Welcome to The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC)
Celebrating the Creativity of Our Community

Promoting The Arts In Franklin County Since 1979

The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) is generously supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, local businesses, and by people like you. 

Two Locations:

"Upfront Gallery" and class room located at 22 S. Main St., Franklinton NC 27525.
Open: Thursday to Friday 10:30 - 4pm, Saturday 10:00 – 2:00pm.

"Louisburg Art Gallery" new location to be announce.

Upcoming Events: 

Click here for 2018 Events >>

Saturday, March 10: 
Artists Guild Meeting 12:00am to 1:00pm. Click here for information >> 
Painting Class by Clina Polloni. Click here for more information >>
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Up Front Gallery, 22 S. Main Street, Franklinton NC 27525
Questions: contact fcac.arts@fcacarts.org or (919) 497-6910.

Saturday, March 12:
Writers Guild & Photography Guild Meeting - 22 S. Main St. Franklinton 7-9PM. Click here for information >>

Saturday, March 17:
Student Arts Council 10-12 Noon. Click here for information >>
Afternoon Tea with Artist Marti King: 3:00 to 5:00pm. Click here for information >>

Friday, March 23:
Franklin Flix International Film Festival Red Carpet Night- 5-9 PM (time still begin firmed up) - Tar Banks Brewing, 108 N Main St, Louisburg NC. Click here for more information >>

Saturday, March 24:
Franklin Flix International Film Festival - All Day (time still begin firmed up) - Tar Banks Brewing, 108 N Main St, Louisburg NC. Click here for more information >>

Press Release:
For the latest Press Releases. Click here >>


Become a FCAC member or renew your membership (November is the renewal time). The benefits and discounts are many. Click here for information and application >> 

For Artists:    

FCAC is busy planning to make 2018 another exciting year. In addition to the Spring Gala, Writer's Retreat, Photography Show, and Artist Teas we are looking to present workshops and classes throughout the year. Contact FCAC at fcac.arts@fcacarts.org to be included in the 2018 Schedule.

Call for Artists by the FCAC. Learn more >> 
Great Opportunity for Franklin County Art Council's Artists:
GARDEN PARTY – Group Exhibition at the Wesleyan’s Mims Art Gallery, May 17- Aug 22.
Click here for registration form and more information >>
Call for Artists by other Art Councils or organizations. Learn more >>
Artists Opportunities by Other Organizationsclick here >> 
Student Arts Council offering art classes. Learn more >> 
FREE painting classes for FCAC members ONLY. Not a member, no problem, join the FCAC and enjoy a year of free painting classes. Learn more >>

Board Meetings, Teams and Guilds 2018

Board Meetings: 6:30pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Learn more >>

The Diversity Team meets every 1st Thursday of Month 2:00 PM at 22 S. Main St, Franklinton NC 27525. Learn more >>
February 24: Black History Month Open Mic. Click here for more information >>

Artists Guild: Meet each 2nd Saturday of the month from 12:00am to 1:00pm. Learn more >> 

The Photography Guild meets every 2nd Monday at 7:00 PM January, March, May, July, September, and November at 22 S. Main St., Franklinton NC 27525. Learn more>>
Saturday, April 14, 2018: Seeing the Light, Photography Workshop. Learn more >>

The Writer's Guild meets every 2nd Monday at 7:00 PM January, March, May, July, September, and November at 22 S. Main St., Franklinton NC 27525. Learn more >>

Student Arts Council: 10:00 AM–12 Noon third Saturday, January, February, March, April, May, September, and October. Learn more >> 
Quilt Trails of the Tar and Roanoke Rivers need volunteers with carpentry skills to help hang Quilt Trail Blocks. We will provide materials and instructions on hanging blocks. 

Contact Ellen Queen at 919-815-1614 or equeen@fcacarts.org
Click here to view the 2018 Quilt Blocks >>

Thank You For Volunteering!!

Franklin County Arts Council Survey:
Please click here to complete this survey so FCAC can assess how to improve FCAC offerings and events. 

Visit our "Membership" page for more information on becoming a member of FCAC. There are many benefits to becoming a member including gallery consignment discounts, subscriptions to our mailings, and discounts from local partners.  

Please pledge your support by making a tax-deductible Donation.
We have many exciting events almost every month. Check out the Events page.

Our Mission
Franklin County Arts CouncilThe Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) is a nonprofit community organization which is passionate about developing all areas of arts within our diverse community.

Our Vision

We devote ourselves, our resources, and programs as a way to support economic growth in Franklin County through the enhancement of art mediums such as literary, visual, dance, theater, music, and culinary arts for all ages.

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Contact us 919-497-6910
Email: fcac.arts@fcacarts.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 758, 
Louisburg NC 27549