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.
‘Into the Woods’ Opens Aug. 18
A new exhibition will open Aug. 18 at The Galleries. ‘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. There will be an opening reception for the exhibition during the downtown Concord Art Walk on Friday, Aug. 22, 6-9 p.m.
2014-15 Davis Theatre Tickets on Sale
The Davis Theatre’s 2014-15 music-filled season includes the Annie Moses Band, which has wowed audiences from Carnegie Hall to the Grand Ole Opry with its unique chamber pop, and Americana favorite The Steel Wheels. The flagship On Stage at the Davis series will open Oct. 3 with jazz by the John Brown Quintet, an all-star line-up of North Carolina musicians that sold out the Davis previously, followed by the Annie Moses Band’s Rhapsody in Bluegrass on Nov. 6, The Steel Wheels’ high-energy Americana on Jan. 24, the Jeff Little Trio’s Appalachian blues on March 20 and blues legend Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues on May 1. For the first time, the Davis will be offering a season ticket discount of 7% to people who purchase tickets for all five On Stage at the Davis shows.
2014-15 Davis Theatre tickets are now on sale.
The Galleries will be closed Saturday and Monday, Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, for Labor Day. The arts council offices will also be closed Sept. 1.
Community Theatre: Noises Off
Old Courthouse Theatre
Hilarious farce about a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop. Call 704-788-2405 for tickets or more information.
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...