Press Releases

2018

October

“Spookiest Night of Your Entire Life” film night and party is Oct. 20 at the Ocean City Center for the Arts
To the Editor

September

Local painter Patrick Henry headlines October art shows and First Friday opening on Oct. 5 at the Ocean City Center for the Arts
Art League of Ocean City announces SHEro Award 2018 winners with public awards ceremony on Friday, Sept. 14
“SHE” art show focuses on the female experience, opens on First Friday, Sept. 7, at OC Arts Center

August

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR “ARTRAGEOUS: AN INTERACTIVE ART & MUSIC EXPERIENCE,” BENEFITING THE ART LEAGUE AND WORCESTER COUNTY STUDENTS
Art League announces winners of 13th annual “Artists Paint OC” event
TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR “pARTy OF THE YEAR ~ ART-A-RITAVILLE,” A BENEFIT FOR THE ART LEAGUE OF OCEAN CITY

July

New landscapes by local artist Kevin Fitzgerald are featured at the Ocean City Center for the Arts with a free public reception on First Friday, August 3
Art League is now accepting nominations for the SHEro Awards 2018 honoring unsung women heroes on Delmarva

June

“OCEAN CITY FILM CHALLENGE” SEEKS SHORT MOVIES ABOUT THE RESORT
FREE “CLAY-A-PALOOZA” POTTERY CELEBRATION IS JUNE 23- 24 AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Volunteer Dinner
Five local art students win $1,000 college scholarships from the Art League of Ocean City
PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE FREE FIRST FRIDAY ART OPENING RECEPTION ON JUNE 1 AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

May

THE ART OF THE SENSES FILLS THE GALLERIES OF THE OCEAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS DURING MAY, OPENING ON FIRST FRIDAY MAY 4

April

THE ART LEAGUE OF OCEAN CITY ANNOUNCES “THE BIG GET-TOGETHER,” A FUNDRAISER FEATURING ART, CRAFT BREWS, AND LOCAL CUISINE

March

ASIAN-INFLUENCED ART FILLS THE GALLERIES OF THE OCEAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS DURING APRIL, OPENING ON FIRST FRIDAY APRIL 6
Art League invites local art students to apply for $1,000 college scholarships

January

Kid-built “Rainbow Tree” of recycled plastic water bottles now on display at Ocean City Recreation & Parks

2017

November

THE BEST OF 2017 PLUS THE ANNUAL ARTISAN FAIR FILL THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS THIS WEEKEND

October

ENTRIES ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR SECOND ANNUAL OCEAN CITY FILM FESTIVAL, MARCH 9-11, 2018

September

KOREAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS OPEN NEW SHOW AT OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS ON FIRST FRIDAY, OCT. 6

August

BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY VISITS WITH PAINTINGS, OPENING ON FIRST FRIDAY AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
FIVE LOCAL BUSINESSES AWARDED FOR PARTNERING WITH THE ART LEAGUE OF OCEAN CITY
ONE-WOMAN SHOW DIRECTED BY LOCAL CHELSEA THALER COMES TO OC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
YUMI HOGAN, MARYLAND’S FIRST LADY, WILL MAKE PERSONAL APPEARANCE TO CLOSE ART SHOW ON AUGUST 18

July

YUMI HOGAN SHOW CONTINUES AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS WITH NEW SHOWS AND OPENING RECEPTION ON FIRST FRIDAY
TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR 13TH ANNUAL SAND CASTLE HOME TOUR AND KICK-OFF COCKTAIL PARTY in SEPTEMBER
Public is invited to watch “Artists Paint OC” and come to the Wet Paint Sale during the 12th annual plein air event August 9-13

June

ART LEAGUE WELCOMES NEW DEVELOPMENT AND EVENTS COORDINATOR
FREE FAMILY ART DAYS CELEBRATION IS SATURDAY, JUNE 17 AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

May

JUNE’S FIRST FRIDAY ART OPENING AT THE OCEAN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS FEATURES ALTERNATIVE MEDIA
INAUGURAL OCEAN CITY FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERES IN THE RESORT JUNE 8 – 11

April

APRIL FIRST FRIDAY ART OPENING FEATURES CORPORATE PARTNER SHOW, SILK PAINTERS AND STUDENT ANIME ART

March

“pARTy for the Arts” new fundraiser on April 8 at OC Center for the Arts supports three local nonprofits

February

Diversity of art from the Mid-Atlantic region is showcased during March with opening reception on First Friday at Ocean City Center for the Arts

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

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

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