Harford County Cultural Arts Board Seeking New Members


Harford County Cultural Arts Board is seeking applicants to serve on the fifteen-member advisory board for the official arts agency of Harford County, Maryland.

In fiscal year 2020, the Harford County Cultural Arts Advisory Board facilitated investment of over $145,000 into Harford County through grants to artists and nonprofit organizations while reprioritizing programs to respond to extremely difficult times.  This year, the board has made a commitment to formally link its grantmaking to IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access) principles and has embarked on a multi-year community-wide project to celebrate diversity through themes of equality, dignity, truth, and beauty.  

Board chair Chuck Bowden explains, “A passionate and engaged advisory board is critical to advance our efforts to cultivate the arts throughout our entire community.”   

Prospective applicants, please go to CulturalArtsBoard.org to learn more, or contact Jessica Cleaver, Coordinator by email cleaver@HCPLonline.org 

​About Harford County Cultural Arts Board

Harford County Cultural Arts Board was founded in 1973 to​ “Preserve, Enhance, and Promote the Culture of Harford County, Maryland.” As the official county arts agency, Harford County Cultural Arts Board is the premier local resource for arts organizations, independent artists, and the audiences of Harford County, Maryland. The government-appointed board provides advocacy and administrative support, sponsors workshops, events, and promotional opportunities, and encourages and invests in the advancement of the arts for the community. ​Activities are made possible by a Community Arts Development grant from Maryland State Arts Council, an agency of the State of Maryland under the authority of the Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts. ​Since December 2015, Harford County Cultural Arts Advisory Board has operated under the auspices of Harford County Public Library.

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