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

Art on Tap Invites You to a Lawn Party and Reggae Performance by the Sun-Dried Vibes on April 16

If the warm weather has you dreaming of going to a tropical island and your bank account makes that impossible, you will be happy to get a taste of the Caribbean at the arts council on Thursday, April 16. Art on Tap is sponsoring a Caribbean-style party on the lawn outside the Historic Cabarrus Courthouse from 5:30 to 7 p.m. followed by a concert by the reggae rock group Sun-Dried Vibes at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Theatre.


Semantics on Display Through May 16 at The Galleries

A new exhibition featuring words, phrases, symbols, language and literature in conjunction with artworks of varying media will be on display at The Galleries through May 16. The group invitational includes works by eight artists: Andrew Coombs, Stephanie DeArmond, Kiki Farish, Andy Farkas, Connie Norman, Merrill Shatzman, Geoffrey Stein, Barbara C. Thomas and Ali Wieboldt. An opening reception for the show will be held during the downtown Concord Art Walk on Friday, March 27, 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 704-920-2787.




Upcoming Events



Art Walk

Downtown Concord

Friday, March 27

6 - 9 pm

Art displays and artists all over downtown Concord and the opening reception for "Semantics" at The Galleries.



Concert and Lawn Party

Thursday, April 16

Party, 5:30-7 pm

Concert, 7:30 pm

Caribbean-style dinner followed by a reggae rock performance by the Sun-Dried Vibes.


Performance: Fuzzbucket Music Company

Thursday, April 23

7:30 pm

Davis Theatre

Contemporary version of an old-fashioned variety show includes music, comedy and poetry.











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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