Mountain City Traditional Arts is dedicated to the education, sales, documentation and perpetuation of regional art and cultural heritage. Located at 25 East Main Street, in Downtown Frostburg's Arts & Entertainment District, Mountain City Traditional Arts features a diverse display of local artwork, hand-crafted items, and Appalachian-based products. A small stage in the back of the venue is used periodically for live music, literary readings, and small performances. Mountain City Traditional Arts also hosts a variety of classes and workshops that showcase the traditional art forms and help to preseve the unique heritage of the mountain region.
Mountain City Traditional Arts is a partnership of the Allegany Arts Council, Folklore & Folklife Programming at Frostburg State University, and the FrostburgFirst Main Street Program. The venue is open Wednesday & Thursday from 11AM-7PM, Friday from 10AM-7PM, Saturday from 11AM-7PM, and Sunday from Noon-5PM (hours subject to change to accommodate evening sessions and workshops). For more information about Mountain City Traditional Arts, please call 301-687-8040.
Every Friday from 6 - 9PM, Mountain City Traditional Arts hosts a weekly Bluegrass and Country Music Jam/Session.