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The Arts Council of Wilmington & NHC is pleased to have our Civic Development Partnership with the City of Wilmington featured in this video about the great strength of the city’s arts community.

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Wilmington Establishes Itself as an Artistic City
Our State magazine – January 2016

Arts Benefactor
Wilma Magazine-Jan 5, 2016
As executive director of the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, RHONDA BELLAMY works in a variety of ways to support …

Clyde Edgerton to sign cups, sell art to benefit Wilmington Arts Council
StarNewsOnline.com-Dec 5, 2015
Where: Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County’s … Sales of prints and originals of Edgerton’s work will benefit the arts council.

Clyde Edgerton entertains Episcopalians
StarNewsOnline.com-Jan 8, 2016
(Edgerton, who chairs the local arts council, recently began painting … Edgerton has taught at the University of North Carolina Wilmington since …

2016 North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame Inductees announced
Mountain Xpress (blog)-Jan 12, 2016
… at the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in Southern Pines. … He lives inWilmington, NC, with his wife, Kristina, and their children. … Humanities Council, and the North Carolina Collection of the Wilson Library …

Arts Council Listening Tour Aims to Gather Public Input for New …
WHQR-Oct 19, 2015
Here in the Cape Fear region, the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County is gathering public input during its Ears on the Arts …

Shop Til You Drop
Wilma Magazine-Dec 8, 2015
Partners in the event are the Downtown Business Alliance, Residents of Old Wilmington, Historic Wilmington Foundation, Arts Council of Wilmington and New …

For lantern exhibit, artists had to engineer functional beauty
StarNewsOnline.com-Dec 9, 2015
Turn a corner into the Brown Wing of the Cameron Art Museum to view … Rhonda Bellamy, the director of the Arts Council of Wilmington and …

The Scene: Have a ‘Holly Jolly’ walk through downtown Wilmington …
Port City Daily-Dec 9, 2015
The two-day event– a collaboration between the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, Wilmington Downtown Incorporated, …

On the Next CoastLine: What’s the Story of Wilmington?
WHQR-Nov 12, 2015
Rhonda Bellamy is the Executive Director of the Arts Council of Wilmington. Bellamy cofounded Black Arts Alliance, Inc. and the North Carolina …

CONJURING IMAGINATION: Tri-State Sculptors Exhibition and …
encore Online-Sep 29, 2015
Richard Conn, an art instructor for CFCC, is one of the artists using … of Form” at the Arts Council of Wilmington’s ACES Gallery on Front Street.

Ashley students excel in the arts
Port City Daily-Oct 25, 2015
8 at the N.C. School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. … by theWilmington Arts Council, New Hanover County and Wilmington Art Association.

The Scene: European water circus returns to Wilmington
Port City Daily-Sep 23, 2015
Brunswick County · Burgaw · Carolina Beach · General Assembly … The Scene: European water circus returns to Wilmington … This irreverent and raunchy play won the Outstanding Musical award at the New York Fringe Festival, and … Spectrum Gallery stages a pop-up exhibit as part of the Arts Council of …

CoastLine: 27 Views of Wilmington: The Port City in Prose and Poetry
WHQR-Nov 19, 2015
Rhonda Bellamy is the Executive Director of the Arts Council inWilmington and New Hanover County. She co-founded the BlackArts Alliance …

Art show to benefit homeless cats, dogs
StarNewsOnline.com-Nov 19, 2015
Rhonda Schoolfield will be the featured artist at the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, at a show slated for Nov. 27 through …

A master of painting with words, Clyde Edgerton is pretty good with …
StarNewsOnline.com-Nov 13, 2015
Where: Lobby of StarNews Media, 1003 S. 17th St., Wilmington … work will benefit theArts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.

Arts Council Listening Tour Aims to Gather Public Input for New …
WHQR-Oct 19, 2015
Here in the Cape Fear region, the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County is gathering public input during its Ears on the Arts …

RAISING THE CURTAIN: Artsplosion! opens the new CFCC …
encore Online-Oct 7, 2015
The Cape Fear Community College Humanities & Fine Arts Center, also …. include the Arts Council of New Hanover County andWilmington, …

Sculpture conference features 6 exhibits around town
StarNewsOnline.com-Sep 29, 2015
A ceramic sculpture by Wilmington artist Maria Borghoff spirals on display at … Sponsored by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover …

Wire animal sculptures are really on the go
StarNewsOnline.com-Oct 19, 2015
Van Hout’s galimoto sculptures are on display at ACME Art Studios as part … art galleries organized by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New ..

