October 31, 2014

Christmas With The Embers December 5th, 2014

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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 […]

Butterfield Congratulates Winners of 2014 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) congratulates Carmen Li of Roanoke Rapids High School, who earned the top honor of “Best in Show” during Saturday’s official awards ceremony for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition themed, An Artistic Discovery.  Li, whose charcoal piece entitled “Exhaustion”, was one of 50 students from 14 high schools […]

Kerr Lake Art Show winners named

“Red Carnation” by Stephen Filarksy of Franklinton (Second place, Professional division).

Entries in the 48th Annual Kerr Lake Art Show, co-sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, were judged and put on display for the public in the lobby of the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, April 14-18. This year’s competition saw 21 visual artists from throughout […]

Young artists showcased at VGCC Child Care Center

Four-year-old VGCC Child Care Center student Mya Thompson of Henderson (center) shows her mother, Rene Alston-Thompson, the artwork that she and her classmates created. (VGCC photo)

The Child Care Center at Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus held an Art Show on March 21. Approximately 150 works of art created by 37 artists (who ranged in age from one to five years old) were displayed. The children used a variety of techniques, including finger painting, watercolors, collages and flowers made with hand-prints […]

Art Show at VGCC Seeks Entries, Announces Cash Prizes

Artists are invited to submit their works for the 48th annual Kerr Lake Art Show, which will be open to the public April 14-18. The event, co-sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, will be held in the Civic Center (Building 9) on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County, N.C. This […]

State Farmers Market to hold Spring Craft Fair March 14-16

RALEIGH – The State Farmers Market will kick off its spring season of special events with its annual Spring Craft Fair. The event will run March 14-16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Spring Craft Fair will feature local crafters and artisans selling a variety of handmade items. Shoppers will find ornamental garden accessories […]

New Trails Link African American History, Culture

RALEIGH, N.C. (January 27, 2014) — Paths have a way of crossing in history, and 2014 brings an intersection of new African American history and heritage trails across North Carolina. Both famous and ordinary people play a role in extraordinary stories that inspire a journey through the heart of the state. Choose your destination and […]

N.C. Museum of Art receives work by Mary Cassatt

The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh has acquired its first work by impressionist painter Mary Cassatt, courtesy of a Winston-Salem woman and some anonymous donors. “Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinee” will go on view in the museum’s impressionist gallery later this month and be part of its permanent collection, museum […]

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