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Triangle Arts and Entertainment honored by United Arts Council and Greater Raleigh Chamber

As a serious crusader for the arts, he wants all local visual and performing arts organizations, large and small, for-profit and non-profit, to have a voice.

Megan Clark, hook earrings

Artspace offers Professional Artwork Photography and Art Roundtable and Critique this January

Artspace, a non-profit visual art center in Raleigh, will offer two professional development services for artists this January, a professional artwork image shoot with Jason Dowdle and an Art Roundtable and Critique series with Heather Allen, MGIM-MBA, Artist Business Consultant, and Shana Dumont Garr, Director of Programs & Exhibitions at Artspace. On January 20 and… Read More ›

Band Together NC Announces StepUp Ministry as 2015 Nonprofit Partner

Raleigh, N.C. (Nov. 1, 2013) – Band Together NC, a Triangle-based organization that uses live music as a platform for social change, has announced StepUp Ministry as its 2015 nonprofit partner. StepUp Ministry is an interfaith nonprofit organization that teaches low-income and homeless people to become self-sufficient. StepUp will jointly partner with Band Together on… Read More ›

Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray

Free Film Screening at The ArtsCenter October 26 at 4pm: Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray

Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray, 86 minutes, not rated Free film screening of Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray at The ArtsCenter, October 26 at 4:00pm. The 86-minute documentary will be followed by a panel discussion lead by Robert Marcus, Civil War Historian, and Leonard Rogoff, Southern Jewish Scholar. The ArtsCenter is located at… Read More ›

the Tsars’ Cabinet

Russia in Raleigh Collaboration Brings Discounts to Russian-related Events

The North Carolina Museum of History, North Carolina Symphony and Carolina Ballet announce Russia in Raleigh, an exciting collaboration that brings you discounts to numerous Russian-related events in the capital city.

United Arts Council Business Support of the Arts Call for Nominations

The awards are presented annually to businesses, organizations, and individuals that promote the arts and humanities in Wake County in a significant way.

Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest

Ipreo Signs On as Title Sponsor of 2013 Raleigh Winterfest

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) is proud to welcome Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence, investor data and workflow solutions to corporate and capital markets professionals, as Title Sponsor of the 2013 Raleigh Winterfest. This year, the event’s signature ice skating rink will be open to the public on Friday, November 22 located… Read More ›

Have You Heard of the White Lady?

The White Lady of the Hohenzollerns is said to have haunted Europe’s most powerful rulers for over four-hundred years. Once believed to be the ghost of an evil murderess who slaughtered her children in cold blood,  the truth about The White Lady is actually much sadder. Learn what really happened and how her hauntings came… Read More ›

Frank Philip Stella, Raqqa II

N.C. Museum of Art Teen Fabric Contest

N.C. Museum of Art Partners with Spoonflower for First-Ever Teen Fabric Contest Contest designs are inspired by artist Frank Stella’s Protractor Series Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces a partnership with Durham-based textile and design company Spoonflower to offer the first-ever teen fabric design contest. The Teens Inspired by Stella Fabric Design… Read More ›

The Hub Network Halloween BASH

Does North Carolina have the best Halloween costume style in the nation?

The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, will host the first “Hub Network’s First Annual Halloween Bash,” to be broadcast on Saturday, October 26, 2013 on the cable channel.

Pretty in Pink Call for Artists

Raleigh, NC –On Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 1:00pm – 8:00 pm, a local artists’ exhibit will be held at the Deep River Brewery in Clayton, NC. Area artists are invited to participate in this exhibit and sale. Limited space is available for this event. Entry fee is $30.00 and the deadline for entry is… Read More ›

United Arts Council

United Arts Elects Seven New Board Members

Jack Alphin, owner and managing broker of Alphin Real Estate Helga Leftwich, partner and member of the law firm Hutchison PLLC Sheree Crumbley, a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors Kate Day, Global Sales Enablement and Talent Architect at Cisco Clay Martin, an attorney at Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP Caroline Pendleton, Assistant Vice… Read More ›

Can a Documentary Save Lives?

