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September Issue 2010

Arts Council of Henderson County in Hendersonville, NC, Offers 51st Art On Main - Oct. 2 & 3, 2010

The Arts Council of Henderson County will present the 51st annual Art on Main along downtown Hendersonville, NC's historic Main Street, Oct. 2 & 3, 2010. Hours are 10am to 5pm both days. One of the region's most popular outdoor arts festivals, Art on Main features both fine arts and fine crafts, and in the past has attracted artists from throughout the Carolinas, as well as from Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Florida.

Cash awards equal $4,500. The top award is the Morris Broadband Best of Show which comes with a $1,000 cash award. Two new awards this year are the Margo Nagel Fine Art Award ($750) and the Hans Nagel Fine Craft Award ($750). Additional awards include: two 1st Place awards ($500 each for fine art and fine craft); two 2nd Place awards ($300 in each category), and four Honorable Mentions of $100 each.
"One of our goals is to present a welcoming environment for the artist and the customer to connect," said Art on Main Co-Chair Kim Adams. "We want the artists to feel appreciated in Hendersonville."

Art on Main is presented by The Arts Council of Henderson County with major support provided by Morris Broadband.  Additional support is provided by Henderson County Travel & Tourism, Downtown Hendersonville, Inc., the Times-News and BOLD LIFE.

The Arts Council of Henderson County is a community organization that nurtures, promotes and advocates for the arts. The Arts Council is supported in part by the North Carolina Arts Council, The State of North Carolina, several funds administered by the Community Foundation of Henderson County, Henderson County, and the Henderson County Travel and Tourism Bureau.
For further information check our NC Institutional Gallery listings, call the Council at 828/693-8504 or visit (www.acofhc.org).

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