Arts News

With 2,500 nonprofit arts organizations including a network of local arts councils that reach into all 100 counties of North Carolina there's plenty of arts experiences and art news! We encourage you to stay connected by signing up for our monthly arts industry news, ArtMatters or Artful Living, our quarterly e-news about ways to explore and experience Creative North Carolina. If you are an artist we publish a twice-a-month list of Artists Opportunities, one of our most popular resources.

To find the latest news about N.C. Arts Council program's see our press releases below or archived press releases or stop by our Facebook or Twitter pages.

Press Releases

The North Carolina Folklife Area at the National Folk Festival in September will celebrate North Carolina traditions that are flourishing in the hands of millennial artists,...

A study released today by Americans for the Arts, in partnership with the North Carolina Arts Council, shows that the nonprofit arts and culture sector in North Carolina...

Raleigh native Charles R. “Chuck” Davis, who became one of the world’s foremost teachers and choreographers of African dance, is being remembered across North Carolina and the...

Lori Cozzi, Executive Director of ArtSpace Charter School in Swannanoa, was named the 2017 Gerry D. Howell A+ Educator of the Year at an A+ Network webinar on Thursday, May 4....

Arts Across NC is a new podcast series celebrating the rich history of the arts across North Carolina. The free podcasts are sponsored by the North Carolina Arts Council to...

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"This is really the birthplace for the local American arts movement" - Randy Cohen from on North Carolina's arts legacy 3 days 7 hours ago
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