Arts News

ArtsGreensboro Accepting Nominations for the 2018 O.Henry Award

ArtsGreensboro is now accepting nominations for the 2018 O.Henry Award. Named for the famed author from Greensboro, this award recognizes an individual’s outstanding contributions to the arts and cultural development of the community throughout their lifetime. The O.Henry Award is given jointly by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce and ArtsGreensboro...

2018 Five-County Regional Artist Grant Applications Now Open

2018 Five-County Regional Artist Grant Applications Now Open Individual artists must live in Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph, or Rockingham counties, and focus on visual, performing, literary, or interdisciplinary arts Applications due by 5 pm on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Greensboro, N.C., September 15, 2017 — ArtsGreensboro announced today that applications...

ArtsGreensboro Surpasses $1 Million in Funds Raised for 2017 Artsfund Campaign

ArtsGreensboro today announced that it surpassed its $1 million June 30 campaign target for its 2017 community-wide Artsfund Campaign – Guilford County’s largest comprehensive annual fundraising effort to support arts organizations, initiatives, and critical infrastructure. The preliminary campaign report shows $1,011,978 was raised by June 30 through contributions from individuals,...

The Economic Impact of the Arts in Guilford County

Guilford County’s Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Generates $162 Million in Economic Activity and Supports 5,963 Jobs Annually in a New Report from Americans for the Arts Arts & Culture Industry Returns $15,592,000 in Revenue to Local and State Coffers For Release: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 5pm  WASHINGTON, D.C....

2017 Betty Cone Medal of Arts Award Nominations

ArtsGreensboro is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Betty Cone Medal of Arts. Named in honor of two-time O.Henry Award recipient Betty Cone and first awarded in 1999, the Betty Cone Medal of Arts is the most prestigious local award presented to artists. It recognizes artists who have achieved clear...

Scuppernong Books Receives the 2017 Arts in Business Award

Downtown Greensboro’s Scuppernong Books Receives the 2017 Arts in Business Award Owner Brian Lampkin Accepts the Award at Today’s Small Business Awards Luncheon Downtown’s popular independent bookstore and gathering place Scuppernong Books will receive the 2017 Arts in Business Award at today’s Greensboro Chamber of Commerce small business awards luncheon...

ArtsGreensboro Hires Pauline Vail as Executive Assistant

ArtsGreensboro President & CEO Thomas Philion announced today that Pauline Vail has assumed the part-time position role of Executive Assistant, beginning March 29. In her new role as Executive Assistant at ArtsGreensboro, Ms. Vail will provide administrative support to the President & CEO, support the ArtsGreensboro Board of Directors, serve...