Art & Artists

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American Tobacco Factory Revitalized

After falling into a state of disrepair, American Tobacco Factory has been revitalized as American Tobacco Campus, a center of culture in Durham.
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African American Quilt Circle Stitches Narratives

Members of a Durham quilting circle know that preserving the act of quilting is as important as preserving the quilts themselves.

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Imperial Tobacco Company Repurposed

A space that once housed Imperial Tobacco Company has transformed into a cultural center while still keeping many of its beautiful, original features.
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Passion Means Patience to Bakersville Glassblower

Richard Ritter, a glassblower in Bakersville, is a true talent and one of only 19 individuals to hold the honor as a North Carolina Living Treasure.

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JJ Jiang Brings Artistic Vision to Cary

A Chinese-American artist finds inspiration where the waters converge.
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Homes for Bluebirds

Eastern bluebirds, once almost vanished from our state, thrive with the help of friendly (human) neighbors.
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Art Inspires Community at Cedar Creek Gallery

A community of artists finds a home, and a family, at a gallery near Creedmoor.

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Not Giants, but Windmills: The Whirligig

From scrap to masterpiece, the making of our official state folk art, the whirligig.

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Jug Tucker Band: Live at Our State

Jug Tucker Band brings its coastal flavor and beloved bluegrass to the Our State lobby.
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Annie Cicale Calligraphy

From the pen of a Fairview artist flows proof of the enduring importance of handwriting.
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