Arts & Culture

We have always had a strong tie with the arts in Columbia. From our street names to our historic concerts, the neighborhood has a strong legacy of finding inspiration within artistry. As we move through the 21st century, art and music will continue to play a strong role in our cultural fabric.


Books in Bloom brings together dozens of the country’s best and brightest writers for a day-long festival.

HHC, in collaboration with the Howard County Arts Council, has launched an Artist-in-Residence Program.

OPUS 2018 pushed the boundaries of what an art and music festival could be and created a sensory playground for all ages.