Women to Watch Finalists – Business Category
Wilma Magazine-Oct 1, 2015
Since moving to Wilmington, she has incorporated her background into work with local nonprofits. She chaired The Arts Council of Wilmington and NHC’s first …

Clyde Edgerton to sign cups, sell art to benefit Wilmington Arts Council
Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:20 by John Staton

Arts Council Listening Tour Aims to Gather Public Input
WHQR – October 19, 2015

Local nonprofits receive funds from City Council
Lumina News-Aug 19, 2015
The Arts Council of Wilmington and Wilmington Downtown Incorporated are among six organizations benefitting from funding designed to …

City of Wilmington awards six local organizations $167000
Port City Daily-Aug 22, 2015
Council members approved $167,000 to help fund the Arts Council of Wilmington, the Jewish Film Festival, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, …

City of Wilmington Promoting Economic Development Through …
TWC News-Aug 24, 2015
WILMINGTON – The city of Wilmington is promoting economic development through cultural arts. Council members recently approved $167,000 …

2 intrepid writers take on 14 galleries in three hours
StarNewsOnline.com-Aug 25, 2015
Since 2012 the art crawl has been organized by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County. It’s now a 14-stop showcase of …

Fourth Friday Gallery Nights attract tourists, locals
Lumina News-Aug 26, 2015
On the fourth Friday of each month, art enthusiasts — both well-versed and … organized by the Arts Council of Wilmington in local art galleries.

Arts Council grant helps metalsmith learn from expert
StarNewsOnline.com-Jul 31, 2015
That’s where Wilmington’s Arts Council comes in. The cost of the workshop was beyond Manley’s budget. The Arts Council offers grants for this …

Groups receive $50000 in arts grants
StarNewsOnline.com-Aug 7, 2015
Twenty-two Wilmington arts groups have been awarded a total of $50,000 in grants through the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts …

Art Council Taking Applications for Grants
Wilma Magazine-Aug 5, 2014
For the second year, THE ARTS COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON & NHC will give … Council of Wilmington & NHC officials, who added that the local arts councils …

City Council to discuss funding study to move rail lines, add trolley
Port City Daily-Aug 17, 2015
Council members will discuss a resolution to allocate over $100,000 in city … arts with funding slated to include The Arts Council of Wilmington, …

Military personnel asked to write
Jacksonville Daily News-Aug 10, 2015
Area veterans are invited to participate in a Wilmington-based project … The fiscal sponsor for the project is The Arts Council of Wilmington and …

Artist’s abstract works inspired by African masks
StarNewsOnline.com-Jul 21, 2015
Wilmington artist Dallas Thomas stands between two of his paintings … galleries and studios coordinated by the Arts Council of Wilmington and …

Drawn back in: Mother, grandmother rediscover art through child’s …
Port City Daily-Aug 16, 2015
Drawn back in: Mother, grandmother rediscover art through child’s … “A Family of Dreams,” now on display at the Arts Council of Wilmington …

Arts Council taking grant applications
Lumina News-Jun 12, 2015
Monday, June 15, is the last day to submit applications to the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County for North Carolina Arts …

Edgerton’s Raney to Make Stage Debut
UNCW News-May 6, 2015
… will benefit the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County. … Edgerton was the featured artist for the 2015 N.C. Azalea Festival.

