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IMLS Funds African American Heritage Commission Project

Monday, July 17, 2017

The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission, a division of the North Carolina Arts Council, has received a $148,450 grant from the national Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for its project "Green Books’ Oasis Spaces: African American Travel in NC, 1936-1966.” 

Study Shows N.C. Nonprofit Arts & Culture Sector is a $2.12 billion industry

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A study released today by Americans for the Arts, in partnership with the North Carolina Arts Council, shows that the nonprofit arts and culture sector in North Carolina generated $2.12 billion in direct economic activity and supported almost 72,000 full-time equivalent jobs in 2015.  

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