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Arts

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bxoffc@csmd.edu
College of Southern Maryland
Fine Arts Center Box Office
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
301-934-7828
or
240-725-5499, ext. 7828
443-550-6199, ext. 7828
301-870-2309, ext. 7828 

Box Office Hours:
Monday & Friday: hours vary
Tuesday-Thursday: 12 - 5 p.m.
and one (1) hour prior to each performance

Hours vary during summer months

Payment:
Visa/MasterCard
Checks payable to CSM
Cash

accessibility icon CSM's campuses are accessible to patrons with disabilities.  Audio description for the visually impaired and sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired are available with a minimum two week advanced notice. If you are interested in these services, please contact the academic support or ADA coordinator at 301-934-7614.

Upcoming Events

Art Exhibit: Annual Juried Student Show
Today, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery

Jazz Festival
Today, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Theatre

Art Exhibit: Annual Juried Student Show
Apr 20, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery

Barbershop Concert
Apr 20, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Prince Frederick, Building B, Multi-Purpose Room 104

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The Gallery Spot

Gallery Hours:
M - F: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

A Gift from the
CHAPPELEAR FAMILY

Larry Chappelear's painting

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Learn More About the 2014-15 Season:

2014-15 Arts Season

Combo Tickets

We will once again offer Combo Tickets for Children's Theatre, Fall Music Ensembles, and Spring Music Ensembles. Click here to choose your Combo!

 

CSM Student/Employee Advance Purchase Discount

A special "CSM advance purchase discount" applies to all performances except for the Dinner/Dessert Theatre and Cause Theatre.  To qualify, tickets MUST be purchased PRIOR TO THE DAY of the EVENT. Amount discounted varies by event.  For more information, call the Box Office at 301-934-7828.  Better yet, stop by!  We'd love to see you and answer any questions.

 

Give The ARTS at CSM!

Looking for the perfect gift? Fine Arts Gift Certificates are available! Gift Certificates can be purchased in any amount and used for any performance in the current Arts Season! For more information, call the Box Office at 301-934-7828.


Upcoming Events

Spring Festivals are Here!

See below for our exciting line-up of events.

To purchase tickets, visit the Box Office in the Fine Arts Center
(FA Building) on the La Plata Campus, call 301-934-7828, or e-mail bxoffc@csmd.edu.


April 17-18CAH_JassFestival

Jazz Festival

The spring Jazz Festival offers workshops for local public school jazz students and ends with a concert featuring Solid Brass and a guest artist.

Friday, April 17
Big Band Clinic
Featuring area high school jazz bands led by world-renowned clinician and composer Matt Harris
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Free and open to the public
La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center Theatre

Friday, April 17

Concert by The Randy Runyon Trio
8 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of event
La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center Theatre

Saturday, April 18
Concert with CSM's Solid Brass Jazz Ensemble and The Randy Runyon Trio, featuring guest artist Matt Harris
8 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of event
La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center Theatre


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Barbershop Concert

Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, is a men's barbershop chorus which rehearses and performs on CSM's La Plata Campus. Southern Mix presents Away to America, a reprise of the spring extravaganza.

Monday, April 20
7:30 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of event
Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room


CAH_RenFestApril 23-26

Renaissance Festival

Hear ye, Hear ye! CSM presents its third Renaissance Festival! The festival starts with an evening of madrigals and other vocal music with guest performers from our community on Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. Join us on Friday, April 24, at 7 p.m. for William Shakespeare's classic, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Two full days of revelry (sans alcohol) will take place on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the FA lawn, along with three more opportunities to see A Midsummer Night's Dream throughout the weekend.

This year's festival activities include fabulous performances on the outdoor stage, weapons demonstrations, historical information, face painting, fantastic arts and crafts to buy, and a special appearance by Queen Elizabeth I herself! All activities are priced by the vendor. Come one, come all, rain or shine!

Thursday, April 23
Renaissance Festival Choral Concert
7:30 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of concert
La Plata Campus,
Fine Arts Center Theatre

Friday, April 24
A Midsummer Night's Dream

7 p.m.
$10, all ages
La Plata Campus,
Fine Arts Center Theatre

Saturday, April 25
A Midsummer Night's Dream
2 and 7 p.m.
$10, all ages
La Plata Campus,
Fine Arts Center Theatre

Sunday, April 26
A Midsummer Night's Dream
3 p.m.
$10, all ages
La Plata Campus,
Fine Arts Center Theatre

Saturday, April 25
Renaissance Festival
Music, Arts, History, Food
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Festival admission is free! Activities priced by vendor.
Fine Arts Center Lawn

Sunday, April 26
Renaissance Festival
Music, Arts, History, Food
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Festival admission is free! Activities priced by vendor.
Fine Arts Center Lawn


LAN_Capps-and-FooteConnections Literary Series, April 24

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Ron Capps and Author/Poet Fred Foote

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Ron Capps and Author/Poet Fred Foote will read from their works on the La Plata Campus, Learning Resource Center (LR Building), Room 102. [Read more] This is a reschedule of the cancelled event from March 6.

