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Kent Island Federation of Arts, Inc.
405 Main Street, Stevensville, MD 21666
410-643-7424 | |

​KIFA, or Kent Island Federation of Arts, was founded in 1963 as a small non-profit community organization, built on making the arts accessible to Kent Island and the surrounding environs. 

Office & Gallery Hours:

Wednesday - Saturday: 11-4

Sunday: 12-3


As KIFA is staffed by volunteers, it is always best to call ahead to ensure we are open.

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Kent Island Federation of Arts, Inc.

 The Kent Island Federation of Arts is partially funded by the Queen Anne's County Government, Mid-Shore Community Foundation, Queen Anne's County Arts Council, United Way of Queen Anne's County, and Maryland State Arts Council, as well as KIFA membership. 

Copyright © 2019 Kent Island Federation of Arts, All rights reserved.

2019 Gallery Events/Exhibits Calendar-

Here is the 2019 Calendar so far, the Exhibits with an " * " are ones that we hold as an annual event.

January – KIFA Member's Show in Main Gallery

February - Lee Butera will chair Outside the Box  - Also begin "Picket Fence Painting" for fundraiser

March - Students of Queen Anne's County Schools Show – March 6 - March 31  March 9th, Open House for the artists, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Artists & Authors Event at KI Library Sunday March 10th, 1 to 4 pm.             
 Big Band Night Fundraiser Friday March 29th, 7:00 pm.

*April - Human Form show, April 3 – 28, Chair - Judy Specht - Reception Sat. April 6, 3 -5 pm   awards presented at 4:30 pm

*May - 56th Annual Open Judged Art Show"– May 1–26, Reception May 4th, 4 to 6pm awards presented at 5 pm /Chair: Stacey Sass  Artwork Interpreted by KI Garden Club  Spring Art Fair 9 to 4 pm

*May 29 – June 1st – Paint Stevensville-Painting of surrounding area with judging on Friday May 31st evening.  Sat. June 1st Quick Draw Competition for Adults and Youth -Paintings from the Plein Air               Painters will be on display June 1st – 31st. Chair – Maureen Wheatley Outdoor Art Fair 9 to 4 pm

*July - Annual Photography Show- July 3 – 28, reception July 6, 4 to 6 pm-Outdoor Art Fair July 6, 9 to 4pm

Antique Car Show Saturday July 13th

*August - Student Show from KIFA Classes & Camps August 1 – 25-August 3rd, Outdoor Art Fair 9 – 4, & reception, 4 to 6pm           

*September – Summer on the Bay Reflections August 28 – Sept. 29th-Sept.7th, Outdoor Art Fair 9 -4, & Reception 4 to 6 pm

October- Jim Saylor exhibit: “Copy of the Masters” Oct. 2 – 27 -Oct.5, ARTOBERFEST 9 to 4, artists outdoors at KIFA & in the Pocket Park- Reception & talk on The National Gallery’s Copy Artists’ Program. 4 to 6 pm          

*November- December “Small works” Raffle? Holiday Boutique, Gifts under $100?

Each of the shows will  have classes, workshops, speakers or programs to enhance the experience.

Interested in helping with the Exhibits, Receptions and Art Fairs-signup to be on the Gallery committee. Call Maureen Wheatley 410-739-0850 or email: