We seek a visionary leader who is dynamic, collaborative, innovative, and knowledgeable about the challenges and opportunities that exist within N.C. arts communities. The Director is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of N.C. Arts Council programs that fulfill the agency's mission of "arts for all people. Find a full job description and the application portal at bit.ly/NCAC-Director. The deadline for applications is December 31, 2021
Are you on the hunt for authentic locally made gifts this holiday season? The North Carolina Arts Council is here to help you Wrap Upthe year! Support artists in your own community by visiting open studio tours or your local art galleries to find distinctive gifts made right here in North Carolina! Here’s a list of upcoming studio tours, showcases, and art markets that sell the work of talented artists across N.C.
The pandemic's impact on artists and the arts ecosystem has been substantial. Help us #SparkTheArts this holiday season by supporting your local arts council where galleries showcase distinctive gifts of glass, clay, fiber, leather, metal, paper, wood and more!
Spearheaded by Penland school manager of diversity recruitment & partnerships, Yolanda Sommer, The three-day immersive HBCU Craft School tour helps students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities feel welcomed at Penland, introduces them to the craft school experience, and provides exposure to working artists of color who have thriving craft careers.