About Us

The Cabarrus Arts Council is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural arts programs that celebrate the rich diversity of our county and our world. The arts council programs and operates the Davis Theatre and The Galleries, conducts one of North Carolina's largest art-in-education programs for both the Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City school systems, supports arts organizations and artists through grants and workshops, and serves as a catalyst and consultant for public and corporate art.

Latest News

‘Interactive Lines’ Drawing Exhibition on Display Through March 6

An exhibition that explores the transformation of drawing as a medium will be on display through March 6 at The Galleries. The exhibition includes artists from several states, most of whom have not shown at The Galleries previously: David Bonagurio, New York; Sue Bryan, New York; Erin Canady, Chapel Hill; Tim Cristensen, Maine; Tim Ford, Boone; Fred Johnston, Seagrove; Jennifer Mecca, Gastonia; Janvier Rollande, Maine; and Art Venti, California.


Brand New Opry at the Davis Theatre Jan. 29

Local favorite Brand New Opry be back at the Davis Theatre on Thursday, Jan. 29. The traditional bluegrass show features an all-star line-up of some of the best musicians in our area: Whittington, banjo; John Culbreath, fiddle; Pete Corum, bass; Mike Wood, guitar; and Jason Wood, mandolin. The show will include some newer classics and the band’s most requested songs.




Upcoming Events


Performance: Brand New Opry

Davis Theatre

Thursday, Jan. 29

7:30 pm

An enjoyable evening of traditional bluegrass.


Art Walk

Downtown Concord

Friday, Jan. 30

6-9 pm

Enjoy visual art displays all over downtown Concord.


Performance: Jim Avett

Davis Theatre

Thursday, Feb. 12

Singer/guitarist and storyteller Avett plays folk, country and gospel.







Want to volunteer for the arts council?

The arts council is looking for volunteer docents for The Galleries and ushers for Davis Theatre productions. More information...

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Virtual Tour of The Galleries & Davis Theatre