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Investing in the Arts

North Carolina has long invested in the arts, strengthening the state’s creativity and prosperity. Winston-Salem is home to the oldest local art agency in the country, part of one of the largest networks of such agencies. This network distributes per capita state funds to local arts programs in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties, supporting arts and culture activities across the state. Other programs drive cultural tourism, offering immense economic benefit to the state.

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  • Dramatic club, 1904. Item 0228202. Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Young men with musical instruments, circa 1920 to 1929. Item 0226480. Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • The fifth biennial legislative concert with the NC Little Symphony and the “A Capella” Choir of Hight Point High School. Feb. 28, 1955. Courtesy of NC Museum of History
  • School Group from Kannapolis, 1963. Photographs courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of Art.
  • A woman shaking hands and talking with North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford on the corner of a street.September 14 , 1962. Daily Reflector Negative Collection (#741), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
  • Dan Killian Moore. Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • North Carolina “New” Legislative Building. Photo by Walton Haywood, c.1977. Courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Genealogy Research at the State Archives. Courtesy of North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
  • Amphitheatre at Mountain Gateway Museum, Old Fort. Courtesy of North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
  • North Carolina Symphony. Courtesy of North Carolina Symphony. Photographer: Michael Zirkle
  • N.C. Museum of Art. Courtesy of North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
  • Inside Out Classroom: Our Story: The Generation of the Old and New. Maya Gilliam instructs the hostesses on their voice levels and posture. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
  • TAPS Luck & student by Sally Peterson. Courtesy of the Folklife Program, North Carolina Arts Council
  • Tall Ships. Courtesy of North Carolina Symphony. Photographer: Michael Zirkle
  • Community Day Summer 2011. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
  • The Bottle Chapel at Airlie Gardens, Wilmington, NC. Chuck Carmack Photography
  • Battle of Bentonville 145th Anniversary 51. Courtesy of North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
  • Photographs of The Lost Colony, 2011 production. Courtesy of The Lost Colony
  • 2nd Saturdays State Capitol 2010 -22. Courtesy of North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
  • “The yellow pillow,” 2010, Chris Dorosz at SECCA. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
  • The Swell Season concert. Photographer: K. Malinofski. Photographs courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of Art.

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