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ACCC Teams with Carteret Community Theatre

Arts Council of Carteret County has teamed up with Carteret Community Theatre - during many major performances at CCT, artwork will be on display in the lobby. All work may be purchased by contacting the artist directly. Artists that might be interested in showing their work may send an email to To be eligible to participate artists must be a current member of ACCC and/or a current supporter of CCT.eams with Carteret Community Theatre

Eastern NC Arts Councils Seek Applications for Regional Artist Project Grants

Artists in 29 counties are eligible for regional awards

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The Arts Council of Carteret County is seeking applications for the 2015–2016 Regional Artist Project Grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Complete funding guidelines and applications are available online a

The Regional Artist Project program is managed through a partnership with the North Carolina Arts Council and 29 local arts councils throughout eastern North Carolina working as a consortium. Counties include Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.

Residents in these counties are eligible to apply for grants that provide financial support to artists in all disciplines, such as visual art/craft, music composition, film/video, literature/playwriting and choreography/dance, and at any stage of their career. Types of fundable projects include the creation of new work, purchase of equipment and materials and professional development workshops. Complete funding guidelines and applications are available online at

Since 1985, the state Arts Council has provided funds for the Regional Artist Project program to support professional artists. The regional consortium of eastern North Carolina arts councils matches the N.C. Arts Council to create a pool of funds for the artists. In the East, grant awards to artists generally range from $500 to $1,000, and follow a competitive application and review process.

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge serves as administrative arts council for the Eastern North Carolina Regional Consortium and manages the application and review process. Application forms and grant guidelines are available on their website at Applications must be received no later than Friday, September 11, 2015 to the Pitt County Arts Council, located at 404 S. Evans St., Greenville, NC 27858 or can also be delivered to your local arts council, Arts Council of Carteret County c/o 712 Arendell St., Morehead City, during weekdays, 10-4 p.m

For more information, contact Holly Garriott, Executive Director, Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge,, (252) 551-6947 or Pam Cooper, ACCC President at 252-726-8669 or

View ACCC News from 2015

Previous Arts Council of Carteret County announcements from 2015 are listed here.

ACCC Newsletters

Download the latest Arts Council of Carteret County newsletter from  Fall 2012. To subscribe, join the ACCC.Click here for membership information.