Montpelier Arts Center

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Sat., Dec. 3, 2022, 8 pm 

Renée Georges brings a high quotient of glamor and vocal know-how to every performance. Georges is an L.A. native with an extraordinary career. After years touring with MC Hammer and Ray Charles, Georges has emerged as a headliner under her own name, gracing stages in the U.S. and abroad. Her DMV area band includes such popular players as Herman Burney and Nasar Abadey, along with her husband, DuPort Georges. Expect superb arrangements merging jazz, blues, and pop music with seasonal songs such as “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm,” the Ray Charles arrangement of “Winter Wonderland,” “Christmastime is Here,” and “What are you Doing New Year’s Eve.” You will leave the show feeling warm, welcomed, and charmed. 

$25/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members and seniors

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Thu., Dec. 15, 2022, 12 noon

Join this Doo Wop and acapella group for some season’s greetings! They will bring holiday cheer through holiday classics such as “White Christmas” by the Drifters and “Silent Night” by the Temptations.

$12/person; Ages 60 or Better

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Dec. 9, 2022-Jan. 22, 2023

Public Reception: Sat., Dec. 10, 2022, 2-4 pm

Its intrinsic beauty and environmental importance, Tree is a small fine arts and climate exhibition. In a visual and informational presentation, observe the tree's alluring qualities and learn why this flora is one of the world's most important components of the land biome.


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Veterans Book Group

Jan. 2023-May 2023

Join us for our sixth annual Veterans Book Group! Montpelier Arts Center will offer a free,  facilitated small group reading and discussion dinner series for active  service members and veterans of  all eras. The Veterans Book Group  was created to offer veterans an  opportunity to connect throughout monthly discussions centered on  their military experiences. Each Veterans Book Group has its own  unique set of readings. The  readings can be a mix of classics,  fiction, memoirs, poetry, short  stories, and essays, all of which relate in some way to military  experiences or offer a veteran’s perspective. Veterans Book Group is coordinated statewide by  Maryland Humanities and  presented locally in partnership with Montpelier Arts Center. These discussions will be led by Dr. Karen Arnold, former poet-in-residence at Montpelier Arts Center and  discussion moderator for multiple literature groups in Baltimore.  Dinner and all reading materials are provided. Please call  Montpelier Arts Center for more information and to register. Spaces are limited; registration is required by Monday, January 9, 2023.

FREE; Active service and Veterans; Call to Register

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The Art of Healing

Music Therapy with HALO Quartet 

Thursdays, Feb. 9-Mar. 9, 2023, 7 pm

Join this five-week series using music and singing to heal and release. HALO is the first International African American Quartet that leads this workshop through singing, music, and songwriting. Learn how music can help release stress and help you heal.

$20/person for all 5 sessions; Ages 18 & up

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Montpelier Arts Center is OPEN to the public! Visitors can explore the three galleries housed inside. The Montpelier Arts Center introduces changing exhibitions by local and national visual artists. Gallery hours are Sunday through Saturday, 10 am-5 pm (closed major holidays). Admission is free, and masks are mandatory at all times.

Located on the grounds of the historic Montpelier Mansion, the center also houses artist studios, a metal casting facility, gas- and electric-fired kilns, a digital lab, and classrooms.

We offer visual, literary, and performing arts experiences for children to adults; beginners to advanced. Our creative spaces are designed to inspire artists to work in a variety of mediums including printmaking, sculpture, painting, ceramics, and more.

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