The Arts

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Frostburg was officially designated as the State of Maryland’s eighteenth Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District in July, 2009.

From modern music venues to historical performing spaces, Frostburg thrives on creative spirit. Local businesses dedicate their wall space to works by local artists, creating a community driven love for the arts. Full of painters, potters, jewelry crafters, designers, and fiber artists, the Frostburg arts scene ranges from traditional Appalachian to modern works.

Below you will find a list of gallery spaces, venues, and centers dedicated to showcasing Frostburg’s rich Arts Culture!

  • Frostburg Museum and Museum Gallery
  • Frostburg State University Performing Arts Center
  • Dante’s Bar
  • General Art Store and Star Gallery
  • Shift
  • Frostburg State University Roper Gallery
  • Palace Theatre
  • Frostburg Center for Literary Arts
  • Mountain City Center for the Arts
  • Spectrum Designs, LLC
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church and Gallery
  • Mountain City Traditional Arts
  • Mountain City Coffee House and Creamery
  • Western Maryland Gallery
  • Lyric Theatre
  • Main Street Books


Below are recent news article about THE ARTS in Frostburg!

State of the Main Street Address

FrostburgFirst Annual Membership Meeting Tuesday, May 23 State of the Main Street Address Jessica Palumbo, Main Street Manager Good Evening and thank you for taking time to attend this year’s Annual Membership… Read More


Shop Small Holiday Shows Big Turn-Outs

Did you know that approximately 85% of Frostburg’s businesses are locally owned and operated?  We think this is pretty amazing, so we decided to celebrate!  Small Business Saturday, founded by American Express… Read More

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The Many Layers of Dante’s

Art galleries, live music, good food, and craft beer. It’s not often that you can find a local location with this quadfecta of entertainment components, but upon crossing the threshold of 16… Read More


Podcast: Local Potter, Steve Sullivan

Record, Talk, Listen Podcast Interview with Steve Sullivan – Check out this podcast featuring Frostburg potter Steve Sullivan. Steven Sullivan is a local potter who has been producing pottery professionally for the past… Read More

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Eric Groff – Artist

Eric Groff is a senior at Frostburg State University, obtaining a Fine Arts degree with focuses in Illustration and Printmaking and a minor in Art History. His work concentrates on character and… Read More