Frederick County

Frederick Arts Council  
11 West Patrick St. Suite 201
Frederick, MD  


A thriving public arts and music scene

Frederick Arts FestivalThe arts-vibrant community of Frederick County supports an impressive number of galleries, theaters, award-winning public art, and arts collectives. Annual events like First Saturday in Downtown Frederick and the Frederick Festival of the Arts are centered around Frederick's arts and creative merchant communities, providing arts platforms year-round.

Frederick has a thriving public arts scene, including large-scale projects such as the interactive Sky Stage, as well as the stunning trompe l’oeil Community Bridge Mural by artist William Cochran. Theater-goers have world-class performances regularly available with shows at The Weinberg Center for the Arts and the Maryland Ensemble Theatre, in addition to a thriving music scene.   

Fiscal Year 2017 MSAC Funding - Frederick County

Arts in Education
Grants for Organizations
Community Arts Development
Individual Artist Awards
Maryland Touring Grant
Frederick Total $368,715