FSU Department of Performing and Fine Arts Uses Grant to Support Fine Arts Series

Date: November 05, 2018

Fayetteville State University (FSU) announces the Fine Arts Series with the help of a grant in the amount of $6,000.00 from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County. The grant allows the Fine Arts Series to host events for students to experience various forms of art through hands on experience with the artist.

Performers on stage

The Fayetteville State University- Fine Arts Series events are curated based on the core curriculum for the Department of Performing and Fine Arts. The department consist of majors and minors in music, dance, art and theatre. Each artist who participate in the Fine Art Series event host a master's class to give the students some Q&A, performance tactics and how to enhance their skill set.

"The Arts council is pleased to partner with Fayetteville State University in support of the Fine Arts Series," says Deborah Martin Mintz, Arts Council Executive Director.  Project Support Grants for 2018-2019 will help fund 23 projects facilitated by 20 nonprofit organizations.  These projects help strengthen our communities through festivals and concerts, youth education programs, arts exhibitions and workshops, and so much more."

Fayetteville State University Fine Arts Series Support grant from the Arts Council will help our agency for the entire season, to include:

  • Art Exhibit Call It Black-Photography from 1930s-present
  • FSU Day of Brass with Seraph Brass
  • 2nd Annual FSU Jazz Weekend with Tia Fuller
  • FSU Theatre- Home

Project Support Grants increase opportunities for access to arts, science, cultural and historical programming in Cumberland County.  The grants are awarded to nonprofit agencies in Cumberland County that demonstrate financial and administrative stability.

The Department of Performing and Fine Arts is committed to building community through the arts.  From gallery exhibits to performances by the University Choir.  The Fine Arts Series brings nationally recognized speakers and performers to campus; and throughout the year filling J.W. Seabrook Auditorium with the passion and drama of opera, symphony and live theatre,

About the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County  
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County serves more than 3000,000 residents of Fayetteville and Cumberland County.  For more than 40 years, the Arts Council has ensured growth in our children's education, our community's cultural identity and our economic progress.  The Arts Council's grants, programs and services are funded in part by contributions from businesses and individuals and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the North Carolina Arts Council, with funding from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.  

About Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state, having been founded in 1867. FSU offers degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,300 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation. Chancellor James A. Anderson is the 11th chief executive officer.  To learn more about Fayetteville State University, visit https://www.uncfsu.edu

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