The North Carolina Arts Council kicks-off its 50th anniversary celebration at the National Folk Festival when we present the North Carolina Folklife area. Generation Now! celebrates emerging masters of traditional music, craft, storytelling and performance poetry. Stop by for music, demonstrations and authentic shopping! The NFF in downtown Greensboro is a free, three-day event that celebrates the roots, richness, and variety of American culture with more than 300 of the nation’s finest traditional musicians, dancers, and craftspeople in performances, workshops, and demonstrations, and more. NC Folklife area featuring NC artists.
Statewide Arts Celebration Events
In all corners of our state, North Carolinians engage in a wide variety of arts experiences – from performances in big concert halls to artist residencies in schools. During our anniversary season, we are shining a spotlight on these creative moments. Events and programs in all 100 counties have been dedicated to the North Carolina Arts Council’s 50th. This is our Statewide Arts Celebration.