The celebration includes tributes from 50 artists who share their NC arts stories and reflect on why public funding for the arts matters. See

The council has published and will update a calendar of events all over that salute the arts and the NCAC’s influence. See (And note that presenters are invited to share individual listings with CVNC for its statewide calendar throughout the year. Instructions are here:

Podcasts enliven the proceedings. See

YOU may participate in or support this work. To learn how, click here:

For much more information, see