Visit the local Art galleries and shops to admire the vast array of art on display by local & national artists.
Please call ahead of your visit as the business may be temporarily closed due to COVID-19
- The Accidental Artist, 220 Craven St.
- Ballantyne Framing and Art, 220 Craven St.
- Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Gallery, 317-A Pollock St., 252-633-4369
- The Craft Studio, 2500 Trent Rd.
- Community Artists Gallery & Studios, 309 Middle St., 252-633-3715
- Craven Arts Council and Gallery located in the Bank of the Arts Building, 317 Middle St.
- The Crystal Lady Gallery, 217 Middle St., 252-626-0120
- Greater Good Gallery, 228 Craven St., 252-649-1717
- Living Color Ceramics, 602 Pollock St.
- New Bern Arts and Wellness Center, 919 Broad St.
- Pic Frame & Gallery, 3601 Trent Rd.
- Red Shoe Studio Gallery, 226 Craven St.
- Small Batch Graphics + Goods, 250 Pollock St., 252-617-0211
- Studio Four Thirteen Broad, 413 Broad St.
- The Next Chapter Books and Art, 320 S. Front St.
- Uptown Gallery, 1909 S. Glenburnie Rd., 252-633-6465
- Wine and Design New Bern, 2117 S. Glenburnie Rd.
- Craven Arts Council and Gallery Inc, 317 Middle St.
- New Bern Civic Theatre, 414 Pollock St.
- RiverTowne Players, 514 Hancock St.
- Bear Town Cinema, 2806 Trent Rd.
- Neuse Boulevard Cinema, 2500 Neuse Blvd.
Call for artists for Mum’s the Word, an exhibition associated with Mumfest – Now MumFeast Drop Off: September 25th and 26th Artwalk Reception: October 9th Mumfest : October 9th – 11th Pick Up November 3rd and 4th Craven Arts Council & Gallery in cooperation with Swiss Bear is proud to present the annual “Mum’s the Word” exhibition in the Main Gallery at the Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St. in downtown New Bern. This exhibition highlights local artists and the annual Mumfest – now MumFeast. Celebrating New Bern’s annual Mumfest, “Mum’s the Word” gives local artists of all mediums, […]
Innovating to keep the music playing for all North Carolinians amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Symphony announces its re-imagined 2020/21 season, which will open with a virtually streamed performance on Saturday, September 26. As North Carolina’s state orchestra, music education remains central to the Symphony’s mission—and NCS will expand on its virtual education programs launched earlier this year while introducing new initiatives through which the Symphony’s musicians will engage with North Carolina educators, students, and community members. Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of the community, the State of North Carolina, and its corporate and foundation supporters, NCS has […]
Peace Parks, Reducing Stress, Butterflies, Real Estate and Community! We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Talina Massey (Business Savvy), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern) and I talked about all kinds of things related to living in the greater New Bern area. We were joined by Special Guests: Aimee Schulze, Chris Wagner, and Lori Favre. Watch: Listen: Show notes: 00:51 – Trivia Contest Question 1:17 – Congratulations, Talina Massey, 52 Faces of Community 2:10 – Brain Tap – Boost […]
Craven Arts Council & Gallery is seeking artist submissions for their annual “Critters” exhibition taking place in November and December of 2020. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. on September 30th to our website. Craven Arts Council’s annual Critters exhibition seeks to showcase local art and give Craven County an exhibition of easily relatable works through the animals they care for and love. Submissions are open to any artist residing in North Carolina, with no entry fee to submit. All works must be smaller than 48” in any dimension, and all works must be for sale. Artists are asked to […]
Arts, Pets, Driving and Life in a River Town! We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), and I talked about all kinds of things related to living in the greater New Bern area. Watch: Listen: Show notes: 00:39 – Today’s Trivia Contest 2:46 – Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Deeds 3:04 – Historical Society Golf Tournament 5:55 – Hurricane Laura 6:58 – Special thanks to EMT’s, CarolinaEast Medical Center and J & S […]
Atlantic Dance Theatre is rescheduling the 2020 performance of Bach and Forward, a new choreography to movements from J.S. Bach’s Cello Suites exploring the divergence and convergence of historical and modern movement and music forms. Four acclaimed NC artists – modern choreographer Michelle Pearson, baroque dancer and choreographer Paige Whitley-Bauguess, modern dancer Steven James Rodriguez Velez, and baroque cellist Stephanie Vial – will give dance and music lovers a backstage pass of sorts, discussing their art forms, how the piece evolved, and relationships between historical and modern forms discovered along the way…Bach and Forward. We look forward to sharing this moving experience with […]
Exhibit Brings National Works to New Bern and Accompanying Poetry Contest to the Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St. in New Bern. Exhibition: August 7th – September 21st Poetry Competition submission: by 5 p.m. on August 31st Reception: From 5 – 8 p.m. on September 11th Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the 2020 Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition in the Main Gallery at the Bank of the Arts. This signature biennial exhibition brings works from artists across the United States to New Bern, showcasing the diversity of techniques, subject, and mediums in the […]
Community Youth invited to assist in construction of local sculpture August 4, 6, 8, 11, 13 Craven Arts Council is proud to announce the creation of a community sculpture entitled “Unity.” This twelve-foot-tall piece will be covered by area children with paper-mache to create a pair of clasping hands, symbolizing the strength and promise of our city when our citizens work together. Craven Arts invites parents to sign up their children to help with the project during two hours shifts from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. on August 4th, 6th, 8th, 11th, and 13th. […]
Exhibit Brings National Works to New Bern and Accompanying Poetry Contest August 7th – September 21st Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the 2020 Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition in the Main Gallery at the Bank of the Arts. This signature bi-annual exhibition brings works from artists across the United States to New Bern, showcasing the diversity of techniques, subject, and mediums in the contemporary art world. Craven Arts Council will host an opening reception during the downtown New Bern Artwalk, August 14th, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Awards will be announced during the […]