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Upcoming events at Chesapeake Arts Center

be the band pickThe Chesapeake Arts Center has a full card this fall. Check out the upcoming events and especially the Be The Band competition.

Hal Gomer Exhibit

Exhibit runs August 7, 2015-October 2, 2015

Opening reception: Friday, August 7, 2015

Closing reception/ Gallery naming ceremony: Friday, October 2, 2015


at the Chesapeake Arts Center Hal Gomer Gallery

Free Admission!

An exhibition of art by the late Hal Gomer. The exhibition will include over 50 works of drawings, paintings, and prints from throughout Gomer’s career. The show will run through August 7th until Friday October 2, 2015.

Thomas Hal Gomer has been painting for many years. In 2007 he won the Anne Arundel County (Maryland) Arts Council Award for lifetime achievement in the arts for painting, graphics and interior design.

Originally from Bowling Green, Kentucky, Mr. Gomer holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Fine Arts from the University of Western Kentucky. He has also done extensive graduate work at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1975 the Association Culturelle pour La Connaissance des Arts selected Mr. Gomer’s work for inclusion in their exhibit “American Painters in Paris.” In that show Mr. Gomer won the award for painting. Subsequently his works have been shown and collected in North and South America and in Europe.

Major influences in Mr. Gomer’s work have been Andrew Wyeth and Charles Burchfield. Primarily today he paints northeastern landscapes in oils after having spent many years working in watercolors.

His last one-man show sold out the day it opened. Gomer’s artwork will be available for sale during the events.


Chasing Verity w.Leo & Cygnus

in Studio 194 Theatre

Saturday, September 5,2015

Doors 7:30pm |  Show 8:00pm

All Ages!

Tickets $10.00


CAC Second Annual “Be the Band”-Battle of the Bands Competition

All Ages!

Tickets $10.00

In the Studio 194 Theatre

Application & Information, click here

The “Be the Band” hosted by the Chesapeake Arts Center is meant to find outstanding musicians and help our community rock out like they were meant to with live music! Each applicant will be carefully considered and voted by the CAC staff and our friends on the CAC Facebook page. 7 bands will have the opportunity to compete!! The competition will take place at the Chesapeake Arts Center in the Studio 194 Theatre on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Final round will be on October 24, 2015.

Round 1: Top 15 bands selected for the “Be the Band” competition on August 11, 2015.

Round 2: Top 7 selected. Vote online to win! Vote for your favorite band on the CAC’s Facebook page. Contest will run from August 11-August 24th. Top 7 bands will advance to

Round 3 on October 3, 2015. Round 3: “ShowTime!”. Top 7 bands compete on Saturday, October 3, 2014 @4:30pm

Round 4: “Final Showdown”. Top 3 bands compete on Saturday, October 24, 2014 @ 7:30pm 

Prizes: $1,000 cash prize + 4 hrs of studio time at Konexion Studio in Baltimore, Maryland ( $160.00 value)


Arts Council of Anne Arundel County


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