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. 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.


Archived Issues

February 2018

January 2018

December 2017

November 2017


Press Releases

Raleigh, N.C. (February 18) — North Carolina high school students from 26 districts across the state will take the stage on Saturday, March 3, in Greensboro, to compete in the...

Information Sessions for Potential 2019 Schools Set in March

Raleigh, N.C.  February 12, 2018 — A+ Schools of North...

Raleigh, N.C. (Jan. 23, 2018) — Artists in North Carolina have until Thursday, March 15 to apply for the Mary B. Regan Community Artist Residency, a $12,500 grant designed to...

Raleigh, N.C. (January 9, 2018) — The North Carolina Arts Council’s 2018 grant guidelines for nonprofit arts organizations are now available at...

Raleigh, N.C. (December 18, 2017) — The North Carolina Arts Council has awarded $75,000 in grants to support four arts programs that will serve military personnel, veterans and...

Visit the North Carolina Arts Trails