Producer of ‘Catch Me if You Can’ and ‘I, Robot’ Hopes to Make Film in Memory of His 13-Year-Old Daughter

Stencil Art Prize launches first ever international art prize for stencil artists

Stencil Art Prize launches first ever international art prize for stencil artists

Entries close on 15 August 2013. Entry fee is $25 per entry

Heather Allen

Position Yourself in the Art World with Artspace

Artspace, a non-profit visual art center in Raleigh, will offer a new series of workshops for artists this fall, Position Yourself in the Art World, in partnership with Heather Allen, Artist Business Consultant. Two Art Roundtables & Critiques will be offered on October 9 and December 11, 6:30-8:30 pm. Tuition is $5, or free for… Read More ›

Justin G. Roy

William Peace University’s Justin G. Roy Joins Artspace 2013 Collectors Gala Committee

Vice President For Communications And Marketing To Serve On Committee For Local Nonprofit Fundraising Event Showcasing Visual Arts Nov. 23 William Peace University (, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Justin G. Roy, vice president for communications and marketing, has been named to the Artspace 2013 Collectors Gala Committee. The… Read More ›

N.C. Museum of Art Welcomes Giotto Altarpiece Home

 Featured in several national and international exhibitions, Giotto masterwork returns to Museum Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces that Giotto di Bondone’s The “Peruzzi Altarpiece,” one of the Museum’s most beloved masterpieces, has returned home after five years of traveling to national and international museum exhibitions and receiving conservation treatments. The work,… Read More ›

NC Modernist Houses Announces the 2013-2014 MODTriangle Architecture Movie Series

Starting in October and running one Wednesday each month through February at the Raleigh Grande

The Arts are Vital to Our Community – Ask your Congressman to Save the Arts

Committee has approved a bill that would cut the National Endowment for the Arts by 49%

North Carolina Museum of Art Announces Collaboration with Duke University

Partnership offers art imaging and conservation research opportunities with new laser system Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces a collaboration with Duke University’s Center for Molecular and Biomolecular Imaging (CMBI) that brings new technological advances to the Museum’s Art Conservation Department. The partnership between NCMA conservators and Duke scientists offers art research… Read More ›

Jonathan Fitts to Conduct Burning Coal’s 2013 Summer Theatre Conservatory

Burning Coal Theatre Company is proud to announce that Jonathan Fitts, a recent graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, will conduct its 2013 Summer Theatre Conservatory for Teens in July.  Jonathan will then take over as Director of Education at Burning Coal Theatre Company.  A photo of Jon is attached and his bio is below…. Read More ›

Artspace Summer Arts Program: There’s Still Time to Register

Youth classes begin June 17 and Adult classes start May 20. Spots are limited.


The North Carolina Comicon is pleased to officially welcome world renowned artist Tommy Lee Edwards as the Senior Director and Partner in the NC Comicon. A Raleigh-Durham native, Edwards has been a driving creative force behind a vast array of multimedia projects from comics and video games to animation and motion pictures. He has illustrated… Read More ›


May 3 is deadline to apply for 2014 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Artist Fellowships (VANCOUVER, Wash., April 3, 2013) – May 3, 5 p.m. PDT, is the deadline for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists to apply for the 2014 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) Artist Fellowships. Artists apply online and… Read More ›


Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC will hold auditions for its 2013/2014 on Saturday, April 20th from 9 am to 5:30 pm. Actors of ages, races, genders and ethnicities are encouraged to attend. Please bring two copies of your picture/resume and two one-minute contrasting monologues (one Shakespeare, one contemporary). To register for a timeslot,… Read More ›

Abstract Artist Hangs Eight Paintings in Durham Mayor’s Office

North Carolina abstract artist Don Mertz of Cary recently loaned eight paintings to the City of Durham, which are now hanging in Durham Mayor Bill Bell’s office at 101 City Hall Plaza. Ranging from 20-inch squares to 48-inch squares, the mixed media on canvas paintings are from Mertz’s Watermark Series. “The Watermark Series includes a… Read More ›

Cary Visual Art – Call to Artists Local and National

Call to Sculpture Artists: National Sculpture artists from across the nation are invited to participate in the 2013 Cary Visual Art Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition, August 9, 2013 – June 20, 2014. Organized and presented by Cary Visual Art with the support of the Town of Cary, this exhibition offers established and emerging artists… Read More ›

Leipzig celebrates its famous son Richard Wagner in 2013

  Leipzig is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner, who was born here on 22 May 1813. Whoever wants to understand the young Wagner must come to Leipzig, especially in the anniversary year 2013: 137 events have been scheduled in Wagner’s honour, 70 of which during the City of Leipzig Richard Wagner… Read More ›

Carolina Ballet offers unique opportunity for aspiring dancers

I visited the beautiful and spacious Carolina Ballet studios during the 2012 Ruth S. Shur Summer Intensive where serious ballet students come to study with top professionals. On my visit I watched advanced students and company trainees sharpening skills in class with guest teacher Judith Fugate, former New York City Ballet principal dancer and co-artistic… Read More ›

Artspace Teams up with Raleigh’s Mystery Build to Support Young Artists

Artspace Mystery Create gives us the opportunity to explore the process of making art in a new and unique way