Posts Tagged: Dare County Arts Council

Art teachers and student rest after installing the student art exhibit at the Front Porch in Nags Head. Pictured from left: Jilli Schuler, Camie Romano, (student Vivian Wyant), Alice Baldwin and Holly Humphlett. (photo courtesy of Barbara Hanft)

Dare High Schools Student Art Show On Exhibit In Nags Head

For the first time ever AP art students from Manteo and First Flight High Schools have teamed up to host a collaborative art show called Dare To Art, which is currently on display at...

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Hatteras Island To Host 5th Annual Rock The Cape Festival

Dare County Arts Council is partnering with local galleries and businesses to celebrate the artistic community on Hatteras Island at the 5th annual Rock The Cape Festival, happening June 17-24. The weeklong celebration features family-friendly, community-oriented...

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Dare County Arts Council To Host Former NC Poet Laureate

Dare County Arts Council is bringing former Poet Laureate of North Carolina Joseph Bathanti back to the Outer Banks for a two-day residency March 10-11. On Saturday, March 11, Bathanti will teach a writing...

2016 New World Festival of the Arts (photo courtesy of Tatum Clements)

New World Festival of the Arts Announces Call For Entries

Dare County Arts Council announces a Call for Entry for the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts, which will be held at the Manteo waterfront August 16-17 from 10am to 5pm.  The...

Glenn Eure at the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. (Photo courtesy of Logan Marshall.)

39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Awards Announced

 Over 300 people poured into the Dare County Arts Council Gallery on the evening of Saturday, January 28 for the opening reception of the 39th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. Ceramic artist and...

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Spotlight On Performing Arts Exhibit Opening In February

The Spotlight on Performing Arts exhibit presented by the Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and Dare County Arts Council will open with an artist reception on Saturday, February 11 at Duck Town...

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Artrageous Art Event Joins Dowdy Park Grand Opening Celebration

The new Dowdy Park in Nags Head will have its official grand opening celebration in May, an event which will now include Dare County Arts Council‘s annual Artrageous kids art show, as well as...

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39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Opens In Manteo

The 39th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show will open at the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) Gallery in downtown Manteo on Saturday, January 28. The opening reception will be held January 28 from...

Power of Art with GEM Adult Day Services. (Photo courtesy of DCAC Programs Director Fay Davis Edwards.)

Dare County Arts Council Unleashes Power of Art Program

Dare County Arts Council announces a new program called the Power of Art, serving special groups in need or with limited access to arts programming and education. Made possible by a grant from the...

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Spotlight on Performing Arts Call for Entries Announced

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and Dare County Arts Council are co-presenting the Spotlight On Performing Arts exhibit, which will be on display from February 11 through April 28, 2017 at Duck...

The 2016 Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Best in Show Winner, Travis Fowler's "Felt Like Right" acrylic and graphite on panel.

39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Call for Entries Announced

Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) has announced a Call for Entries for the 2017 Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, which will be held at the DCAC Gallery for the first time since its inception...

Artist Cookie Lewis. (photo courtesy of Cookie Lewis)

Outer Banks Veterans Week Returns With Over 20 Events

  Dare County Arts Council has announced more than 20 events scheduled during Outer Banks Veterans Week, which stared with First Friday celebrations in downtown Manteo on Friday, continuing with ceremonies and special events from Corolla...

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Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival Lineup Announced

 Independent film submissions of all genres were received from around the world for the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment, and we are excited to unveil the full lineup of Official Selections...

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Dare Arts Council’s Emerald Elegance Gala Channels Creativity

You are invited to channel your inner creativity on Saturday, October 22 at the Dare County Arts Council’s Emerald Elegance Gala at Pirate’s Cove Pavilion in Manteo from 7pm to 12am. Delectable cuisine by...

New World Festival of the Arts 2016 Best in Show 3D (L-R)- DCAC Executive Director Chris Sawin, Best in Show 3D award recipient Cliff Garren, and DCAC Programs Director Fay Davis Edwards. (photo courtesy of Dare Arts Council)

New World Festival of the Arts Award Recipients Announced

Over 75 world-class artists gathered at the Manteo waterfront August 17-18 to showcase their work in the 35th Annual New World Festival of the Arts. This year’s New World Festival of the Arts Jury...

Artrageous 2015 (photo courtesy of Angel Fritz)

27th Annual Artrageous Art Event Returns To Kill Devil Hills

Celebrating youth art for the 27th year, Dare County Arts Council’s Artrageous will be held Saturday, September 24 at the Dare County Family Recreational Park in Kill Devil Hills from 10am to 3pm. This...

