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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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What a GREAT place.

We attended a dinner here. Not only was the dinner outstanding BUT the Center is wonderful. They... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Vicki A
Brunswick, Md.
Glass blowing

I did a glass blowing course here and it was so much fun. My creations were dismal but the more... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
New Market, 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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“local artists” (9 reviews)
“gift shop” (5 reviews)
40 S Carroll St, Frederick, MD 21701-5607
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We attended a dinner here. Not only was the dinner outstanding BUT the Center is wonderful. They have a great gift shop with a nice variety of unique and quality items for sale. Parking is good due to having a parking deck right next door....More

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I did a glass blowing course here and it was so much fun. My creations were dismal but the more artistic amongst us did a wonderful job. It was well worth doing and reasonably priced.

Thank RSAinUSA
Reviewed 21 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

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 12 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

4  Thank SwanPointer
Reviewed 2 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 15 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 5 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 5 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 24 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

1  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
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