings, Photography and Prose at OC Center for the Arts
Art League of OC Offers Children’s Classes

August

September Opening Reception and Exhibit
Sand Castle Home Tour
South Point Bayside Home on 9th Annual Sand Castle Home Tour
August–Talent at the OC Center for the Arts

July

South Point Home on 9th Annual Sand Castle Home Tour
Patron’s Sneak Preview Party
2013 Beverly Bassford Memorial Exhibit and Reception

June

June Cutting Edge Artist
June Plein Air – Call for Artists
June Who’s Who

May

May Happenings

April

April Shirley Hall
April Plein Air Call for Artists
April John Iampieri
April Lola Panco
April OC Art Center Offers Pottery Classes
April Brushes and Bubbly

March

March Corporate Sponsors show
March Brushes and Bubbly
March Lola Panco
March Ribbon Cutting

February

February McBride
February Release