Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County

June 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Council President Katz Set to Host Sixth Weekly Business Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz will host the sixth in a series of online business briefings on the economic challenges the county faces due to the Covid-19 public health emergency. The next online briefing takes place Friday, June 12 at 12:30 p.m. and the focus is on the arts sector of the economy. Monica […]

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February 11, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Black History Month: Montgomery Community Media Spotlights Suzan Jenkins

In honor of Black History Month, MCM is shining the light on some of Montgomery County’s most notable public figures, advocates, historians, and leaders who have driven change and provided representation for African Americans and minorities in our area. Today, we honor CEO of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County Suzan Jenkins. As […]

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May 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Design Multicultural Bookmarks For Montgomery County Public Libraries

Students at Wheaton High School and Loiederman Middle School are using art to express how they feel about community and culture here in Montgomery County. Dozens of students gathered at Montgomery County Public Libraries Wheaton Interim Branch Thursday evening to debut their new artwork that will be displayed in the libraries. “I designed a multicultural […]

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April 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Olney Theatre Unveils New Lobby Design

After four weeks of construction, County Executive Ike Leggett joined leaders from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and Olney Theatre staff for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the theatre’s new lobby. Designed by Inscape Studios, staff said visitors will have now have the chance to enjoy more open space. “This has more […]

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July 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wheaton Designated as a Maryland Arts and Entertainment District (VIDEO)

The State of Maryland has designated Wheaton as an Arts and Entertainment District and that designation is good for ten years. County Councilmember Nancy Navarro, who chairs the Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee, issued the following statement about the re-designation and the future of Wheaton. “As the Councilmember who represents the residents of […]

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April 16, 2015 | Staff Writer

County’s Arts and Humanities Council Hosts Potluck (PHOTOS)

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County hosted its annual Advocacy Potluck and invited the Montgomery County Council to talk about the proposed budget for the county’s arts and humanities program. Suzan Jenkins, director of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, said the council members and their staff got a chance to […]

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February 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

Arts and Humanities Council Offers Cultural Grants in Wheaton

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County is launching a cultural arts grants program with an aim at invigorating the Wheaton Arts and Entertainment District here. The Wheaton Cultural Grants is a new funding opportunity that will support creative and cultural projects in Wheaton. This recently created grant category is funded by Montgomery County […]

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October 23, 2014 | Staff Writer

Eight Given Prestigious County Executive Awards for Excellence in Arts and Humanities (VIDEO)

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County announced the eight winners of the 2014 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Among this year’s eight recipients of the County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities is Lifetime Impact Award winner Bonnie Fogel, Founder and Executive Director of Bethesda’s Imagination […]

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February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre Awarded County CIP Grant

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre (MBT) has been granted $100,850 through Montgomery County’s Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program for the Arts & Humanities. This grant, one of 12 grants to arts & humanities organizations, was awarded through a competitive application managed by the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County. The funds were recommended by County […]

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June 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Introduces Crowdfunding Site

Move over Kickstarter, there’s a new crowdfunder in town! The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) announced that Kickstarter is no longer the big cheese in town. At a lively and theatrical launch event on June 12 at Round House Theatre in Bethesda, AHCMC will introduce its answer to Kickstarter: Featured at […]

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