The North Carolina Arts Council works to benefit North Carolina citizens and communities through the arts. Our core functions include:
Creating a strong and efficient Arts Infrastructure across the state
Planning and implementing arts-based Economic Development
Education in and with the arts
Explore the links to the left to find information and materials compiled by our staff and networks.
- Resources Overview – Tips for using our website search features.
- Arts Accessibility – information about inclusion for all citizens, including people with disabilities, patients and caregivers in healthcare settings, and older adults.
- Directories – Learn about the best artists in the state.
- For Artists – Find out about Artist Opportunities and resources compiled specifically for artists with interests in Dance, Film and Video, Folklife, Public Art, Theater, Touring and Visual Arts.
- For Organizations – Connect to helpful materials for Local Arts Councils and Power2Give – an online fundraising tool, as well as resources for special programs.
- Job Bank – Links to find employment in the arts.
- North Carolina Poet Laureate – Meet the State Poet Laureate.
- Partners – Connect to our state and national partners.
- Poetry Resources – Connect to opportunities to experience poetry.
- Research Resources – Links to sources for arts research.