The Charles County Arts Alliance’s Major Accomplishments over the past 35 years
- Promoted Charles County arts events, organizations and individual artists.
- Devoted thousands of volunteer hours to achieve its mission.
- Received over $1,000,000 in federal, state and county grants to support its mission.
- Awarded over $750,000 in Arts Grants to support local non-profits and schools.
- Awarded annual arts scholarships at each county high school.
- Produced ArtsFest, the largest annual arts festival in Charles County.
- Managed the Fine Arts Building of the Charles County Fair.
- Presented regional artist workshops and masterclasses.
- Managed free public galleries for visual artists to display artworks at no cost.
- Sponsored its first state-wide juried art show at Thomas Stone National Historic Site.
- Presented numerous cultural events for county citizens and students.
- Advocated for increased funding for the arts at the local, state and national levels.
- Partnered with many non-profit, government and educational organizations.
- Provided access to the arts for Charles County’s under-served population.
- Ensured that the arts were included in the Charles County Comprehensive Plan.
- Published Arts Vision 2020: A Strategic Plan for the Arts in Charles County.
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