Solstice By The Sea Arts Festival Vendors & Film Entries Wanted! June 17-19, 2022

Join Us for our 2nd Annual Solstice by the Sea Festival at Middleton Park Oak Island! MUSIC, DANCING, ARTS & CRAFTS, POETRY, STORY TELLING, FOOD &  Much More!, Saturday, June 17-19, 2022 10 AM-8:00 PM –   The Hatch Brothers 7pm Join us for this free community event! This day is brought to…


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Artist Call Arts & Parts Runway Challenge

We are excited to announce the 2nd annual Arts & Parts Fashion & Costume Runway Contest. Recycled fashions must be made of at least 75% recycled or reused materials that otherwise would be thrown away or recycled. Vintage clothes on their own will not be accepted. Complete outfits are…


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The NEA Big Read Cape Fear

Thank you for your interest in The Big READ: Cape Fear.   Brunswick Arts Council is pleased to be the partner in this brand new project with 3 counties working together under an NEA Grant. Each year we will select a new book for the Big READ.   https://www.arts.gov/initiatives/nea-big-read…


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Golden Pineapple Winner

President Dana King accepting the "Golden Pineapple Award" from Southport- Oak Island Chamber Executive Vice President Karen Sphar, August 18th, 2021.  See the news here: Pineapple Award To nominate us for another Pineapple Award see this link: Pineapple Nomination  


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ART CONTEST: Brunswick County encourages youth to imagine their neighborhood in 2040

Brunswick County students heard our call.  See the results of the Blueprint Brunswick 2040 Art Contest. LINK:   Blueprint Brunswick 2040 Youth Art Contest Winners - Final   Blueprint Brunswick 2040 Youth Art Contest Winners In February of 2021 Brunswick County announced the Blueprint…


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Brunswick Arts Council Announces $31,401.00 in Grassroots Grant Awards for Brunswick County

The Brunswick Arts Council is pleased to announce $31,401.00 in awards to Brunswick County arts organizations and businesses through the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots grants. The North Carolina Arts Council awarded Brunswick Arts Council $36,440.00  for the FY 2020-21 Grassroots Grants…


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Brunswick Arts Council Announces Reimbursement Awards For North Carolina Cares for the Arts Grants

Brunswick Arts Council is pleased to announce $163,737.36 in awards to Brunswick County arts organizations and businesses through the North Carolina CARES for Arts grants. The North Carolina General Assembly designated $9.4 million federal CARES Act funds for arts councils and arts organizations to…


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3rd Annual Artisan Holiday Market at Mayfaire (Call for NC Artists)

Call for Artists (North Carolina Only) We are happy to announce our third annual holiday market at Mayfaire. The application process is now open. The market will be open 7 days a week from November 1st -December 27th This event is sponsored by Going Local, if you are not familiar with us, check us…


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For Immediate Release: Brunswick Arts Council Accepting Applications for North Carolina Cares for Arts Grants

Brunswick Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina CARES for Arts grants through November 9, 2020.  ​ ​The North Carolina General Assembly designated $9.4 million federal CARES Act funds for arts councils and arts organizations to mitigate business disruptions caused by…


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20th Annual BAC Fall Art Show

We are pleased to showcase the creativity of our  local Brunswick County Artists  at the 20th Annual BAC Fall Art Show.  Come see the two and three dimensional works - many of which are for sale. Support your neighbors, family and friends by coming to view their original artworks. Thank you to Phil…


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Meet the Mural Artists

Gaeten Lowrie: Gaeten Lowrie is a visual artist based in Wilmington, NC, USA. He is most known for his signature pen & ink style, which is often compared to stained glass because of its highly-saturated jewel tones. Artist Gaeten Lowrie’s murals perfectly depict the positive vibes in Leland’s…


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