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Feb
1
Fri
Art Show: Reflections of Africa @ Campbell House Galleries
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm
Art Show: Reflections of Africa @ Campbell House Galleries

“REFLECTIONS OF AFRICA”
January 27 – February 22, 2019

The Arts Council of Moore County, in partnership with the English Speaking Union-Sandhills Branch, Moore County Schools, Penick Village, Ruth Pauley Lecture Series, Sandhills Community College, and Sunrise Theater, present “Reflections of Africa” from January 28-February 22, 2019.

This multi-venue series of programs explores the unique diversity of African culture and wildlife through lectures, films and art exhibits. South African artist Garth Swift, Kenyan naturalist Joseph Koyie, Sandhills artist Jessie Mackay, and Canadian artist Patricia Thomas will conduct a series of innovative presentations and art exhibits that explore the relationships between the African people, cultures of Africa and its wildlife.

See the entire schedule at www.MooreArt.org/Africa. All events are free and open to the public, except where noted.

Feb
18
Mon
Arts Council Closed President’s Day @ Campbell House
Feb 18 all-day
Arts Council Closed President’s Day @ Campbell House

The Arts Council of Moore County and Campbell House Galleries will be closed today for President’s Day.

Feb
19
Tue
Lecture: “Explore Your World: Africa” @ Given Book Shop
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture:  "Explore Your World: Africa" @ Given Book Shop

As part of the “Reflections of Africa” series of events, enjoy a free lecture by Pat Anderson on “Explore Your World:  Africa” at the Given Book Shop.

The Arts Council of Moore County, in partnership with the English Speaking Union-Sandhills Branch, Moore County Schools, Penick Village, Ruth Pauley Lecture Series, Sandhills Community College, and Sunrise Theater, present “Reflections of Africa” from January 28-February 22, 2019.

This multi-venue series of programs explores the unique diversity of African culture and wildlife through lectures, films and art exhibits. South African artist Garth Swift, Kenyan naturalist Joseph Koyie, Sandhills artist Jessie Mackay, and Canadian artist Patricia Thomas will conduct a series of innovative presentations and art exhibits that explore the relationships between the African people, cultures of Africa and its wildlife.

See the entire schedule at www.MooreArt.org/Africa. All events are free and open to the public, except where noted.

Feb
22
Fri
Art Show: Reflections of Africa – Last Day @ Campbell House Galleries
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art Show: Reflections of Africa - Last Day @ Campbell House Galleries

Don’t miss the last day of…


“REFLECTIONS OF AFRICA”

January 27 – February 22, 2019

The Arts Council of Moore County, in partnership with the English Speaking Union-Sandhills Branch, Moore County Schools, Penick Village, Ruth Pauley Lecture Series, Sandhills Community College, and Sunrise Theater, present “Reflections of Africa” from January 28-February 22, 2019.

This multi-venue series of programs explores the unique diversity of African culture and wildlife through lectures, films and art exhibits. South African artist Garth Swift, Kenyan naturalist Joseph Koyie, Sandhills artist Jessie Mackay, and Canadian artist Patricia Thomas will conduct a series of innovative presentations and art exhibits that explore the relationships between the African people, cultures of Africa and its wildlife.

See the entire schedule at www.MooreArt.org/Africa. All events are free and open to the public, except where noted.

Mar
1
Fri
Young People’s Fine Arts Festival @ Campbell House
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 28 @ 8:30 pm
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Visit Campbell House Galleries in March to view the art exhibit, Young People’s Fine Arts Festival. This annual art competition showcases artwork by students in grades K-8 from Moore County’s public, private, charter, and home schools. The students’ art is judged and their awards are given out at a special reception and awards ceremony.

Awards Ceremony & Opening Reception:  Friday, March 1, 2019 – 5 to 7 p.m.
Campbell House Galleries, 482 E. Connecticut Avenue, Southern Pines, NC
(Awards Ceremony begins around 5:45p)

Exhibit will be on view March 1-28, 2019, according to the following schedule:
Gallery Hours: Weekdays (9a-5p)
Weekend Date & Hours:  Sat., March 16 (2-4p)
And by appointment, by calling the Arts Council at 910-692-2787

Mar
4
Mon
Music: Lucas Meachem, baritone @ Sunrise Theater
Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Grammy-Award winner Lucas Meachem is considered one of the greatest baritones in the world today. Hailed by critics as “vocally faultless and a natural actor” (Classical Chicago Review) with “a clear baritone whose fragments can pierce the soul” (Forum Opera), and “a rock star of opera” (Opera Pulse), his 2017-18 season brings both new and signature repertoire to theaters across the U.S. and Europe. He is a Union Pines High School graduate and studied music at Appalachian State University, the Eastman School of Music and Yale University before becoming an Adler fellow with the San Francisco Opera

This is the third of four concerts in the series. The full season is Omer Quartet on 10/15/18; Mélange on 2/4/19; Lucas Meachem, baritone on 3/4/19; violinist Benjamin Beilman & pianist Andrew Tyson on 4/8/19.

