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November 2017


 

Press Releases

Raleigh, N.C. (November 13, 2017) — Nominations for the state's next poet laureate, the ambassador of North Carolina literature, will be accepted from Wednesday, Nov. 15 to...

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Features 30 Whimsical & Massive Works in downtown Wilson

Raleigh, N.C. (October 17, 2017) — A new destination park in historic...

Arts and cultural organizations in all 100 North Carolina counties will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council in October through music, dance,...

The North Carolina Arts Council will kick-off a fall season of 50th anniversary arts events on Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30 when it sponsors a stage at the Wide Open...

Nineteen artists living and working in North Carolina are recipients of the 2017 – 2018 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award in the categories of literature,...

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