Posts Tagged: Dare County Arts Council

Art Mural Honors Local Mom and Son Lost to Fire

A new mural recently completed at Dowdy Park in Nags Head celebrates the life of a beloved local mom and her young son who were lost to a fire earlier this year, honoring them...

Outer Banks Opera Singer Tshombe Selby to Perform Online Concert July 21

Nationally renowned singer and Outer Banks native Tshombe Selby will perform a live concert this month that will be streamed online and available to watch for free. The Elizabeth City State University alumnus and...

29th Artrageous Kids Art Festival to Kickoff Summer at Dowdy Park 

Dare County Arts Council and the Town of Nags Head will host the 29th Annual Artrageous Kids Art Festival on Saturday, May 12 from 10am to 3pm at Dowdy Park in Nags Head. Artrageous is a free,...

Theatre of Dare Stages Romantic Comedy ‘Almost, Maine’ for Valentine’s Day

Theatre of Dare will premiere its newest production, the romantic comedy Almost, Maine, just in time for Valentine’s Day this February in Manteo. Under the mystical glow of the northern lights on a snowy...

Theatre of Dare Christmas Comedy Comes to Manteo

Theatre of Dare is teaming up with Dare County Arts Council for a crazy cavalcade of comedic Christmas cheer in the new original production Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some). A three-person cast performs virtually...

New World Festival of Arts 2017 Award Winners Announced

Perfect summer weather, over 75 world-class artists, and the backdrop of the Manteo waterfront provided the ideal setting for the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts on August 16 and 17. Mixed media...

Surfalorus Film Festival 2017 Lineup Announced

The Surfalorus Film Festival will bring an eclectic array of local, regional, national, and international surf films to the Outer Banks when it returns for its sixth year September 21-23. The free, family-friendly event will...

Halloween Art Of The Mask Exhibit Call For Entries Announced

Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) is getting into the Halloween spirit this year with a new special exhibit showing in October, and an official call for entries has just been announced for The Art of...

New World Art Show Returns To Manteo For 36th Year

Over 75 world-class artists will travel to the Manteo waterfront August 16-17 for the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts. From 10am-5pm on both days guests can peruse fine art, including painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry,...

Outer Banks Artists Selected For Statewide Exhibition

Three members of Dare County Arts Council, Mary Edwards, Peggy Saporito and Bobby Wiltshire have been selected for the 2017 Watercolor Society of North Carolina’s 72nd statewide exhibition. A total of 266 entries were submitted...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...