Upcoming Events

August

$5 Film Night
August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for another film screening brought to you by the Ocean City Film Festival! Experimental films by local and international filmmakers. Meet the artists and join the after-film discussion. $5 admission.
ArtX
August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 12 – 8 pm, Sunday 9 am – 3 pm Free Admission Northside Park – 125th Street, Bayside Express yourself at  Ocean City’s newest and most exciting showcase of the arts! Discover a variety of artists from around the country as well as local artists with work on display and to sell. Films from the OC Film Festival will be screened onsite. A variety of music will keep you entertained while you enjoy a selection of food trucks, gourmet vendors, beer and wine. Interactive and unique art activities will provide children an opportunity to create their own masterpiece. The Art League of Ocean City will provide registration for on-site workshops to further explore your talents. All of this and the beauty and fun that comes with a day in the park. Don’t miss this Xpressive and Xciting event. ArtX has something for everyone.
ArtX
August 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 12 – 8 pm, Sunday 9 am – 3 pm Free Admission Northside Park – 125th Street, Bayside Express yourself at  Ocean City’s newest and most exciting showcase of the arts! Discover a variety of artists from around the country as well as local artists with work on display and to sell. Films from the OC Film Festival will be screened onsite. A variety of music will keep you entertained while you enjoy a selection of food trucks, gourmet vendors, beer and wine. Interactive and unique art activities will provide children an opportunity to create their own masterpiece. The Art League of Ocean City will provide registration for on-site workshops to further explore your talents. All of this and the beauty and fun that comes with a day in the park. Don’t miss this Xpressive and Xciting event. ArtX has something for everyone.

September

First Friday Opening Reception for September Exhibits
September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Extended Hours! Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and see the new exhibits featuring “SHE” curated by Deborah Rolig. In conjunction with the opening reception, the Artisan Marketplace will open at 5pm, featuring a variety of handcrafted wares from local artisans. Admission is free.
Originals Only
September 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Enjoy live original music by local musicians, following the First Friday Opening Reception! Music starts at 7:30pm. Suggested $5 donation. Coffee provided!
Free Lecture Series: with Dr. Judy Pierson.
September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A free series to create conversation and encourage curiosity. This month, with Dr. Judy Pierson as part of September's "SHE" exhibition.
Art-a-Ritaville: Party of the Year
September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Embrace the island vibes and join us in "Art-a-Ritaville" for the pARTy of the Year! Wednesday, September 12 at the home of Palmer & Sandy Gillis, Gillis Island in Ocean City MD. Celebrate the 2018 Sand Castle Home Tour and home owners with live music, specialty cocktails, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to win an island vacation in Paradise! Tickets: $125. Click here to purchase yours.
SHEro Awards
September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The 2018 SHEro awards will honor unsung women heroes here on Delmarva. Now seeking nominations of women who are grass-roots givers, the kind of women who dig-in and make a difference to help our Delmarva communities thrive, women who selflessly contribute their time and service to a group or organization or to our community. Click here for the SHEro Awards Nomination Form. SHEro nominees do not have to be related to the arts, but must be residents of Delmarva and 18 years of age or older. Deadline for nominations: August 14. All nominees will be acknowledged in print, and five outstanding nominees will be selected to receive an award and recognition at the awards ceremony Friday September 14, 6-8pm. Part of the month long all-women arts exhibition “SHE” this September. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Jz8Fy2qguA[/embed]
$5 Film Night
September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for another film screening brought to you by the Ocean City Film Festival! Experimental films by local and international filmmakers. Meet the artists and join the after-film discussion. $5 admission.
Seaside Scribes: Reading and Tea
September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Seaside Scribes are Back! Meet and enjoy readings from the authors of She Writes: Visions and Voices of Seaside Scribes, the literary Arts component of SHE, September’s all-women, multi-media arts exhibition, curated by artist Deborah Rolig. Authors will read excerpts of prose and poetry from this captivating new publication written by the award-winning Seaside Scribes—authors of last year’s publication, The Divine Feminine: An Anthology of Seaside Scribes—2nd place winner for Editing, (including quality of writing) in the Delaware Press Association’s Statewide Communications Contest. Emcee, Kathleen Martens, Literary Arts Curator and She Writes, Editor. Also, special readings by young, emerging authors. Join us: Sunday, September 16, 1-4 PM, and Saturday, September 22, 2018, 1-4PM for tea and literature. Free!
Sand Castle Home Tour
September 20 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The 14th annual self guided tour will feature 10 beautiful homes in the Ocean City area. Explore a variety of homes from ocean front to bayside, family homes to extravagant beach retreats. Tickets: $30 each. Click here to purchase tickets or call 410-524-9433. Valid for both days, rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.
Seaside Scribes: Reading
September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Seaside Scribes are Back! Meet and enjoy readings from the authors of She Writes: Visions and Voices of Seaside Scribes, the literary Arts component of SHE, September’s all-women, multi-media arts exhibition, curated by artist Deborah Rolig. Authors will read excerpts of prose and poetry from this captivating new publication written by the award-winning Seaside Scribes—authors of last year’s publication, The Divine Feminine: An Anthology of Seaside Scribes—2nd place winner for Editing, (including quality of writing) in the Delaware Press Association’s Statewide Communications Contest. Emcee, Kathleen Martens, Literary Arts Curator and She Writes, Editor. Also, special readings by young, emerging authors. Join us: Sunday, September 16, 1-4 PM, and Saturday, September 22, 2018, 1-4PM for tea and literature. Free!

October

First Friday Opening Reception for October Exhibits
October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the artists, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission is free.
$5 Film Night
October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for another film screening brought to you by the Ocean City Film Festival! Experimental films by local and international filmmakers. Meet the artists and join the after-film discussion. $5 admission.

November

First Friday Opening Reception for November Exhibits
November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the artists, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission is free.
$5 Film Night
November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for another film screening brought to you by the Ocean City Film Festival! Experimental films by local and international filmmakers. Meet the artists and join the after-film discussion. $5 admission.

December

First Friday Opening Reception and Holiday Artisan Fair
December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Meet the artists, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Plus a special showcase of local artisans in time for the holidays! Browse through a variety of unique, handmade items including jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more. Enjoy live music, refreshments, and book signings with local artists and authors. Free admission. Friday 5-7pm, Saturday 11-4pm.
Holiday Artisan Fair
December 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for this special showcase of local artisans in time for the holidays! Browse through a variety of unique, handmade items including jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more. Enjoy live music, refreshments, and book signings with local artists and authors. Free admission. Friday 5-7pm, Saturday 11-4pm.
$5 Film Night
December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for another film screening brought to you by the Ocean City Film Festival! Experimental films by local and international filmmakers. Meet the artists and join the after-film discussion. $5 admission.