About Us

The Cabarrus Arts Council is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural arts programs that celebrate the rich diversity of our county and our world. The arts council programs and operates the Davis Theatre and The Galleries, conducts one of North Carolina's largest art-in-education programs for both the Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City school systems, supports arts organizations and artists through grants and workshops, and serves as a catalyst and consultant for public and corporate art.

Latest News

Breakfast for the Arts May 22

The Cabarrus Arts Council’s 2015 Breakfast for the Arts will take place Friday, May 22, at Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center, Concord. The fundraiser will include outstanding entertainment, inspirational talks, a free hot breakfast and lots of fun. About 700 people are expected , and they will be immersed in the arts from the minute they arrive for the tightly packed one-hour program. Reservations are required for admission; reserve your seat by Friday, May 15, by calling 704-920-2787 or emailing Natasha@CabarrusArtsCouncil.org. Please help us meet our fund drive goal!


‘Perpetual Insight’ Opens June 1 at The Galleries

A new exhibition featuring a subjective exploration of nature, beauty and visual perception will be on display June 1-July 25 at The Galleries. Perpetual Insight includes works by nine artists: Erin Anfinson, Nicole Aquillano, Hannah Celeste Dean, Alex Garbarino, Amy Gross, Lisa Krannichfeld, Cindy Steiler, Christopher Thomas and Justin Webb. Two special events will be held in conjunction with the show, an Art Walk on Friday, June 12, 6-9 p.m., and a Collectors Circle on Wednesday, June 24, 5:30-7 p.m.



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Upcoming Events


The arts council offices will be closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day.


Community Theatre: Red, White and Tuna

Through May 24

Old Courthouse Theatre, Concord

Regional premiere of the much anticipated third installment in the Tuna trilogy.


Festival: Kaleidoscope

Saturday, May 30

Noon-4 pm

Downtown Kannapolis

Enjoy a variety of arts activities at the Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival.




Want to volunteer for the arts council?

The arts council is looking for volunteer docents for The Galleries and ushers for Davis Theatre productions. More information...

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Virtual Tour of The Galleries & Davis Theatre