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Lincoln County Schools
P.O. Box 400     Lincolnton, NC 28093
City of Lincolnton
114 East Main Street     Lincolnton NC, 28093
Lincoln County 
115 West Main Street     Lincolnton NC, 28092
Business & Community Partners
The Arts Council of Lincoln County thanks these partners for primary funding:
NC Arts Council is a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
Office Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday - Friday or by appointment.
Arts Council of Lincoln County
We are located in the Lincoln Cultural Center at 403 East Main Street
in Lincolnton, North Carolina.
Post Office Box 45    Lincolnton, North Carolina 28093
p: 704-732-9044    e:
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Exhibitions, Competitions & Events
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Calendar of Events
Native American Culture
The ACLC is very excited to announce the annual children's exhibit from A Place to Grow!  Beginning Feb. 12th, you may view the amazing talents of the little ones, those dear creative minds, in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Opening Reception:
Wed, Feb 19, 9:30am
in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center.

  • Feb 12 - Mar 1:  A Place to Grow Exhibit
  • Mar 14:  Art Crawl Downtown Lincolnton, 5-9pm
  • Mar 26:  Due date for Robinson - Lineberger Literary Competition entries
  • Apr 11:  Adult Awards Night for Robinson - Lineberger Literary Competition, 7pm @ Gallery 27
  • Apr 17:  Student Awards Night for Robinson - Lineberger Literary Competition, 7pm @ Lincoln Cultural Center
  • Apr 17:  Student Photography Exhibit, 4-6pm @ Lincoln Cultural Center
  • May 18:  LCS Student Art Show Awards Reception @ Lincoln Cultural Center
View artwork by Christopher Rowland at CMC-Lincoln Hospital in Lincolnton, along with pieces by the following talented artists:
  • Ginger Weathers
  • Katie Billings
All works have been selected for their representation of the beauty in nature.  Many pieces will be available for purchase.
A Place to Grow Exhibit
A Place to Grow Children's Art Exhibit, photo taken in 2013.
Winning Photos:

Best of show "Old Workhorses" by Ron Santini

People Category:
1st place - "Ready for Dragon Boat Race" by Judy Broesder.
2nd place - "Portrait of Bethany" by Roger Goodson.
3rd place - "Pumpkin Patch" by Roger Goodson.
Honorable mentions:
"Stoic Son" by Mark Houser
"Modern Classic" by Shane Isenhour
"Breaking Bread" by Phil Digh

Abstract Category
1st place -"Anticipation" by Ron Santini
2nd place - "Dusty Old Keyboard" by Ron Santini
3rd place - "Memories" by Ron Santini
honorable mention:
"Dance" by Kathy Goodson

Structure Category
1st place - "Ferris Wheel" by Kathy Goodson
2nd place - "Barn" by Jonathan Bolt from UMAR
3rd place - "Train Station" by Eve Shaffer
Honorable mentions:
"Apache Aglow" by Mark Houser
"Almost Forgotten" by Jerry W. Cook

1st place -"Time Changes" by Ron Santini
2nd place - "Blind Eye" by Eve Shaffer
3rd place - "Fire on the Mountain" by Mark Houser
Honorable Mentions:
"Thistle" by Kathy Goodson
"House Finch" by John R. Frazier