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Traditional Arts Programs for Students (TAPS) is a statewide network of afterschool programs created by the North Carolina Arts Council in response to community requests for traditional arts education that is taught locally, knee-to-knee and across generations.

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Butch Goings, a wood and stone carver, and Louise Goings, a white oak basketmaker, are artisans from the Qualla Boundary (Cherokee).

North Carolina’s local arts councils have a long tradition of cultivating and preserving the rich cultures and histories of their communities.

Happy spring! I hope you’ve been getting out to enjoy the wondrous arts our state offers.

Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed May Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, to commemorate the contributions made by members of the Asian American and Paci

Jeff Bell, our new executive director, is an accomplished found object sculptor who has exhibited his mixed-media installations statewide. His approach to art involves deconstructing everyday objects that invoke his own memories or popular culture.

To understand the evolving impact of Covid-19 on the state’s arts network, the North Carolina Arts Council sent a survey to all 2021-22 grantees.

To understand the evolving impact of COVID-19 on the state’s arts network, the North Carolina Arts Council sent a survey to all 2021-22 grantees.