Annapolis Arts

Dance, Music, Theater, & Visual Arts Classes and Venues (also murals and sculptures)

By Darla Winstead - Publisher of Macaroni Kid Annapolis June 23, 2023

Annapolis is a town full of artists and galleries. There are art education programs for all ages and disciplines: Dance, Music, Theater, and Visual Art.  We have art in public spaces throughout Annapolis. And... there are multiple venues to see artistic performances.  

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Below you will find a list of places to experience the arts in Annapolis put together by Macaroni KID Annapolis. Let us know of any we missed by sending an email.



  • Annapolis Dance Academy - Arnold
  • Arthur Murray Dance Center - Edgewater, Arnold, Crofton
  • Arts 'n Motion - Odenton
  • Ballet Theatre of Maryland  - Annapolis
  • C and C Dance Company - 4891 Tesla Dr # J, Bowie
  • Class Act Performing Arts - Edgewater
  • Creative Force Dance Center - Severna Park
  • The Dance Academy - Severna Park
  • Dance Center of Severna Park - Severna Park
  • Davy Dance Academy - Annapolis
  • Design in Motion Dance Camp - Gambrills
  • Greater Annapolis Ballet - Annapolis
  • Hunt School of Irish Dance - Crofton
  • Inspire Dance - Gambrills
  • L’Ecole de Danse - Annapolis
  • Level Dance Project - Annapolis
  • The Maple Academy of Irish Dance - Annapolis
  • McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance - Millersville
  • National Ballet Institute for the Arts - Bowie
  • The Newman Dance Center - Annapolis
  • Slater's Dance Studio - Deale
  • Spark Dance Studio - Crownsville, Annapolis, Severna Park
  • Spotlight Studio of Dance - Millersville



  • American Music Studio - Arnold
  • Annapolis Symphony Academy: Discovery Early Childhood Music Classes - Annapolis
  • Bay Tunes Guitars - Edgewater
  • Garrett Park School of Music - Annapolis
  • Gretchen’s Music Lessons (has a sensory program) - Millersville
  • Music Together Chesapeake - Annapolis, Crofton, Severna Park
  • Naptown Sings... and Plays! - Annapolis
  • Peabody Preparatory Summer Programs - Annapolis, Baltimore, and Towson
  • Priddy Music Academy Summer Band Camps - Millersville
  • Rattle and Roll - Arnold
  • School of Rock - Arnold and Gambrills



Galleries and Shows



In recent years, Annapolis has become a town of murals. Most can be found in the Arts District off Chinquapin Road, along "inner" West Street, and throughout Historic Annapolis. A good place to start your search of Annapolis murals is to check out pages 19-37 of Art in the City of Annapolis. Last updated in 2019, it contains maps, locations, and details. Click here to view many of the murals located in Annapolis.

Below are a few of our favorites.

Sculptures and Monuments

Annapolis, has many sculptures scattered throughout town. Check out pages 11-18 of Art in the City of Annapolislast updated in 2019, for locations and details of 26 sculptures in Annapolis.

Here are some of our favorites.

Other resources to find out about art opportunities in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

Annapolis Arts District

Art in Public Spaces Commission (City of Annapolis)

Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County 

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