Arts in Schools

Celebrate and Nurture the Creative Spirit
in our Children.

Art Gallery

Transylvania Community Arts Center hosts up to twelve exhibitions a year
featuring local and regional artists.


Introductory arts, craft and pottery classes have been offered to adults and children since 1998.

Your Support

Through your on-going generous support we are able to continue with our mission of celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit in our county.

Our Mission:
To enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth and individuals throughout the County.

Arts in Schools

Every student in the Transylvania County School system—almost 4,000 in all—receives curriculum-related performances or artist in residency programs. Professional artists/educators provide week long Artists-in-Residencies…
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The TC Arts gallery space in the Transylvania Community Arts Center hosts up to twelve exhibitions a year featuring local and regional artists. Exhibits include fine and folk arts, paintings, photography…
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Art Classes
Introductory arts, craft and pottery classes have been offered to adults and children since 1998. In 2016 the TC Arts Council opened its Transylvania Ceramic Arts Pottery Studio led by Philippa Hackett. …read more


We need Sponsors, Volunteers and Donations: As a non-profit TCARTS is supported by our many sponsors and donations. We offer 50+ events throughout the year that can be sponsored, we also accept and appreciate any donation…read more



Transylvania County Schools Student Art Show 2018

Exhibit runs from April 16 – May 4, 2018
at the TC Arts Council with an
a Reception on Thursday, April 19., 2018

Click here to see more information about the exhibit.

TC Arts Council Happenings

Classes, Events, Shows and other creative things

Thank you Audrey Love Charitable Foundation

Thank you to Audrey Love Charitable Foundation for their generous grant to  our TC Arts Council Art Programs. Mission. CHARITABLE & PHILANTHROPIC GIVING IN THE FIELDS OF ARTS, PERFORMING ARTS, MEDICAL RESEARCH, CARE OF ELDERLY, CARE FOR ANIMALS,...

Number 7 Arts

Such a light filled, airy space in downtown Brevard, NC! I am quite honored to become a new member of this cooperative gallery. The displays are not jammed together, everyone's work is highlighted in vignettes. This gallery glows with the talent from its members. A must see location!

Ruthie Cohen


Artist Statement: The felled wood I work with was alive at one time and may have been destined for the fireplace but through my imagination and hands I work to bring life back into it.

Holland Van Gores

Wood Artist

So glad to be a member again! Great people, great works. This is my go to place for hanging my imagination and also for purchasing special gifts for special people!

Ann Vorus Parkhust

Quilt Artist

Number 7 Gallery has so many talented artists and I am proud to be part of this wonderful gallery.

Marcia Brennan

Paper Mache

In the News

Facebook News

Local Color welcomes you to the first Gallery Walk of the year this Friday, April 27. Their featured artists have been busy creating new work, and several new artists have joined their diverse collection. They have a wide variety of price points and types of art; including jewelry, functional, wearable and displayable. They are stocked up on yard art for the spring too. Paul will have tasty libations from Coffee cArts for sampling. Free hugs too. ...

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Transylvania Community Arts Council shared Trade-Arama's post. ...

Stop in to check out a collection of vintage cameras. #oldcamera #vintagecamera #filmphotography #believeinfilm #classiccameras #ishootforfun📷 #photoraphy #theartofphotography @ Trade-Arama Art and Vintage Items

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Transylvania Community Arts Council shared Artists at Work Studio and Gallery's post. ...

EXCITING NEWS!!! Artists@Work Studio & Gallery will be moving and sharing space with Trade-Arama!!! Beginning May 3rd, you will find Lucy Clark and Cathryn Cooper creating at 51 West Main St., in beautiful downtown Brevard, surrounded by incredible art and vintage furniture.

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Contact Us

Transylvania Community Arts Council

Thank you to our Major Sponsors

Audrey Love Charitable Foundation

Transylvania County

North Carolina Arts Council

Lake Toxaway Charities

Duke Energy


City of Brevard