Town of Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission

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The Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission coordinates programs and events within the Town of Bel Air in cooperation with the Harford County Cultural Arts Board, the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, the Economic and Community Development Commission, Maryland Center for the Arts and other organizations. Their projects seek to enhance the Arts and Entertainment District and bring added value to the residents and visitors of the Town of Bel Air.

The Cultural Arts Commission seeks to sponsor the rental of the Bel Air Armory for arts-related events. If you are a non-profit organization located in Harford County that would like to hold an arts-related event in the Bel Air Armory and would be interested in a sponsorship from the Town of Bel Air Cultural Arts Commission, please contact Angela Robertson at arobertson@belairmd.org or 410-838-0584.

Past Sponsorships and Projects:

  • Irishman’s Chorale concert annually in March
  • Pre-movie entertainment for the Summer Movies in Shamrock Park
  • First Prize for the Maryland Center for the Arts Quick Draw Competition annually in the fall
  • Opening Night of the Town of Bel Air Film Festival
  • Town of Bel Air Christmas Parade and Tuba Christmas annually in December
  • Sponsorships of the Armory rental fee for Authors and Artists, Wyeth on Wyeth with Harford Artists Association, Cinderella with Ballet Chesapeake, Highland Echoes, Barns: A Retrospective with Maryland Center for the Arts, and Take a Chance on Art with Harford Artists Association to name a few
  • Commissioning and installation of The Door sculpture on Kenmore Avenue, the Bobcat sculpture at Bel Air High School, the Heart of Harford sculpture at Town Hall, the Art Works! and Champions of Courage murals at Armory Marketplace.

Current Commission Members:

Kristien Foss, Chair                                       Sandy Schlehr, Vice Chair

Jeanne Close                                                Pat Fielder

Brigitte Grubb                                                Nicki Jergensen

Cheryl Manns                                                Carole Milan

Natalie Weeks

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