To find out anything about the arts in our county and our region, this is the site to explore. St. Mary’s County has a vibrant arts community, and links to art organizations and a calendar of events will let you keep up to date with what’s happening.
St. Mary’s County Arts Council is a subgranting organization, receiving funds from the state via the Maryland State Arts Council to regrant to art projects, schools and special art events.
St. Mary’s County Arts Council has office space the Leonardtown Arts Center where SMCAC brochures, information, and hard copies of grant applications can be obtained. Our office is located at 22660 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650
Grant forms and guidelines for applying can be downloaded from this website, and electronically submitted. For any questions, suggestions and more information, please contact us.
The mission of St. Mary’s Arts Council is to invest in the arts and to increase the awareness of the value of the arts in St. Mary’s County.
The vision of St. Mary’s County Arts Council is to provide leadership to arts organizations and artists, encourage new creative endeavors by artists and arts organizations in St. Mary’s County and invest in the cultural treasures specific to St. Mary’s County.
Nell Elder - Executive Director
Mike Brown - President
Laschelle McKay - Vice President
Barbara Bershon - Treasurer
Julia Nichols - Secretary
Barbara Bershon - Past President