Providing art experiences for the community
- An Interview with David Vowell of the Cherokee County Arts Council
The roles of the Valley River Arts Guild, the Arts Council, and even the Murphy Art Center get confused by visitors to our area - and even some locals. David Vowell, Executive Director of the Cherokee County Arts Council explains the missions of both organizations, and the purpose of the Murphy Art Center.
Additionally, Vowell reflects on Ann Miller Woodford’s contribution to the arts and history in Western North Carolina, as well as the role Black History should play in the region.
David Vowell, Executive Director of the Cherokee County Arts Council discusses art and Black History Month with intern, Mariela Jimenez.
Housed in the Murphy Art Center (the Mac) the Mission of the Cherokee County Arts Council is to stimulate interest, awareness and appreciation for all forms of art in Cherokee County, North Carolina by promoting arts programming, increasing access to these programs and encouraging community members to participate in arts productions and events.
Please see our website or Facebook page for a full description of programs and activities around the community.
Visit the directory listing for the Cherokee County Arts Council for more information.