Arts Council

 

Rhonda Bellamy is the Executive Director or the Arts Council of Wilmington.  She told us about The Arty Party coming up, which will raise funds for local artists.  It’s on Saturday from 7 to 10 pm at CFCC’s Union Station, 502 N. Front Street.  Info and tix: 910-343-0988 or artscouncilofwilmington.org

 

Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County

Today, Duke Energy announced its gift of $25,000 for the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.  

When many people think of the arts, they think of creative geniuses, bohemian characters – perhaps even flightiness or fluff.

Harry Taylor Photography / N.C. Arts Council

Despite a denied funding request from New Hanover County earlier this year, an arts council will be launched in Wilmington next month. After a three-year effort, the North Carolina Arts Council made the announcement this week.