The Maryland Commission for Women was established in 1971 by the Maryland Legislature with the goal of promoting…More social, political and economic equality for all Maryland women. One particular goal of the Commission is to offer information to Maryland women and girls with publications about issues, including rights, events, organizations, legislation and a resource directory of the community.</p>
<p>The Commission's programs include the <a href="http://dhr.maryland.gov/mcw/mwhf.php">Maryland Women's Hall of Fame</a>, <a href="http://dhr.maryland.gov/mcw/wta.php">Women of Tomorrow Awards</a>, <a href="http://dhr.maryland.gov/mcw/whm.php">Maryland Women's History Month</a>, and <a href="http://dhr.maryland.gov/mcw/heritage.php">Maryland Women's Heritage Center</a>, as well as the Maryland Commission for Women <a href="http://dhr.maryland.gov/mcw/committees.php">Committees</a>. Local commissions hold monthly meetings and host workshops.</p>
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts 801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD21401 Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is an arts center that provides the Annapolis community with education in visual and…More performance arts. The center offers classes for all ages in art, dance, drama, photography, yoga and Pilates. In addition, the center also puts on exhibitions and performances throughout the year that are open to the public. The center's gallery is also open to the public and features all types of art exhibits.
Ballet Theatre of Maryland 1981 Moreland Pkwy, Annapolis, MD21401 Ballet Theatre of Maryland, operating out of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, has been bringing dance to the area…More for 31 years. It offers classes for all levels of students, as well as performances in Maryland Hall, St. John's College, the Avalon Theater in Easton and other venues across the state. The ballet school has branches on the Eastern Shore and in the Chesapeake Arts center in Brooklyn, MD. There is a wide range of classes for children and adults interested in the art of dance.
Ballet Theatre of Maryland (Studio) 128 Lubrano Dr, Annapolis, MD21401 Founded in 1978, the mission of this professional ballet group is to provide Maryland with 30 professional…More peformances both in the classical and contemporary arts throughout the year. The group peforms at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, The Key Auditorium at St. John's College, the Chesapeake Arts Center, Avalon Theatre, the Bowie Performing Arts Center and other venues throughout Maryland. They offer dance for ages two through adult. Please check their website for classes and for ticket information.
Annapolis Opera 801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD21401 Annapolis Opera brings the joy of music to Annapolitans. Operating from Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, the company…More features not just performances, but events such as opera dinners and vocal contests. Auditions for the company are held in January.
Hard Bean Cafe 801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD21401 The Hard Bean coffee shop is located in Maryland Hall and provides refreshments and treats for the artists and students…More working, rehearsing and performing there.
Classical music lovers can rejoice: There is no need to go to Baltimore or Washington, DC. The Annapolis…More Symphony Orchestra has been bringing the finest in classical music to Annapolis since 1961.</p>
<p>Although the orchestra is located at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, it performs all over Annapolis, in venues such as its annual concert with the Naval Academy Orchestra. The orchestra is involved in many outreach programs and community education events. Its holiday pops concert is always a favorite.</p>