July 4, 2015

Imagination Art Station 2015 June 22 – 26th, 2015

The Vance County Arts Council in partnership with Vance County Schools will host Imagination Art Station the week of June 22th through 26th. Monday through Thursday the camp will be held at EM Rollins School and on Friday, June 26th at Emrose Gallery on 233 S. Garnett Street. Students will participate in arts & crafts, […]

VGCC to offer Craft Artists Entrepreneurship program at Farmers Market

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a new course designed specifically to help creative local residents with skills in arts and crafts to succeed as entrepreneurs. The “NC REAL Professional Craft Artists Entrepreneurship” program will be conducted at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson, on Tuesdays from 6 until […]

VGCC Art students exhibit their work


Vance-Granville Community College is holding an art show consisting of works by students in the Portrait Painting continuing education class taught by Leslie Johnson of Oxford. The portraits are displayed in the lobby on the first floor of Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, now through Wednesday, May 6. Pictured above […]

VGCC offers pre-Mother’s Day Hand-Stamped Jewelry class


Vance-Granville Community College will offer a two-hour class that provides opportunities for crafting unique, personalized gifts, just in time for Mother’s Day.  The “Hand-Stamped Jewelry” class is scheduled for Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. until noon in room 7107 (Building 7) on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Mother’s Day is May 10. […]

Henderson native Georgia Hobbs to be featured designer at NCSU Art2Wear

Georgia Hobbs is a senior at NCSU in the school of design. She has been honored as a selected designer in the prestigious fashion show Art2Wear.   Art2Wear (A2W) is celebrating its 14th year as a student organized runway show that presents fashion, costume, and wearable sculpture created by the students of the NC State […]

VGCC offers Wire-Wrapped Jewelry class

Instructor Alison Beal created these examples of the wire-wrapped earrings that participants will make during the class, in addition to a briolette necklace. (submitted photo)

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a two-hour class in which participants will learn techniques for crafting elegant handmade jewelry.  The “Wire-Wrapped Jewelry” class is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. until noon on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. During this class, instructor Alison Beal of Wake Forest will lead participants through […]

Vance County Arts Council Regional Artist Project Grant Workshop February 28th, 2015


“Get your Grant On!” The Vance County Arts council will host its annual Regional Artist Project Grant Workshop on Saturday, February 28th from 2:00-3:00PM at Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street in Henderson. Applicants may apply for up to $1500 for qualified art projects. To sign up for this workshop contact Dr. Alice Sallins at […]

VGCC schedules Portrait Painting art class

The work of a previous Portrait Painting class at VGCC is seen here on display in Building 7 on the college’s main campus. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College will offer an Art class focused on Portrait Painting on Wednesdays from 1:45 p.m. until 4:45 p.m., Feb. 5 through April 8. Classes will be held in room 5230 (Building 5) on the college’s main campus in Vance County. Instructor Leslie Johnson of Oxford said that new students are sometimes reluctant to […]

N.C. Museum of Art to remake Raleigh campus

The N.C. Museum of Art has received a $13 million anonymous donation to jump-start plans to remake its 164-acre campus in west Raleigh. The multi-phase plan calls for a new campus entrance and streetscape, more parking, woodland and meadow restoration, additional bike and walking trails and infrastructure, improved sustainability measures, and more outdoor works of […]

State Farmers Market to host Fall Craft Fair Nov. 7-9

RALEIGH – Shoppers looking to get a start on their holiday gift buying can find unique, locally made items during the annual Fall Craft Fair at the State Farmers Market Nov. 7-9. “Most people think of the State Farmers Market as a great place to shop for holiday meals,” said market manager Ronnie Best. “It’s […]