2022 A&E District Resdesignation

Hagerstown Arts & Entertainment District Redesignation Application

The City of Hagerstown is preparing for application to the Maryland State Arts Council for the redesignation of the Hagerstown Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District.  We are sharing resources on this page for our citizens, artists, arts organizations and community stakeholders to be informed.


Community Input and Listening Sessions 

Two sessions are scheduled for 

  • Tuesday, January 25 from 10-11:30 am at the BuroBox at 60 W. Washington Street
  • Thursday, January 27 from 5-6:30 pm by Zoom (email DCED@hagerstownmd.org for the Zoom link)

For anyone unable to attend, there is an online survey available at www.hagerstownmd.org/survey

Public Hearing

The Mayor and City Council Public Hearing for the Redesignation of the Hagerstown Arts & Entertainment District is scheduled for:

  • Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm
  • City Hall, 2nd Floor Council Chambers
  • 1 E. Franklin Street, Hagerstown, MD  21740

Individuals requiring special accommodations are requested to contact the City Clerk at 301-730-8577, ext. 113 or TDD 301-797-6617.

Reference Documents

Click on the link to open and/or download the following reference documents:

Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Council Members

Members of the A&E District Advisory Council are: Kristin Holt, Kalim Johnson, Melissa Noel, Scott Powell, Evan Smedley.


Pictured (left to right): Evan Smedley, Kristin Holt, Melissa Noel, Kalim Johnson

Missing from picture - Scott Powell