On the walls in the Arts Council Galleries

Bananas, Tigers, and Boxing

The Arts Council’s walls are covered with more than 200 colorful creations! Which one is the best? This month, YOU be the judge! The People’s Choice Award is a highlight of the Arts Council’s annual Public Works exhibition (301 Hay St.). Place your vote during the opening on 4th Friday, May 26, from 7 to 9 p.m., or on Saturday, May 27, from noon to 4 p.m.  Voting will continue through our special Memorial Day weekend hours: Sunday, May 28, and Monday, May 29 from noon to 4 p.m.

Brought to you by Fayetteville Public Works Commission, Public Works includes art by people of all ages and abilities from our community.

The Parsons play toe-tapping music in front of the Arts Council during the opening on 4th Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Inside, learn about water and energy conservation from PWC employees. They will hand out free water and other giveaways at their informational displays in the gallery.

 

 

The galleries are open 6 days a week for this show. See gallery hours below.

Arts Council galleries are located at 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC. Admission is free.

Gallery Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to noon
Saturday: noon to 4 p.m.


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2016-2017 Exhibitions*:

 

 

Pictorial Space
Presented by Ellington-White CDC
July 22 – August 20

Artists investigate the concept of visual space through use of texture, color and depth.

Contemporary Art Forms by America’s First People
Presented by the Arts Council
Aug. 26 – Oct. 22

While art by “America’s First People” is deeply rooted in tradition, the work in this exhibition is contemporary and shows the perspective of Native American artists who are living and creating today. (Note: Special exhibition hours during September 4th Friday and International Folk Festival weekend)

Transformation: Recycling Reclaimed Objects into Art
Presented by the Arts Council
Oct. 28 – Dec. 10

One man’s trash is another man’s . . . art. The Transformation exhibition features artists who have a knack for repurposing objects to create fine art. Go on a whimsical journey as recycle artists think about discarded materials in a new way. Many of the pieces are for sale, so start your holiday shopping early.

Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection
Feb. 3 – Mar. 4

Culture. Inspiration. Storytelling. The Reflections exhibition is a celebration of the diversity of African-American identity through paintings, collages, photographs, textile pieces and works on paper. This exhibition is comprised of select works from the private collection of Myrna Colley-Lee, an arts patron and advocate, and includes such noted artists as Elizabeth Catlett, Romare Bearden, Gwen Knight, Betye Saar, James Van Der Zee, and Eudora Welty.  Reflections is organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC in collaboration with the office of Myrna Colley-Lee.

Click here to learn more about Reflections

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17th Annual Cumberland County High School Juried Art Exhibition
Mar. 7 – 17

Drawings, paintings, sculpture and mixed media – made by local high school art students – are presented by the school system’s Arts Education Program. See what these talented students create for this juried show!

The 3rd Annual Art and Flowers Juried Competition
Mar. 24 – May 19
(Presented by Ellington-White CDC)

As part of an ongoing commitment to promote the visual arts in Fayetteville, Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery (EWCG) will presents its 3rd Art and Flowers Exhibition,” a celebration pairing of original floral artworks created by today’s contemporary artists, with eye-catching floral arrangements created by local area floral designers and event planners.

Public Works 2017
Opens May 26

Trees, triangles and trains, eagles and eyeballs. More than 100 pieces of work represent a cross section of subjects, styles and skill levels of our community.

 

*Schedule subject to change.

See our 2015-2016 Exhibition Schedule

See our 2014-2015 Exhibition Schedule

The Arts Council’s galleries at 301 Hay Street are free and open to the public six days a week.

The Arts Council’s 2016-17 exhibitions are curated by The Ellington-White Community Development Corporation.




 
 
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