Piedmont Painters Spring Show

May 21 – June 28, 2019. Artist Reception Thursday, May 23rd. The Piedmont Painters consists of artists from the Hickory area, Lenoir, Morganton, and Denver, North Carolina. The group was started by renowned artist and teacher, Jean Pollock in the early 80’s as a “critique” group with monthly meetings in members’ homes. Although the membership… Read more »

Burke County Middle Schools Exhibit

February 28 – March 8 Student Reception Thursday, February 28 at 4PM at the Burke Arts Council Gallery 115 E. Meeting Street, Downtown Morganton

“Postcards from the Edge” Exhibition

Western Arts Agencies of North Carolina Traveling Postcard Exhibit AND The 14th Annual Woodworkers Exhibit From March 15 through July 30, 2019, the Western Arts Agencies of North Carolina (WAANC) will coordinate a unique traveling art display.  Eight arts councils in the region will present Postcards from the Edge, a traveling exhibit of postcard-sized artwork… Read more »

14th Annual Woodworkers Exhibition and featuring “Postcards from the Edge”

Opening Reception for the Annual Woodworkers Exhibition and the Postcards from the Edge Traveling Exhibition – Friday, March 15, 2019 The 14th Annual Woodworkers Exhibition which feature the work of the students of WPCC, Professional Craft Wood Program, under the direction of John Ferguson. The students will show their current projects – from dressers to chairs… Read more »


The Burke Arts Council proudly presents  THE SIXTH ANNUAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION.  September 13 – November 8.   Artists Reception and Distribution of Awards:  Friday, September 13th, 5 – 7 PM Categories for 2019:  STREET PHOTOGRAPHY *  BLACK AND WHITE *  LANDSCAPE Juror of Awards:  Lonnie Crotts.    Lonnie Crotts is an accomplished photographer who defines… Read more »