ARTS Day Wrap Up

ARTS Day 2017

ARTS Day 2017
was a BIG Success!

ARTS Day 2017 was definitely our best ever. 422 committed advocates from 50 counties participated, a 26% increase over last year’s attendance.

Thank You to the 50 organizations, businesses and individuals who stepped up to become ARTS Day Sponsors, a 38% increase over last year.

And…we are already planning for next year.
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ARTS Day 2017 Photo Galleries
ARTS Day 2017 Presentation Materials

Thank you to our Champion Sponsors - Fayetteville Always On with The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland Co., Blumenthal Performing Arts, Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts and to your Grand Sponsors Audio and Light and the Yadkin Arts Council


Save the Date!

ARTS Day 2018 – May 23 – 24

How Are Dates for Arts Day Determined?

  • “Long Session” begins in January – on those years Arts Day can happen as early as March.
  • “Short Session” typically begins in mid-May – Arts Day needs to happen between when the Legislature convenes and end of May.
  • Must be on a Tuesday/Wednesday – Legislators do not return to work until Monday evenings and often leave as early as noon on Thursdays.
  • Availability of facilities/and or keynote speaker


Thank You to our Presenting Sponsors - ARTS NC STATE, Cabarrus Arts Council, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, NC Music Educators Assoc., NC Symphony, PlayMakers, Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP


ARTS Day 2017 Presentation Materials

We will be posting materials from the 2017 Speakers and Artists as we recieve them.
More coming soon…

Looking Forward: The Next 50 Years – Robert Bush


Thank You to our Sponsors - American Dance Festival, Arts and Science Council, Arts Council of Winston-Salem/Forsyth Co., Chatham Arts Council, Clean Design, Community Council for the Arts, Diana Wortham Theatre, Durham Arts Council, Egerton Law, Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, Gaston Arts Council, Greensboro Symphony, John C. Campbell Folk School, NC Museums Council, NC Presenters Consortium, NC Theatre Conference, NC Writer's Network, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Stokes County Arts Council, United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake Co.  And Thank You to our Supporters - Arts and Health at Duke, Arts Council of Wayne County, Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, Artspace, Carolina Ballet, High Point Arts Council, Jackson County Arts Council, Ms. Hannah Grannemann, Mallarmé Chamber Players, Orange County Arts Commission, Mr. Bud Simmons, Small Museum of Folk Art, The Paramount Theatre Foundation, Penland School of Crafts, PineCone, United Arts Council of Catawba County