Directory of Local Arts Councils

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County Address Contact Additional Links
Alamance Alamance Arts
213 S Main St.,
Graham, NC 27253-3301
Tammy Cobb
Executive Director
(336) 226-4495
arts@alamancearts.org
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Alexander Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center
316 Hiddenite Church Rd,
Hiddenite, NC 28636-8170
Donna Latham
Executive Director
(828) 632-6966
donnahiddenitearts@gmail.com
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Alleghany Alleghany Arts Council
P.O. Box 963,
Sparta, NC 28675
Diane Morrison
Co-president
(336) 469-4758
dmorrison.alleghanyartscouncil@gmail.com
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Ashe Ashe County Arts Council
303 School Ave.,
West Jefferson, NC 28694-8046
Joni Ray
Executive Director
(336) 846-2787
director@ashecountyarts.org
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Beaufort Arts of the Pamlico
Historic Turnage Theatre,
150 W. Main Street,
Washington, NC 27889
Kelly Shanafelt
Executive Director
(252) 946-2504
kelly@artsofthepamlico.org
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Bertie Bertie County Arts Council
124 S. King Street,
Windsor, NC 27983
Susan Remkes
Board President
(252) 794-9402
bertiearts@gmail.com
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Brunswick Brunswick Arts Council
PO Box 6275,
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
Mary Beth Livers
Executive Director
(910) 899-8407 or (910) 448-1016
execdir.brunswickartscouncil@gmail.com
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Buncombe ArtsAVL
P.O. Box 507
Asheville, NC 28802
Katie Cornell
Executive Director
(828) 222-0436
katie@artsavl.org
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Burke Burke Arts Council
506 S. Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 27865
Deborah Jones
Executive Director
(828) 433-7282
director@burkearts.org
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Cabarrus Cabarrus Arts Council
65 Union Street S.,
Concord, NC 28025
Liz Fitzgerald
Executive Director
(704) 920-7287
Liz@cabarrusartscouncil.org
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Caldwell Caldwell Arts Council
601 College Avenue,
Lenoir, NC 28645
Ellen Ball
Executive Director
(828) 754-2486
ellen@caldwellarts.com
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Carteret Arts Council of Carteret County
1702 Arendell St.,
Morehead City, NC 28557
Beverly Snowden
Executive Director
artscouncilcarteret@gmail.com
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Caswell Caswell Council for the Arts
125 Main St.,
Yanceyville, NC 27379
Karen Williamson
Executive Director
(336) 694-4591
caswellarts@gmail.com
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Catawba United Arts Council of Catawba County
243 Third Avenue NE, Box 5
Hickory, N.C. 28601
Ingrid Keller
Executive Director
(828) 324-4906
executivedirector@artscatawba.org
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Chatham Chatham Arts Council
118 West Street,
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Selbe Bartlett
Managing Director
(919) 542-0394
selbe@chathamartscouncil.org
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Cherokee Cherokee County Arts Council
33 Valley River Avenue,
Murphy, NC 28906
David Vowell
Executive Director
(828) 835-0550
director@cherokeeartscouncil.org
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Chowan Chowan Arts Council
504 South Broad Street,
Edenton, NC 27932
Meredith Timberlake
Executive Director
(252) 482-8005
cacedenton@gmail.com
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Clay Clay County Historical & Arts Council
PO Box 5
Hayesville, NC 28904
Reba Beck
Co-President
(828) 389-0129
sambeck2@frontier.com
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Cleveland Cleveland County Arts Council
111 S. Washington Street,
Shelby, NC 28150
Shearra Miller
President
(704) 484-2787
shearra@ccartscouncil.org
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Columbus Columbus County Arts Council
822 S. Madison Street,
Whiteville, NC 28472
Sally Mann
Executive Director
(910) 640-2787
ccarts1976@yahoo.com
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Craven Craven Arts Council & Gallery
317 Middle Street,
New Bern, NC 28560
Jonathan Burger
Executive Director
(252) 638-2577
director@cravenarts.org
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Cumberland Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
301 Hay Street,
Fayetteville, NC 28302
Robert C. Pinson
President and CEO
(910) 323-1776
bobp@theartscouncil.com
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Dare Dare County Arts Council
300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue,
Manteo, NC 27954
Jessica Sands
Executive Director
(252) 473-5558
dareartsinfo@gmail.com
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Davidson Arts Davidson County
P.O. Box 503
Lexington, NC 27293
Amanda Murphy
Executive Director
(336) 249-2742
amandamurphy@artsdavidsoncounty.org
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Durham Durham Arts Council
120 Morris Street,
Durham, NC 27701
Sherry DeVries
Executive Director
(919) 560-2709
sldevries@durhamarts.org
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Edgecombe Tarboro-Edgecombe Public Arts Commission - TEPAC
130 Bridgers St.
Tarboro, NC 27886
Eric Greene
Arts Director
(252) 823-4159
artsdirector@tarboro-nc.com
 
