Transylvania Community Arts Council

Transylvania Community Arts Council

349 S. Caldwell Street Brevard, NC 28712

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Fourth Friday Gallery Walks
Return to Brevard
June 24, 5-7pm

 

Fourth Friday Gallery Walks are returning to Brevard! The first Gallery Walk of 2022 is Friday, June 24th, from 5-7pm. Participating galleries include: Blue Moon Gallery and Frame, Connestee Falls Realty, Color Wheel, Haen Gallery, Hollingsworth Gallery, Lezard Brevard, Local Color, Lucy Clark Gallery and Studio, Natural Elements, Number 7 Arts Gallery, Platt Home, Red Wolf Gallery, Spiers Gallery at Brevard College, 3oak HandCrafted, and Transylvania Community Arts Council.

For music lovers, TC Arts Council is welcoming the band Sohcahtoa to the stage beginning at 5pm to celebrate the 16th Season of Fourth Friday Gallery Walks. Sohcahtoa is comprised of local musicians Kenyon Preston Galloway, Micheal Allen Prey, and Cyril Durand Foster.  In addition, Blue Moon Gallery and Frame, located at 24 East Main Street, is featuring live music from the Blue Sky Duo, Richard and Evelyn Hardy, who will perform at Blue Moon from 4.30-7.30pm Friday evening. 

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Featured artists include: Janet Forbes and Paula Patane at Natural Elements, located at 60 West Main Street; Erin Jones at Color Wheel, located at #4 West Main Street; Cynthia L. Wilson at The Lucy Clark Gallery & Studio, located at 51 West Main Street; Jordan Whitten, Mackenzie Taylor, Ken McLeskey, and Kyle Van Lusk at the Spiers Gallery, located at 1 Brevard College Drive on the Brevard College Campus; and Sarah Dearbaugh and Amy MacHale at Connestee Falls Realty, located at 173 West Main Street.

Click here for more information. 

Questions? Give us a call at 828.884.2787.

Flower Power!
an open exhibit of fine art and craft
Extended Through June 25!

Extended Through June 25

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Flower Power! has been such a popular exhibit that we don't want to see it leave. Good news - the exhibit has been extended through June 25th!  Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy over 75 works created by approximately 50 local and regional artists. New works have been added, so there's something new for everyone to see. The Gallery is open Tuesday - Friday, from 11am-5pm, and on Saturday, from 1-4pm.

As an added bonus, enjoy a 20% discount on all Flower Power! artwork!

2022 Summer Arts Academy
Schedule and Registration

 

Summer Arts Academy continues with 3 session in July. With  many classes to choose from, you're certain to fine a week and classes that will inspire your young artists. Open to students ages 6-17.  Click here for more information, including class descriptions and registration.

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New Wheel Throwing Classes
(Intro to Intermediate)

If you've always wanted to learn how to use a potter's wheel (or refresh your skills), this is the course for you! During June and July, Sommer is offering three 4-session courses in the basics of wheel throwing. The course will cover wedging, centering clay, throwing various bowl and cylinder forms, finishing, and glazing. Click here for more information. 

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16th Annual Duck Race
July 4th, 2022
Adopt A Duck - Win a Prize!

The Duck Race returns on July 4th for its 16th year! It's time to adopt those ducks so that they can start training for the big event. 

The Duck Race will begin at 6pm on Monday, July 4th, at King's Creek on the Brevard College campus. The public is invited to attend and cheer the ducks to victory!

Adopt a duck for $5 per duck, or adopt 5 ducks for $25 and get 1 duck free! Duck adoption is taking place at TC Arts Gallery, Tuesday - Friday, from 11am-5pm, and also online by clicking here.

The first duck to cross the finish line will win $250 cash, and the second place duck will win $75 cash. The next 8 ducks will win gift certificates from local merchants. And the very last place duck is also a "lucky duck" and will win $20 cash!

Funds raised from the Duck Race support children's art programming at TC Arts.

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Adopt your ducks at TC Arts
or online!

Call for Artists
48th Annual

Fine Arts and Crafts Showcase
July 4th, 2022
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TC Arts' annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase returns this year for the 48th season.  Held in conjunction with Heart of Brevard's July 4th celebration, the Showcase will feature up to 40 local and regional artists with artwork ranging from painting and sculpture to fiber art, jewelry, wood, and more. For more information, call us at 828.884.2787. Click the image above for more details, including application!

Where Shopping is an ART!

 

Support the Arts in Transylvania County

Thank you for visiting the Transylvania Community Arts Council’s website. Now more than ever, TC Arts needs your support as we face significant challenges to our programs and public events.  In these uncertain times, YOU can help to support the future of the arts in Transylvania County by making a donation. Your generosity will allow us to continue our mission to enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth and individuals throughout the County.  

City of Brevard Public Art Policy​

"In order to beautify public areas, enhance the quality of life for Brevard citizens, attract tourism, promote arts and culture, and encourage businesses to locate within the city, thus expanding Brevard’s economic base, it is the policy of the City of Brevard to promote public art, where appropriate, through the implementation of a clarified process and design guidelines."

In February 2021, the Brevard City Council adopted a Public Art Policy and Application Process, which defines "public art" as "art on publicly- or privately-owned non-residential property that is visible from public streets and pedestrian walkways to be approved by City Council prior to installation."

To learn more about the Public Art Policy and Application Process, see the links below.

EVENTS

Celebrate Art in Transylvania County

 

Current Events

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The Transylvania Community Arts Council celebrates and nurtures the creative spirit of all artists throughout the County.

Art Gallery
Art Gallery

The TC Arts gallery space in the Transylvania Community Arts Council hosts up to twelve exhibitions a year featuring local and regional artists. Visit our beautiful art Gallery (Gallery hours are listed below).

Art Classes
Art Classes

With after-school and Saturday classes, the Arts Academy is designed to provide a rich experience for our students. Spring classes will be announced soon.

Arts in Schools
Transylvania Community Arts Council
Arts In Schools
News & Events

Students in the Transylvania County School system receive curriculum-related performances/ artist in residency programs.  Every student receives...

Arts & Culture Celebration, Brevard’s 4th Friday Gallery Walks, Duck Race, Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase, Transylvania County Student Art Show, Summer Arts Academy and the Art Auction...