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North Carolina Arts Council

The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced $57,750,000 in grant funding from the American Rescue Plan to arts organizations to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. 

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North Carolina Arts Council

In its continued effort to support the arts sector through the pandemic, the North Carolina Arts Council distributed $7.9 million in grant funds to arts organizations and artists across the state in FY21-22. The source of these funds was a combination of state, federal, and private dollars. The Arts Council awarded 378 grants in 12 categories.

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North Carolina Arts Council

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North Carolina Arts Council

GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art, in Greensboro, has opened its forty-second annual Winter Show, which features a wide range of contemporary artwork by emerging and established artists across the state. This two-month exhibition, which will run through February 16, strengthens GreenHill’s focus on cultural diversity and demonstrates its innovative approach to presenting art amid a global pandemic. 

Intro by Zoe Van Buren | Story by Andrew Young

Andrew Young, an artist and community advocate, reflects on the work of Montagnard weaver H Ju Nie and shares why the North Carolina Heritage Award matters.