Community Council for the Arts
Kinston, North Carolina

Living the Arts. Changing Lives. Celebrating 50 Years.
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Thank you for visiting our website for the Community Council for the Arts in Kinston, North Carolina.

Our website is divided into three  categories for the ARTS -- developing, supporting and promoting -- which emphasize how we are Living the Arts -- Changing Lives.

We hope you will take time to explore this website and all the wonderful opportunities available. We encourage you to visit us at the Arts Center and look forward to your participation in  the many events we offer.

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Thank you for your attendance and support of Stars Dance for the Arts 2018.
We would especially like to thank our Sponsors Dancers and Volunteers !
Missed the event? Follow the link to watch the

Who won the Mirror Ball Trophy?

Now accepting applications for Arts Market 2018, an official event of the BBQ Festival on the Neuse.

Click here for more information on Arts Market. On this webpage you will be able to follow a link to print an application and to pay as an Arts Market vendor.

If you prefer to complete your application online, visit select Homemade Arts and Craft Vendor (Arts Market) link on the  BBQ Festival on the Neuse  website.

37th Annual CCA National Competitive Exhibition
February 15, 2018–March 31, 2018

This national competition and show is open to any US citizen, 18 years and older. Awards include: Best in Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, and five (5) additional non-cash merit awards. Juried entries will be displayed in the Hampton Gallery. All other entries will be displayed in the Minges, Rayner and Children’s Galleries.

Follow this link to find out

Explore how you can become an ARTS pARTner  here

Our Mission Statement

The Community Council for the Arts is the regional center unifying community ties through exposure to the arts and providing rich cultural experiences while promoting tourism, economic development, and educational opportunities for all.

Hours of Operation Tuesday - Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Closed Sunday & Monday
The Arts Center is open to the public and admission is free.

Funding for Arts Center Programs provided in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, North Carolina Arts Council - a State agency, and the Southern Arts Federation.