April 28, 2015

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 […]

Christmas With The Embers December 5th, 2014


The Henderson Vance Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Christmas Concert with the Embers featuring Craig Woolard on December 5th, 2014 at 7pm in the Civic Center at Vance Granville Community College in Henderson, NC. Tickets are $10.00 for Adults, and $5.00 for children.  Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce.  (We also […]

Vance County Arts Council – Imagination Art Station Fundraiser

Imagination Art Station is a weeklong art education program for children ages six to twelve. Students progress through classes that focus on the art of African drumming, drama, dance, photograph, scrapbooking and various crafts. This year we would like to offer a storytelling block featuring Willa Brigham. Additional funds will assist in bringing in this […]

Creativity of VGCC students on display for Earth Day

VGCC student Johnny Rogers of Louisburg holds his “Save the Earth” poster, which won first place in the Earth Day poster contest at Franklin Campus.

Students created projects to address various environmental issues as Vance-Granville Community College held Earth Day festivals on April 22 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, South Campus in Granville County, and the Franklin County Campus. Alongside student exhibits were informative displays, works of art and demonstrations related to science, nature and sustainability, provided […]