Category: Press Releases

News and updates from our Easton businesses and local organizations.

Jul 09
Studio B Art Gallery Announces Plein Air Easton Events

FREE SCULPTURE DEMONSTRATION AT STUDIO B ART GALLERY Studio B Art Gallery is pleased to announce a FREE Portrait Sculpture Demonstration in clay by Maryland Artist Rick Casali on July 18th.  Casali is internationally known for his fine portraits in oils and bronze.  This is a great opportunity to observe the sculpture process, and to participate in Q&A […]

Jul 08
Easton Middle School Musicians Benefit from Artist-in-Residence Program Returning

This past school year, band students from Easton Middle School (EMS) enjoyed having the University of Maryland’s Mid-Atlantic Brass visit them as part of the Talbot County Art’s Council’s ongoing Artist-in-Residence Program. The brass quintet made four visits to EMS, providing master classes with EMS band students. This year students in four sixth-grade band classes […]

Jul 03
Easton named Maryland’s newest Arts & Entertainment District

EASTON, Md. – Maryland Secretary of Commerce Kelly M. Schulz recently announced Easton as one of two new Arts and Entertainment Districts in Maryland. Easton will join 26 existing Districts in the state in offering marketing and tax-related incentives to help current and prospective artists, arts organizations, and other creative enterprises, incentives that are aimed […]

Jul 02
2019 BAAM Festival Draws Crowd

Building African American Minds (BAAM) Inc. hosted its 5th Annual BAAM Fest in May at Idlewild Park in Easton, MD with over 400 people in attendance. The Fest celebrated with 23 partners who BAAM has collaborated with in helping African American males become productive, confident citizens through positive academic, social, emotional, and spiritual experiences as […]

Jun 19
Academy Art Museum Announces July Events

EXHIBITIONS The following Academy Art Museum exhibitions are sponsored by the Talbot County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Star Democrat. Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955 Through July 10, 2019 Free Docent Tours: Wednesdays, 11 a.m. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue aim to present a […]

Jun 04
Discover Easton Announces New Signature Event: Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival

EASTON, Md. – Discover Easton is excited to announce the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival, a three-day event coming to downtown Easton February 14-16, 2020. The new event will feature dozens of ice sculptures spread out throughout Easton’s historic district, along with ice carving demonstrations, live music, and in-store special events throughout the weekend. […]

Jun 01
HEROES—A Gala Celebration of the Chesapeake Film Festival on August 3, 2019

On Saturday, August 3, 2019, the Chesapeake Film Festival celebrates “Heroes” at a fundraising gala at the Talbot Country Club in Easton, Maryland. Honorees include four stellar filmmakers: Catherine Wyler, Aviva Kempner and Easton’s Holly and Paul Fine.  In addition to these distinguished filmmakers, the gala will honor the heroes of their films in the Chesapeake Film Festival (Oct. […]

May 31
Crashbox Theatre Announces Tony Award Winner Kevin Massey as Guest Instructor

Crashbox Theatre is excited to announce this year’s Guest Instructor for the 2019 Summer Theatre Intensives, Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre recipient Kevin Massey. Mr. Massey will join the Crashbox Theatre’s highly qualified instructional team which consists of Richard and Amber Vitanovec, Andrea Davis, and Erinne Lewis. Kevin will bring a wealth of knowledge […]

May 29
Places We Remember New Paintings by Kevin Fitzgerald at Troika Gallery

Places We Remember, a Troika Gallery exhibit featuring new oil landscape paintings by artist Kevin Fitzgerald opens on June 7, 2019, during Easton’s First Friday Gallery Walk. The event will feature a Q & A talk by Kevin Fitzgerald at 7 pm with refreshments and hors-d’oeuvres. Fitzgerald’s paintings are highly sought after and known for […]

May 22
Chesapeake Music’s 2019 Chamber Music Festival to Feature Enchanting Musical Pairings

This year’s 34th Annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival will take place from June 4 through June 15, 2019 at various locations in Easton, Oxford and Cambridge, Maryland.  Internationally-recognized musicians will perform the works of both familiar and lesser known composers from the 18th to the 21st centuries. During two music-filled weeks, artists and musical ensembles will delight […]