May 24, 2016

Imagination Art Station 2016 June 20-23, with Show June 24th, 2016 in Downtown Henderson

Imagination Art Station 2016 will be held at EM Rollins School from June 20th – June 23rd, 2016. A public performance will be in Downtown Henderson on June 24th at the Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to participate. The program featuers Guest Artist Two-Time Emmy Award Winner Will Brigham Activities for […]

VGCC Portrait Painting students exhibit their work

Vance-Granville Community College is holding an art show consisting of works by students in the recent 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 May 25. Pictured here […]

SVHS Art Students in Vans Shoe Competition

Southern Vance High School art students have entered the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Competition and have been chosen as one of only 50 school groups across the United States to compete in regional competition for top honors! The students, all enrolled in Intermediate Visual Art classes with Amy Simpson, hand painted four pairs of canvas […]

VGCC to offer Craft Artists Entrepreneurship program in Oxford

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a 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 Granville County Expo & Convention Center in Oxford on Tuesdays from 6 until 9 p.m., Feb. 9 through […]

Downtown Henderson Merchants Win Holiday Decorating Contest

The Henderson Vance Downtown Development Commission in partnership with the Vance County Arts Council held its annual downtown business holiday decorating contest again this year.  The winners of the contest were: 1st place:  The Screen Master 2nd place:  Betty B’s 3rd place: Dataforge 4th place: Emrose Gallery 5th place: The Rosemyr Corporation Each business was […]

Vance County Schools Students’ Posters Earn Recognition

Vance County Schools recognized the artistic talents of students at Aycock Elementary School and Zeb Vance Elementary School on December 1. Terri Hedrick, public information officer, presented each of the students with a “thank you” note from the school system and gifts of popular board games for their efforts in creating outstanding posters for the […]

N.C. Museum of Art holds groundbreaking ceremony for park expansion

Wednesday the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of its park, which is expected to be completed by next summer. The expansion will add tree-lined parking lots, bike and walking paths, and a central elliptic lawn for museum and community programming. The long-term plan for the Museum Park […]

National Dance Company of Siberia at Louisburg College October 28th, 2015

LOUISBURG, N.C.—  The Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia will perform at the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center on the Louisburg College campus at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28. This show displays more than 200 costumes, superb choreography of dances from different regions of Russia and Siberia, and unforgettable music in a must-see event […]

Community invited to celebrate the arts at VGCC on October 14th, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College will hold its first-ever “Fine Arts Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in multiple locations on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. The day’s activities will all be free of charge and open to the public. According to Betsy Henderson, VGCC’s Department Chair/Instructor of Humanities and Fine Arts, the purpose of the […]

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 […]

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