Franklin County Arts Council Observes Native American Heritage Month
The Franklin County Arts
Council Honored National Native American Heritage Month with
presentations and Art Exhibits by Artists Pamela Wyrick Andrejev and Linda Wade Saturday, November 5th at the FCAC headquarters; 22 S Main Street, Franklinton, NC .
Wyrick Andrejev spoke about her Cherokee Heritage and share how it
influences her art. Linda Wade did a presentation on Black
(African-Native American Heritage) Folk Art Collection, art, books and
artifacts from Andrejev’s collection will be on exhibit through whole month of
For more information, please email fcacarts@gmail or call
Afternoon Tea with Journalist Jane
Falkner on November 12th
Franklin County Arts
Council(FCAC) hosted its November tea with writer and journalist Jane
Falkner on Saturday, November 12 at 3 pm at the FCAC Headquarters located at 22
S. Main Street in Fraklinton. Falkner, recently honored as a recipient of a
United Arts Council Regional Artist Award, is the first woman sports writer in
Virginia and one of the first in the Southeast. She has won awards in both
sports journalism and public relations writing.
informal discussion included a brief excerpt from her current project, a memoir
entitled In Search of Cesar Chavez
and a discussion of the author’s recent cross-country adventure. She was
introduced by long-time friend, Raleigh native, Debbie Durham. Sponsors of the
event, which includes refreshments, include the Franklin County Arts Council
and members of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Oxford, North Carolina. For more
information, please email
fcacarts@gmail or call 919-497-6910.
Congratulations to Joy Ayscue for her very successful show. At her Tea Party she sold seven paintings! You can still see her work in our UpFront Gallery. Our next Afternoon Tea with the Artist will feature Clinia Polloni.
The Meditations of Four Fathers, an original play about the musings
of four Biblical fathers (Adam, Abraham, David and Joseph) is available for
performance throughout the area. We especially welcome inquiries from area
churches.Walter Williamson, the playwright, has performed the work
all over the United States and would be happy to discuss a full 90-minute or a
shorter 60-minute performance with you.
A Look Back at our Fun and Functions
May 2nd FCAC Writers Guild Spring Retreat - Perfect weather, inspiring speaker, and a day of writing and fellowship on the shores of Falls Lake. Stay tuned - we will be doing this again!
2915 Afternoon Teas with the Artists Linda Wade, Billy Farmer and Jackie Dove-Miller
Art Stroll April 2nd Downtown Franklinton with lots of art, music, food and fun! Thank you FACT for the music!
Annual Heart for Art Gala
Fundraiser-Great Food - Live Music - Auctions FREE
for the Soul by Donna Campbell Smith
Workshop - Leslie Martin
Classes – Billy Farmer
to Artists and Writers for County Lines: A Literary Journal
- Work Shop
Presented by non-profit, The Scrap Exchange of Durham
- Phillip Shabazz Poetry Workshop
- FCAC Mims Gallery Exhibition June 6 – Aug. 8 at NC
Wesleyan College’s Dunn Center, Rocky Mount.
12 – Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours
Strolls – Every other month on first Thursday, Downtown Franklinton.
- FCAC Photographers Guild Annual Photo
Show month of August
- Summer Photography Workshop Series with
Joe Barta IV
- Road Trip to NC Museum of Art with
Billy Farmer and Everett
- Writers Day Retreat at Falls Lake State
- Encaustic Workshops with Lauri Arnsten
- Art Show at Frankenfest in Franklinton
- Historic Home Walking Tour, Louisburg,
- Student Arts Council Ceramic Workshop
- Introduction to Self-Publishing
- Poetry Reading at Wake Forest Art after Hours by Writers Guild Members
- 2015 Heart for Art Gala