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"Moments in Light: The Life's Work of Randy McNeilly"
Exhibit Dates:
March 12 - April 13

Opening Reception & Artists Talk:
March 19, 5:30 - 7:30pm

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am-5:30pm
Saturdays, 10am-2pm
 

“After more than 35 years I am still passionate about my work. In a real sense it is my hobby. I am not
just turning out images for the client, as important as this is, I am also turning them out for me”
~Randy McNeilly

Randy McNeilly’s portraits adorn hundreds of living rooms and board rooms, and have been featured nationally in the industry’s premier exhibitions.

 
 
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"Moments in Light"
The Life's Work of
Randy McNeilly



Photography Exhibit

Exhibit Dates:
March 12 - April 13

Opening Reception:
March 19, 5:30 - 7:30pm


Please note: Opening reception date is different than first day that exhibit will be on display to the public!

“After more than 35 years I am still passionate about my work. In a real sense it is my hobby. I am not
just turning out images for the client, as important as this is, I am also turning them out for me”
~Randy McNeilly

Randy McNeilly’s portraits adorn hundreds of living rooms and board rooms, and have been featured nationally in the industry’s premier exhibitions.
The Arts Council
111 S. Washington St.,
Shelby, NC

FREE
Community Drum Circle

March 28,
12-1:30pm

Bring your drums; bring your family and friends.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
From 12:00-12:30
Justin will host a free introductory lesson on drum technique for anyone who is interested in tips or advice before the event gets started. If you’ve got extra drums, bring them so someone else can play.The whole point of the drum circle is to provide a fun, safe

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environment for all community
members to make music, free
of judgment or criticism. It is
about pooling our talents and
sharing our knowledge to create
something greater than ourselves.
This musical experience is geared
toward all members of the
community, but I want to extend
a special invitation to the ASL,
deaf, and hearing-impaired
community members.
Come FEEL THE RYHTHM. If you are
interested in being a silent
observer, please come on and
enjoy the tranquility and healing
power of a drum circle. If you are a dancer/hula hooper/Native American flute player/artist/vocalist/photographer
/videographer/etc. then please
come support this artistic union
of minds and hearts


The Arts Council
111 S. Washington St.,
Shelby, NC

FREE!
Event: April 11, 8am - 12pm

Donation drop off:
March 23 - April 3, 9:30am-5:30pm
Accepting: Unfinished kits, yarn materials, jewelry (please bag in zip lock style bag), paints, frames, brushes, easels, prints, game pieces, art materials & supplies, pottery, art books, fabric, etc, etc. Please nothing broken.
This will be a fun 1-day event to benefit the Arts Council. You will find great deals on: Frames, Art, Pottery, Easels, Fabric, Yarn, Sewing Machine, Thread, Supplies, Tools & so much More! Help us by cleaning out your closets and studios! The Arts Council
111 S. Washington St.,
Shelby, NC

FREE to Attend
Art Walks The 2015 Art Walks are
April 23
July 9th
October 1st
The Art Walk happens in the spring, summer and fall in Uptown Shelby. Local businesses stay open in the evening to host various artists. The Art Walk coincides with the opening of an exhibit at the Arts Council.

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Uptown
Shelby, NC

FREE to Attend

Exhibit Dates: April 23 - May 21

Opening Reception & Art Walk:
April 23, 5:30 - 7:30pm
The artwork by students in grades 3 – 12 will be on exhibit during this annual competition. Cash prizes are awarded to the best and the brightest young artists of tomorrow. FREE! Come See it all for yourself! Scavenger hunt for kids.

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The Arts Council
111 S. Washington St.,
Shelby, NC

FREE to Attend
Exhibit Dates:
May 28 - June 29

Delivery Artwork to Arts Council:
Friday, May 22, 10-5pm

Opening Reception &
Awards Presentation
:
May 28, 5:30 - 7:30pm
This exhibit features a rich and varied showcase of the talent that lies in Cleveland County. Local artists (18 amd up) exhibit their work and compete for awards totaling $2,050 in this prestigious competition. Everyone in Cleveland County is invited to submit artwork! 

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The Arts Council
111 S. Washington St.,
Shelby, NC

FREE to Attend
Event: June 13, 9am-1:00pm The Cleveland County Arts Council presents Chalk Fest, a fun, family friendly, sidewalk chalk drawing event in partnership with Uptown Shelby Association. Sign up Today for An Individual Square to decorate with Chalk! Organizations, adults and children are Welcome.

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The Arts Council
111 S. Washington St.,
Shelby, NC

Art Exhibit, Contest and Sale
July 9 – July 30th, 2015

Opening Reception 
July 9, 5:30 – 7:30 

includes sample tasting of wines, beers and coffee, live music. Winners will be
announced at 6:30pm

Join us as we celebrate vessels for beverages: beer, non-alcoholic, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and wine. There are a variety of shapes and sizes to make: from traditional steins or pints to the more refined goblets and pilsners, tumblers, tulips, mugs and cups.

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The Arts Council
111 S. Washington St.,
Shelby, NC

FREE to Attend
16th Annual "Real to Reel"
International FIlm Festival
July 22-25, 2015

7pm, July 22-24
1pm, July 25
7pm, July 25
The Cleveland County Arts Council is pleased to announce that on July 22-25, 2015 the 16th Annual “Real to Reel International Film Festival” will once again open its doors to embrace filmmakers and film lovers alike.

Films - Parties - Friends - Fun!
The Joy Performance Center
202 S. Railroad Ave.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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111 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC 28150   -   Phone: 704-484-2787   -   Email: info@ccartscouncil.org