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

Clay: Woodfire NC - November 15, 2019

Want the opportunity to share your work at Art Walk? Click here to register and make sure you also fill out the waiver by clicking here!

Upcoming Art Walks

February 21, 2020

Fresh Works
May 29, 2020

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A Closer Look

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6 pm

A Closer Look Splendid artArtist Talk and Demonstration with artists from Current Exhibition, "Splendid & Serene".

Exhibiting artists Marc R. Hanson and Greg Barnes will discuss their work and demonstrate painting "en plein air." Come and enjoy complimentary refreshments, watch painting demonstrations and learn all about the practices, inspiration, and goals of these exceptional artists! A Closer Look is free, but registration for this event is greatly appreciated,


 Cabarrus Arts Council | 65 Union Street South, Concord, NC 28025 | 704-920-2787

Family Days

Saturday, October 19, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00 pm

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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   

January 11, 2020    
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April 25, 2020
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June 20, 2020
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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.

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