Tar Heel must sees: Three noted artists, nine fun festivals

North Carolina arts landscape is full of artists and festivals. Here we list a few.

Art as a $2 billion force in North Carolina

Art as a beautiful economic tool in many North Carolina cities and towns

Downtown Raleigh’s edgy twist

In Raleigh not-so-strange bedfellows: lawmakers, tech workers and artists all mingle

How the River Arts District accelerates Asheville’s appeal

How a formerly neglected industrial complex is boosting Asheville’s economy.

Paying it forward: North Carolina’s key arts patrons

A handful of N.C. families have had an outsized impact on the state’s arts communities. Local arts officials cite the most prominent patrons.