Transylvania Community Arts Council

Transylvania Community Arts Council

349 S. Caldwell Street Brevard, NC 28712

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Off the Wall
an invitational exhibit of sculpture and
other three-dimensional artwork

Exhibit Dates: September 21 - October 29
Opening Reception: Friday, September 23
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The Arts Council is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibit "Off the Wall" on September 21st. Off the Wall is an exhibition of sculpture and other three-dimensional artwork created by more than 20 regional and local artists. The public is invited to a reception on Friday, September 23, from 5-7pm, to mingle with other art lovers, meet some of the artists, and enjoy these unique works of art. Light refreshments will be served.

Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk
Friday, September 23

With autumn officially arriving on Thursday, this month’s Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk, on Friday, September 23rd, will be the perfect time to usher in the new season. Plan to join artists and arts enthusiasts in the downtown and surrounding area as the participating art galleries and art spots offer new and continuing exhibits, featured artists, music, refreshments, and more.

Fourth Friday Gallery Walks officially begin at 5pm, and conclude at 7pm, although some locations may extend those hours. Visit the various galleries and art spots in any order that you like, and enjoy a wide variety of artwork, music, and more.

New Exhibits and Featured Artists Include:

  • Autodidactic Monochromatic, featuring the work of local artist Jeffrey Luque, at the Spiers Gallery at Brevard College

  • The Transylvania Art Guild at the Hollingsworth Gallery, located at 147 East Main Street

  • Artist Tarah Singh at The Color Wheel Gallery, located at 4 West Main Street.

  • Artist Ceylon Canning at Lézard Brevard (just across the foyer from The Color Wheel)

  • Artist Jacquelyn Carlson of Art by Human Experience at Natural Elements, located at 60 West Main Street

  • Artist Holland Van Gores at The Lucy Clark Gallery & Studio, located at 51 West Main Street. Rick Kuncicky (acoustic guitar) will be performing.

  • Artist Brian Kuehn at Connestee Falls Realty (173 West Main St.)

  • Off the Wall, an invitational exhibit of sculpture and other three-dimensional artwork, at Transylvania Community Arts Council (349 South Caldwell Street) 


Participating galleries and businesses include Blue Moon Gallery and Frame, Connestee Falls Realty, The Color Wheel Gallery, The Haen Gallery, Highland Books, Hollingsworth Gallery, Lezard Brevard, Local Color, The 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.

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Joseph Bigley, artist
Transylvania  Community Arts Council


Tarah Singh, artist
Color Wheel Gallery


Holland Van Gores
Lucy Clark Gallery & Studio

Fall Arts Academy
Children's Classes
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The Arts Academy at the Arts Council is excited to announce the first of its fall classes for children. Artist/educator Cindy Rehm will teach Storybook Art and Art Explorations beginning Monday, September 19th. Michael Koz will lead 8-12 year-olds in learning Animation and Storytelling on Saturday mornings beginning Saturday, October 8th. Click the image above to learn more about these classes (including how to register). Check back often as we will be adding additional classes soon.

Adult Classes
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New Dates - New Registration Fee 

The Arts Academy is also offering several classes for adults this fall, including advanced workshops for more experienced artists. Click the image below to learn more about each class (including how to register).

Ceramics Studio Update
New Classes - Open Studio

Sommer has announced new hand building and wheel throwing classes for September - October.  These classes are open to adults ages 17 and older. Class size is limited, so register early!

In addition, Open Studio sessions are now available on (most) Sunday afternoons from 4.30-7.30pm. Open Studio sessions are available to current and former students, but advanced registration is required.

Click here to learn more.

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2023 Artist Support Grant Applications

Grants are available for local artists through the North Carolina Arts Council's Artist Support Grant program. The deadline to apply is October 30, 2022.  Transylvania County is part of Region 17, which includes Transylvania, Buncombe, Henderson, Rutherford, and Polk counties.

Click here to learn more the Artist Support Grant and how to apply.


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.


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...