Arts in Your Community
Community Arts Services provides professional, affordable activities and services in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to Prince George’s County residents, artists, and arts organizations.
Services Available to the Arts Community
- Attend meetings of local arts organizations to share information on M-NCPPC programs and services
- Consultation to artists on marketing, exhibition and performance opportunities, grant writing, and development
- Copying services for Prince George’s based non-profit arts organizations
- Part-time employment opportunities for county artists in M-NCPPC programs
- Staff assistance jurying art competitions, referring artists for festivals, teaching, commissions and special projects
- Studio visits, exhibitions and portfolio reviews of work by County artists and art organizations.
Express yourself with our fun and exciting mobile arts service. We offer unique workshops in theatre, dance, music, and visual art for the young and the young-at-heart. The ideal hassle-free experience; we provide the teaching artists, supplies, and equipment. You make the art!
Experience a myriad of fascinating cultures at the World Dance Showcase. Professional dance companies representing a wide range of national and regional traditions bring beguiling dance, exquisite costumes, and intriguing music to the Playhouse stage for an evening of truly global entertainment.
Enjoy free, entertaining and accessible productions of works by the greatest playwright of the English language at parks and community arts centers throughout Prince George’s County!
All performers must come to auditions prepared with a one-minute monologue and an up-tempo song or dance. Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to showcase your talent to children audiences throughout Prince George's County!
Get off the couch. Put away that phone. Turn off those video games. It's time to awaken your creativity!
In conjunction with the Get to Know Society, the Department of Parks and Recreation is participating in an, exciting, creative initiative - the Get to Know Your Wild Neighbor Art Contest.
The Junior Academy of the Performing Arts (JAPA) introduces musical theater to students who have a talent and curiosity for the performing arts and strengthens the knowledge and skill level of students already interested in pursuing theatre as a profession.
By partnering with arts organizations both large and small, the Department of Parks and Recreation is able to help provide new resources and opportunities to Prince George's County residents. These cooperative working partnerships allow both organizations to better serve the larger community, share responsibility for achieving a specific goal, and provide a sustained "win-win" relationship for everyone involved.
M-NCPPC maintains a partnership with the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, to ensure Prince George’s County residents and non-profit arts organizations have access to the Center’s resources.