The Orange County Arts Commission and the Hillsborough Arts Council will present Paint it Orange: Plein Air Paint-out and Wet Paint Sale in October. Plein air (open air) painters are invited to paint the landscapes and sites of Orange County, NC, for three days, October 25-27. The competition will culminate with an awards reception before the… Read More →
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The Orange County Arts Commission, in partnership with the Town of Hillsborough and the Hillsborough Tourism Development Authority, announces the selection of David Hinkle for the Gold Park Bee Hotel Project. Hinkle is Chapel Hill resident and graduate of North Carolina State University College of Design. He has spent the last 24 years in residential… Read More →
The Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) is pleased to announce recipients of the 2017-18 Grassroots Arts Program and Artist Project Grants. The OCAC awarded twenty-five Grassroots Arts Program Grants and seven Artist Project Grants, totaling $57,713, to the following organizations and artists: Boomerang Youth: The Citizen Artist Carrboro Elementary School PTA: Cultural arts in-school performances… Read More →
There was no real model for a business like the Midway Community Kitchen, but Kathy Gunn was far more concerned that there was no real model for many children to learn cooking skills. Home economics programs have largely vanished from schools and cafeterias are heating up prepared foods, not cooking for students. “Where do kids… Read More →
“It’s a bike, made out of bread, coming out of a book and taking flight. So that’s my life in a nutshell,” tweeted Emily Buehler in May 2017, essentially writing her own dose of Vitamin O. The tweet, describing a bread sculpture tribute to the Wright Brothers, distills Emily’s career journey and personal transformation. After… Read More →
Contact: Karen Mack Mike’s Art Truck www.mikesarttruck.com firstname.lastname@example.org 678-357-2778 “Barely Civilized: Folk Art by Cher Shaffer” showing at the Alexander Dickson House June 23, 2017 through August 24, 2017 Hillsborough, N.C. – The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough and Mike’s Art Truck are excited to present a new exhibit of artwork by North Carolina artist Cher Shaffer… Read More →
The Orange County Arts Commission and Hillsborough Arts County present the inaugural Paint it Orange Plein Air Paint-out & Wet Paint Sale. Artists will paint throughout Orange County, including the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough, Oct. 25-27. An awards ceremony and Wet Paint Sale will take place Friday, Oct. 27 at the Hillsborough… Read More →