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Arts Council Announces Award Winners for Art From The Heart 2017

The Arts Council of Carteret County (ACCC) has announced the names of artists who were awarded Awards of Excellence and Honorable Mention at the Council’s 28th annual Art From the Heart exhibition which ended on March 4th.

Art From the Heart is a regional show and sale of artwork which includes all ACCC member artists as well as non-member artists from Carteret, Craven, Onslow and Pamlico Counties. One hundred and eighty six artists participated in this year’s show.

Tom Jenkins, left, with Tim Bradford ACCC President
Tom Jenkins, left, winner of AFTH People's Choice Award 2017 with Tim Bradford ACCC President.

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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.

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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.


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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.

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