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Rowan Arts Council

THE ROWAN ARTS COUNCIL serves to promote and sustain one of Rowan County’s most vital resources — the visual and performing arts. Through education, advocacy and partnerships with individuals, area businesses, organizations and local artists, the Rowan Arts Council helps create a more vibrant community and higher quality of life. The Rowan Arts Council has a long standing relationship with the community's four major arts organizations: Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Piedmont Players Theater, Lee Street Theatre and the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra. Since 2011, the Rowan Arts Council has given more than $1.4 million in grant monies to local arts organizations. If you'd like to learn more about the Rowan Arts Council or how you can support your local arts, sign up for our enewsletter and call 704-638-3100 for more information.


Rowan County has a rich arts community with many arts and cultural venues and displays of public art. Salisbury has three theaters downtown, a nationally accredited art gallery, a symphony…