The Arts Council’s walls and pedestals are covered with more than 200 colorful creations! Which one is the best? This month, YOU be the judge! The People’s Choice Award is a highlight of the Arts Council’s annual Public Works exhibition (301 Hay St.). Visitors placed their votes during the opening on 4th Friday, May 22, from 5-9 p.m. (extended hours!), and on Saturday, May 23, from noon to 4 p.m.
Sponsored by Public Works Commission of the City of Fayetteville, Public Works includes art by people of all ages and abilities from our community. This community exhibition, continues through July 18.
THE RESULTS ARE IN!
Your votes have been counted for Public Works 2015
- 1st Place: William Hodges –Accepted at the Door
- 2nd Place: Rob Robbas Franklin – Edgar Allen Poe
- Honorable Mention: Rob Robbas Franklin – The Stars in Her Eyes #2
- Honorable Mention:Christian Happel – That’s No Moon
- Honorable Mention:AJ Fadel – Beautiful Peacock
The galleries are open 6 days a week for this show. See gallery hours below.
Arts Council galleries are located at 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC. Admission is free.
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to noon
Saturday: noon to 4 p.m.
Point of View
July 24 – September 19, 2015
Photographers show their best work during this juried competition. Exceptional photography on display will include black and white, color & digitally manipulated. Sponsored by:
Recycle – The Art of Transformation
October 23 – Nov. 14, 2015
One man’s trash is another man’s … art. “Recycle” exhibition presents works created using materials being reused or recycled.
Celebration of African-American History and Culture
Jan. 22 – Feb. 27, 2016
In past year, the Arts Council has mounted exhibitions and experiences celebrating Black History Month.
16th Annual Cumberland County High School Juried Art Exhibition
Early March 2016
Drawings, paintings, sculpture and mixed media – made by local high school art students – are presented by the school system’s Arts Education Program. See what these talented students create for this juried show!
May 27 – June 18, 2016
Trees, triangles and trains. Eagles and eyeballs. More than 100 pieces of work represent a cross section of subjects, styles and skill levels of our community.
*Schedule subject to change.
The Arts Council’s galleries at 301 Hay Street are free and open to the public six days a week.
The Arts Council’s 2014-15 exhibitions are curated by The Ellington-White Community Development Corporation.