Arts & Culture

Singers at a festival

With a vibrant and successful Arts and Entertainment District in historic Downtown Cumberland and another recently established Arts and Entertainment District in the City of Frostburg, Allegany County is gaining a well-deserved reputation as a regional arts destination. Year-round programming in the visual, performing and literary arts means there always something new and exciting for visitors to enjoy!

A building where arts and people can live and work to make Cumberland a better place.
Art studio and signage business
ACRE Coworking is Cumberland's first co-working space. Membership options available to suit all budget and facilities' needs.
Acting Out for ALS Research, Inc. is dedicated to raising money to find a cure and spread awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Headquartered in Cumberland, Maryland, Allegany Allied Arts is dedicated to staging and supporting arts-related events and productions.
The Allegany Arts Council is a non-profit 'umbrella organization' working to ensure that Allegany County is "A Community Alive with the Arts!"
Allegany College of Maryland is a high quality, low cost community college with its main campus set in the mountains of Maryland's Allegany County and branch locations in Pennsylvania's Bedford and Somerset Counties.
The Allegany County Fairgrounds has been home to the annual Allegany County Fair & Ag Expo for more than 30 years. The grounds and multi-purpose building may be rented out for many events.
The Allegany County Library System has six branches to serve you.
America's 911 Foundation, Inc.
Appalachian Ballet Theatre Dance Ensemble Inc. is organized for the charitable and educational purposes of the community production of classical ballet.
The Dialogue of Democracy
Apple Alley Players Inc. is a community theater group that brings many well-known Broadway musicals to the amphitheater stage at Larenim Park Amphitheater in Burlington, WV.
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Formed in 2014, Caught in the Act is a non-profit organization established to both enrich the community of Western Maryland and support the aspirations of local performers.
Greenhouse, Cedar Rock Naturally-Grown Produce, Grass Fed Angus Beef and Community Support Agriculture Farm
CES (Cultural Events Series) brings national and international performing artists and audiences together to experience and celebrate the arts.
Allegany County's first winery is located at the Shops at Canal Place in Downtown Cumberland. We produce grape, white, and fruit wines and welcome visitors.
Want to see a movie? Come to the Country Club Mall Cinemas in LaVale. Special discounts offered on Mondays and Tuesdays.
The Cumberland Choral society has been performing for Allegany County audiences since 1940.
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