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North Carolina Arts Council Celebrates 50 Years

For 50 years, the North Carolina Arts Council has worked to uplift individuals, transform our communities and enhance the reputation of our state. Join us as we continue support of arts for all citizens. — Wayne Martin, Executive Director, North Carolina Arts Council.

Welcome to our temporary 50th Anniversary web pages. Please check back July 3! In the meantime we are delighted to share a few events, festivals and other activities that have been dedicated to the North Carolina Arts Council to celebrate our work across North Carolina, in rural and urban communities, the last five decades that demonstrate that the arts are for all of us!

Celebrating North Carolina's Artists.

A special 50th Anniversary Podcast.

Learn more about us.

50th Anniversary Events

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 12:00am

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem, NC

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:00am to Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 12:00am

Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)

Listen to Arts Across NC, a podcast from the North Carolina Arts Council

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Monday, May 1, 2017