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The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

40 S Carroll St, Frederick, MD 21701-5607
+1 301-698-0656
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Local Artists

This arts center is a location where local artists can display their art and sell it. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
jehenson81
via mobile
BEWARE WHERW YOU PARK!!!!!

We parked in the gravel lot behind the arts center and spent 15 minutes touring. When we came out... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
SwanPointer
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Columbia, Maryland
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Over fifty exhibitions are shown at the Delaplaine each year in eight different galleries. “We strive to maintain a balance between the familiar and the avant-garde, the local and the regional, and the professional and the amateur artist,” explained Manager of Exhibits Diane Sibbison. The center provides the Frederick region with educational opportunities and experiences in the visual arts through classes, exhibits, and programs and it does so with enthusiasm and a creative flare.
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40 S Carroll St, Frederick, MD 21701-5607
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+1 301-698-0656
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This arts center is a location where local artists can display their art and sell it. Some of the art was very nice and reasonable prices but some was definitely an acquired taste and way overpriced. I spent a few minutes wandering the first floor...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We parked in the gravel lot behind the arts center and spent 15 minutes touring. When we came out our car was gone!! Towed away for $200 impound fee. The worst part? When we went in the center for help, they were totally uncooperative. I...More

1  Thank SwanPointer
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great art center that always has wonderful exhibits and lots of activities and classes. The space is also good to rent for private functions- the staff is wonderful to work with and the price is right.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 14 November 2016

a great place to see exhibits as well as enroll in classes geared to you level of expertise. some of the best instructors employed there to offer you great opportunities to target your creative skills, gift shop with a variety of items to purchase, rental...More

Thank Norvis L
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I love any place that's DOG FRIENDLY!! And the entire Downtown Frederick area practically is. The staff here were so nice and accommodating. The repurposed building and addition were super fun to walk through , and the multi-level art experience was a nice drop-in from...More

1  Thank Paisley1110
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My wife takes jewelry classes at this fine establishment, so I admit that I am a little biased in its favor and have visited it many times. However, it is a great place to learn and to visit exhibits. It also sells many pieces of...More

Thank IAP65
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

They have a cool little shop where they sell jewelry, photographs, and prints all from local artists. The prices are very good for something original. They also have a cool banquet facility for large advance. Our running club has our annual banquet hear it every...More

Thank billykeyc
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Delaplaine hosts beautiful exhibits and events. It also has art classes for children and adults. I've been there for several receptions, art openings and exhibits of art and photography. I'm always impressed. The gift shop is also very nice and has affordable, unique gifts/cards.

Thank intlkitty
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were walking through downtown Frederick and happened upon this building and were curious what was inside. There was some great local art and we even stumbled upon a photo shoot which was super sweet. The art was great and they even had a small...More

Thank Anon5684
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Both of my daughters have taken different types of art classes (asian brush painting, etc...) at Delaplaine and have thoroughly enjoyed them! Its a nice little building with a convenient downtown location. I have also attended events in their small ballroom which is nice as...More

Thank JeffroTraveler
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