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The Arts & Science Council is asking for support in making arts and culture a priority in the county budget.

ASC plea: Advocate for arts and culture in Mecklenburg budget survey

Feb. 23. Supporters of arts and culture are needed to lend their voices as Mecklenburg County seeks public input from residents to develop its Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget. The Resident Budget Priority Survey is one way that residents can let county leaders know what’s important to them when it comes to services and programs funded […]

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Cain Center wins regional award

Feb. 14. The Cain Center for the Arts has been awarded Centralina’s Region of Excellence of Award in the category of Improving Quality of Life. The Cain Center received the award for expanding recreational services that encourage community participation. Centralina noted the ‘new addition to Cornelius was created in response to a need the Town […]

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Charlotte Ballet comes to the Cain Center for the Arts

Feb. 13. In March, Charlotte Ballet will make its Cain Center for the Arts debut with two performances of Under the Lights. Set to the iconic music of Johnny Cash, this 40-minute piece is a tribute to the life and legacy of Cash and his beloved wife, June Carter Cash. The ballet is choreographed by […]

Instructors are needed for youth and adult classes for ceramics, painting, drawing and sculpture. Photo | Cain Center for the Arts

Calling all art instructors to a job fair Saturday

Jan. 26. The Cain Center for the Arts is holding a job fair specifically for visual art instructors. The job fair will be 10 am – 1 pm  Saturday, Jan. 28, at the main facility, include presentations and conclude with a tour of the center’s studios. Those interested should bring course proposals and a CV. […]

2 artists in Cornelius among those to receive ASC grants

Dec. 15.  ASC, in conjunction with the arts councils of Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln and Rowan counties, announced the 2023 Artist Support Grant recipients. This year, more than 150 regional artists applied for funding – representing a 25 percent increase in applications from last year – and 75 ASC Artist Support Grants will be awarded. […]


Demolition underway for future Cain Center for the Arts

Sept. 10. By Dave Yochum. With more than $17 million raised so far, the Cain Center for the Arts took a big step forward this morning with demolition of the existing blue metal buildings getting under way just west of the police station. The third building on the 1.85 acre site, what’s left of a […]

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Today! ‘Tawba Walk 2-8 pm downtown

Sept. 19. The Cornelius ‘Tawba Walk , starting at 2 today, is an eclectic art crawl with music and food  in the heart of old Cornelius. Cornelius Today is sponsoring the photography exhibit 6-8 pm in the Cornelius Arts Center. Catch the cool cars at Cornelius Presbyterian, noon to 3.