Events & Artist Demos

The Galleries organize Art Walks 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

Stroll through The Galleries and be sure to enjoy the artwork all throughout our beautiful downtown here in Concord. Our Art Walks always take place on Fridays from 6:00-9:00 pm.

Next Art Walk

Selections - Friday, February 22, 2019

Click here to sign up for Art Walk.

Click here to fill out the waiver.

Please visit these participating businesses during Art Walk:

  • Concord’s Best Dressed Kids
  • The Galleries
  • The Enchanted Kitchen
  • The Butterfly Bakeshop
  • Two Gals Kitchen
  • Local 25
  • Gianni's
  • Lil Roberts Place
  • The Concord Museum
  • Union Street Bistro
  • Walls of Art Gallery & Gift Shop

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Future Art Walks

On Paper - Friday, May 31, 2019

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Focusing on the FUNdamentals of Photography

Saturday, February 23, 10 am – 5 pm

Copy of Copy of Fresh Fields Photography InstaThis initial dive into photography will teach how to understand light, see details, color, form, pattern, and utilize compositional and technical elements to create more intriguing and successful photographs. You will learn aperture, shutter speed, ISO, the creative purposes of focal lengths, and how to photograph in Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority and Manual Mode.

Supplies: Bring your DSLR or mirrorless camera, fully charged with a memory card free of space
Recommended for ages 12+
$130 per person
Click here to register online
Registration and payment required by 2/20
The Cabarrus Arts Council, 65 Union Street South, Concord

Family Days

Saturday, Saturday, April 6, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00 pm

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!!

Featuring Arthur Trace, Magician

Thank you to our sponsor for the April 6th Family Day, Atrium Health!

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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.

Future Family Days

On Paper - Saturday, June 22, 2019

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