Engaging Luncheon

The Frederick Art Club's luncheon programs take place on the second Thursday at the Delaplaine Arts Center during the months of September, October, November, December, March, April, May and June.  We also plan social events throughout the year, including those months when we don't hold our luncheon meetings.    

2019-2020 PROGRAMS

September 12, 2019
Edith Mayo, Curator Emeritus, Smithsonian, and board member, Turning Point Suffrage Memorial The Best Kept Secret in America How Women procured the Right to Vote


October 10, 2019
Lea Allen, Architect The Art in Architecture
A perspective on art in architecture


November 14, 2019 —
Lisa Mroszczyk Murphy, Historic Preservation
Planner, City of Frederick Preserving the Past History
and purpose of historic preservation and
its importance to Frederick


December 12, 2019 —
Adam Booth, storyteller, musician, founder, the Speak Story Series Born and Raised in West Virginia A blend of folklore, music, and an awareness of contemporary West Virginia


Plus our Holiday Luncheon

2018-2019 PROGRAMS

September 13, 2018 ⸺

    Chris Haugh, Community Relations 
and Historical Preservation Manager, 
Mount Olivet Cemetery.

“The Mount Olivet Cemetery as Part 
of the 19th Century Garden Cemetery 
Movementand Its Connection to the Arts”


 October 11, 2018 

    Doris Ligon, Founder and Director, 
The African Art Museum of Maryland, 
Fulton, MD.

“Understanding African Art, 
Its History and Contributions”

 November 8, 2018 

    Edie Mayo, Curator, collector, writer,
and preservationist.

“The Art of Curating⸺an Emphasis on 
the Smithsonian Exhibit of the First Ladies” 

 December 13, 2018 

    Susan Avis Murphy, award-winning 
artist and studio art teacher.

“Using Adobe Photoshop 
as an Aid to Painting”

Plus Holiday Luncheon 
and Special Program


2019 Spring Programs


March 14, 2019 


    Ory Webster and Steven Jeweler, 
owners of ORYCustom Floral Design.

“Representation and Symbolism of
Flowers in Paintings and Arrangements”

April 11, 2019  

   Glen Kessler, internationally 
collected, award-winning artist, and 
founder of The Compass Atelier, 
Rockville, MD. 

“A Deeper Understanding 
of the Impressionistic Era”

May 9, 2019  

    Deborah Waugh, Scotland native and House Coordinator and Historian of Green Springs Gardens, Alexandria, VA.

“Beatrix Ferrand⸺Her Life and Art 
as a Garden Designer”

June 13, 2019  ⸺
Annual Member Picnic

Our official inauguration of summer begins with our members only “just plain fun” get-together luncheon at Audrey Farnsworth’s house from noon-2:00 pm. No program.  No agenda. Just the enjoyment of her warm hospitality, lovely home, and wrap around porch!  Thank you, Audrey! A great time to catch up with members you haven’t seen recently, especially our 21 new members who joined The Frederick Art Club this year!



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