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The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

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Address: 40 South Carroll Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone Number: 301-698-0656
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Over fifty exhibitions are shown at the Delaplaine each year in eight...

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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Great Frederick arts resource for kids

Both of my daughters have taken different types of art classes (asian brush painting, etc...) at Delaplaine and have thoroughly enjoyed them! Its a nice little building with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both of my daughters have taken different types of art classes (asian brush painting, etc...) at Delaplaine and have thoroughly enjoyed them! Its a nice little building with a convenient downtown location. I have also attended events in their small ballroom which is nice as well. There is a cool little store inside that sells various forms of art and... More 

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virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We popped in on a cold and blustery day to escape the cold and the staff welcomed us inside. There was an art show on display and we could have easily taken home several pieces. They also have a nice shop offering local artists items on sale. We enjoyed our visit!

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

On our first visit to Frederick, we stopped into this art center and were delighted with the photo exhibits in particular. There are multiple floors and galleries and several concurrent shows were hung. Liked it so much that a couple of us made a purchase. If we lived nearby, would definitely come regularly and perhaps take classes too.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Great little place right on Carroll Creek in Historic Downtown Frederick. Local art, and a great selection of affordable jewelry made by local artists. A great room for events and friendly volunteers working there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This art center offers a variety of exhibits and activities for the whole family. They also have a great room to rent for events and the staff is excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice facility located along the Carroll Creek promenade in the city. If you are nearby it's worth sticking your head in. If I was traveling, I doubt I'd make it a destination by itself. Great friendly people and a local artisans gallery.

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Frederick, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This arts place is next to the canal in Frederick. They showcase local artists, in which you can buy their artwork. There are art classes (although I have yet to go to one), So, if you're in the area, stop by. You might just find a unique piece of art to purchase.

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Belle Haven, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

The Arts Center has a welcoming staff, a creatively displayed gift shop, classrooms for art courses and lectures plus an every changing gallery of local artists work.

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Waldorf, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

You will not find a nicer staff in the region. We went in with a blank canvas for our rehearsal dinner. The staff took our Texas theme and created a fantastic event. The colors they chose and the decorations made us feel back at home. We couldn't have been more pleased

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Enjoyable and intimate art museum and store run by enthusiastic and friendly volunteers. Total visit less than one hour.

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