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United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake County builds better communities through support and advocacy of the arts. Learn more »

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Arts Integration Workshop

This BIG PICTURE workshop, held at the North Carolina Museum of Art, will provide strategies to help educators make connections between art and classroom concepts.  This workshop will include a guided gallery experience and hands-on creative opportunities that can be adapted for the classroom.

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From the Blog

Piedmont Laureate Program Celebrates the Art of Writing

United Arts—together with the City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Durham Arts Council and the Orange County Arts Commission—have sponsored  the Piedmont Laureate in 150 appearances over the last seven years. Piedmont Laureate James Maxey (science fiction/fantasy) will be wrapping up his 2015 appointment at an event in Durham on Dec. 2.

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United Arts Pilots 2015-2016 H.S. Master Classes in Arts

Tenor Jason Karn had an opening message for the men’s ensemble at Athens Drive High School as he led the first high school Master Class sponsored by the United Arts Council. He told them, “Art teaches us to look at the world differently.”

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Press Release

Wake Schools Receive Grants for Arts Education

United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County is making available $153,843 to 138 Wake schools to bring in teaching artists during the 2015/16 school year for performances and residencies that integrate the arts with core subjects.

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Artist Directory

Artist Directory - Artist with Student

Browse more than 400 programs available for performances, workshops and residencies.

Piedmont Laureate

Piedmont Laureate Photo

Building a literary bridge for residents to come together and celebrate the art of writing.

410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170
Raleigh NC 27603

Phone: (919) 839-1498
Fax: (919) 839-6002