Discovering the Visual Arts

Artists’ Gallery

Artist-owned and operated fine art gallery featuring paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, fine woodworking, and prints by local artists in a variety of media.

10227 Wincopin Circle Columbia, MD 21044410-740-8249Visit website »View location »

Columbia Art Center

Provides artistic experiences in the visual arts for all ages and interest levels. Also works with local arts organizations and community businesses to create diverse offerings.

6100 Foreland Garth Columbia, MD 21045410-730-0075Visit website »View location »CA Logo

Ellicott City Arts Coalition

Ellicott City Arts Coalition’s (ECAC) mission is to bring awareness to the artist community and to engage the public in exploring the arts in and around Historic Ellicott City, MD. We aim to support the professional growth of our artists and we are an artist run, artist-centered organization.

Various Venues in Historic Ellicott City Visit website »View location »

Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center

Featuring three performance venues and two art galleries, the Horrowitz Center is proud to present the finest in student and professional works.

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Columbia, MD 21044443-518-1490Visit website »View location »HorowitzCenterLogo

HorseSpirit Arts Gallery

Privately owned gallery featuring eclectic mix of local Artist’s work: Fine oil paintings, mixed media, jewelry, sun catchers, mobiles, chandeliers, pottery, fiber art, drawings, photography.

8090 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043(410) 782-5677Visit website »View location »

Howard County Arts Council

The Howard County Arts Council offers a wide variety of opportunities for residents and visitors to enjoy the arts including exhibitions and performances, classes for children and adults, studio space for artists, grants to arts organizations, and special events.

8510 High Ridge Road Ellicott City, MD 21043410-313-2787Visit website »View location »


A 501(c)3 non-profit Arts Organization that presents Sculpture on the Human Form via an annual Artworks Event at Historic Savage Mill in June and annual Public Display of 100+ Sculptures and ManneqART Gala and Stage Show at the Horowitz Center in September. Deadline for artist entries in April.

301-725-5555Visit website »

Mat About You Gallery

Fine art gallery specializing in custom framing, conservation and preservation, consultation and unique gifts.

3751 Hamilton St Ellicott City, MD 21043410-313-8860Visit website »View location »

Perspectives Art & Design

Perspectives Art & Design exhibits a variety of artwork and fine jewelry from local artists with a portion of the proceeds donated to a charity of the artists’ choice while also offering graphic design services.

8191 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-461-7763Visit website »Email »

Slayton House, Wilde Lake Community Association

Community Center for the Village of Wilde Lake serving the cultural, residential, recreational, and meeting needs of the community.

10400 Cross Fox Lane Columbia, MD 21044410-730-3987Visit website »