Dare Arts Council Announces Color Theory Workshop

You are invited to join Dare County Arts Council for a fantastic 2-Day Color Theory Workshop with artist Adele Castillo on February 20 & 21, 2016. In this intensive workshop, students will begin by...

The Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Opens January 30th.

Dare Arts Council Presents 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present the 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, presented by Southern Insurance Agency. Established in 1978 by Dare County Arts Council, this is the longest running...

NC Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit Showing In Manteo

Dare County Arts Council is hosting two special exhibits this holiday season, opening December 6th, featuring the Traveling Exhibit from the Watercolor Society of North Carolina, and DCAC’s Annual Holiday Small Works Show, which...

Shake painting by Kalo. (photo courtesy of Dare County Arts Council)

Dare Arts Council Announces Joint Chicamacomico Historical Art Project

Outer Banks artists will have a unique chance to combine their creative talents with local history in the coming year as part of a joint venture between the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) and...

Dare County Arts Council Veterans Exhibit Receives Surprise Addition

The Friends of the Outer Banks History Center received a welcome surprise addition to the Family Traditions of Service exhibit that is currently on display upstairs in the Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen...

A preview of Family Traditions of Service: An Historical Tribute to Veterans:  A Historical Military Exhibit from the North Carolina Archives. The exhibit opened on, November 3 at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo, NC.

Outer Banks Veterans Week 2015 Schedule of Events Released

As part of Outer Banks Veterans Week, Dare County Arts Council has published a schedule of events and ceremonies for veterans this month, which you can find below.   For the third consecutive year, Dare...

Dare Arts Council Hosting Sea Turtle Clay Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a polymer clay workshop with artist Cyndi Buell, creating sea turtle pendants and sculptures. Cyndi says, “Sea turtles are some of our oldest living creatures on...

Outer Banks Artrageous Art Extravaganza - Sept. 26, 2015

Artrageous Art Extravaganza 2015 Details Announced

UPDATE: Due to the possibility of unsafe weather conditions this weekend, the 26th annual Artrageous kids art festival has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 31 from 10am to 3pm.  Mark your calendars for the 26th...

Earth 383 Comics and Games Shop Opens in Kill Devil Hills

The Outer Banks is getting a much needed new comic book store when Earth 383 Comics and Games of Elizabeth City opens their new location in Kill Devil Hills this week. The grand opening...

Island Art Show Coming To Rodanthe This Weekend

 The Island Art Show is happening this weekend at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center, located in the northern villages of Hatteras Island just south of Liberty Gas Station and north of North Beach Campground.  ...

Painting by Frank DuVal, titled "Osprey", after a photograph by Eve Turek.

Fall Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island National Wildlife Refuge

Throughout the year, the  National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island hosts a series of Art Expos featuring various artforms focusing on Wildlife and Wildlands of Eastern North Carolina. The Fall Art Expo will open...

New World Festival of the Arts

34th New World Arts Festival Announced In Manteo

Celebrating its 34th year, The New World Festival of the Arts will be held on Wednesday, August 12th and Thursday, August 13th on the waterfront in downtown Manteo.    The two-day festival is open...

Dare County Arts Council Announces August Featured Artists

Dare County Arts Council will host the work of two talented artists for the month of August with Kathryn Osgood and Beverly Perdue. On exhibition will be new works in Jewelry Design by Osgood...

Author Matthew Quick Outer Banks Book Signing Announced

The Outer Banks author of The Silver Linings Playbook, which was recently made into an Academy Award winning movie starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, will be signing copies of his newest book this...

Dare County Arts council presents a Painting Workshop on Wednesdays this summer.

Dare County Arts Council Presents Beginner Painting Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a weekly painting workshop with popular Outer Banks artist Catherine Hamill. Designed for beginner to intermediate artists ages 16 and up, this workshop will introduce you...

Dreamscapes Art and Music Show - June 14, 2015 at Ramada Plaza, Nags Head

Dreamscapes Art And Music Show Coming To Nags Head

Art and images meet the sea at the first ever Dreamscapes Art and Music Show, coming to Nags Head this month. The event will feature all mediums of art, including sculpture, wood works, photography,...

Rock the Cape Music Festival - May 30, 2015 in Avon, NC

3rd Annual Rock The Cape Music Festival Returns To Avon

Dare County Arts Council has announced the full line-up for the 3rd annual Rock The Cape Music Festival and Arts Exposition, happening at Koru Village in Avon this Saturday.    The day begins with the Rock...

Hatteras Island Art Show Benefits Announced

The first Hatteras Island Art Show of 2015 is coming to the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center on Memorial Day. All are welcome to this community event, free of charge, so you can save your money...

Sponsors Grizelle Fearing of Mollie A. Fearing and Associates and Mark Ballog of Lucky 12 Tavern are pictured with the Best in Show painting by Fay Davis Edwards, and the People’s Choice Award painting by Jason Schultz.

Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Opens, Winners Announced

Dare County Arts Council was filled to capacity with nearly 200 artists and art lovers on Sunday, May 3rd to celebrate the opening of the 18th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. Sponsored by...

Christine Dakin will perform in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park on May 22, 2015.

Dancer Christine Dakin To Screen Film, Perform On Outer Banks

Professional dancer Christine Dakin will screen her film La Voz del Cuerpo – The Body Speaks on the Outer Banks this month in Manteo, sponsored by the Bryan Cultural Series. A talk and dance...