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Welcome to the Arts Institute

Arts Institute


  • Distinguished Guest Lecture and Performance Series

The Arts Institute sponsors lectures, workshops, and recitals by distinguished guest artists. 

  • Art Internships

The Arts Institute facilitates art internships at various venues.  The internships are open to all Montgomery College students enrolled full-time who have an arts-related major. To qualify, students must have completed 24 arts-related credits and have achieved a 3.2 GPA. Students awarded the internship will enroll in the Arts Internship class, ARTT 295, a three-credit MC course.  Please note that the internship offerings vary from semester to semester and are based on the participating institutions requirements and internship opportunities.  The deadline for fall applications is mid-April and mid-November for spring applications.  For more information, please contact David Krueger -- 240-567-7935

  • Arts Institute Study Abroad

The Arts Institute has sponsored scholarship study abroad for exceptionally talented MC arts students.  Eight outstanding students worked in Italy in 2006 and 13 followed in 2007.  For 2008, the Arts Institute provided study abroad scholarships for nine students and two faculty to study and learn in Tibet and China.  You can view “China:  From the Silk Road to 798 Art Zone” at

  • World Arts Festival

The Arts Institute helps make possible more than 20 events annually in the World Arts Festival, produced by Dr. Dawn Avery.  


Willpower is a program that immerses students in the performance and study of enduring works by William Shakespeare. 
Guest actors, directors, designers, and other theatre professionals work directly with students at each campus.  To see this year's schedule, click on the following link:  Willpower

  • Artist-in-Residence Program

The program provides for a sustained period of time during which arts professionals actively engage in comprehensive arts-making processes while observed, studied, and queried by students throughout the entire creative period.

  • Supporting the Arts at MC

Contributions to support the Arts Institute may be made to the Montgomery College Foundation, Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  For further information, please contact Carol Rognrud, Executive Director of the MC Foundation and Director of Development at 240-567-7493.

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