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First Citzens Sculputre Park

Two New Sculptures at First Citizens Public Sculpture Park

March 6 & 9, 2020 Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to announce the addition of two new sculptures to the First Citizens Sculpture Park on the corner of Middle and Broad streets in downtown New Bern. The new sculptures were created by Tom Grubb and Paris Alexander and will be installed between March …

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Through the Lens - Military Youth

Through the Lens of a Military Child

New outreach program targets military youth for artistic expression February – April 2020 Craven Arts Council and Craven County Public Schools are proud to announce the “Through the Lens of a Military Child” program. Military-connected students at Havelock High School and Arthur W. Edwards Elementary School will have the opportunity to work with an author …

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Valentine’s Day Card Sale

Main Gallery: Valentine’s Day Card Sale

Valentine Cards made by local public school students on sale to benefit arts programs Through February 28, 2020 Craven Arts Council and the Twin Rivers Artists Association are proud to present the 2020 Craven County Valentine’s Day Card Sales in the Director’s Gallery at Bank of the Arts for February.  Created by students in all …

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Safe from the Storm

Safe from the Storm: Memories of Florence Call for Entries

CAC&G seeking artists of all varieties for September Exhibition Deadline to enter: August 15 Exhibition: September 5 – October 1, 2019 Craven Arts Council and Gallery is seeking artist submission for “Safe from the Storm: Memories of Florence,” an exhibition for the one year anniversary of Hurricane Florence’s landfall in North Carolina, its effects, and …

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Inner Coast Wood and Quilting Exhibition

Inner Coast Woodworking and Quilting

New exhibition highlighting craft at the Bank of the Arts Craven Arts Council and the Arts Council of Carteret are seeking submissions to “Inner Coast Woodworking and Quilting,” an exhibition highlight traditional craft in eastern North Carolina. Open to artists in seven counties, the exhibition will be in the Main Gallery at Bank of the …

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Juneteenth by Lee Hood

Juneteenth Exhibition

New Exhibition by local African American Artists to focus on Freedom Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present “Juneteenth” in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts for the month of June. Local African American artists will present their works celebrating the diversity and freedom inherit to the arts, and what Juneteenth …

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Wendy Osserman and Danielle Madrid

MOTHER LAND New Dances by Wendy Osserman and Danielle Madrid

Stanly Hall, New Bern, Thursday, May 9, 7:30 pm Old Theater in Oriental, May 11, 7:30 pm Wendy Osserman and Danielle Madrid are modern dancers and choreographers living in Oriental and New Bern. They will perform Mother Land, a suite of new dances Thursday, May 9, 7:30 PM at Stanly Hall Ballroom, 249 Craven Street, …

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Bern Garden Plein Air Event

Bern Garden Plein Air Event

New event features artists creating on site at three locations 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., May 18th Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St Join us for the first ever Bern Garden Plein Air Event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 18th, 2019. This new event will feature artists of all mediums creating …

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Craven Arts Council and Gallery

TRAA and CCC Juried Exhibition

Local artist guild and community college to exhibit in Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts April 5 – May 2, 2019 Craven Arts Council and Gallery is proud to present the work of the Twin Rivers Artist Association and the visual arts students at Craven Community College in the Main Gallery at Bank of …

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Craven Arts Council and Gallery

Bear Faces Exhibition

Children’s Artwork on Display at Bank of the Arts to benefit Outreach Programs January 2 – 12, 2019 Craven Arts Council & gallery is proud to present “Bear Face Tesselations” in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts January 2nd to the 12th. Featuring uniquely decorated bear faces, these pieces will be for sale …

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