Pam Baggett, Florence Nash, Garrett Sharpe, and Caren Stuart will read work that focuses on the beauty and interconnectedness of the natural world, the tragedy of climate change, humans as a part of and apart from nature. The event is free and open to the public. This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts… Read More →
Profound poetry set to beautiful choral music, highlights include “Highland Mary” from Four Robert Burns Ballads composed by James Mulholland, “Ronde” from Trois Chanson composed by Maurice Ravel, “Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain” from Three Shakespeare Songs by Arthur Frackenpohl.
The Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) is pleased to announce recipients of the 2018-19 Grassroots Arts Program and Artist Project Grants. The OCAC awarded twenty-four Grassroots Arts Program Grants and fourteen Artist Project Grants, totaling $61,394, to the following organizations and artists: The Art Therapy Institute: Operations support Boomerang Youth: The Citizen Artist Carrboro Elementary… 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 →
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 →
Leaders from local arts organizations including the Orange County Arts Commission, Playmakers Repertory Company, The ArtsCenter and FRANK Gallery, participated in ArtsDay 2017 in Raleigh March 28-29. They met with Representative Verla Insko and, together with representatives from the Durham Arts Council, Representative Graig Meyer to ask for their support of proposed budget increases for… Read More →
The Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC) is pleased to announce recipients of the 2016 Fall Arts Grants. The OCAC awarded twenty-three arts grants, totaling $25,440 to the following projects taking place from January 1 – December 31, 2017: Carrboro Elementary School: North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble and Mike Wiley in-school performances Cedar Grove Neighborhood Association:… Read More →