OBX Arts and Craft Festival Announced

It’s that time of year again for one of the Outer Banks’ most memorable art shows, featuring many popular area artists, as the OBX Arts & Craft Festival returns to the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty...

Senior Arts And Crafts Show Returns To Kill Devil Hills

The 43rd Annual Senior Arts and Crafts Show returns to Kill Devil Hills in August. Sponsored by the Outer Banks Woman’s Club, the 2016 Senior Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Wednesday,...

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...

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 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...

Outer Banks Brewing Station Hosts Brew And Arts On Mondays All Summer

The popular Brew & Arts summer art show series benefiting Outer Banks Children at Play Museum returns to the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills on Mondays this June through August. Kids and...

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...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Outer Banks Premiere Highlights [Photo Gallery]

Our friends at Earth 383 Comics and Games hosted another Outer Banks movie premiere party and local art show at RC Theatres this week, for Marvel’s latest superhero epic Captain America: Civil War. The...

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...

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...

Science and art go head to head as Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso (David Rolf and Daniel Ziegler, foreground) meet in a French bar filled with memorable characters (L-R: Abigael McGaha, Kat Morgan, Stuart Parks II, Penelope Carroll, Rob Jenkins, Jessica Sands, Don Bridge, Shaun Olson, and Beth Egbert) in Theatre of Dare’s production of Steve Martin’s 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile'.

Theatre Of Dare Presents Steve Martin Comedy In April

Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso walk into a bar, and the rest is history. That’s the concept behind Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a comedy by beloved comedian, actor, and musician Steve Martin that...

Dare County Arts Council Programs Director Fay Davis Edwards and Owner of Mollie A. Fearing & Associates and Mollie Fearing’s daughter Grizelle Fearing at the 2015 opening reception. 

19th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show On Exhibit In May

The 19th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show presented by Mollie A. Fearing & Associates will open at the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) Gallery in downtown Manteo on Sunday, May 1.  The opening...

Dare County Arts Council Gallery Manager Louise Sanderlin, Artist Lisa LeMair, Dare County Arts Council Volunteer Erin Johnson, and Dare County Arts Council Executive Director Chris Sawin (left to right) at the 2015 New World Festival Of The Arts. 

Artists Invited To Participate In 35th New World Arts Festival

Celebrating its 35th year, the New World Festival Of The Arts will be held August 17 and 18 from 10am to 5pm on the waterfront in downtown Manteo. New World Festival Of The Arts offers...

“Texas” by First Flight student Michelle Hall.

Dare County High Schools Student Art Show Opens At Festival Park

The Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show will open in the Art Gallery at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Monday, March 28. “We are proud to have the Dare County School Art Show...

The 2015 Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show People's Choice Award winner Jason Schultz.

Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Call For Entries Announced

The Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) has announced a Call for Entries for the 19th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show presented by Mollie A. Fearing & Associates. The annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix of...

Ellie Midgette’s nautical quilt.

Outer Banks Community Quilt Show Returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this March.  Vintage and antique quilts of all sizes will be on display. The show will include quilts made, or...

Local Color Painting Parties Return to Outer Banks Brewing Station

Happy Hour Painting Parties, presented by Local Color, are back at Outer Banks Brewing Station on Thursdays each week through March. This Thursday, February 18, you can uncork your inner artist while learning how to...

Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts

Outer Banks Forum Playbill Art Competition Announced

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and Dare County Arts Council Collaborate in Art Competition for 2016 Forum Playbill Cover. The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts and the Dare County...

Judge Scott Eagle is pictured with his selection for Best in Show by Travis Fowler.

Frank Stick Memorial Art Show 2016 Winners Announced

Dare County Arts Council has announced this year’s winners of the 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. Judge Scott Eagle of East Carolina University awarded Best in Show to Travis Fowler for his painting...