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

‘Into the Woods’ On Display at The Galleries

An exhibition showing nature-inspired artworks will be on display at the Galleries through Oct. 9. ‘Into the Woods’ features nature-inspired artworks and art techniques and includes paintings, sculpture, quilts, drawings, furniture, serigraphs and jewelry by 15 artists: Elizabeth Bradford, Buzz Coren, Jim Carpenter, Charles Farrar, William Jameson, Jean LeCluyse, Debbie Littledeer, Jason Lydic, Roger Martin, Dottie Moore, Luna Lee Ray, Susannah Ravenswing, Nathan Rose and Anatoly Tsiris.


John Brown Quintet at the Davis Theatre Oct. 3

The John Brown Quintet, which specializes in playing music from the time-honored Bebop and Hard Bop jazz eras, will perform at the Davis Theatre on Friday, Oct. 3. Composed of an all-star line-up of North Carolina musicians, the quintet plays classics from the Great American Songbook as well as original tunes. The group garnered national attention when its first recording reached #8 on the national JazzWeek chart, and stayed in the top 50 for 16 consecutive weeks. It features the classic instrumentation of two horns in the frontline along with the rhythm section




Upcoming Events


On Stage at the Davis: John Brown Quintet

Friday, Oct. 3

8 pm

Davis Theatre

All-star jazz group plays music from the Bebop and Hard Bop jazz eras.


Book Signing: Janet Morrison

Saturday, Oct. 11

11 am

Concord Library

Meet the Harrisburg historian and author of The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.


Performance: Red June

Thursday, Oct. 23

7:30 pm

Davis Theatre

Asheville trio blends country, bluegrass and American roots music.



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