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Surfalorus Film Festival Lineup Announced

Dare County Arts Council and Cucalorus are stoked to announce that over 30 international and regional surf films will be screening on the Outer Banks at the 5th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival September 15-17. The...

Girls at the 2015 longboard exhibit at DCAC. (L-R): Nadya Williams, Mary Wickre, Katie Kennis, Jess Moody, Fran Marler, Mary Schmader, Kim Franks, Whitney Hines, Patti Hook, and Haley Rae. (Photo courtesy of Mary Schmader.)

Surf’s Up in September at Dare County Arts Council

Celebrating the art of surfing, the Collectors Classic Longboard Exhibit paired with Outer Banks surf photography by Mickey McCarthy will be on display at Dare County Arts Council in downtown Manteo September 2-30. Returning...

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35th Annual New World Festival of the Arts Returns To Manteo

Bringing 85 world-class artists from across the East Coast to sell and showcase their work, the New World Festival of the Arts returns to the Manteo waterfront August 17-18 from 10am to 5pm. The...

Halloween International Film Festival - Oct. 27-29, 2016 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival Now Taking Submissions!

 Independent film submissions of all genres are now being accepted for the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment over three days this October in Kill Devil Hills. In addition to the...

Veterans Writing Workshop 2016 workshop leader, retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant and professional writer James Matthews.

Dare Arts Council Veterans Writing Workshop Now Accepting Applications

Dare County Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2016 Outer Banks Veterans Writing Project, which will be held November 5 and 6 at UNC Coastal Studies Institute on Roanoke Island. Returning to...

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First Friday Events Take Over Manteo on July 1

First Fridays on the downtown Manteo waterfront are always big events with numerous activities happening for the community and Outer Banks visitors, but this Friday is July 1, a mid-summer extravaganza that may just...

Roosevelt's Chair Series presents 'Dark of the Island' Outer Banks author Philip Gerard reading, remarks, and book signing at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in Manteo on June 16.

Roosevelt’s Chair Series Presents Author Philip Gerard In Manteo

You are invited to spend an evening with North Carolina author Philip Gerard, whose latest book Dark of the Island takes place on Hatteras Island and offers the reader two fast paced plots. The...

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Rock The Cape Festival Returns To Hatteras Island

Dare County Arts Council will host their fourth annual Rock The Cape Festival this month on Hatteras Island. The Rock The Cape Festival will return to Hatteras Island for its fourth year for three days of...

Halloween International Film Festival - Oct. 27-29, 2016 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Halloween International Film Festival Coming To Kill Devil Hills!

NOW ACCEPTING FILM SUBMISSIONS! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM! HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, North Carolina just got a whole lot bigger with the addition this year of the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival,...

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Dare Arts Council Announces ‘Red Wolf Revival’ Film Screening

The Dare County Arts Council Gallery in Manteo will host Susannah Smith, Execitve Producer of the award-winning documentary Red Wolf Rivival for a screening of the film on Thursday, June 23 at 7pm. This is...

Surfalorus 2015 film viewing at Dare County Arts Council. (Photo courtesy of DCAC)

Surfalorus Seeks Films For Annual Festival

The Dare County Arts Council announces the official call for entries for the 5th annual Surfalorus Film Festival being held September 15-17 on the Outer Banks. Surfalorus is a premier collaboration between the Dare...

Glenn and Pat Eure of Ghost Fleet Gallery and watercolorist Peggy Saporito at the Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. (Photo by Dare County Arts Council Board Member Julie Walter.)

Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Award Recipients Announced

Hundreds of artists and art enthusiasts gathered at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in downtown Manteo on Sunday, May 1 for the opening of the 19th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. The annual...

Dare County Arts Council's 2015 Ruby Renaissance Gala. (photo by Mary Basnight)

Dare County Arts Council Announces Emerald Elegance Gala

The Dare County Arts Council officially announced this week that their Emerald Elegance Gala will take place on Saturday, October 22 at Pirate’s Cove Pavilion in Manteo from 7pm to 12am. The Emerald Elegance Gala...

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Rock The Cape Festival Returns To Hatteras Island In June

Dare County Arts Council will host their fourth annual Rock The Cape Festival June 8-10 on Hatteras Island. Rock The Cape is a three-day celebration of the creative community of Hatteras Island with live...