FREDERICK. MD — Just as Frederick has become a haven for foodies with its vast assortment of top-notch restaurants, there is another scene that has been quickly emerging over the years: the arts.
Whether you're an artist yourself or just appreciate the talents of creatives, downtown Frederick and the county as a whole has plenty to offer in the way of galleries, art classes, theater shows and more.
See for yourself and check out these five artsy Frederick art staples below:
Way Off Broadway
What could be better than a combination of outstanding theatre and delicious food? Frederick’s own dinner theatre Way Off Broadway offers just that, combining live Broadway-style stage shows with a full dinner buffet. This theatre provides an intimate setting where five productions — from classic to modern— are performed each season.
Previous products have included The Sound of Music, Legally Blonde, Les Misérables, Grease and Monty Python’s Spamalot. Currently, Little Shop of Horrors is on stage until Nov. 2, so get your tickets today!
Address: Willowtree Plaza, 5 Willowdale Dr # A1, Frederick, MD 21702
Phone: (301) 662-6600
Eastside Artists’ Gallery
Frederick Arts Council
The mission of the Frederick Arts Council is to advance and invest in a vibrant arts community for those who live in and visit Frederick. This 501(c)3 nonprofit serves as an umbrella arts organization for the entire county and seeks to encourage the arts through grants, scholarships, arts advocacy and links to essential resources for artists.
Some of its programs include the Festival of the Arts, Sky Stage (pictured left), Art in the Park, the FAC Arts Gallery, and Public Art Program.
Address: 11 W Patrick St #201
Phone: (301) 662-4190