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826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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November 2018

Creative Forces: Open Studio

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Creative Forces Open Studio Sessions CFTA

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council For The Arts hosts free, weekly art studio time for active duty and veteran military service members. No prior art experience, equipment or commitments are required.

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December 2018

Creative Forces Gallery Exhibit

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 14, 2018

Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Creative Forces Gallery Exhibit will feature works of art in a variety of mediums created by participants in the Creative Forces open studio sessions hosted here at the Council for the Arts. This two-week exhibit is open to the public and free to view.

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RECEPTION: Creative Forces Gallery Exhibit

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Creative Forces Gallery Exhibit will feature works of art in a variety of mediums created by participants in the Creative Forces open studio sessions hosted here at the Council for the Arts. This exhibit, and the reception, are open to the public and free to view. Reception: Friday, December 7th, 6-8 p.m

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January 2019

Take In Days: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

January 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Take In Days:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, January 7th - Wednesday, January 9th

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SHOW: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

January 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Friday, January 11 to Friday, January 25th ,the Baby, It's Cold Outside! Show will exhibit works showing local artists' interpretations of what winter looks and feels like in Eastern North Carolina.

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RECEPTION: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

January 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Join us from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, January 11th, at the Council for the Arts for opening reception of the show, Baby, It's Cold Outside! Light refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public and free to attend, though donations are always appreciated. 

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Take In Days: African American Heritage Show

January 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites our community of  local African American artists to enter up to three family-friendly works of art in any medium to be shown during our annual African American Heritage Show. We are asking for original works reflecting both contemporary and historical views of African American culture from the artists' own perspectives and/or lived experiences.

A link to register will be posted closer to the opening of the show.

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Monday, January 21st - Friday, January, 25th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Reception: Saturday, February 2nd, 12-5 p.m.
Show: Friday, February 1st – Thursday, February 28th, during regular business hours
Pick Up Days: Tuesday, February 26th - Thursday, February, 28th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
*This show reception will be on a Saturday this year to allow more people to experience the show and to allow for talent that will be booked for the event.

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Pick Up Days: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

January 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Pick Up Days: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, January 29th - Thursday, January 31st

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February 2019

SHOW: African American Heritage Show

February 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites our community to the African American Heritage Show. The works for this exhibit will encompass original works reflecting both contemporary and historical views of African American culture as seen through the eyes of local African American artists.

This show reception will be on a Saturday this year to allow more people to experience the show and to allow for talent that will be booked for the event.

Show & Reception Dates:

Show: Friday, February 1st - Thursday, February 28th, during regular business hours
Reception: Saturday, February 2nd, 12-5 p.m.

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RECEPTION: African American Heritage Show

February 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Saturday, February 2nd, 12-5 p.m.

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites our community to the African American Heritage Show Reception. The works for this exhibit will encompass original works reflecting both contemporary and historical views of African American culture as seen through the eyes of local African American artists.

This show reception will be on a Saturday this year to allow more people to experience the show and to allow for talent that will be booked for the event. The reception is open to the public and free of charge - though donations are always welcome. There will be live performances by local talent and light refreshments will be served.

Show Dates: Friday, February 1st - Thursday, February 28th, during regular business hours

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African American Dance Ensemble (School Program)

February 15, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on February 15, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 11:30am

Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The African American Dance Ensemble school program is Friday, February 15th, 2019 with 3 performances at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. More information coming soon...

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Take In Days: 2019 Spring Competitive Show

February 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites artists to submit works to our 2019 Spring Competitive Show. This year's theme is Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales. All entrants will be able to submit up to 3 family-friendly pieces inspired by a fable, folklore, and/or fairy tale of their choice. All media is welcome for this show. All works will be required to be newly created pieces which have not been shown in our Gallery in a prior show.

An entry fee will be required.

A panel of 5 judges will determine the winning artworks. Prizes awarded will be for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.

Details about entry fee, judges, and prizes TBD.

A registration link and further submission details will be posted closer to the show opening.

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Wednesday, February 20th - Tuesday, February 26th
Show: Friday, March 1st - Friday, March 29th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Reception: Friday, March 1st, 6-8 p.m.
Pick Up Days: Friday, March 22nd - Tuesday, March 26th

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Pick Up Days: African American Heritage Show

February 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Tuesday, February 26th - Thursday, February, 28th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts asks that artists who submitted work(s) to the African American Heritage Show please pick up their artwork.