Cost:  4-Concert Subscription Series is $90 for Arts Council members ($110 for nonmembers); Individual tickets (if available), $30 each ($35 for nonmembers).

Pre-Concert Dinner:  Wolcott’s Restaurant (160 W. Pennsylvania, Southern Pines) – $37pp (tax & tip included) – Reservations & payment required by February 28 by calling the Arts Council at 910-692-2787.

Mar
8
Fri
Deadline: Arts Scholarship @ Campbell House
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Deadline: Arts Scholarship @ Campbell House

The Arts Council of Moore County’s Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship was established in 2000 with the goal to provide support to Moore County middle and high school students with a demonstrated talent and interest in the arts. The scholarship may be used for such items as fees for a music or art camp, studying dance at a local dance company, or taking private lessons with an art or music teacher. [NOTE: These scholarships may NOT be used to fund college attendance.]

The scholarship program is named for Harry Barnes and Vaud Ancil Travis, III, two long-time and strong supporters of the Arts Council of Moore County and the arts throughout Moore County. Additional funds have been created in someone’s honor or memory. These funds include:

  • Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to applicants wishing to pursue their interest in any arts genre.
  • Carol Lawson Rouhier Visual Arts Scholarship – Awarded in memory of Moore County artist and longtime Arts Council member, Carol Lawson Rouhier, this scholarship is awarded to applicants wishing to pursue their interest in the visual arts.
  • Sara Schrock Theatre Scholarship – Awarded in memory of actor, Sara Schrock, this scholarship is awarded to applicants wishing to pursue their interest in theatre.
  • Laine Lea Classical Ballet Scholarship – Awarded in honor of Laine Lea, this scholarship is awarded to applicants who reside in Moore County and wish to study classical ballet.

Since the Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship’s inception, the Arts Council has awarded 129 scholarships in the amount of $46,105 to middle and high school students pursuing their interest in the arts.

Mar
16
Sat
Art Saturday: Young People’s Fine Arts Festival @ Campbell House
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art Saturday: Young People's Fine Arts Festival @ Campbell House

Visit Campbell House Galleries in March to view the art exhibit, Young People’s Fine Arts Festival. This annual art competition showcases artwork by students in grades K-8 from Moore County’s public, private, charter, and home schools. The students’ art is judged and their awards are given out at a special reception and awards ceremony.

Awards Ceremony & Opening Reception:  Friday, March 1, 2019 – 5 to 7 p.m.
Campbell House Galleries, 482 E. Connecticut Avenue, Southern Pines, NC
(Awards Ceremony begins around 5:45p)

Exhibit will be on view March 1-28, 2019, according to the following schedule:
Gallery Hours: Weekdays (9a-5p)
Weekend Date & Hours:  Sat., March 16 (2-4p)
And by appointment, by calling the Arts Council at 910-692-2787

Mar
22
Fri
Southern Middle’s “Seussical Jr.” @ Aberdeen Elementary School Auditorium
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Southern Middle School Drama Club
presents

Seussical Jr.

Seussical Jr. takes place in the Jungle of Nool, featuring the Cat in the Hat as the narrator of the story. Horten the Elephant discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Who’s from danger, and he must protect an abandoned egg that has been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Horten faces ridicule and danger, but his friend Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Through the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community, Horten saves the Who’s and the egg from danger. This musical features many leading characters and calls for a large cast to tell the funny, heroic and loving story from the land of Dr. Seuss.


Show Dates: Friday March 22 & Saturday March 23, 2019
Show Times: 7:00 pm for each show
Venue: Aberdeen Elementary School Auditorium
Tickets: $5 Students / $8 Adults
 
The Arts Council of Moore County is proud to sponsor the Southern Middle School Drama Club.
Mar
23
Sat
Southern Middle’s “Seussical Jr.” @ Aberdeen Elementary School Auditorium
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Southern Middle School Drama Club
presents

Seussical Jr.

Seussical Jr. takes place in the Jungle of Nool, featuring the Cat in the Hat as the narrator of the story. Horten the Elephant discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Who’s from danger, and he must protect an abandoned egg that has been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Horten faces ridicule and danger, but his friend Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Through the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community, Horten saves the Who’s and the egg from danger. This musical features many leading characters and calls for a large cast to tell the funny, heroic and loving story from the land of Dr. Seuss.


Show Dates: Friday March 22 & Saturday March 23, 2019
Show Times: 7:00 pm for each show
Venue: Aberdeen Elementary School Auditorium
Tickets: $5 Students / $8 Adults
 
The Arts Council of Moore County is proud to sponsor the Southern Middle School Drama Club.