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Arts Council announces grants, woodturning exhibit

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program sub-grants, through August 15. Providing quality arts experiences since 1977, the program uses a per capita based formula and partners with all 100 counties in the state to enable arts funding.
According to a press release issued by the Arts Council of Lincoln County, applications are available for nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to promote and develop diverse cultural arts programming in Lincoln County. Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations, arts in education programs conducted by qualified artists and other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county. Projects must occur between July 1–June 30, 2015. For more information, contact the Arts Council of Lincoln County at (704) 732-9044 or by email at artslincolncnc@gmail.com.
From July 1 – July 31, The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host a competition and exhibition in woodturning. Calling for all levels, experienced or beginners, the juried competition is titled Woodturning – The Known and the Unknown. The competition and exhibit will be held in the gallery of the Lincoln Cultural Center at 403 East Main Street in Lincolnton. Burke, Lincoln, Cleveland, Catawba, Iredell, Gaston and Mecklenburg county residents are encouraged to enter.
Pieces will be accepted June 23 – 25 at the Lincoln Cultural Center from 12-4 p.m. For more information, contact the Arts Council of Lincoln County at (704) 732-9044 or by email at artslincolncnc@gmail.com.

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