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The Arts Council of Lincoln County thanks these partners for primary funding:
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
St. Nicholas Day
December 6, 2014 from 10am - 12pm at St. Luke's Episcopal Church Parish House located at 315 N. Cedar Street, Lincolnton, NC. Join us for Random Acts of Christmas Kindness. The Arts Council of Lincoln County and St. Luke's Episcopal Church invite all children ages 6-12 to join us as we celebrate ”Christmas Around the World” German Style. As a part of the festivities we have two very special workshops planned. Paint a Tile Mural Project and Feed the Birds by creating birdseed ornaments. This is a free event! Deadline for registration is Wednesday December 3rd.

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

Fun and Fanciful Artist Books
Date: January 17, 2015
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 P.M
In this workshop we will have fun learning how to create a spiral book and a secret room book.  In addition to learning various techniques creating these artist books, you can let your imagination fly away by drawing, collaging or writing on the pages of your handmade books. 
The finished treasures can be used for recording journal entries, poetry, travel journals, reception registers, or they can be enjoyed as sculptures.  You may also want to surprise someone with a handmade artist book gift.  We’ll use a variety of colored and decorated papers as well as some Asian papers, which are included in the workshop fee. Deadline for registration is Wednesday January 15. To register contact the ACLC at or 704 732-9044

Ages: 12 to adult
Fee: $25.00 per person, $40 for two or $50 for family (3)
Min. # of students: 4  Max. # of students: 10

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
Press Release
Contact: Shelly Johnston
704 732-9044

Calling All Artists!

The Art Crawl Downtown Lincolnton Committee extends an open call for local artists who
would like to participate in our annual spring art crawl. Join us as Downtown Lincolnton
hosts our next art crawl on March 13, 2015. Restaurants and businesses will open their doors for a special evening of art, food, music and dance. These merchants will host Lincoln County's artists and craftspeople who will
showcase a wide variety of fine art and craft mediums including paintings, drawings, photography, pottery, fiber arts, jewelry, metal smith, wood turning, and more.This is a free event for artist and the public. Deadline for artist registration is March 6, 2015. For more information or to register as an artist, please email the Arts Council of Lincoln County at or 704 732-9044

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