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The Arts Council of Lincoln County hosts a number of different exhibitions, competitions and events throughout the year in the Cochrane and Carolina Mills Galleries, located in the Lincoln Cultural Center at 403 East Main Street in Lincolnton, NC.  We showcase the area's amateur, emerging and established artists who work in mediums ranging from clay, wood, fiber, metal and glass to mixed media, oil, watercolor and acrylic painting. Please contact us if you are interested in displaying your work in our galleries.
The Arts Council of Lincoln County Art Camp will be June 19-23. Grades K-5 will be 9:30AM-12:30PM & grades 6-12 will be 1PM-4PM. This years theme is Pokemon. $125 per child. If registered and paid by May 1, there will be a 20% discount to ACLC members and 10% for nonmembers. 
We also offer half and full day art and/or craft classes throughout the year for adults and children and are always looking for new and exciting instructors and encourage area artists and craftspeople to do so.  If you have an interest in teaching an Art Camp class or have an idea for a class for the Arts Council, please email us or call our office at 704-732-9044.

Arts Council of Lincoln County
We are located in the Lincoln Cultural Center at 403 East Main Street
in Lincolnton, North Carolina.
Post Office Box 45  l  Lincolnton, North Carolina 28093
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Summer Art Camp, Art Classes & Teaching Opportunities



The Mountains meet the Piedmont: Series I & II
Iconography and water colors by Beryl Ruth Goodier
Lincoln County School’s Art Competition & Awards
Exhibit: TBA - Awards Presentation Sunday Awards Presentation Sunday May 21,2017   
Time: 2pm – Grades K-2, 3pm - Grades 3-5, 4pm - Middle & High School
All Lincoln County students are eligible to participate in this annual competition.  Prizes are awarded for the following categories: K-2, 3rd-5th, middle school and high school. 

Grassroot  Sub-Grant Application & Grant Workshop

Regional Artist Grant 

2016 Senior Showcase 
March 7-April 1, 2016 - Reception - March 8 @10:00am
The Arts Council of Lincoln County and Lincoln County Senior Services will showcase local senior clay creations. Work will be exhibited at the Lincoln Cultural Center.  Reception sponsored by Healthy @ Home
Art Show for Students of A Place to Grow -All Around the World
 February 10-March 3, 2017     Reception - February 10 @10:00am
The Arts Council of Lincoln County will showcase art works created by the students of A Place to Grow in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center. Information 704 732-9055

2016 Amateur Photography Competition
January 11 - February 5, 2016 - Opening Reception Friday January 15, 2016 @ 6:30pm-8pm
This multi-category competition is open to all amateur photographers 18-years and older.  This year we will offer a youth category in additional to our adult competition. Cash awards are given in each category with a Best of Show Award.  Work will be exhibited at the Lincoln Cultural Center.  
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Robinson Lineberger Literacy Competition
All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2017.
The students show will be 4-25-17.
The adult show will be 5-2-17 .
Both shows will take place at the Cultural Center in the Galleries.
Arts Council of Lincoln County
Arts Council of Lincoln County