Howard County Arts Council Hosts Special Reception in Conjunction with Columbia Festival of the Arts Tonight
Tonight, June 19, 2014, the Howard County Arts Council will host a special reception in conjunction with the Columbia Festival of the Arts. The reception will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Howard County Center for the Arts and will feature two gallery exhibits as well as an improv showcase and open artists' studios. Light refreshments will be served.
A performance by All County Improv will take place in the black box theatre beginning at 6:30 p.m. Founded in the summer of 2007 by Sally Livingston and Pam Land, All County Improv's mission is to create a dynamic improvisation team comprised of Howard County high school theatre arts students.
The featured gallery exhibits are Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2014 in Gallery I, featuring recent work by artists with studios at the Center for the Arts, and Weaving Outside the Box: Exploring Idioms in Fiber in Gallery II, showcasing idiom-inspired fiber art created by members of the Weavers' Guild of Greater Baltimore. Both exhibits run through June 27.
Resident Artists' studios will be open to visitors the evening of the reception from 7-8 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., and Sunday 12-4 p.m.
For more information on the Columbia Festival of the Arts, visit www.columbiafestival.com. To learn more about Howard County Arts Council programs and exhibits call 410-313-ARTS (2787) or visit www.hocoarts.org.
The Howard County Arts Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the citizens of Howard County by fostering the arts, artists and arts organizations. Howard County Arts Council offices are located at the Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043.