On the walls in the Arts Council Galleries

DSC_2947The 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 FayettevillePublic Works includes art by people of all ages and abilities from our community.  This community exhibition,  continues through July 18.

Your votes have been counted for Public Works 2015

  • 1st Place: William HodgesAccepted at the Door
  • 2nd Place: Rob Robbas FranklinEdgar Allen Poe
  • Honorable Mention: Rob Robbas FranklinThe Stars in Her Eyes #2
  • Honorable Mention:Christian HappelThat’s No Moon
  • Honorable Mention:AJ FadelBeautiful 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.

Gallery Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to noon
Saturday: noon to 4 p.m.

Upcoming exhibits*:

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:

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Click here for the Call for Art!

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!


Public Works
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.

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The Arts Council's grants, programs and services are funded in part by contributions from businesses and individuals, and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the Charitable Solicitation Licensing Section at (888)830-4989 or http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/csl/. The license is not an endorsement by the State.

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