June 17, 2019

Past Events


Franklin County Arts Council Observes Native American Heritage Month

The Franklin County Arts Council  Honored National Native American Heritage Month with presentations and Art Exhibits by Artists Pamela Wyrick Andrejev and Linda Wade Saturday, November 5th at the FCAC headquarters; 22 S Main Street,  Franklinton, NC .
Pamela Wyrick Andrejev spoke about her Cherokee Heritage and share how it influences her art. Linda Wade did a presentation on Black Indians.Wade’s Mustee (African-Native American Heritage) Folk Art Collection, art, books and artifacts from Andrejev’s collection will be on exhibit through whole month of November.
For more information, please email fcacarts@gmail or call 919-497-6910.

Afternoon Tea with Journalist Jane Falkner on November 12th
Franklin County Arts Council(FCAC) hosted its November tea with writer and journalist Jane Falkner on Saturday, November 12 at 3 pm at the FCAC Headquarters located at 22 S. Main Street in Fraklinton. Falkner, recently honored as a recipient of a United Arts Council Regional Artist Award, is the first woman sports writer in Virginia and one of the first in the Southeast. She has won awards in both sports journalism and public relations writing.

Falkner’s informal discussion included a brief excerpt from her current project, a memoir entitled In Search of Cesar Chavez and a discussion of the author’s recent cross-country adventure. She was introduced by long-time friend, Raleigh native, Debbie Durham. Sponsors of the event, which includes refreshments, include the Franklin County Arts Council and members of Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Oxford, North Carolina. For more information, please email fcacarts@gmail or call 919-497-6910.

Congratulations to Joy Ayscue for her very successful show. At her Tea Party she sold seven paintings! You can still see her work in our UpFront Gallery. Our next Afternoon Tea with the Artist will feature Clinia Polloni.
Joy's Art

The Meditations of Four Fathers, an original play about the musings of four Biblical fathers (Adam, Abraham, David and Joseph) is available for performance throughout the area. We especially welcome inquiries from area churches.

Walter Williamson, the playwright, has performed the work all over the United States and would be happy to discuss a full 90-minute or a shorter 60-minute performance with you.

A Look Back at our Fun and Functions

May 2nd FCAC Writers Guild Spring Retreat - Perfect weather, inspiring speaker, and a day of writing and fellowship on the shores of Falls Lake. Stay tuned - we will be doing this again!
2915 Afternoon Teas with the Artists Linda Wade, Billy Farmer and Jackie Dove-Miller
  Art Stroll April 2nd Downtown Franklinton with lots of art, music, food and fun! Thank you FACT for the music!
Annual Heart for Art Gala
Fundraiser-Great Food - Live Music - Auctions FREE


  • Writing for the Soul by Donna Campbell Smith
  • Clay Workshop - Leslie Martin
  • Watercolor Classes – Billy Farmer
  • Call to Artists and Writers for County Lines: A Literary Journal
  • Work Shop Presented by non-profit, The Scrap Exchange of Durham
  • Phillip Shabazz Poetry Workshop
  • FCAC Mims Gallery Exhibition June 6 – Aug. 8 at NC Wesleyan College’s Dunn Center, Rocky Mount.
  • June 12 – Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours
  • Art Strolls – Every other month on first Thursday, Downtown Franklinton.
  • FCAC Photographers Guild Annual Photo Show month of August
  • Summer Photography Workshop Series with Joe Barta IV
  • Road Trip to NC Museum of Art with Billy Farmer and Everett Adelman
  • Writers Day Retreat at Falls Lake State Park
  • Encaustic Workshops with Lauri Arnsten
  • Art Show at Frankenfest in Franklinton
  • Historic Home Walking Tour, Louisburg, NC
  • Student Arts Council Ceramic Workshop
  • Introduction to Self-Publishing
  • Poetry Reading at Wake Forest Art after Hours by Writers Guild Members
  • 2015 Heart for Art Gala