‘Raney’ one of 3 productions set to open this week
StarNewsOnline.com-May 7, 2015
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Mobile app showcases Wilmington’s walk-around art scene
Lumina News-May 20, 2015
A free smart phone app, released by the Arts Council of Wilmington, includes … ACES Gallery, the New Hanover County Public Library and Thalian Hall. … “It’s an organization, a nonprofit, for sculptors inNorth Carolina, South …

Theater review – ‘Raney’ explores marital mishaps
StarNewsOnline.com-May 13, 2015
… $68, which include a $30 donation to the Wilmington Arts Council. … Charles is from Atlanta, while Raney is from rural North Carolina, where the play is based. … She’s known as a musical theater performer in Wilmington, and has …. New Hanover CountySheriff’s Office, Wilmington Police Department…

Arts Council Launches Mobile Tour Of Downtown
Greater Wilmington Business Journal-Jun 8, 2015
The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County recently launched a mobile app, which works on any Internet-connected device.

To get in ‘If it Fits,’ the art had to get through the mail
StarNewsOnline.com-Jun 23, 2015
Wilmington artist Nicolle X Nicolle managed to get a men’s dress … studios and galleries coordinated by the Arts Council of Wilmington and …

Amid the blur, old-timers share graduation memories
StarNewsOnline.com-Jun 12, 2015
“I used to remember something,” said Wilmington author Clyde Edgerton, … said Rhonda Bellamy, director of the Arts Council of Wilmington.

Justin Lacy and the Swimming Machine re-emerge
StarNewsOnline.com-Jun 1, 2015
Last fall, Lacy received a regional artist grant from the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County to help with putting out a new …

Grants available for local nonprofit art programs
StarNewsOnline.com-May 3, 2015
WILMINGTON | Local nonprofits that need a financial boost to develop … are administered by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover …

Pedestrian Art brings new sculptures downtown
StarNewsOnline.com-Apr 22, 2015
Greensboro sculptor Eric Isbanioly’s “Humpty Dumpty” is one of 12 large-scale public sculptures the Arts Council of Wilmington and New …

News & Notes – Chorale receives grant; seminar; MS walk
StarNewsOnline.com-Apr 13, 2015
WILMINGTON | Cape Fear Chorale has received a $4,000 Grassroots Grant from theArts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County to …

Trolley tours take in Pedestrian Art pieces
Lumina News-Apr 20, 2015
The sculptures are part of the Pedestrian Art program and were installed last month by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County …

What’s the story behind the statue near 2nd and Market?
StarNewsOnline.com-Apr 20, 2015
It is one of a dozen sculptures installed at the end of March by the Arts Council ofWilmington and New Hanover County. The sculptures are part …

Pedestrian Art Program Brings 12 New Sculptures to Downtown …
TWC News-Apr 5, 2015
The 12 new sculptures are part of the Pedestrian Art Program, sponsored by The Arts Council of Wilmington & New Hanover County, …

New “Pedestrian Art” sculptures downtown are part of Tri-State …
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)-Apr 1, 2015
Jim Gallucci’s sculpture “Immigrant Gate” is one of 12 new sculptures on display as part of the Wilmington arts council’sPedestrian Art …

Wilmington Fashion Week: an outlet for talent
Lumina News-Apr 8, 2015
Jessie Penner models an ensemble by Aqua Fedora at Wilmington … director of the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.

Showcasing Youth: 30 under 30 Opens Friday at Acme Studios
Encore Online.com
March 24, 2015

ACME Art has a show for the ‘Under 30′ crowd
StarNewsOnline.com-Mar 23, 2015
A detail from Wilmington artist Maria Borghoff’s sculpture “Pathways of … Wilmington coordinated by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New …

Clothesline connects culture to community
Lumina News-Mar 25, 2015
Asante uses visual art, such as colored tissue paper, to represent laundry … The artwork will be displayed in the Wilmington Art Council’s ACES …

IN ARTS, WE’RE ONE: RHONDA BELLAMY DETAILS ARTS …
encore Online-Jan 13, 2015
Thus in July 2012, after acting as interim director for the newly minted Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, it only made sense …

SALT Studio owner turns eye on own photos
StarNewsOnline.com-Jan 21, 2015
Fourth Friday is organized by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New HanoverCounty. “It’s interesting to see how just starting this business, …

Fourth Friday: ‘Wintersongs’ at New Elements Gallery
StarNewsOnline.com (blog)-Jan 20, 2015Share
New Elements Gallery, 201 Princess St., presents “Wintersongs,” a collection of … by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County.