Events & Artist Demos

The Galleries organize Art Walks on Union in downtown Concord in conjunction with each exhibition. Galleries and shops display visual art and host artists' demonstrations. Live music, refreshments and artists make these downtown evenings fun for all ages.

 

Art Walk on Union

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Art Walk on Union
Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

February 26
June 25

Downtown Concord, NC

Art Walk on Union is an all-day arts festival for artists and makers to sell their handmade artwork.

An extension of our past art walks,
Art Walk on Union features

live music

food trucks
local brews & wines
plus
participation from local galleries and numerous
shops and restaurants throughout downtown Concord.

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 Vendor Information

Are you a regional artist who makes handcrafted art?
Would you like to like to become a vendor at an upcoming Art Walk on Union?

Art Walk on Union vendors receive
+ premium location 
+ publicity that includes social and print media

Click below to register

February 26 Registration 
June 25 Registration 
 

More questions?  Vendor FAQ.

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A Closer Look

A Closer Look Artist Demonstrations

Listen to behind-the-scenes stories, inspirations and artistic processes during our A Closer Look artist series in The Galleries, held once per each exhibition.

Check back for dates to future A Closer Look events. 

Family Days

Make crafts at Creation Stations throughout The Galleries, take a tour of the latest exhibition, go on our ISpy Scavenger hunt. Ideal for preschool and elementary school ages, Family Days are FREE fun for everyone!

Family Day activities are now available in Spanish, too, with volunteer translators available from our partner, El Puento Hispano!!

Upcoming Family Days  
  • Saturday, February 5, 2022

  • Saturday, May 21, 2022         
    Sponsored by Atrium

 

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Frequently highlighted by Charlotte on the Cheap, the area’s popular go-to blog for free/low cost family entertainment, Cabarrus Arts Council Family Days are fun and free!

The Cabarrus Arts Council’s Family Days feature fun and creative activities for children in The Galleries and Davis Theatre and opportunities for anyone to visit The Galleries on a weekend. Each Family Day will be different and may include creative art projects in The Galleries, a performance or movie in the Davis Theatre and even activities on the front lawn of the Cabarrus County Historic Courthouse.

Children also will be able to do activities related to the current exhibition, including the “I Spy” art work scavenger hunt, “Art Box” craft projects and “Think About It” guided questionnaires.

People may visit any time between 1 pm and 4 pm. Family Days are free! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Cabarrus Arts Council thanks

Atrium Health
Mariam & Robert Hayes Charitable Trust
Independent Tribune
City Of Concord
Kannapolis City
Harrisburg
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Cabarrus County
Corning Foundation
Embassy Suites
Fifth Third
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