Thursday, September 29 – 6:30-7:30pm Exhibiting Art
101: Eight Million Stories from the Naked City. Participants are asked to
purchase a $5 raffle ticket for the Mayo painting in lei of a workshop fee. Find details of this fund raiser HERE
Photo Guild to Unveil
their Fourth Annual Photography ShowSaturday,
October 8th at 3pm the public is invited to a reception for
participating photographers in Franklin County Arts Council Photo Guild’s
fourth annual photography show. The show will take place in the FCAC Back
Gallery located at 22 S. Main St. in Franklinton.During the reception guild member Bob Ringham will be signing
his book 20 Minutes from Home, a
beautiful collection of images and quotes that tell the story of the
photographer’s journey to the store, to his swim class or dropping his daughter
off to school, turning the mundane into art. With. Those moments captured, seeing
the light and moving on. Ringham says, “It seems like I'm always moving on.”
All proceeds from the sales of his book will be donated towards Alzheimer's
research, care and support.Guests will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite
photograph for the People’s Choice award. The show will continue through the
month of October and visitors to the gallery may vote for their People’s Choice
win they visit the gallery during the show. That winner will be announced at
the end of the show October 27th.
Franklin County Arts Council Annual Christmas at Home Art
Show - December 17, 10-2PM Christmas at Home at historic home of Elic Senter and Ed Cottle, 12
Vine St, Franklinton, NC. Shop for one of a kind gifts by local artists. Free refreshments.
October 15 at 3PM - You are invited to Afternoon Tea with the artist Gauri Singh
and the first screening in Franklin County of the film Welcome to NC, a NC Bollywood filmmaker presentation directed by directed by Gauri Singh and Bina High. Popcorn and sodas will be served.
Describing North Carolina as “The Land of Spirituality, diversity, and Heavenly beauty.” In
this film, the different members of the photography club take you through the
journey of beauty and history of North Carolina and the lifestyle of people in
this southern country of USA while relationships foster. You can view the
trailer at https://vimeo.com/165558585.
Franklin County Arts Council’s Diversity Team will
sponsor its first poetry slam on October 22, at 3:00 PM at the Arts Council
Building located at 22 S Main St. Franklinton, NC. This event is open to all ages but will be
limited to twelve participants. Each
participant should come prepared to recite or read at least 3 poems in case
he/she scores high enough to move from the first round to the third. Judges will be from the audience. First prize
is dinner for two at the Texas Roadhouse ($30 value). Though the event is free, poets should
register by October 20 at email@example.com. Space is limited, so plan to get there
early. Refreshments will be served. Go
to for poetry slam rules. This is
going to be a fun event for participants and the audience. Don’t miss it.
slam is a competition in which poets read their original poems and receive a score from judges
chosen from the audience on a scale of 1-10. The highest and lowest scores are
dropped and the middle three are kept. The highest score one can receive is a
30 and the lowest is a zero. Elimination rounds are played until only two
contestants are left in the final round. There will be three rounds:
Round 1: all poets; round two with four poets; round three with two poets. In the first
round all eligible poets will perform, each are allowed three minutes.
Franklin County Arts Council Heart for Art Gala and Fund
Raiser – February 9th 6pm
until 10pm at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Whitaker on 210 Winston Street,
Franklinton, NC. Silent auction, raffles, free refreshments.