Thursday, January 9, 2014

Howard County MD Art Awards and Dinner


Saturday, March 29, 2014
Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center
Howard Community College

Join us at HCC’s Horowitz Center on Saturday, March 29 as Howard Bank presents the 17th annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County. Enjoy a reception featuring musical entertainment, culinary delights from area restaurants, and a silent auction of works by local artists, then take a seat for the live presentation of the Rising Star Competition and the Howie Awards.

The 2014 Celebration is sure to be a stellar occasion, so get your tickets early! Tickets are $100 (reception and live performance in Smith Theatre) and $50 (reception and simulcast in Studio Theatre). Tickets will be available for purchase January 15 on the Celebration page or by calling 410-313-ARTS (2787).

Sponsorship, internship, and volunteer opportunities are available. Visit the Celebration page for more information or call 410-313-ARTS (2787). Proceeds from the Celebration provide funding for the Arts Council’s grant and education programs.

Image (Lee Waxman): Guests enjoy the reception at the 2013 Celebration of the Arts


Each year the Howie Awards are presented to an Outstanding Artist, Arts Educator, and Business or Community Supporter of the Arts in recognition of their significant contribution to the arts in Howard County. We are pleased to announce our 2013 Howie Award recipients:

Outstanding Artist: Bruce Casteel, guitarist

Outstanding Arts Educator: Raissa Howera, visual art teacher at Oakland Mills Middle School

Outstanding Community Supporter of the Arts: Toba Dobkin Barth, arts advocate and administrator

Join us at the Celebration of the Arts on March 29 as we congratulate this year’s recipients!