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Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants...

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants

Winston-Salem, NC (April 14,2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is currently seeking applicants for its summer round of Community Enrichment Mini-Grants.  This grant provides community groups and individuals access to small-project grant funds up to $500 that promote creativity and use art as a means to bring people together. “Access to the arts and serving the entire community is essential if we are to call ourselves The City of the Arts” says Jim Sparrow, Arts Council President and CEO. “We recognize that having the flexibility to support artistic ideas and activity in ways other than our traditional artistic institutions adds dimension and greater possibilities. These...

RECENT FROM Arts Council News

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants...

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants

Winston-Salem, NC (April 14,2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is currently seeking applicants for its summer round of Community Enrichment Mini-Grants.  This grant provides community groups and individuals access to small-project grant funds up to $500 that promote creativity and use art as a means to bring people together. “Access to the arts and serving the entire community is essential if we are to call ourselves The City of the Arts” says Jim Sparrow, Arts Council President and CEO. “We recognize that having the flexibility to support artistic ideas and activity in ways other than our traditional artistic institutions adds dimension and greater possibilities. These...

RECENT FROM Arts Council News

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants...

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants

Winston-Salem, NC (April 14,2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is currently seeking applicants for its summer round of Community Enrichment Mini-Grants.  This grant provides community groups and individuals access to small-project grant funds up to $500 that promote creativity and use art as a means to bring people together. “Access to the arts and serving the entire community is essential if we are to call ourselves The City of the Arts” says Jim Sparrow, Arts Council President and CEO. “We recognize that having the flexibility to support artistic ideas and activity in ways other than our traditional artistic institutions adds dimension and greater possibilities. These...

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Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants...

posted on:Apr 14, 2016

Winston-Salem, NC (April 14,2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is currently seeking applicants for its summer round of Community Enrichment Mini-Grants.  This grant provides community groups and individuals access to small-project grant funds up to $500 that promote creativity and use art as a means to bring people together. “Access to the arts and serving the entire community is essential if we are to call ourselves The City of the Arts” says Jim Sparrow, Arts Council President and CEO. “We recognize that having the flexibility to support artistic ideas and activity in ways other than our traditional artistic institutions adds dimension and greater possibilities. These ideas and initiatives may come from a business, a...

 Arts Council Summer Park Series Looking for Volunteers

 Arts Council Summer Park Series Looking for Volunteers...

posted on:Apr 11, 2016

The Arts Council, in partnership with Forsyth County and Lowes Foods, are delighted to present the inaugural Arts Council Summer Parks Series featuring six free, family-friendly performances  in Tanglewood and Triad Parks beginning April 17.  We need YOUR HELP to make this possible! Click on the links below to volunteer and you’ll receive vouchers for two free waters or sodas on the day of the event and a free popcorn for a future visit to the Hanesbrands Theatre. Sign Up to Volunteer at Tanglewood Park: http://vols.pt/H1rKJ5  Sign Up to Volunteer at Triad Park: http://vols.pt/EP8Gvi HOW TO USE VolunteerSpot.com: Click the above links to go to our invitation page Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register...

Arts Council, County of Forsyth and Lowes Foods Bringing Six Events to County Parks this Summer

Arts Council, County of Forsyth and Lowes Foods Bringing Six Events to County Parks this Summer...

posted on:Apr 7, 2016

All events free and family friendly Winston-Salem, NC (March 15, 2016) —  The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, Forsyth County and sponsor Lowes Foods, will present “The Arts Council Summer Parks Series” – six performances  in two county parks beginning April 17 with music from the Carolina Chamber Symphony Players Jazz All Stars featuring Grammy winning vocalist Chris Murrell perform “The Great American Songbook”, hits by Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and others. Following will be the dynamic, highly-trained actors from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts under the direction of Josh Foldy, perform one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies, Much Ado About Nothing. All events are free and family-friendly.   “We have...

Arts Council Launches ArtPop Program

Arts Council Launches ArtPop Program

posted on:Apr 6, 2016

  Works by five local artists will be featured on regional billboards   Winston-Salem, NC (April 4, 2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will launch an ArtPop  project the first week in April by promoting local artists’ original works through the use of donated outdoor advertising space.    Artists who reside in Forsyth, Stokes, Davidson, Surry, Davie, and Yadkin counties were eligible to participate. Five works were chosen to appear on billboards on major arteries in a 13-county region as space becomes available on billboards owned by Fairway Outdoor Advertising.   ArtPop promotes local artists’ work through available media space. The first official ArtPop program launched in Charlotte in 2014 when the works of 20...

Engaging with the Arts

Engaging with the Arts

posted on: Apr 7, 2016

Burke Street Food Truck Festival- Informaton

Volunteer Parking pass Map for Volunteers Parking will be available for Volunteers at the Kilpatrick Townsend Parking Lot (1001 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101) Parking is limited so carpool if you can. After parking, please come to the Information Booth at the corner of Brookstown and Burke. That is where you will check in and receive your t-shirt and koozie. The friendly folks at Airtype will provide a bathroom for you to change into your volunteer t-shirt. A long-sleeved, undershirt might be needed as the temps may be a bit cooler on Saturday. We will have sun! For those of you volunteering during the VIP hour, we will get you a wristband so you will be able to grab a bite to eat from one of the trucks. If you are working later in the day, come to the information booth at Brookstown and Burke between 1pm and 2pm and we will get you a VIP wristband, too. It’s our way of thanking you for your...

posted on: Mar 28, 2016

Student Artists of the Month: March 2016

  In partnership with Forsyth County high schools, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is proud to present the Student Artist of the Month. All Forsyth County high schools (private, public, and charter) that have arts programming were invited to participate in the Student Artist of the Month program. Arts educators and administrators from each school will select one student each month for recognition based on academic rigor and artistic merit. A variety of arts disciplines will be recognized over the course of the school year. September 2015 Winners October 2015 Winners November 2015 Winners December 2015 Winners January 2016 Winners February 2016 Winners     Tyra Penn Atkins High School Principal: Joe Childers Nominating Teacher: Janet Blakely Arts Discipline: Visual Art Grade: 11 GPA/QPA: 4.2   What is your favorite part of the arts genre in which you were selected? My favorite is Collage. Where would you most like to attend college and what might be your major? I would like to attend Duke University and...

posted on: Feb 26, 2016

Student Artists of the Month- February 2016

  In partnership with Forsyth County high schools, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is proud to present the Student Artist of the Month. All Forsyth County high schools (private, public, and charter) that have arts programming were invited to participate in the Student Artist of the Month program. Arts educators and administrators from each school will select one student each month for recognition based on academic rigor and artistic merit. A variety of arts disciplines will be recognized over the course of the school year.l September 2015 Winners October 2015 Winners November 2015 Winners December 2015 Winners January 2016 Winners   Olivia Forish Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School Interim Principal: Tracy Shaw Nominating Teacher: Martha Garrett Arts Discipline: Visual Art Grade: 11 GPA/QPA: 4.6   What is your favorite part of the arts genre in which you were selected? I like being able to get creative with what I make. Using paint or colored pencil is my favorite. Where would you most like to attend college...

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