Forsyth The Arts Council, Inc.
251 N. Spruce Street,
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Chase Law
President & CEO
(336) 747-1410
claw@intothearts.org
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Gaston Gaston Arts Council
P.O. Box 242, Gastonia, NC 28053

Kim George
Executive Director
(704) 853-2787
director@gastonarts.org

Jessica Tillman
Office Support Assistant
gastoncountyartscouncil@gmail.com

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Graham Stecoah Valley Arts, Crafts & Educational Center
121 Schoolhouse Road,
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Jennifer West
Executive Director
(828) 479-3364
jennifer@stecoahvalleycenter.com
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Guilford The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro
200 N. Davie Street, Suite 201,
Greensboro, NC 27401
Laura Way
Executive Director
(336) 279-7080
lway@theacgg.org
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Guilford High Point Arts Council
Centennial Station Arts Center, 
121 S. Centennial Street, 
High Point NC 27260
Allie Arpajian
Executive Director
(336) 889-2787
director@highpointarts.org
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Haywood Haywood County Arts Council
86 N. Main Street,
Waynesville, NC 28786
Tonya Harwood
Executive Director
(828) 452-0593
director@haywoodarts.org
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Henderson Arts Council of Henderson County
401 N. Main Street,
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Eric Kerchner
Executive Director
(828) 693-8504
eric@acofhc.org
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Hertford The Gallery Theatre, Inc.
115 Main Street W.,
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Timothy P. Flanagan
Executive Director
(252) 332-2976
gallerytheatreahoskie@gmail.com
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Iredell Iredell Arts Council
203 S. Meeting Street,
Statesville, NC 28677
John Koppelmeyer
Interim Executive Director
(704) 873-6100
mail@iredellartscouncil.org
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Jackson Jackson County Arts Council
310 Keener Street, Room 201,
Sylva, NC 28779
Jessa Brantley
Office Manager
(828) 507-9820
info@jacksoncountyarts.org
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Johnston Johnston County Arts Council, Inc.
1115 Outlet Center Drive,
Smithfield, NC 27577-2019
Darlene Williford
Executive Director
(919) 938-0306
info@jcartscouncil.org
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Jones Jones County Arts Council
PO Box 42,
Trenton, NC 28585
Beverly Hines
Program Director
(252) 670-7093
beverly.hines@jonesnc.net
 
Lee Lee County Arts Council
142 S. Steele Street,
Sanford, NC 27330
Victoria Naegele
Board President
(919) 774-6139
leecountyarts@gmail.com
 
Lenoir Community Council for the Arts
400 N. Queen Street,
Kinston, NC 28501
Sandy Landis
Executive Director
(252) 527-2517
slandis@kinstoncca.com
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Lincoln Arts Council of Lincoln County
403 E. Main Street,
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Joanna Underwood
Interim Executive Director
(704) 732-9044
artslincolnnc@gmail.com
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Madison Madison County Arts Council
90 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 32 (Mailing)
Marshall, NC 28753
Laura Boosinger
Executive Director
(828) 649-1301
madcoed@gmail.com
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Martin Martin County Arts Council
124 Washington Street,
Williamston, NC 27892
Glinda Fox
Executive Director
(252) 789-8470
info@martincountyarts.com
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McDowell McDowell Arts Council Association
50 S. Main Street,
Marion, NC 28752
Susan Pyatt-Baker
Executive Director
(828) 652-8610
mcdowellarts@gmail.com
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Mecklenburg Arts & Science Council
P.O. Box 30246
Charlotte, NC 28230
Krista Terrell
President
(704) 335-3034
krista.terrell@artsandscience.org
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Mitchell and Yancey Toe River Arts Council
102 W. Main Street,
Burnsville, NC 28714

269 Oak Avenue,
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(Spruce Pine Gallery)

Nealy Andrews
Executive Director
(828) 682-7215
nealy@toeriverarts.org
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Montgomery Central Park NC
100 Russell Drive,
Star, NC 27356
Nancy Gottovi
Executive Director
(910) 428-9001
nancy@starworksnc.org
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Moore Arts Council of Moore County
482 E. Connecticut Avenue,
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Chris Dunn
Executive Director
(910) 692-2787
acmc@mooreart.org
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Nash Nash County Arts Council
100 E. Washington Street,
Nashville, NC 27856
Shelly Gray
Director
(252) 459-4734
sgray@nasharts.org
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New Hanover Arts Council of Wilmington & New Hanover County
221 N. Front Street, Suite 101,
Wilmington, NC 28401
Rhonda Bellamy
Executive Director
(910) 343-0998
info@artswilmington.org
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Northampton Northampton County Cultural Arts Committee
100 W. Jefferson Street,
Jackson, NC 27845
Judy Collier
Executive Director
(252) 534-1383
jcolliernhcoc@embarqmail.com
 
