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Take a Free Class at New Spire Arts This Fall

New Spire Arts has created new education programs based on many conversations with artists, parents, business owners, and community members. The fall semester is currently in session, with over 20 theatre, music, movement, and multimedia classes for all ages. New Spire Arts will soon announce their winter intersession which will consist of 12 workshops in […] Read more

Sep, 15, 2017

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Grants Available to Artists for Rental Space

Thanks to a new grant program made possible by Ausherman Family Foundation, artists and arts organizations can now get a grant from the Frederick Arts Council to cover the cost of renting space at New Spire Spaces. You can download the application here.

Sep, 06, 2017

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Announcing Fall Semester Classes

New Spire Arts has launched registration for their first fall semester classes with 50 music, media, movement and theatre classes targeted to both youth and adults. With the guiding principle of making performing arts participation easier, New Spire Arts is employing a variety of scheduling and programming strategies, such as tandem parent/child classes scheduled at […] Read more

Aug, 10, 2017

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New Spire Arts Hosts Media Town Hall

Last night was the Media Town Hall, where we invited the community to join us in a conversation about how to establish a robust media education and presenting program. We asked you to share your priorities, tell us what you can bring to the table, and help us develop a strong, innovative media education program. […] Read more

Jul, 20, 2017

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New: Saturday Morning Series

This weekend we kick off our Saturday Morning series, which is for families with young children! In the first of these relaxed, come-and-go gatherings we’ll be leading a high energy dance party. Music, balloons and friends will get your little ones’ wiggles out, while you enjoy a fresh cup of coffee with the grownups. Every […] Read more

Jul, 13, 2017

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New Spire Arts Open House

Yesterday was our Open House at New Spire Spaces. Thank you to our catalyst Marvin Ausherman for cutting the ribbon on our new education building! We had over 200 people attend, including County Executive Jan Gardner, Alderman Kelly Russell, and Director of Economic Development for the City of Frederick Richard Griffin. We are grateful for the support of […] Read more

Jun, 28, 2017

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New Spire Spaces: Before and After

WOW! Check out the difference on the first floor of New Spire Spaces (115 E Church St). Amazing what knocking down some walls, new carpet, and a fresh coat of paint can do to rejuvinate a space! We can’t wait to start our education programs at the end of this summer.

Jun, 10, 2017

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Paint Party at New Spire Spaces

This past Saturday we painted the first floor of New Spire Spaces to really bring it together for our summer workshops. We used over 20 gallons of paint in four rooms! Thank you so much to all of our volunteers who showed up and got messy with us – we couldn’t have done it without […] Read more

May, 29, 2017

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New Spire Spaces Under Construction

Our education building, New Spire Spaces (115 E Church St) is now under construction! Waynesboro Construction is preparing New Spire Spaces for our summer workshops and we are so excited to see the result. New Spire Spaces was originally the Girls’ High School, and then served as the Board of Education headquarters until 2010. You […] Read more

May, 05, 2017

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Registration for Summer 2017 is NOW OPEN!

New Spire Arts is launching their first round of programming this summer with a variety of performing arts workshops for youth. The one- to five-day performing arts workshops are unique in Frederick County and will provide a fast-paced learning experience meant to give a taste of what New Spire Arts has planned for the fall […] Read more

Apr, 07, 2017

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Photo Credits 

All photos are licensed under Creative Commons and have been modified.

Photo Credits 

All photos are licensed under Creative Commons and have been modified.