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, our quarterly e-news about ways to explore and experience Creative North Carolina. One of our most popular resources for artists is our twice-a-month list of Artist Opportunities.

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

If you’re in the mood for some Scrooge or craving visions of sugarplums, you’ll find a sleigh-full of theatrical offerings on stages large...

Are you on the hunt for authentic locally made gifts this holiday season? Support artists in your own community by visiting open studio tours...

Raleigh, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2019) — The Asheville Art Museum will open a new $24 million facility that preserves a historic library building while expanding the gallery space on...

          Check out the expanded Wortham Center for the Performing Arts in Asheville, which opened  earlier this fall. After months of renovations, it has transformed the...

  Raleigh, N.C. (October 21, 2019) — Eighteen artists across North Carolina have received fellowship awards from the N.C. Arts Council in the literary categories of fiction,...

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