Onslow Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts
826 New Bridge Street,
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Noah White
Executive Director
(910) 455-9840
jaxarts@jaxarts.com
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Orange Orange County Arts Commission
Eno River Mill, 437 Dimmocks Mill Road, Suite 17, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Katie Murray
Director
(919) 245-2335
kmurray@orangecountync.gov
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Pamlico Pamlico County Arts Council
PO Box 104,
Bayboro, NC 28515
Angie Propst
President
(252) 671-4643
angie@orientalncwaterfront.com
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Pasquotank Arts of the Albemarle
516 E. Main Street,
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Lauren Luther
Executive Director
(252) 777-2787
admin@artsaoa.com
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Perquimans Perquimans Arts League
109 N. Church Street,
Hertford, NC 27944
Vaneeda Bennett
Board President
(252) 426-3041
office@perquimansarts.org
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Person Person County Arts Council
213 N. Main Street,
Roxboro, NC 27573
(Kirby Cultural Arts Complex)
Erin Hill
Director, Cultural Arts Program
(336) 597-1709
kirby.theater@personcountync.gov
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Pitt Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge
404 S. Evans Street,
Greenville, NC 27858
Holly Garriott
Executive Director
(252) 551-6947
holly@pittcountyarts.org
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Polk Tryon Fine Arts Center
34 Melrose Avenue,
Tryon, NC 28782
Marianne Carruth
Executive Director
(828) 859-8322
marianne@tryonarts.org
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Randolph Randolph Arts Guild
123 Sunset Avenue,
Asheboro, NC 27203
Grace Moffitt
Operations Manager
(336) 629-0399
grace@randolphartsguild.com
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Robeson Robeson County Arts Council
PO Box 2189,
Lumberton, NC 28359
Brianna Goodwin
President
(910) 739-5645
RCACLumberton@gmail.com
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Rockingham Rockingham County Arts Council
124 S. Scales Street, Suite 111,
Reidsville, NC 27320
Jenny Edwards
Executive Director
(336) 349-4039
director@rcarts.org
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Rowan Rowan Arts Council
204 East Innes Street, Suite 120,
Salisbury, NC 28144
Lesley Pullium
(704) 638-3100
rowanarts@visitsalisburync.com
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Sampson Sampson Arts Council
709 College Street,
Clinton, NC 28328
Kara Donatelli
Executive Director
(910) 596-2533
info@sampsonarts.org
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Scotland Arts Council of Scotland County
131 S. Main Street,
Laurinburg, NC 28352
Olivia Fitzgerald
Office Manager
(910) 277-3599
sacs.officemanager@gmail.com
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Stanly Stanly County Arts Council
26032-G Newt Road, Albemarle, NC 28001
Renee VanHorn
Executive Director
(704) 982-8118
stanlycountyartscouncil1974@gmail.com
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Stokes Stokes County Arts Council
500 N. Main Street,
P.O. Box 66,
Danbury, NC 27016
Eddy McGee
Executive Director
(336) 593-8159
stokesarts@gmail.com
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Surry Surry Arts Council
218 Rockford Street,
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Tanya Jones
Executive Director
(336) 786-7998
tanya@surryarts.org
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Surry Foothills Arts Center
321 E. Main St.
Elkin, NC 28621
Dan Butner
Executive Director
(336) 835-2025
info@foothillsartscouncil.org
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Swain Swain Arts Center
1415 Fontana Road,
Bryson City, NC 28713
Joe Holt
Director
(828) 488-3129
jholt@swainmail.org
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Transylvania Transylvania Community Arts Council
349 S. Caldwell Street,
Brevard, NC 28712
Kathy King
Executive Director
(828) 884-2787
tcarts@comporium.net
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Tyrrell Pocosin Arts
201 Main Street,
Columbia, NC 27925
Marlene True
Executive Director
(252) 796-2787
marlene@pocosinarts.org
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Union Union County Community Arts Council
120 N. Main Street,
Monroe, NC 28112
Melanie Miller
Executive Director
(704) 283-2784
melanie@unionarts.org
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Vance Vance County Arts Council
110 Young Street
Henderson, NC 27536
Alice Clark Sallins
Executive Director
(252) 767-4579
alicevc2002@yahoo.com
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Wake United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake County
410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170,
Raleigh, NC 27603
Jennifer McEwen
Executive Director
(919) 839-1498
jmcewen@unitedarts.org
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Warren Warren County Arts Council
PO Box 267, Warrenton, NC 27589
John Duvall
Board President
contact@warrencountyartsnc.org
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Watauga Watauga County Arts Council
377 Shadowline Drive,
Boone, NC 28607
Amber Bateman
Executive Director
(828) 264-1789
director@watauga-arts.org
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Wayne Arts Council of Wayne County
102 N. John Street,
Goldsboro, NC 27530
Anna Hinson
Program Director
(919) 736-3300
anna@artsinwayne.org
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Wilkes Wilkes Art Gallery
913 C Street,
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Brooke Horn
Executive Director
(336) 667-2841
director@wilkesartgallery.org
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Wilson Arts Council of Wilson County
124 Nash Street SW,
Wilson, NC 27893
Cathy Hardison
Executive Director
(252) 291-4329
acw@wilsonarts.com
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