Upcoming Events

May 5, 2017: 5 de mayo 2017, 5 Hispanic Artists will exhibit.
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May 6, 2017: 2017 Spring Writers Retreat
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May 20, 2017: Birthday Party for Salvador Dali
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5 de Mayo 2017
Celebrating The Hispanic Culture Through The Arts 

The Market GirlDate: May 5, 2017
Time: 4:00 to 7pm
Location: Up Front Gallery
22 S. Main Street, Franklinton NC 27525

Teresa Fernandez, "Songs of the Soul". Is a singer born in Havana, Cuba.
Ramon Brito will play his Hispanic Harp.

5 Hispanic Artist will be Exhibiting:

Cornelio Campos
Nora Hernandez
Clina Polloni
Gabriela Zabala
Aaron Vick

Visit our blog for more information: http://www.fcacarts.org/fcac_news_.aspx 


Franklin County Arts Council’s Writer’s Guild 5th annual Writers’ Day Retreat.

Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Place: Rolling View Community building, a part of Falls Lake Recreational Park
Deadline to enter: April 15, 2017

The day will include workshops, writing time, and readings. All writers, new and experienced, are welcome.

Best-selling novelist, Diane Chamberlain will be a guest speaker with a program titled “How a Social Worker became a New York Times Best Selling Novelist in Only Thirty Years.”

Deana Vassar will close the day with her presentation, “The Amherst Method, Creating a Safe Environment for the Writer.”


  • $30.00 - FCAC Members

  • $40.00 for non-member

  • $50.00 Special – Retreat fee and FCAC 2017 membership

  • $6.00 - Per car fee to enter Falls Lake Recreational Park

Participants should bring a bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. For more information email DonnaCampbellSmith@fcacarts.org.
Mail with check to FCAC Writers Guild, PO Box758, Louisburg, NC 27549 
Franklin Flicks 2017
You are cordially invited to a FREE EVENT

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 11 to 4pm
Location: Up Front Gallery
22 S. Main Street, Franklinton NC 27525

Intimate seating for screening of films from around the USA.
Awards – Red Carpet

Free popcorn, refreshments.
List of films and times will be announced in April.

Donations gladly accepted.


Birthday Party for Salvador Dali

Date: May 20, 2017
Location: The Victorian Home of Dudley and Barbara Whitaker
210 Winston Road, Franklinton, NC 



Artist, Everett Mayo has donated two paintings to Franklin County Arts Council for a fund raising project. The 21”x29” watercolor paintings titled “Carving a Duck” and “Carving a Horse” are matted and framed. The paintings are valued at $1,200 each. The watercolors are currently on display at the FCAC Gallery in downtown Franklinton.

All members and supporters are challenged to sell at least five tickets by February 1, 2017. Those who meet the challenge will be entered into a drawing for a $30 gift card to an area restaurant. Ticket packets may be picked up at UpFront Gallery on Dec 1st. We need at least 44 members to sell 5 tickets bundle to reach our goal of $1200 for one of the paintings. All monies will go to benefit Franklin County Arts Council’s community projects.             
To See the paintings click here

Franklin County Arts Council thanks all who came to the  Christmas at Home Art Show. We also extend our thanks to  our hosts Elic Senter and Ed Cottle.

For more information about Franklin County Arts Council’s events go to their website at FCACARTS.org. The UpFront and Back Galleries, 22 S. Main St., Franklinton, are open Thursday, Friday, 10:30 - 4pm and Saturdays from 10:0am until 2pm.