Wayne Martin playing with Joe Thompson
The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music (PineCone) marks its 25th anniversary season this year. The organization was launched in 1984 with the goal of calling much-deserved attention to the distinctive old-time music traditions of the Piedmont region.
The group is...
Creative workers, creative enterprises and creative communities are, collectively, big business in North Carolina. We’ve always known this, but today, Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Linda A. Carlisle unveiled the findings of new research which shows that the Creative Industry in North...
250 East Avenue
Seagrove, North Carolina
The North Carolina Pottery Center, which opened its doors in 1998, is the first state pottery center in the nation. With a mission to promote public awareness and appreciation of the history, heritage and ongoing tradition of...
2110 Blue Ridge Road
When the North Carolina Museum of Art was founded, the state legislature appropriated $1 million to establish a collection, making it the first state in the nation to use public funds to purchase art. Since then, the collection has grown to span...
2730 Randolph Road (Art)
220 N. Tryon Street (Craft and Design)
On Randolph Road in the Eastover neighborhood, the Mint Museum of Art features four centuries of European and American art (including a number of works by Charlotte-born Romare Bearden) and important...
Talley Student Center
North Carolina State University
With over 25,000 objects in its collections, the Gregg Museum produces temporary exhibitions and permanent displays of architectural drawings, ceramics, paintings, works on paper, furniture, textiles,...
2 South Pack Square
Located high in the mountains of western North Carolina, Asheville is always high on the lists of best art towns and small towns in the country. With its collections of studio craft, work by Black Mountain College artists, and examples by...
Intersection of S. Columbia and E. Franklin Streets
Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Ackland Art Museum on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus is one of the leading public university art museums in the country. The Museum’s collection includes more than...