Artists and organizations in italics are located in the Arts & Entertainment District.
Five venues bring arts alive in the Bel Air Arts & Entertainment District: Bel Air High School, Rockfield Manor, Shamrock Park, Reckord Armory and the John Carroll High School Academy of Performing Arts & Dance.
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Harford Artists Gallery located in Suite 104 of Armory Marketplace just behind the Armory on Main Street. A registry of artists who belong to the Harford Artists’ Association is maintained on their website.
Ken Karlic Artist Studio and Gallery located at 102 North Main Street, lower level. Ken is a watercolor artist who showcases his own work in addition to rotating exhibits of artists from the mid-Atlantic region. Open by appointment only.
Liriodendron Mansion, the former summer home of Dr. Howard Kelly, is now an elegant events venue and houses a museum and art gallery in a densely wooded Bel Air neighborhood. It is a Palladian style home with a large terrace, wisteria-covered archways and a boxwood garden. Liriodendron is adjacent to the MA & PA Trail. The gallery hosts local artists on a rotating basis.
Historical Society of Harford County is housed in a 1930s era U.S. Post Office. It is an important resource center for historical and genealogical research, housing a library and archives of maps, plats, photographs and 1800s newspapers. It also hosts changing exhibits of local and regional historical interest.
The Hays House Museum is located at 324 Kenmore Avenue, near the Bel Air High School. The Hays House was built in 1788 and is the oldest house in Bel Air. The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc., operates the historic house as a museum whose mission is to be a history-in-action museum and a valuable educational resource that illustrates and re-creates to the extent possible the social, cultural, economic, and practical aspects of the daily life of rural gentry primarily during the historical period 1788-1820.