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Contact: Karen Mack Mike’s Art Truck www.mikesarttruck.com email@example.com 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 →
Applications for the Durham Arts Council’s Emerging Artists Grants are now open Emerging Artists Grants support career development projects for artists in all art forms who are at least 18, have been resident in the participating NC counties of Durham, Orange, Chatham, Person and Granville Counties for at least one year and are not currently… Read More →
By Alicia Stemper / Vitamin O Music Maker Relief Foundation receives its primary funding through private donors who understand the importance of preserving the musical traditions of the South and supporting the musicians who built, contributed, or continue them. Founded by Tim and Denise Duffy, the Hillsborough based non-profit has worked with 425 artists since… Read More →
By Alicia Stemper / Vitamin O “I follow my visions more than I ever have before,” reports artist and recently retired UNC professor Francesca Talenti. Wants Upon a Time is proof. When asked about her favorite character in Orange County, Talenti did not hesitate. “The ogre in the play.” Patrick Dougherty’s stick sculpture on Hillsborough’s… Read More →
The findings from the Arts & Economic Prosperity Survey 5 (AEP5), a nationwide study conducted by Americans for the Arts, shows that the nonprofit arts and culture sector in Orange County generates $130.3 million in total economic activity. This spending–$93.6 million by nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and an additional $36.7 million in event-related spending by… Read More →