MCTA: African American Storyteller Diane Macklin

MCTA Presents Storyteller Diane Macklin

Frostburg State University’s Mountain City Traditional Arts will host an afternoon of storytelling with African American storyteller Diane Macklin on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. at 25 E. Main St. in Frostburg. The live entertainment is free and open to the public with a suggested donation of $15.

Macklin specializes in audience participation, character education and developmentally appropriate programming with a talent for telling stories to young listeners, ages 3 years and up. She has received the Solo Theatrical Performer Fellowship through Maryland State Arts Council, as well as the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, in addition to the Teaching Artist Institute Fellowship and was the Taft Museum’s 2013 Duncanson Artist-in-Residence.

As a performer, certified educator and teaching artist, Macklin believes in “making a difference, one story at a time.” She has performed from Massachusetts to California for venues such as the National Air and Space Museum, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park, National Association of Black Storytellers Festival and Conference, Wolf Trap’s Theatre in the Woods, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and the National Storytelling Festival’s Exchange Place.

This event is supported by funding from the Maryland State Arts Council.

For more information, email MCTA at or call 301-687-3124 or 301-687-8040.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 4:00pm

Mountain City Traditional Arts
25 East Main Street, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg

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Free and open to the public with a suggested donation of $15


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