Friday, April 24
7:30 p.m.
$3 in advance; $5 at the event;
or $3 with CSM Student ID
Free for veterans and active duty service members (with military ID)
La Plata Campus,
Learning Resource Center (LR Building), Room 102


April 28
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Chorale and Chamber Choir Concert

CSM's Chorale, under the direction of Krystal McCoy, is a mixed choir of women's and men's voices that performs a variety of styles, including traditional and modern choral music, gospel music, contemporary popular music, and historical styles such as the madrigal.

Tuesday, April 28
7:30 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of concert
La Plata Campus,
Fine Arts Center Theatre


April 29 CAH_LatinFestival15

Latin Ensemble Concert

CSM's Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché reprises music from this year's Latin Music Festival for the Leonardtown Campus!

Wednesday, April 29
7:30 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of concert
Leonardtown Campus,
Building A, Auditorium

 


Connections Literary Series, May 1 LAN_ConnectionsSp15

"Connections" Magazine Publication Reading

Contributors to the Spring 2015 Connections Literary Magazine will read and discuss their published works at the La Plata Campus. Admission is free and no tickets are required for this event.

Friday, May 1
7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public
La Plata Campus,
Center for Business and Industry (BI Building),
Dr. John M. Sine Conference Room (Room 103)



May 2

Southern Maryland Concert Band

The Southern Maryland Concert Band (SMCB), under the direction of Michael Peerless, plays a variety of music from marches to Broadway medleys and contemporary concert band music.

Saturday, May 2
8 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of concert
La Plata Campus,
Fine Arts Center Theatre


May 3 and May 31
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Ward Virts Concert Series

The Prince Frederick Campus welcomes Blue Mountain Ensemble on May 3 at 3 p.m. in the Building B, Multipurpose Room.

Blue Mountain performs music from diverse style periods written for flute, bassoon, and piano, and also adapts repertoire for this colorful combination. The group actively explores and develops new works that include other instruments or voices, particularly percussion. The name is taken from exceptionally beautiful and diverse natural areas worldwide carrying the name Blue Mountain. The group's engaging and varied programming...[Read More]

CAH_WV_Roadfeldt The Prince Frederick Campus also presents Holly Roadfeldt on piano on May 31 at 3 p.m. in the Building B, Multipurpose Room.

This is a reschedule from the cancelled performance on March 1. Holly Roadfeldt holds degrees in piano performance from the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University, and the University of Colorado in Boulder. As a soloist, she made her orchestral debut with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra at the age of 13 and continues to be an active solo pianist and chamber musician performing standard and eclectic recital programs in the United States, Europe, and Asia. [Read More]

The Ward Virts Concert Series is presented by CSM Foundation and by our generous sponsors Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Edward and Patricia Mehosky, Stovy and Anne Brown, The Southern Maryland Chain Chapter of The Links, Inc., and Exelon Corporation.


May 4

CSM Dance Ensemble Performance

Whether it's a Blanchine ballet, or breaking, locking, and popping, CSM's Dance Ensemble, directed by Joanne Lunsford, performs a variety of pieces to appeal to all lovers of dance. This year's spring performance is titled "Awakening."

Monday, May 4
7:30 p.m.
$5 in advance, $7 day of concert
La Plata Campus
Fine Arts Center Theatre


May 5

Music Student Honors Recital

Each semester, CSM's private instructors in music select their best student musicians to perform in a public recital. Any students taking private lessons for credit who have been approved by their instructors are eligible to perform.

Tuesday, May 5
2:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public
La Plata Campus
Fine Arts Center Theatre


In the Gallery

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Annual Juried Student Exhibition

April 8 May 4, 2015
Gallery Reception:
April 14
2:30 p.m.

Paintings in broad brush strokes, photos in captivating focus, and sculptures molded with playfulness are among the types of artwork showcased each spring as part of the Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The award reception will take place in the Fine Arts Center lobby on April 14 at 2:30 p.m. [Read More]

About the Arts at CSM

The Arts are alive and well at the College of Southern Maryland with activities and various events taking place on all three main Campuses:

  • Theatre Productions
  • Music Concerts
  • Dance Performances
  • Gallery Exhibits
  • Ensemble Opportunities for the Entire Community
  • Kids' and Teen College Classes in the Arts 

Let the CSM BOX OFFICE be your source of information about all these events.

Box Office contact information is located in the left sidebar, and the schedule of upcoming events is in the right sidebar.  Enjoy your visit and let us know how we can better serve you!