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    • 1 Nov 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 30 Nov 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Lee Fowlkes Gallery 43 W. Main St, Yanceyville, NC 27379
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    Call to artists!

    Do you have an artistic skill and the desire to teach others? Whether your passion is painting, writing, acting, drawing, or any other medium, we encourage you to apply to teach classes at the Lee Fowlkes Gallery in 2019. We are now scheduling classes Jan - June 2019 Tuesday through Friday 10 am - 2pm, and evening and weekend hours/dates available contingent on the gallery schedule.

    If you are interested in sharing your talent and time with others by teaching an arts class, please submit your class proposal and application online or print out and deliver to the gallery at 43 W. Main St. or PO Box 689, Yanceyville, NC 27379. The submission deadline is November 30, 2018




    • 15 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 19 Dec 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Lee Fowlkes Gallery; 43 W. Main St. Yanceyville, NC

    Visit our gallery to enjoy "Paul Minnis: Through the Years", an exhibition of fine art spanning over 30 years in the artists life.  

    Paul Minnis is a lifetime professional artist whose work includes acrylics, oils, watercolors, and pottery.  After earning a BS from Edinboro State University in PA and an MS from Pennsylvania State University, Minnis launched his teaching career at East Carolina university, where he later became Chair of the Ceramics Department after doing post graduate work at Rochester institute of Technology.  He has had a long and successful career as a professional painter and potter in the Triangle area, with pieces at several museums.  He is well known in Caswell County for his breathtaking watercolor paintings and prints of the Caswell County Courthouse.   

    • 28 Nov 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Lee Fowlkes Gallery 43 W. Main St. Yanceyville, NC

    Are you interested in learning more about the Caswell Council for the Arts, getting involved, sharing your ideas, or just meeting others with a shared interest in the arts? Please join us at the Lee Fowlkes Gallery at 43 W. Main St. on Wed. Nov. 28th from 10:30 - 11:30 for an informal member's meetup where we will enjoy a cup of tea and connect with you about the arts in Caswell County. All are invited to join us. You do not need to be a member to attend.

    • 30 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Lee Fowlkes Gallery; 43 West Main St. Yanceyville, NC
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    Please join us on Friday, November 30th from 5-9 p.m. for a Holiday Artisan Market featuring a variety of vendors displaying their handmade works to show and sell.  The market will take place at the Caswell Council for the Arts' Lee Fowlkes Gallery at 43 W. Main St., Yanceyville.  

    This will be a great place to buy unique, one of a kind holiday gifts from local artists and crafters.

    The evening will also include the holiday tree lighting and walking of the Winter Lights Trail in downtown Yanceyville. 

    If you are a local artist interested in joining us, please read below and register here.  or contact us at (336) 694-4474 or caswellarts@gmail.com for more information.  

    • No resale of others artwork or crafts, and no distributors please.  This event is specifically intended to support and promote local artisans and crafters selling their own work.  Thank you for your understanding. 
    • Tables are $20 each for Arts Council members, and $25 for non-members.  
    • Each vendor will have the space to set up a table up to 8 ft long.  You may bring your own table, or you may request a table from the Arts Council.  (Our tables are 72x30)
    • We accept a wide variety of artisans and crafters for the sale including hand made items such as soaps, candles, baked goods, etc.  What is most important to us is that you made it yourself.  
    • Artists may arrive as early as 3pm to set up, and are asked to have their tables set up by the start of the event at 5pm.  All artists are asked to remain until the end of the event.  




     

    • 12 Dec 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Caswell County Civic Center
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    Join us for the Youth Performance Series Production of The Velveteen Rabbit,  a heartwarming tale of childhood and imagination, performed by Bright Stars Touring Theater. Based on the classic tale by Margery Williams Bianco, this show examines what it means to love and what it means to be real.  

    Children $2.50
    Adults $5.00

    Individuals may purchase tickets online.  School groups please call us at (336) 694-4474 to reserve space for your class.  Payment by check is preferred for school groups.    

    • 8 Jan 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 31 Jan 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Lee Fowlkes Gallery 43 W. Main St. Yanceyvllle, NC 27379

    The Caswell Council for the Arts private collection has been acquired through purchases and gifts from artists over the past forty years. 

Past events

15 Nov 2018 Paul Minnis: Through the Years - Opening Reception
25 Oct 2018 The Wizard of Oz
21 Oct 2018 Paint Class and your Wine Glass
18 Oct 2018 Opening Reception - Senior Art Show and Stories of the Middle Border
12 Oct 2018 Senior Art Show Oct. 12 - Nov. 8
12 Oct 2018 Stories of the Middle Border Oct. 12- Nov 8th
19 Sep 2018 Silk Scarf Painting
9 Sep 2018 Juried Art Show Sept. 9 - Oct. 4th
9 Sep 2018 Juried Art Show Opening Reception
2 Aug 2018 Danville Art League Group Show Aug 2-Aug 31st
2 Aug 2018 Danville Art League Opening Reception
20 Jun 2018 Father and Daughter Show June 20 - July 26
20 Jun 2018 Father and Daughter Exhibit Opening Reception
16 Jun 2018 Annual Members Dinner and Awards Program
1 Jun 2018 First Friday Reception at the Lee Fowlkes Gallery
30 May 2018 Photography as Art - a presentation & discussion with Donna Wesley Spencer
30 May 2018 Application to exhibit at Lee Fowlkes Gallery in 2019
17 May 2018 Photo Exhibit: May 17 - June 14th
17 May 2018 Photo Exhibit Opening Reception
5 May 2018 "Southern Roots" Gospel Music Showcase
3 May 2018 Caswell County Student Art Show May 3rd - May 31st
3 May 2018 Caswell County Student Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony
12 Apr 2018 Piedmont Community College Digital Effects and Animation Gallery Exhibit Apr 12 - May 10
12 Apr 2018 Piedmont Community College Digital Effects and Animation Opening Reception
7 Apr 2018 Caswell Spring Market April 7 & 8
11 Mar 2018 Paint Class and Your Wine Glass
22 Feb 2018 Topper Maxey Art Exhibit Feb. 22 - Mar. 22
22 Feb 2018 Topper Maxey Art Exhibit Opening Reception
10 Jan 2018 Caswell Council for the Arts Private Collection Exhibit
5 Jan 2018 Submission from 3D artists to display in gallery
17 Dec 2017 Caswell Writer's Showcase
14 Dec 2017 Youth Series 12:30PM Performance "A Christmas Carol"
14 Dec 2017 Youth Series 10:00 AM Performance "A Christmas Carol" SOLD OUT
1 Dec 2017 Holiday Artisan Market
28 Nov 2017 Pat Ewalt, Yancey Smith, & Jean Fitzgerald Art Exhibit Nov 28 - Jan 4


Caswell Council for the Arts" is a 501(c)3non-profit organization.

Our mission: To increase arts awareness, educate our citizenry, provide positive opportunities for exposure to the arts, and to nurture local creative expression. 

43 West Main Street
Yanceyville, NC 27379
(336) 694-4474

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 689
Yanceyville, NC 27379

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