Ain’t That a Frame
Offering an extraordinary selection of fine art and handcrafted items. Specializing in custom and archival framing.
Ceramics and art instruction
Large fabricated stainless steel outdoor sculptures.
Taught by certified teacher of the renowned Cecchetti method of classical ballet since 1971.
Barrier-Free is a non-profit, disability service organization that provides inclusive art, self-advocacy, and social programming to the community for adults with disabilities across Carroll County.
Barrier-Free offers two inclusive theater companies where neurodiverse adults ages 18+ come together to create original full-production musicals. Additional offerings include expressive arts classes covering a variety of themes including improvisational acting, dance, and more!
At Barrier-Free's Life Skills & Social Studio in Downtown Sykesville, programs support the development of life skills and social skills for neurodiverse adults through an integrated-arts model with a focus on interpersonal interaction, authentic practice, and group collaboration.
Bits and Pieces
Chair caning including rush, splint, porch weave, and shaker seats. Danish weaving and repair of antique chairs are also available.
Blacksmith Guild of Central Maryland
Provides classes and seminars to individuals interested in blacksmithing or ironware. Classes held at the Carroll County Farm Museum.
Byrdcall Studio, LLC
Actively reviving the centuries old art of Nordic rya rug making, Byrdcall Studio, LLC offers quality traditional supplies from Norway, Finland, and vintage USA spun rya yarn. Melinda Purcell Byrd published RYA RUGS--Design and Make Your Own in 2020. The 298-page book teaches history, knotting techniques, color blending and designing. Rya rug making has been compared to "painting with a needle" where the blended wool strands create unlimited potential for color.
She lectures, demonstrates, and teaches classes suitable for beginners and advanced artists. Byrdcall Studio, LLC is located at her home in Woodbine, Maryland as is open by appointment. The Studio holds occasional "Rya Sewing Circles" and Open Studio Days for drop-in visitors.
In addition to being the go-to person in the USA for off-loom rya rug making, Melinda is accomplished as a printmaker and visual artist. Her studio is full of multifaceted art including hand-printed shirts, frameable woodcut and linocut originals, weavings, collage, and nature sketches.
Carroll Arts Center
Features two art galleries, art classrooms, and live performances in a 263-seat renovated art deco theatre.
Meets monthly at the Robert Moton Center. The carving clubís mission is to spread the joy of woodcarving and woodburning.
Carroll Community College
Features three art galleries: the Babylon Great Hall Gallery, the Robert A. and Phyllis B. Scott Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Gallery, and the Langdon Family Gallery
Carroll County Artists Guild
The guild provides opportunities for exhibiting and viewing art, for expanding knowledge of art, and for encouraging the exchange of ideas among artists.
Carroll County Cloggers
A nonprofit club that promotes the dance form of clogging through education and participatory activities. Available for performances throughout the year. Classes for beginners are offered annually starting in October.
Carroll County Dance Center
Carroll County's premier dance school and ballet conservatory. Young children, teens, and adult students can participate in year-round programs designed for dancers at all levels, including an intensive pre-professional dance curriculum.
Carroll County Farm Museum
This 140-acre museum features life on the farm in the late 1800s with period artifacts and antiques. The grounds include original farm structures, such as the Farmhouse and a bank barn, as well as a Smokehouse, Broom Shop, Saddlery, Springhouse, Living History Center, Wagon Shed, General Store exhibit, and a One-room Schoolhouse.Traditional arts classes are offered throughout the year, including folk art painting, basket making, blacksmithing, broom making, chair caning/seat weaving, quilting.
Carroll County Genealogical Society, Inc.
CCGS offers resources and experience for our members and community to conduct their research examining family history and provide a place where people can come together to share and aide others in research. CCGS offers programs, speakers and special projects which encourage community participation and sharing. Meets at the Westminster Branch Library.
Carroll County History Project
The Carroll County History Project is an ongoing effort dedicated to preserving the history of the county and the memories of its residents. Includes documentaries about the county and individual towns and a permanent, web-accessible archive of personal memories from residents who grew up here.
Carroll County Jazz Ensemble
Carroll County Jazz Ensemble performs in the style of Big Band primarily for fund raising activities of non profit organizations, including the annual "Big Band Merry Christmas.î
Carroll County Music Teachers’ Association (CCMTA)
Provides educational growth and development for private music teachers in a professional organization and to offer a variety of musical activities to area students.
Carroll Singers is an adult choral group dedicated to building interest in and support for the performance of choral music in CC. Perform two annual concerts (winter and spring) and is open to anyone who is interested in performing choral music.
Cat Tracks Studio
Offering instruction in silk painting, batik, watercolor, tinsel painting, ceramics, and a variety of crafts.
Chamber Music on the Hill
Bringing a series of affordable chamber music concerts to the community.
Chance 2 Dance
Studio has instruction, dance and competition in ballroom, swing and country dances.
Children’s Chorus of Carroll County
Fostering vocal development and musicianship through choral experience.
Common Ground on the Hill
A non-profit arts organization offering roots-based concerts from October-April; arts, music, dance, & cultural arts classes in July; and festivals in June/July.
Community Media Center of Carroll County
To "make television matter" by ensuring affordable access to local broadcast channels for Carroll County. Offers production equipment, studio, and training to non-profit groups and residents of the county, enabling them to produce non-commercial television programming for public access channel.
Contempic School of Ballet
Contempic School of Ballet offers classes for students 2.5 years of age through adults. Classes are available year around for dancers of all levels.
Dancing Made Easy
An independent ballroom dance studio dedicated to providing a warm, comfortable atmosphere where you can learn to dance while socializing and having fun! Group and private lessons for Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Weddings and Social Occasions.
Evan Davis Media
I am a full service photography and videography studio, specializing in all areas of professional photography and videography. Including portraits, events, music videos, weddings, commercial, and more.
Film Lovers in Carroll County (FLICC)
FLICC is a group of film lovers who aspire to celebrate the Art of film at the Carroll Arts Center. The club is open to all Arts Council members and it meets at CCAC on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.