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North Carolina Arts Council

NC Arts Council is a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

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  l  Lincolnton, North Carolina 28093
P: 704-732-9044  l  E:
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Calendar of Events


Holiday Baking Class
November 16, 2014, 3-5pm
Join local German chef Sven Frischen-Nocher for an afternoon of holiday baking focusing on traditional Bavarian & German Christmas cookies. This class is open to individuals or parents and children. Fee: $15 per person or $30 for a family group of 3. Location: St Lukes Parrish House, 315 N.Cedar Street Lincolnton
To register email ACLC or call 704 732-9044


Kids Pottery Handbuilding Class
December 6, 2014, 10-12pm
Join Art Teacher Hannah Griffen for a hands on pottery class. Students will create a clay sculpture piece.  Open to children 5 -10 years old. Fee: $15 per student. Location: Lincoln Cultural Center
To register email ACLC or call 704 732-9044


Amateur Photography Competition
The Arts Council of Lincoln County is once again sponsoring its annual Amateur Photography Competition. Entries will be accepted 10am until 4pm Friday January 2 and Monday January 5th at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 East Main Street in Lincolnton.
This year we will offer a youth category in additional to our adult competition.  Youths who wish to participate must have the written consent of a parent or guardian. For additional arrangements, please call (704) 732-9044 or email us at The show will be on exhibit in the Carolina Mills and Cochrane Galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center from January 11th through January 30th.There will be an opening reception and awards presentation for the artists and public on Friday evening, January 9, 2015 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Complete press release and additional information: link
Entry Form: link

City of Lincolnton
114 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28902
Lincoln County
115 West Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28093
Lincoln County Schools
P.O. Box 400, LIncolnton, NC 28093
October 25, 2014

2014 Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition Winners:

Press Release:
The Arts Council of Lincoln County is pleased to announce the winners of our 2014 Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition and Exhibit. Our exhibit will be on display from October 20 – November 15, 2014 in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center which is located at 403 East Main Street Lincolnton. We would also like to thank Allen Tate Realty, Court Street Grill and Anthony & Cathy Davis for sponsoring our prizes. For additional information please contact the Arts Council at 704 732-9044 or

2014 Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition and Exhibit Winners:

1st Place – Booty Moran, Glowing Waters

2nd Place – Brenda Beard – Bostian, Mistress Mary Sleeping Beautiful

3rd Place – C.M. Kakassy, Mysterious Light

Honorable Mention – Kae Wright, Moving On

Honorable Mention – Gretchen Robinson, The Birds

Honorable Mention – Kathy Collins, Highway 84

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