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.


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Press Releases

Raleigh, N.C. (April 23, 2018) — The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will sponsor performances by N. C. musicians at MerleFest on April 27 to April...

Raleigh, N.C. (Feb 26, 2018) — The North Carolina Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship Exhibition opens Saturday, March 3 at the Cameron Art Museum (CAM) in Wilmington with the...

Raleigh, N.C. (February 19, 2018) —The North Carolina Arts Council, the Jacksonville/Onslow County Arts Council, Coastal Carolina Community College, and Camp...

Raleigh, N.C. (February 19, 2018) — Three free bluegrass and old-time music concerts performed by students, alums, and instructors in the Junior...

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...

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