Artrageous kids art festival

An Annual Family Friendly, Free Day Full Of Art

2020 Artrageous Kids Art Festival

Remotely Reimagined

The 31st Artrageous Kids Art Festival will look a little different this year, but Dare County Arts Council has made sure that the community will still get to experience the beloved event in 2020.


After being postponed in May, Artrageous will embrace virtual learning and be “Remotely Reimagined” into a two-part event, including three drive-thrus with free art kits for children to take home and a digital art show featuring Dare County students’ artwork.

For more information or to sign up to participate in either of these events, continue reading below. 

Art Supply

Artrageous Drive-Thru + Digital Art Show

More details coming soon!

Artrageous was started in 1989. The annual, free community event brings families together to paint, sculpt, dance, sing and be creative.

Artrageous is organized and staffed by volunteer artists, musicians, crafters, dancers, writers, photographers and other creative people who dedicate their time and energy to the event each year. 

Proceeds from Artrageous benefit DCAC cultural arts programming and the Artrageous Youth Scholarship Fund, which awards one scholarship to a senior at each Dare County High School.  

Click here to watch the video for Artrageous 2017, which was also the Grand Opening of Dowdy Park.

About Artrageous

2019 Sponsors

PNC Bank is the title sponsor of Artrageous, which is co-hosted by Dare County Arts Council and the Town of Nags Head.


Artrageous is also sponsored by Joe Lamb Jr. & AssociatesSurf Pediatrics, Super Wings, and The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series. A special thank you to event partners RavRa Productions and Sea Level Sounds.

This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

(252) 473-5558

300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo, NC 27954

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Current Covid-19 Gallery Hours:

May 22 - Until Further Notice

Tuesday - Saturday: 12pm - 5pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed

Winter Gallery Hours:

October 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020

Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 12pm - 4pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

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