The Caldwell Arts Council celebrates 40 years in operation in 2016 -- we are active in Caldwell County and we invite you to join us!

You can donate securely using the Donate Now button at the top or bottom of this page, or mail your gift payable to Caldwell Arts Council, PO Box 1613, Lenoir NC 28645.

Thank you for being part of the heARTbeat of the Caldwell Arts Council.


Some of the ways your donation helps us:

$3,000 pays for the Best in Show Award at Sculpture Celebration

$2,000 brings educational theatre performances to the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students.

$2,000 pays for the First Place award at Sculpture Celebration

$1,750 would buy a storage building to house the pedestals currently tucked in our too-crowded basement

$1,500 pays for the Second Place award at Sculpture Celebration

$1,000 pays for the Third Place award at Sculpture Celebration

$600 helps pay for a live music concert with one of our local and regional music groups

$550 may sponsor one "Summer Pops" performance in a park in one of Caldwell County's townships.

$500 provides one of six Judge's Merit & People's Choice Awards at Sculpture Celebration

$500 sponsors a month-long exhibit at the Caldwell Arts Council or a three-month exhibit at the Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery

$400 helps bring a professional art instructor in to Caldwell County Schools for a week of intensive classroom workshops

$300 sponsors one of our outdoor sculptures (maintenance and marketing) for three years. 

$300 brings professional trainers to help Caldwell County artists learn to successfully market their craft

$150 hosts a "First Friday" artist/gallery reception

$150 sponsors the Best In Show award for the Caldwell Visual Artist Competition (...although...we'd like to increase this amount ...)

$125 sponsors one of our outdoor sculptures (maintenance and marketing) for one year.

$100 buys a guitar, mandolin or fiddle for a student in the Junior Appalachian Music (JAM) Program

$100 sponsors one of four Judge's Merit & People's Choice awards for the Caldwell Visual Artist Competition

$90-120 will help pay for an artist to attend a workshop to improve their marketability

$85 pays for our copier/printer lease for one month

$80 pays for postage costs for a mailing

$75 pays for printing the invitations for a gallery exhibit or event

$60 pays for bus transportation for one school to attend Artists-in-Schools theatre performances at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

$15 buys one halogen light fixture for the gallery (yep...that price went down some!)

$40 pays for a month of weekly after-school JAM music classes for a child

$37 runs the Caldwell Arts Council for one hour

$25 purchases a case of copy/printer paper when we find it on sale (hmm...that price went down some too...)

$30 sponsors an instrument (annual maintenance/tuning of guitar, fiddle, mandoline) for a student in the JAM program 

$10 pays for one after-school JAM music class for a child 

$3.25 sends one student to one school performance at the JE Broyhill Civic Center ($100 could send a whole class)

As you can see, every gift counts!