Franklin County Arts Council Diversity Team

The FCAC Diversity Team seeks out and sponsors culturally diverse arts opportunities to increase interest, awareness, and participation in the culturally diverse community that is Franklin County.

Monthly Meeting

Date: 1st Thursday of the month

Time: 2:30 PM

Location: 

Louisburg Art Gallery:

Address: 118 B North Main St., Louisburg NC 27549

Become a member of FCAC Diversity Team by attending a meeting or contacting FCAC at email fcac.arts@fcacarts.org or call 919-497-6910.

Coming Events: 

 

Celebrating The Hispanic Culture Through The Arts

Saturday May 5 2018, from 3:00am to 5:00pm.
At the FCAC Art Gallery: 22 S. Main St, Franklinton NC 27525

You are cordially invited to the Franklin County Art Council to celebrate the Hispanic Art with music and paintings.

Hispanic Music:
Teresa Fernandez, "Songs of the Soul". Is a singer born in Havana, Cuba.

6 Hispanic Artist will be Exhibiting:

Cornelio Campos: Mexican artist born in 1971 in Cheran Michoacan-Mexico. Specializing in paintings that illustrate the complex realities of migrant life that are often concealed or misconstrued to the public.

Nora Hernandez: Born in Honduras. Founder of The Center for Personal Development (SSP), an institution dedicated to providing personal development. Her art expresses the beauty of the Latino Culture.

Clina Polloni Allen: Born and raised in Chile. Clina lives and paint in her studio in Franklinton, NC. She enjoys impressionism as well as realism and was able to develop her own unique style. In her paintings she is portraying the people of North Carolina in their environment and activities.
Click here for more information about "The Market Girl" painting >>

Julia Polloni Vick: Clina's sister. Descendants of a family of Italian artists, for generations they have been painting and promoting the arts in their community. Colorful canvases representing the cultures and places were they come from and were they live now.

Aaron Vick: Born and raised in Raleigh, NC. Art is my passion since I was a child. My inspiration in painting Latin America culture started with my beautiful wife, Julia, together we have traveled extensively throughout Latin America, especially Chile, painting and enjoying the family.

Gabriela Zabala: Born in Ecuador. She likes to contemplate the clouds, cook Ecuadorian food, paint and write poems. Work to improve the health of the Latino population in North Carolina. Her paintings are meaningful and an expression of whom she is in relation to a higher self and the real world. 

The Hughes of Life Play

When: Friday, February 16, 2018. 8:00am or 9:00am
   Monday February 26, 2018. 9:30am
Where: Bunn High School, 29 Bunn Elementary School Rd, Bunn, NC 27508

You are all invited to this play that was provided with Grassroots Grant Funding for Multicultural Arts Events from the Franklin County Arts Council and the NC Arts Council. If you can't attend the 8 am or 9 am performance at Bunn High School on 2/16, the last performance will be on Feb. 26 at 9:30 at Franklinton H.S. if you are unable to attend this one.

Open Mic: “Embracing the Dream”

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Up Front Gallery, 22 S. Main Street, Franklinton NC 27525
Questions: contact fcac.arts@fcacarts.org or (919) 497-6910.
Email Jackie Dove-Miller (spiritofpeace2@gmail.com ) to book a spot at the mic.

The Franklin County Arts Council’s Diversity Team will host its second annual Open Mic in celebration of Black History Month.. This year’s theme is “Embracing the Dream”. Each artist or group will have 5 minutes to sing, recite, read, or play pieces related to dreaming ((having, living, longing for or pursuing a dream).

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