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An introduction to Sarah Cornette’s Fulbright Inquiry Project The OCAC has long been a fan of Sarah Cornette, the art teacher at Mary Scroggs Elementary School, and her choice-based classroom philosophy (read about Sarah in this Vitamin O story). Sarah continues to wow us; in 2018, she was the recipient of a Fulbright Distinguished Award… Read More →
The Hillsborough Arts Council (HAC) and the Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC), in partnership with the Town of Hillsborough, are seeking an artist to design, fabricate, and install an exterior, permanent piece of public art incorporating wood salvaged from the historic Calvin Street Tree that fell during Hurricane Florence. This prominent sculptural element will be… Read More →
On January 10, 2019, North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper visited Hillsborough to learn about the prolific music and arts scene existing in Orange County. She was joined by Secretary of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Susi Hamilton and representatives from the North Carolina Arts Council. The day began with presentations by Music… Read More →