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March 2019

SHOW: 2019 Spring Competitive Show

March 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Our 2019 Spring Competitive Show will exhibit works from local artists who have created art around this year's theme of Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales. This fun and unique show will be on display from Friday, March 1st - Friday, March 29th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Show & Reception Dates:

Show: Friday, March 1st - Friday, March 29th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Reception: Friday, March 1st, 6-8 p.m.

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RECEPTION: 2019 Spring Competitive Show

March 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites our community to our 2019 Spring Competitive Show Reception! Prizes will be awarded to local artists who have submitted works in a variety of mediums inspired by this year's theme of Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales.

There will be light refreshments served. This reception is open to the public and free to attend, though donations are always welcome.

Important Dates:

Reception: Friday, March 1st, 6-8 p.m.
Show: Friday, March 1st - Friday, March 29th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Pick Up Days: 2019 Spring Competitive Show

March 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts artists to pick up any works submitted to our 2019 Spring Competitive Show on Friday, March 22nd – Tuesday, March 26th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Take In Days: 2019 Onslow County Student Show

March 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Teachers: We ask that all works be properly labeled and ready to be hung/displayed. If you have any questions, please call us at (910) 455-9840 or email us at jaxarts@jaxarts.com.

To give more students and their loved ones a chance to attend, the reception date for this is Saturday, April 6th from 12-4 p.m. 

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Monday, March 25th - Friday, March 29th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Show: Tuesday, April 2nd - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 12-4 p.m.
Pick Up Days: Thursday, April 25th - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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April 2019

SHOW: 2019 Onslow County Student Show

April 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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The Onslow County Student Show will be comprised of works by students from Onslow County Schools, local home schools, or private schools within the Onslow County area.

To give more students and their loved ones a chance to attend, the reception date for this is Saturday, April 6th from 12-4 p.m. 

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Monday, March 25th - Friday, March 29th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Show: Tuesday, April 2nd - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 12-4 p.m.
Pick Up Days: Thursday, April 25th - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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RECEPTION: 2019 Onslow County Student Show

April 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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To give more students and their loved ones a chance to attend, the reception date for this is Saturday, April 6th from 12-4 p.m.  The Onslow County Student Show will be comprised of works by students from Onslow County Schools, local home schools, or private schools within the Onslow County area.

This event is open to the public and free to attend, though donations are always welcome.

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Monday, March 25th - Friday, March 29th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Show: Tuesday, April 2nd - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Reception: Saturday, April 6th, 12-4 p.m.
Pick Up Days: Thursday, April 25th - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Pick Up Days: 2019 Onslow County Student Show

April 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Teachers: We ask you to please pick up your students' works sometime between Thursday, April 25th - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  If you have any questions, please call us at (910) 455-9840 during regular business hours or email us at jaxarts@jaxarts.com.

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Take In Days: Who Am I?

April 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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As a means to express what it means to be female in modern times, this show highlights the creations and the voices of local female artists as they answer the question, Who Am I?

Local female artists can bring in up to 3 family friendly works in any medium. There is no fee to enter.

A link to register and submission guideline details will be posted closer to the date of the event.

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Thursday, April 25th - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Show: Wednesday, May 1st - Friday, May 31st
Reception: Friday, May 3rd, 6-8 p.m,
Pick Up Days: Tuesday, June 4th - Friday, June 7th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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May 2019

SHOW: Who Am I?

May 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Who am I?
As a means to express what it means to be female in modern times, this show highlights the creations and the voices of local female artists as they answer the question, Who Am I?

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Thursday, April 25th - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Show: Wednesday, May 1st - Friday, May 31st
Reception: Friday, May 3rd, 6-8 p.m,
Pick Up Days: Tuesday, June 4th - Friday, June 7th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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RECEPTION: Who Am I?

May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Who am I?
As a means to express what it means to be female in modern times, this show highlights the creations and the voices of local female artists as they answer the question, Who Am I?

The reception for this show is open to all members of our community and is free to attend, though donations are always welcome. 

Important Dates:

Take In Days: Thursday, April 25th - Tuesday, April 30th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Show: Wednesday, May 1st - Friday, May 31st
Reception: Friday, May 3rd, 6-8 p.m,
Pick Up Days: Tuesday, June 4th - Friday, June 7th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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June 2019

Pick Up Days: Who Am I?

June 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 7, 2019

Council for the Arts, 826 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540 United States
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Artists who submitted works to the Who Am I? show are asked to pick up their artwork sometime between Tuesday, June 4th - Friday, June 7th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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