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Spring at Council for the Arts

Spring at Council for the Arts

Leo Tolstoy once said, “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” For The Council it’s been that and so much more!

We’ve had a flurry of activity which has continued unabated since January. Though it can sometimes be overwhelming, this flurry and quick pace, it has gifted us with an increased sense of purpose and doors that are swinging open ever wider to welcome in more of our community.

New Year at The Council

New Year at The Council

2017 was a year of evolution and change for The Council. From improvements to our facility — thanks to donations and helping hands — to a new Executive Director, Noah White, we’re excited about continued forward motion while being deeply grateful for the work...
Cre-8 Art Gala 2017

Cre-8 Art Gala 2017

Whew! The end of Summer and the onset of Autumn have been busy here at the Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts! We did want to be sure and take a moment to share about our Cre-8 Art Gala which we hosted in October at the Hilton Garden Inn here in Jacksonville. In...
Golden days of Summer

Golden days of Summer

The “Golden Days of Summer” exhibit will be on display through July 28, 2017. This exhibit is a perspective of summer as seen through the eyes of our participating artists. Come join us and experience the fun of summer as seen through photography, painting...
May 2017 – Competitive Spring Show

May 2017 – Competitive Spring Show

FEATURING ARTISTS FROM ONSLOW COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS Parkertown Hogkilling Douglas C Parker Pitcher Becky LaPadula Desert Storm Sunny Purnell 1 AM Sean Manley Naked Trees Johnnie Lee Scott Yesterday’s Barn Dean Remington Ride Away with Me Hannah Natour...
February 2017 – Heritage Exhibit

February 2017 – Heritage Exhibit

FEATURING ARTIST HARRY DAVIS Little Charmer Harry Davis African Market Harry Davis Rapture Harry Davis Return of the Moran Harry Davis Monk Harry Davis Many Rows to Go Harry Davis Man with Horn I Harry Davis Pipe Player Harry Davis Zulu Scouts Harry Davis Max Roach...
Get Ready for Art Block 2017!

Get Ready for Art Block 2017!

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts is gearing up for our third annual Art Block festival! Make sure to mark your calendars for April 29, 2017 so you can check it out. We’ll be taking over the 800 block of downtown Jacksonville (near City Hall and the...
December 2016 – Trains of Christmas

December 2016 – Trains of Christmas

“Trains of Christmas” December 2016 – Artist John Michael Moore and the Onslow Model Railroaders Ghost of Christmas (Silent Auction Piece) John Michael Moore – Bidding Begins at $100 Blizzard- Lost in the Snow (Silent Auction Piece) John...