Transylvania Community Arts Council
349 S. Caldwell Street Brevard, NC 28712
Brevard 4th Friday Gallery Walks
Begin Friday, May 26th
On Friday, May 26th, Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walks return for their 17th season. Participating galleries and businesses will be open from 5-7pm and welcoming artists and arts enthusiasts with exciting new artwork, music, refreshments, and conversation. Grab your friends and join everyone in the downtown Brevard area for a fun, art-filled evening!
Participating galleries and businesses include: Blue Moon Gallery and Frame, The Color Wheel Gallery, Connestee Falls Realty, DD Bullwinkle/Rocky's, Dragonfly Gallery, The Haen Gallery, Hollingsworth Gallery/Main Street Ltd., Lezard Brevard, Local Color, The Lucy Clark Gallery & Studio, Natural Elements, Newfound Artisan, Number 7 Arts Gallery, Platt Home, Red Wolf Gallery, Spiers Gallery at Brevard College, Starfangled Press, Teo Whitlock/Edward Jones, and Transylvania Community Arts Council.
Click here for more details.
Transylvania Art Guild
May 26 - June 10
Opening Reception - May 26, 5-7pm
The Arts Council is thrilled to host the Transylvania Art Guild Summer Showcase again this year. This lovely exhibit opens Friday,, May 26th, and runs through Saturday, June 10th. Join your art-loving friends and neighbors at the Opening Reception on Friday, May 26th, from 5-7pm. Many of the artists will be present to talk about their work and other fun topics, and a wide variety of refreshments will be available.
When you're here, don't forget to cast your vote for the People's Choice award!
The Gallery is open from 11am - 5pm, Tuesday - Friday, and from 1-4pm on Saturdays.
Call for Artists
Juried Art Exhibition
Transylvania Community Arts Council and Brevard College
The Arts Council and Brevard College Art Department are teaming up for our first annual Juried Art Exhibition. This call is open to all artists (ages 18 and older) and includes all forms of visual art. Kyle Van Lusk, Professor of Art and Sculpture, and Art Major Coordinator, at Brevard College, is juror for this exhibition. Entry deadline is June 8, 2023.
Click here for more details, including an application form.
49th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase
Calling all artists and craftspersons! Our Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase has a new date! This year, the Showcase will be held on September 16, 2023, in conjunction with Heart of Brevard's third annual Art is in the Air Festival. As in prior years, the Showcase will feature approximately 40 artists and craftspersons and a variety of mediums on the first block of West Main Street in Downtown Brevard. Click here for more information, including an application form. Applications are due soon, so don't delay!
2023 Summer Arts Academy
Class Information and Registration
The Summer Arts Academy schedule of classes has been set, and registration is now open!
Join us at the Arts Council this summer for six sessions of creativity- and fun-filled arts classes, including Royals and Villains; digital photography; public art and murals; Drawing with Billy Smith; Sculpture with Kyle Lusk; Drawing and Painting with Cindy Rehm; GarageBand; and many more. Click here for class descriptions and other information, including registration.
Ceramics Studio Program
Open Studio sessions are available in May on Mondays and Thursdays. Open Studio sessions are available to current and former students, but advanced registration is required.
Click here to learn more.
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
The Transylvania Community Arts Council celebrates and nurtures the creative spirit of all artists throughout the County.
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).
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
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...