Arts Council

Midday Interview -11/19/13
11:50 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Midday Interview: Rhonda Bellamy of Arts Council on "Arty Party" Held this Saturday

Rhonda Bellamy at WHQR


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


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4:34 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Duke Energy awards local Arts Council $25,000 for artist grants

Duke Energy gives $25,000 to local Arts Council; from left: Dr. Eric McKeithan, Exec. Dir. Rhonda Bellamy, Duke Energy Spokesman John Elliott
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.  

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9:30 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Arts Council Executive Director sees cultural landscape as key economic driver

Rhonda Bellamy, Executive Director of the Wilmington and New Hanover County Arts Council

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

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10:35 am
Wed November 16, 2011

Wilmington Gets an Arts Council

Minnie Evans Sculpture Garden and Bottle Chapel in Airlie Gardens, designed by artist Virginia Wright Frierson. Minnie Evans was the gatekeeper of Airlie Gardens from 1949 to 1974 and is considered to be one of America’s most important visionary artists.
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.

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