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Events

We host a variety of events throughout the year that promote the arts in Dare County.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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April Exhibit

Chicamacomico Shakes Exhibit

In April our Courtroom Gallery will feature an exhibit highlighting shakes from the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station. The exhibit will be on display April 5-27.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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April Exhibit

Manteo Made

In April our Vault Gallery will feature woodwork by Owen Lauber. The exhibit will be on display April 5-27.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Paint-Along Workshop

Saturday, April 20

Artist Catherine Hamill is teaching an acrylic paint-a-long class from 9am-12pm on Saturday, April 20 at Dare Arts.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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April Kids Art Party

Saturday, April 20 

Mari Beth LaRose will lead a Kids Art Party on Saturday, April 20 at 5pm. Kids will create their own 11x14 canvas painting of a cactus in celebration of Earth Day.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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April Book Discussion

Wednesday, April 24

Dare Arts and Downtown Books are hosting another North Carolina Reads book club discussion at 6:30pm on Wednesday, April 24 at Dare Arts.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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May First Friday

Friday, May 3 

A free, family-friendly event from 6pm to 8pm featuring live music, art, food & drink, and shopping in downtown Manteo.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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May Exhibit

Women & Clay 

In May our Vault Gallery will showcase ceramics by Lauren Evans, Genevieve Stewart, Melanie Westheiden, and Skyla Lamberto-Egan. The exhibit will be on display May 3 through June 1.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Paint-Along Workshop

Saturday, May 4

Artist Catherine Hamill is teaching an acrylic paint-a-long class from 9am-12pm on Saturday, May 4 at Dare Arts.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

Sunday, May 5

The Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show will open in our Courtroom Gallery at 2pm on Sunday, May 5.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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May Expressions Workshop

Wednesday, May 8 

Artist Peggy Saporito will lead a free Expressions watercolor workshop at the Cowell Cancer Center in Nags Head.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Artrageous Kids Art Festival 

Saturday, May 11 

The 35th Annual Artrageous Kids Art Festival will be held at Dowdy Park in Nags Head from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, May 11.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Paint-Along Workshop

Saturday, May 11

Artist Catherine Hamill is teaching an acrylic paint-a-long class from 9am-12pm on Saturday, May 11 at Dare Arts.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Photography Workshop

Saturday, May 18 

Award-winning photographers Shirley Whitenack and Richard St. Peter will lead a class on Saturday, May 18.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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May Kids Art Party

Saturday, May 18 

Mari LaRose will lead a kids class on May 18 at 5pm. Kids will create their own painting inspired by Japanese Contemporary Artist Yayoi Kusama.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Rock The Cape

June 6-7 

The 12th Annual Rock The Cape will celebrate the visual and performing arts on Hatteras Island June 6-7.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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June First Friday

Friday, June 7

A free, family-friendly event from 6pm to 8pm featuring live music, art, food & drink, and shopping in downtown Manteo.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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July First Friday

Friday, July 5 

A free, family-friendly event from 6pm to 8pm featuring live music, art, food & drink, and shopping in downtown Manteo.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Bucket Drumming Camp

July 22-26

Unleash your child’s inner musician at a one-of-a-kind week-long bucket drumming camp led by Stacey from Porkchop Productions.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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August First Friday

Friday, August 2 

A free, family-friendly event from 6pm to 8pm featuring live music, art, food & drink, and shopping in downtown Manteo.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Painting & Theatre Camp

August 12-16

Experience the ultimate fusion of art and theatre at Paintings Come To Life Theatre Camp.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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September First Friday

Friday, September 6 

A free, family-friendly event from 6pm to 8pm featuring live music, art, food & drink, and shopping in downtown Manteo.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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Surfalorus Film Festival

September 16-18 

Celebrate 13 years of the Surfalorus Film Festival when it returns to Jennette's Pier September 16-18.

Mary Edwards' beautiful watercolor exhibit will be on display in our vault until January 23, 2021.

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October First Friday

Friday, October 4 

A free, family-friendly event from 6pm to 8pm featuring live music, art, food & drink, and shopping in downtown Manteo.

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