Jacksonville Council for the Arts: Workshops by Jake Van Wyk

JACKSONVILLE, NC July 30, 2014:   Jake Van Wyk will teach workshop Tuesday, August 19 – Mono-printmaking – 1 to 4pm – limit of 15 Mono-printing using Caron Dasche crayons on Rag Stock Ink wiping and layering using process inks Workshop will stress image planning, buildup and registration using plexi-glass […]

Historic Stagville Presents New Slave Narratives in Let Them Be Heard Performances Feb. 21-March 1

DURHAM, NC January 29, 2014 – The anguish and frustration of men and women held in slavery will be voiced at Historic Stagville during return performances of the Let Them Be Heard series by Bare Theatre Feb. 21-March 1. New adaptations of this summer’s critically acclaimed, powerful presentations will examine the aftermath […]

Camp Albemarle’s “Free 4 All” to Celebrate 60 Years of Ministry

NEWPORT, NC July 22, 2013 – Camp Albemarle celebrating 60 years of ministry by hosting a “Free 4 All” day full of fun for the community on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The free camp day and birthday party will be held at Camp Albemarle in Newport, NC from 1pm to […]

Eastern N.C. Arts Councils Seek Applications for Regional Artist Project Grants

Artists in 29 counties are eligible for the regional awards   Greenville, NC July 19, 2013 — The Council for the Arts is seeking applications for the 2013–2014 Regional Artist Project Grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. The Regional Artists Project program is managed through a […]

2nd Saturdays at Tryon Palace – A Great Day Trip or Vacation Stop

Tryon Palace will provide a great destination for families on the go this summer with its final “2nd Saturdays” summer program of 2012 on Aug. 11. The theme at Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina is “The Athens of North Carolina.”  In the…

North Carolina Symphony Launches 80th Anniversary Season with “Pops in the City”

RALEIGH — Music Director Grant Llewellyn and the North Carolina Symphony salutes the end of summer and kicks off the orchestra’s 80th Anniversary Season with “Pops in the City,” a free outdoor concert in the heart of downtown Raleigh. The per…

North Carolina Communities Receive NEA Our Town Grant Awards

RALEIGH — The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded 80 Our Town grants totaling $4.9 million across the country including projects in Charlotte, Kinston and Star, North Carolina. The Our Town program supports creative placemaking projects…

SECCA Welcomes Deborah Randolph as New Education Curator

WINSTON-SALEM – Deborah Randolph has joined the staff of the Southeastern Center of Contemporary Art (SECCA) as Curator of Education. SECCA is an affiliate of the N.C. Museum of Art, within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA is located a…

North Carolina Museum of Art to Expand Art Trail with New “Blue Loop”

RALEIGH—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) have announced plans to expand the NCMA’s Museum Park trail system with the Blue Loop, a one-mile, multiuse trail on the Museum’s 164-acre c…

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport seeks local artists, farmers for 2nd Saturdays

SOUTHPORT –  The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport is calling on artists to exhibit and sell art work and goods this summer as part of the Department of Cultural Resources’ 2nd Saturdays events scheduled on June 9, July 14 and Aug. 11.   2nd Saturdays combine the unique power […]