Category: Arts

Easton Arts & Entertainment news and updates

Aug 15
22nd Annual Academy Art Museum Craft Show Celebrates the Makers

The 22nd Academy Art Museum Craft Show, Celebrating the Makers, will be held October 11 through 13, 2019, at the Academy Art Museum and the Waterfowl Building in Easton, MD. The indoor, juried craft show features 70 artists from across the United States whose work encompasses all craft media: basketry, ceramics, glass, fiber, jewelry, metal, mixed media, sculpture, […]

Aug 06
The Chesapeake Film Festival Presents A Program of 62 New Independent Films from Oct. 3-10

Beginning Thursday, October 3, the Chesapeake Film Festival will present a week-long extravaganza of outstanding cinema to Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Subjects include a pro baseball player turned World War II spy; nine teens vying for the world title of best young scientist; the Apollo 11 voyage with never-before-seen footage and endangered species in the oceans […]

Jul 29
Discover Easton Member Spotlight: The Monty Alexander Jazz Festival

For jazz lovers across Maryland and beyond, Labor Day weekend means one thing: The Monty Alexander Jazz Festival. Back for its 10th year, the “best small jazz festival in America” will be held Friday, August 30th through Sunday, September 1st, at the Avalon Theatre in Easton. As an added bonus, there’ll be a Sunday morning […]

Jul 29
Portraits From a Life Well Painted at Troika Gallery

Troika Gallery proudly presents “Portraits from A Life Well Painted” a retrospective from the estate of the late, great, Dorothy F. Newland featuring multiple years of portraiture. The show reflects Dorothy’s love of painting people and reveals the masterful hand of this gifted and award-winning portrait artist. Dorothy was an owner of Troika Gallery. All […]

Jul 25
Choral Arts Society Holding Auditions for its 42nd Season

Easton Choral Arts Society is holding auditions for its upcoming season. If you have a great desire: to sing… to improve your singing quality… to learn new techniques and compositions…  to share your voice with others… and to enjoy the thrill of entertaining…consider becoming a member of Easton Choral Arts Society! Comprised of members throughout […]

Jul 23
The 15th Annual Plein Air Easton Awards

Plein Air Easton, the largest and most prestigious plein air festival in the nation, just completed its celebrated 15th year. It is widely recognized that a huge part of that success is a result of strong community support for the event and remarkably diverse partnerships between the event’s producer, the Avalon Foundation, Friends of Plein […]

Jul 22
Working Artists Forum Announces Winners of Local Color Art Show and Sale

The Local Color Art Show, sponsored by the Working Artists Forum (WAF), with the support of the Avalon Foundation and Plein Air Easton, is pleased to announce the award winning artists in this year’s show.  The show, held over the weekend from July 19th through Sunday the 21st in the Crystal Ballroom of the Tidewater Inn, […]

Jul 15
It’s Time For Local Color 2019 At The Tidewater Inn

Join the artists for the opening ceremonies of Local Color on Friday, July 19th at Noon.  Local Color Show and Sale is an art show sponsored by the Working Artists Forum (WAF), with the support of the Avalon Foundation and Plein Air Easton.   It is held through July 21st during Easton Plein Air Art Competition.   Artists juried into the show […]

Jul 11
Easton Arts District Culture Crossing Set to Celebrate Easton’s Artistic and Ethnic Diversity

EASTON, Md. – The inaugural Easton Arts District Culture Crossing will be held on Saturday, July 13, from noon to 4 p.m. Culture Crossing is an artisan’s summer showcase celebrating the diversity of Easton’s neighborhoods. It is the first event being presented by the Easton Arts District. Maryland Secretary of Commerce Kelly M. Schulz recently announced […]

Jul 11
Troika Gallery and The Avalon Foundation present Two Outstanding Plein Air Easton Speaking Events

Troika Gallery, in close partnership with The Avalon Foundation, is proud to present two outstanding speaking events during The Plein Air Festival. On Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 7 pm, Making the Met: Behind the Scenes through 150 Years of History at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with Dr. Andrea Bayer, Deputy Director of Collections and Administration […]