(301) 791-3132
34 South Potomac Street, Suite 100, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Tues-Fri: 11am-5pm      Sat: 10am-4pm or by Appt      Sun-Mon: closed

Welcome to Washington County Arts Council

The Washington County Arts Council has worked to enrich the cultural, social and economic life of the community through nurturing the arts since 1968. The WCAC serves residents of all ages in this diverse and growing county in the Cumberland Valley, nestled in the gently rolling mountains of western Maryland.

The WCAC provides a wide variety of programming; technical assistance; funding opportunities; and encouragement to arts organizations and individual artists, developing connections between them and those who desire to have art in their lives.


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PARKING: Please use the A&E Parking Deck located at 25 Renaissance Way.
The Washington County Arts Council main entrance is off the 3rd level (Potomac Street Level).
There is an elevator on each level for your convenience.

Mendez Book Signing

The Washington County Arts Council is honored to host former Chief of Disguise for the CIA, Jonna Mendez at the Gallery on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 5 pm until 7 pm. Ms. Mendez will discuss and sign her newest book THE MOSCOW RULES that she co-authored with her late husband Tony Mendez.

August 2019

The Washington County Arts Council presents
"Lori Niland Rounds: Simply Santa Fe" in the Main Gallery and
"Kathleen Hansen-Wiebel: L'Art du Bois (The Art of Wood)" in the Hall Gallery
continues through August 27, 2019.

September 2019

The Washington County Arts Council and Wahington Goes Purple presents
"Purple Haze: Selective Perceptions"
in the Main Gallery and Hall Galleries
August 29, 2019 through October 1, 2019
with an opening reception on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 5-7pm.

The Art of Cooking 2020

The Washington County Arts Council presents the
11th Annual The Art of Cooking at Fountain Head Country Club
January 25, 2020.

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