Postponed to a date to be announced because Gauri Singh will be traveling to India where her film "Yadavi" got selected at a major Indian film festival. The premier and red carpet is in India on Sept 24-Sept 27. Congratulations, Gauri Singh! – Gauri Singh, 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

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

Photography Show, 8th-27th. Drop off 6th & 7th. Pick up Friday 28 or Sat 29

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.

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.

Thank you to all who attended Clina Polloni's tea. She introduced us to two of her students and gave a nice talk about her work both as an artist and a teacher. Her art will remain hanging in the Back Gallery through August.
For more information about Franklin County Arts Council’s events go to their website at The UpFront and Back Galleries, 22 S. Main St., Franklinton, are open Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays from 10:30am until 5pm.