Our Newsletter: Arts Orange CountyAs a service to Orange County artists, organizations and residents, the Arts Commission publishes our quarterly newsletter. In it, we publish articles highlighting of Arts Commission activities and programs, notices of opportunities such grants and workshops, and special sections for artists and arts organizations.
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The first participant in the Arts Incubation Program was the Orange County Artists Guild, a group of professional "artists aiding artists." Currently working towards establishing themselves as a non-profit organization, the Artists Guild's main activity is to coordinate the annual Orange County Open Studio Tour. For more information on the Orange County Artists Guild, visit their web site at www.orangecountyartistsguild.com or contact Mary Lynn at 919/966-5450 or Mary_Lynn@unc.edu.
The Orange County Arts Commission is now looking for a new Orange County arts organization to incubate beginning July 1, 2003. If your organization is interested in participating in our Arts Incubation Program, contact the Orange County Arts Commission at 919/245-2335 or email@example.com.
Artists' Salons are held from 6-9 pm at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Salons are free, for artists of all kinds - performing, visual, literary, whatever! Come to meet, network, and build a better arts environment for all Orange County Artists.
April's topic will be "Artist's Studio Space Needs - Part 2". Input from the audience on this topic will be solicited. Guest speaker(s) TBA. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to the Orange County Arts Commission at 919/245-2335 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This competition is coordinated locally through Fourth District U.S. Representative David Priceís office. High school visual arts students in the counties of Orange, Durham, Chatham and Wake are eligible to apply.
If you are interested in participating in the 2003 Congressional High School Arts Competition and you live in Orange County, contact your high school art teacher or the Orange County Arts Commission for an application form and guidelines. You may also print the application form and guidelines directly from the US government web site at www.house.gov/hooley/artshow.html.
The deadline to apply is 5 pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2003. All entries must be delivered by that time to the Orange County Arts Commissionís office at 110 E. King Street in Hillsborough, NC. Please call us at 919/245-2335 for more information.
The CMC Project is a statewide initiative launched by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Curriculum in Folklore and School of Education) and the North Carolina Arts Council, with five local participants that includes a partnership of the Arts Commission, the Orange County School System, and New Hope Elementary School.