NC CARES for the Arts

The Faces and Places of Transylvania County

Coming in August!

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The Porter Center
Billy Smith, artist

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Transylvania Community Arts Council
Billy Smith, artist

TC Arts announces an open call for artists to submit artwork for its upcoming exhibit, The Faces and Places of Transylvania County. As an open exhibit, Faces and Places will accept all mediums that fit the theme as stated in the exhibit title; however; the interpretation is left up to each artist.

Faces and Places will open on August 12, and run through September 25. Artwork and a completed registration form should be delivered on August 9. An opening reception for the public to meet the artists will be held on Friday, August 20, from 5-7pm.

For more information and to register online, click here. To request a registration form, please call TC Arts at 828.884.2787.


Support the Arts in Transylvania County

Thank you for visiting the Transylvania Community Arts Council’s website. As we begin to reopen to the public, we are also busy working behind the scenes to support the arts in our vital creative community. 

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.  


Celebrate Art in Transylvania County

Current Events

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

Transylvania Art Guild
Summer Showcase
July 9 - 24

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TC Arts is pleased to host the Transylvania Art Guild's Annual Summer Showcase. The exhibit runs July 9 - 24. The public is invited to meet the artists at the Opening Reception, from 5-7pm, on July 9. Refreshments will be served.

TC Arts Summer Arts Academy
Session 2: July 12-16, 2021

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Session 2 is just around the corner! Exciting classes include Fun with Animation and Storytelling, Broadway Bound, and others. Click here for registration and here to meet some of our instructors!

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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).

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