WHAT WE DO
Since 1975, the Allegany Arts Council has been the official "umbrella" organization for the arts in Allegany County, Maryland. The Arts Council is headquartered in the heart of Downtown Cumberland at 9 N. Centre Street, and is one of several anchors in the City's vibrant Arts & Entertainment District. At this same location, the Allegany Arts Council also maintains professional exhibition spaces, the Saville Gallery and the Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery, that feature the artwork of local, regional and national artists. Visitors are always welcome! Please follow this link for Directions, our Accessibility Statement or Gallery and Office Hours.The Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery also serves as a community space. It has a raised stage and a professional sound & lighting system and is available for small performances, workshops, and meetings. Click here to learn more about using this space.Programming sponsored by the Allegany Arts Council is made possible, in part, by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council and the annual financial support of Allegany County, the City of Cumberland and the City of Frostburg. Membership dues and community philanthropy, both from individuals, non-profit organizations and businesses, are also vital to maintaining our operations.The Allegany Arts Council also has grant programs to support the local arts community. Follow this link for more information.Membership in the Allegany Arts Council is open to everyone. you don't have to be an artist to join! You don't even have to live in Allegany County! So, if you're not already a member, please follow this link to our Membership page to learn more about joining our organization.For questions or additional information about the Allegany Arts Council, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 301-777-2787.