NC CARES for the Arts

Arts Academy

Fall Classes Ages 5 - Adult

Information and Registration

Now Available Here

Performing Arts Series - Naomie April

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Join your friends at TC Arts on Friday, September 24th, when Transylvania County singer/songwriter, NAOMIE APRIL, will perform. Admission is free, although a $10 donation is respectfully requested to help offset costs and provide support for the arts in Transylvania County. 

Final Week - Ends Saturday, September 25th!

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Current Gallery Exhibit

The Faces and Places of Transylvania County exhibit includes over 70 pieces of artwork created by approximately 35 artists.  During the Exhibit, the Gallery will be open Tuesday through Friday, from 11am to 5pm, and from 1-4pm on Saturday.

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Mike Tiddy, artist

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Angela Gardella, artist

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Brian Plumley, artist

National Arts In Education Week

North Carolina Arts In Education Week

September 12 - 18, 2021

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In 2010, Congress passed House Resolution 275 designating the week beginning with the second Sunday in September as National Arts in Education Week: a national celebration of the transformative power of the arts in education. Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed 

At Transylvania Community Arts Council, we are celebrating through incredible arts classes for youth and a thriving Arts in Schools Program, as well as an annual exhibit of art created by Transylvania County Schools students, and we would encourage all supporters of arts, culture, and education to join with us - as well as our elected officials and education leaders.

What we know is simple: students attend school more often when they have access to the arts; parents and families engage with the schools when schools embrace the arts; grades improve and dropout rates decrease. And the halls are filled with music, art, theatre and dance!

As we celebrate National Arts in Education Week, we should reward ourselves for our accomplishments, but we should also remember the work we have to do. How can local school districts help provide equitable arts opportunities for all of our young people? How can we support parents, families and the community in providing more opportunities for engagement?  It's up to us - all of us - to take a stand and lead.  Stronger arts programs create stronger communities.

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.

 

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.  

EVENTS

Celebrate Art in Transylvania County

 

Current Events

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

Performing Arts Series - Naomie April
Friday, September 24th, 6.30pm

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Join us on Friday evening when the Performing Arts Series welcomes Naomie April to TC Arts! Naomie is a Transylvania County singer/songwriter with an eclectic sound, so expect the unexpected. This event is free, although a donation of $10 is respectfully requested to support the program and local artists in Transylvania County.

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Exhibit
August 12 - September 25

The Faces and Places of Transylvania County exhibit includes over 70 pieces of artwork created by approximately 35 artists.  Exhibiting artists include: Geoff Barbey, Jim Brandon, Marcia Brennan, J.C. Chapman, Jack Christfield, Peter Chumbley, Connie Dorner, Pat Dunham, Chuck Evans, Kathy Evernham, Kaye Farina, Sharyn Fogel, Angela Gardella, Howie Granat, Sue Hershey, Donna Huyet, Karen Kallio,  Celia Landreth, Lawrence Lohr, Lindsay McKee, Elizabeth Pell, Brian Plumley, Cindy Rehm, Manfred Rehm, Nancy Richards, Nancy Scardo, Billy Smith, Denise Sawyer, Kay Tiddy, Mike Tiddy, Karen Tuttle, Richard Wall, Susan Whitaker, Shawn White, and Andi Williams.

During the Exhibit, the Gallery will be open Tuesday through Friday, from 11am to 5pm, and from 1-4pm on Saturday.

A reception for the public to meet the artists is scheduled for Friday, August 20th, from 5-7pm.

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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

Registration is now open for the Arts Academy's fall classes. With after-school and Saturday classes, the Arts Academy is designed to provide a rich experience for our students. >>more info>> 

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