Call to Artists!


Upcoming Opportunities in 2018


Presenting: Arts, Antiques and Collectibles 

The Arts Center in conjunction with the Phil Gainer Community Center will present the first Antiques, Arts & Collectibles show and sale in our area. For more details and an application, click below!

Friday, June 29, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and

Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Poetry Exhibit 2018 

Get your gears going for poetry and art! Artwork inspired by poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month in April of 2018. Your art entry will reflect a poem or passage which inspired the art entry. Open to professional and amateur artists. There will be weekly poetry readings. That schedule will be announced when finalized.

Application and Art Delivery Date: March 23, 2018; applications may be submitted early with payment
Artist Reception: April 6, 2018, 7 to 9 pm
Gallery Hours: Tues to Fri, 10 to 4
Pick Up Artwork: April 30, 2018, 10 to 4

Application Fee: $20 Members; $30 Non Members. Your fee supports costs associated with this exhibit. Applications may be submitted early with payment.

Student Art Exhibit.

Open to instructors in a classroom setting in Randolph County, both public and private schools and other arts organizations. 

Application to Participate Due: Friday, March 2, 2018
Materials Due: April 20, 2018, **Material deadline includes artwork, spreadsheets, and all necessary components of submission.
Artist Reception: May 4th, 4 to 6 pm
Gallery Hours: Tues to Fri, 10 to 4, or by appointment until 5:00 on weekdays/Mondays
Pick Up Artwork: May 25, 2018, between 3 and 5 pm

Bowl Fest:

Artists, we are always accepting donations for Bowl Fest. Thank you for all past and future donations! If you have any bowls that you would like to donate, please drop off with the Coordinator at the main office. This small fundraiser raises money for our pottery studio at One Park Street. We have numerous classes year round for kids and adults. The money we raise goes towards supplies, upkeep of the building, equipment, and even clay! Bowl Fest is scheduled for Sunday, April 15, 2018, from 1 pm to 3 pm. Ticket prices are $25.00 for adults, and $10.00 for children 10 and under.

Juried Photography Exhibit 

Juried photography exhibit is open to professional and amateur photographers in/out of state. All images will be submitted electronically to the Arts Coordinator, exhibits manager. Prospectus will ready after January 22, 2018, at which time they will be available for download. This is the second photography exhibit hosted by the Arts Center. This exhibit is 'juried'; your work will be reviewed and evaluated for inclusion in the exhibit. Cash awards will be selected by the juror. 

Entry Deadline: May 29, 2018
Acceptance Notifications: June 11, 2018
Deliver Artwork: July 9, 2018, please call if you need an earlier drop off
Artist Reception: July 13, 2018, 5 to 7 pm
Pick Up Artwork: August 24, 2018, 10 to 4pm

Annual Juried Gala Exhibit details coming soon

Annual Juried MSFF Exhibit details coming soon

For general exhibit details, visit the Exhibits page.

Seeking Art Instructors

 The Arts Center is seeking professional instructors to teach art to students of various ages. Instructors who focus on non-traditional practices are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should be familiar with contemporary trends in arts education, and previous teaching experience is helpful, but not required. Applicants should be capable to manage a small classroom setting, communicate effectively and enjoy instructing art. Seeking: Pottery Instructors, Stained Glass Instructor, music instructors and mixed media-painting, watercolor, and other.

Applicants should send an email with a current resume and professional references to the Arts Coordinator. Email: