“Under the looming threat of death, how might we inspire life? Through what mechanisms could we resist the psychological violence and despair inspired by the threat of violence while at the same time usher in hope?” DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance features the work of visual artist Fahamu Pecou, who elevates and re-contextualizes Black… Read More →
Join our summer artists in residence as we celebrate the grand finale celebration. Visit Studio 109 for an evening of art, entertainment, and fun. All are welcome and encouraged to come! Light refreshments will be provided.
Ask anyone and they will almost certainly tell you that the arts play some part in their life. Be it a life-changing book, a song triggering a memory, or a favorite piece of art hanging on the wall, art touches everyone. Despite that, receiving adequate financial, spatial, and emotional support for the arts is a… Read More →
The Orange County Arts Commission, in partnership with UNC Arts Everywhere, will host “Monumental Voices Community Art Project: A Visual Arts Response to History, Equality and Social Justice” on Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7, 2018. The event will take place at 109 E. Franklin St. (the former home of the Ackland Museum Store)… Read More →
Did you know that the nonprofit arts and culture sector is a $130M industry that employs 5,0001 full-time equivalent jobs in Orange County? Learn more about the impact of the arts on our local economy at this special event co-hosted by the Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) and the N.C. Arts Council. The State of… Read More →