Arts and Culture in New Bern

Find out what’s happening with the Arts and Culture scene in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

New Art Sculptures at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport!

The Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Authority in partnership with the East Carolina University’s (ECU) School of Art and Design reveals student art sculptures! Today’s “3rd Annual Art at the Airport” Event was an eye opener. I’ve seen the art sculptures at the Airport before, but had no idea of the story behind this …

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“Spotlight on the Accidental Artist – Fun, Paint Your Own Pottery Studio”

It was a pleasure meeting Joan Ziemba and learning more about the Accidental Artist “Paint Your Own Pottery Studio”! I’ve heard many residents and visitors talk about what a great time they had at the Accidental Artist. People from all ages – “3 to 83+” – gather around the tables and paint their …

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Olde Towne Bear

Unveiling of “Bear D’Olde Towne” – 50th and Final Bear Town Bear

New Bern’s community, business owners, and local artists unified to complete the “Bear Town Bears” Public Art Display of 50 bears throughout the Greater New Bern area. Artist GeeVee Meyer presented “Bear D’Olde Towne” to Bill Frederick and the Olde Towne Community. Steering Committee Co-Chairwomen of the Bear Town Bears, Barbara Lubsen and …

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Cheer for Participants of the Neuse River Senior Games!

The Neuse River Senior Games provides a chance for our 55 plus community to participate in Athletic Competitions and Silver Arts Exhibitions. Most of the athletic competitors train year round and commit to living a healthier and fit lifestyle. Seniors are a large population in our community and we should emulate their commitment …

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National Night Out

New Bern’s National Night Out Against Crime Prevention

A special “Thank You” goes out to the National Night Out (NNO) Committee, New Bern Police Department, City Officials, Neighborhood Watch Groups, and local residents for making New Bern’s NNO a great success! The NNO was developed to foster relationships between local law enforcement, community neighborhood watch groups, and local residents. Building relationships …

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