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Arts Committee

Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center

Mission Of Art Committee
  • To promote and support the development of arts initiatives in the Carrboro community.
  • To enhance and enliven the Carrboro community through the display or performance of art in public spaces, and to explore ways of involving the community as much as possible in these performances and displays.
  • To enhance relations between the government and citizens of the Town of Carrboro through arts initiatives.
  • To promote, through artistic expression and the dialogues that surround it, citizens' democratic participation in the government and community of the Town of Carrboro.
  • To explore ways that the arts may contribute to the economic growth of the Town of Carrboro and its community.
  • To consider ways of aligning arts initiatives with the sustainability goals of the Town of Carrboro.
Interested in Serving Your Community?

The Town of Carrboro Arts Committee is currently is seeking New Members!

If you're interested in applying, please complete an Application for Membership and mail to:

Recreation & Parks Department: c/o Rah Trost
Telephone: 918-7364
E-mail: Rah Trost
Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., 27510


Town Clerk's Office: c/o Catherine,Wilson
Telephone: 918-7309
E-mail: cwilson@townofcarrboro.org
Town Hall, 301 W. Main St., 27510

(Applicants must be Carrboro residents to be eligible.)


Town of Carrboro Arts Committee announces :
Summer Apprenticeship for emerging Student Artists

Announcement Flyer (pdf.)

Town of Carrboro Summer Apprenticeship for the Arts 2014:
The Town of Carrboro is offering a $1,000 award to assist an emerging
young artist in developing their talent through a summer apprenticeship.

To encourage and support emerging young artists who are
residents of Carrboro by facilitating a summer apprenticeship
with a Carrboro based artist or arts organization.

Current high school juniors and graduating high school seniors as
well as college students and those who have graduated from college
in the last year. Applicants must live in Carrboro. Applicants must
have a proven interest in the Arts and have secured an apprenticeship
with a Carrboro artist or arts organization. The apprenticeship
must be for at least 15 hours a week for at least 10 weeks.

Deadline: 5 pm May 30th 2014
To be considered for this apprenticeship interested parties
should submit an application (pdf.) and along with 2 letters of reference.

The application (pdf.) is available here and at Arts Committee- Artist Infomation or Carrboro Recreation and Parks web site

Please submit application (pdf.) and two letters of reference to:
Art Committee - C/O Will McInerney, Jacquelyn Gist, Rah Trost
Town of Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department
100 N. Greensboro Street
Carrboro, NC 27510 or email to arts@townofcarrboro.org


The Town of Carrboro announces the formation of the Poets Council, a sub-committee of the Carrboro Arts Committee. Up to ten people can be appointed to the Council. The town's poet laureates will serve during their term. The Council will meet at the convenience of its members.
The Council is charged with the organization, promotion, and coordination of poetry events, including but not limited to poetry writing in Carrboro Schools, youth poetry contests, Carrboro Day readings, and events involving the poet laureate.
Carrboro residents interested in applying for the Council will need to complete a brief application form


Completed applications should be submitteed to the:

Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department
attn: Rah Trost
100 N. Grensboro Street
Carrboro, NC 27510

The Carrboro Arts Committee appreciates all donations.
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