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

Raleigh, N.C. (September 21, 2018) —The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and the North Carolina Arts Council have teamed up to present the North...

Raleigh, N.C. (September 18, 2018) — Twenty artists living and working in North Carolina are recipients of the 2018-2019 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Awards...

Raleigh, N.C. (Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2018) — The North Carolina Poet Laureate Ceremony, scheduled for Wed., Sept. 19 in Raleigh, has been postponed due to the...

Raleigh, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2018) — Grants totaling more than $7.2 million have been awarded to nonprofit arts and cultural organizations to support arts programs in all 100...

Greensboro, N.C., August 21, 2018 — North Carolina Folk Festival organizers today announced the North Carolina artists who will showcase their talents at the 2018 North...

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