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Arts Council Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards...

Friday, September 9, is deadline Winston-Salem, NC  (August 17, 2016) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is accepting nominations for  awards to be presented at its 2016 annual meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday, September 26, in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council said, “Presentation of these awards is a highlight of our annual meeting.   The Arts Council is volunteer driven, and each year countless people contribute to the vibrant and diverse arts scene that makes Winston-Salem a ‘City of Arts and Innovation” and our city and county a highly desirable place to live,...

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Arts Council Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards...

Friday, September 9, is deadline Winston-Salem, NC  (August 17, 2016) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is accepting nominations for  awards to be presented at its 2016 annual meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday, September 26, in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council said, “Presentation of these awards is a highlight of our annual meeting.   The Arts Council is volunteer driven, and each year countless people contribute to the vibrant and diverse arts scene that makes Winston-Salem a ‘City of Arts and Innovation” and our city and county a highly desirable place to live,...

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Arts Council Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards...

Friday, September 9, is deadline Winston-Salem, NC  (August 17, 2016) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is accepting nominations for  awards to be presented at its 2016 annual meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday, September 26, in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council said, “Presentation of these awards is a highlight of our annual meeting.   The Arts Council is volunteer driven, and each year countless people contribute to the vibrant and diverse arts scene that makes Winston-Salem a ‘City of Arts and Innovation” and our city and county a highly desirable place to live,...

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Arts Council Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards...

posted on:Aug 17, 2016

Friday, September 9, is deadline Winston-Salem, NC  (August 17, 2016) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is accepting nominations for  awards to be presented at its 2016 annual meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday, September 26, in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council said, “Presentation of these awards is a highlight of our annual meeting.   The Arts Council is volunteer driven, and each year countless people contribute to the vibrant and diverse arts scene that makes Winston-Salem a ‘City of Arts and Innovation” and our city and county a highly desirable place to live, work, play and learn.  It is a privilege to...

Arts Council Seeking Applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties

Arts Council Seeking Applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin Counties...

posted on:Aug 16, 2016

  Online and in-person information sessions are scheduled   Winston-Salem, NC (August 11, 2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants which offer support to artists in a six-county region to help them further their professional development.  Committed, gifted individual artists and collaborative groups in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties are eligible to apply.  Deadline for applications is Friday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m.   “We are looking for opportunities to make grants that support the careers of area artists at pivotal points in their professional lives.  These grants always are diverse because the needs and disciplines of individual artists vary dramatically,” said...

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

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

posted on:Aug 9, 2016

  Deadline is Thursday, September 1   Winston-Salem, NC (August 9, 2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applicants for its fall round of Community Enrichment Mini-Grants. The deadline is Thursday, September 1, for projects taking place October 1 through November 30, 2016.   These grants are sponsored by Wells Fargo and provide 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 are essential in our ‘City of Arts and Innovation,’ said Jim Sparrow, Arts Council President and CEO. “Having the flexibility to support artistic ideas and activities in...

Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour

Winston-Salem on Fox and Beggar Theater Troupe Tour...

posted on:Jul 19, 2016

  Triad Performance Boosts Downtown Theater District Offerings Winston-Salem, NC (July 15, 2016) —  Fox and Beggar Theater, the innovative Asheville-based fusion performance troupe, has included Winston-Salem on its upcoming four-state, six-city southeast tour of TAROCCO, A Soldier’s Story.  Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County said the July 30 performance at the Stevens Center offers local theater enthusiasts a unique entertainment experience that includes circus arts, puppetry, dance, aerial acrobats, moving backdrops with intricate animation, ballet and original music.   “When Fox and Beggar Director Nat Allister — also the creator of TAROCCO — contacted us about a performance here and explained this extraordinary creative production, it sounded like an...

Engaging with the Arts

Engaging with the Arts

posted on: Aug 16, 2016

Arts Council Seeks Nominations for 2016 Annual Awards

2016 Annual Awards The Arts Council is currently accepting nominations for the following awards of merit to be given during its Annual Meeting and Celebration on September 26 at 5:30pm.  Nomination forms are due on September 9. Nominations are being accepted for the following awards: Arts Council Award The honoree selected as the recipient of this recognition award has exhibited a strong commitment of service and has made a significant impact and contribution to the arts in our community.  2016 Arts Council AwardNomination Form Arts Educator Excellence Award The Arts Educator Excellence Award recognizes an educator or teaching artist who has enriched the education of our community’s youth and inspired the next generation of artists, patrons and creative individuals.2016 Arts Educator Excellence Award Nomination Form Arts-Integrated Workplace Award This new award will recognize a local company for their exemplary efforts to integrate the arts into all facets of their corporate culture and employees’ lives.  2016 Arts-Integrated Workplace Award Nomination Form   Young Leader Recognition Award The honoree selected as...

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...

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