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Announcing Art From The Heart 2017

The Arts Council of Carteret County (ACCC) announces it’s 28th annual show and sale of original artwork, Art From the Heart. The exhibit will open on Friday, February 17 and close on Saturday, March 4.
This non-juried show is open to artists 18 years of age or older who reside in Carteret, Craven, Onslow and Pamlico Counties. Artists from those counties may participate whether or not they are members of the ACCC.

All ACCC member artists may participate regardless of their county or state of residence. 

  • Artist registration for this show will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 10th and 11th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, and on Sunday, February 12th from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Read more

2017 AFH Calendar
2017 AFH Registration Form
2017 AFH Entry Rules

Arts Council Offering Scholarships for 2017

The Arts Council of Carteret County (ACCC) is offering scholarship opportunities of up to $1,000 per student to provide tuition assistance for students pursuing degrees in the arts at the college level (two- or four-year courses of study) and the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Scholarships under this program are available for tuition assistance only. They are not available to pay for private tutoring or classes not offered by accredited educational institutions.  Applications are due April 5, 2017.

Download Press release with more information
Download ACCC Scholarship application

2016-17 Grassroots Grant Guidelines Available

Since 1977, the N. C. Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences. The program distributes funds for the arts in all 100 counties of the state primarily through partnerships with local arts councils. The Arts Council of Carteret County serves as the N. C. Arts Council’s partner in awarding subgrants to local organizations for arts programs in Carteret County.

Download 2016-17 Guidelines
Download 2016-17 Grant Application

Attention ACCC Artists!
ACCC Teams with Carteret Community Theatre

The Arts Council of Carteret County (ACCC) has partnered with Carteret Community Theatre to offer ACCC member artists opportunities to display their original artwork during many of the major performances at the theatre which is located in downtown Morehead City. Read More

ACCC Annual Report

The Arts Council of Carteret County has published its 2014-2015 Annual Report. Click here to download.

View ACCC News

Arts Council of Carteret County announcements from previous years are listed here.

ACCC Newsletters

Download the Arts Council of Carteret County newsletter from  Fall 2012.

To subscribe, join the ACCC. Click here for membership information.