Rare Showing of Contemporary Art at The Ackland


Chapel Hill, NC — You’ve been to the NC Museum of Art. You’ve been to the Nasher. But have you been to the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill? If not, now’s a good time to go, with a rare exhibition of works from their Contemporary collection on display. Read more

Art: Meet the Painters of Downtown Cary

En Plein Air

Cary, NC — On Saturday, May 2, 2015, over 20 artists brought their easels, canvases and palettes outside to paint along the streets of Downtown Cary. I talked to a handful of them and even ended up becoming a model in one of the paintings. Read more

Huge Crowds For 38th Lazy Daze


Cary, NC – It snowed, German bands played and there was magic as the 38th Lazy Daze Festival was held this past weekend in Downtown Cary (August 23rd, 2014) . Read more

Photographer Opens Art Gallery in Cary

Owner Gordon Munro outside his new gallery Gordon Munro Fine Art

Owner Gordon Munro outside his new gallery Gordon Munro Fine Art

Cary, NC- Gordon Munroe Fine Art Gallery opens this Friday August 8 with a show by Cary artist Dan Campbell. But how did a transplanted English photographer come to open a fine art gallery in suburban Cary? Read more

Art: What to Do with 164 Old Ballet Shoes?

ballet shoe projectCary, NC- What do you get when you mix boxes of ballet shoes, a team of artists and a penchant for recycling and re-use? The Ballet Shoe Project. Read more

Two Week Music Festival Returns to Downtown Cary

Cary, NC- Hard to believe, but in the Cary Cross Chamber Music  and Art Festival’s second year in Downtown Cary, there’s even more events and artistic collaborations! Read more

Town of Cary Workshops on Traditional Indian Art Forms

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – We all know the work of Andy Warhol, Vincent Van Gogh and Rembrant. But how many of us have ever heard of artforms called Rangoli, Warli and Zentangle? Local artist Sampada Agarwal is set to  teach some workshops presented by Town of Cary to acquaint people with these traditional and modern styles of art. Read more

Art & Faith: Funding a Trip to India

Cary, NC- When your kids have a passion, you will do anything to help. Kate Cook’s children, Grace and Stuart, want to help orphans in faraway India through a program called Global Hope. Kate is hosting a juried art exhibit to raise the needed funds. Read more

Events: Spring Into Spring Daze 2012!

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- Environmental Art gets life size at Cary’s 19th annual Spring Daze Festival in Bond Park Sat. April 28th from 9 am-5 pm. Environmental sculptor Michael Roy Layne is putting the finishing touches on his “Stoneleaf and Fairy Circle” installation down at the boat house which debuts at the opening of the festival with a lakeside procession. Read more

Weekend: Art in Cary

Image by J.J. Raia. Lindsey Chester edits the Cary Citizen Calendar of Events .

Cary, NC – It’s so hard to choose among all the events on the Calendar. This week, we’ll focus on a few art exhibits around town. All are free. Read more