The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our entire economy, but particularly the artists whose livelihood depends on audiences, and the organizations that give these artists a platform. Every cancellation impacts everyone from the artist to the venue staff and keeps critical revenue from our important cultural organizations. The Orange County Arts Commission has created an Orange… Read More →
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Several creatives in our Orange County community have generously pledged to donate percentages of their art sales to the Orange County Arts Support Fund. Here is more information about their offers. PAM BAGGETT Writer Pam Baggett’s poetry chapbook Wild Horses has been described as a “a barebacked, buck-naked ride on the slick haunches of fate… Read More →
By Emilie Menzel Sean T. Bailey’s photography exhibit Belonging opened at The ArtsCenter’s Nicholson Gallery on March 1st. On March 10th, Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency in North Carolina due to COVID-19, and on March 27th, The ArtsCenter joined businesses across the country in closing its doors until further notice as a safety… Read More →
It takes work to be a creative. Work to develop a creative skill, yes. But often, it also means work to financially support a passion, the thing we do outside of the work week that refuels our spirit and stretches other parts of our brain. There are of course those rare few artists whose livelihoods… Read More →