This year’s Artrageous Pageant provides free kids’ artwork kits, electronic art exhibit

Judy W. Faulk
Painting the peek-a-boo wall at Artrageous 2018. [Photo courtesy Dave Huff]

The 31st Artrageous Children Artwork Festival will appear diverse this calendar year, but Dare County Arts Council is making certain that the community will be equipped to practical experience the yearly party in 2020.

Immediately after staying postponed in May well, Artrageous will embrace virtual discovering this fall and be “Remotely Reimagined” into a two-part occasion, which includes 3 travel-thrus with free of charge art kits for youngsters to get property and a digital art clearly show showcasing visible, carrying out and literary arts by Dare County college students. 

“We imagine in the quite important part that art and creativity engage in in education and learning,” reported Dare County Arts Council Method Director Jessica Sands. “Our hope is to inspire pupils to be artistic, honor the dedicated art, music and theater instructors in Dare County who are training remotely during a pandemic, and share awesome artwork with the full group.”

The Artrageous Art Kit Travel-Thrus will get spot at Cape Hatteras Elementary College, Thurs., Oct. 15 Manteo Elementary College, Thurs., Oct. 22 and 1st Flight Elementary College, Sat., Oct. 24. 

Parents can sign up their elementary faculty aged college students to pick up a cost-free artwork package at one particular of the drive-thru gatherings on line at Sign up for the push-thru spot that is most hassle-free for you, and please notice that registration is expected to participate thanks to constrained artwork package availability. 

Artrageous will also go digital this tumble, with Dare County Arts Council and Dare County Educational institutions operating alongside one another to create a absolutely free digital art display that showcases and celebrates do the job by Dare County pupils of all ages. The Artrageous Digital Artwork Clearly show will be unveiled in November at

Students can post a picture or video of any primary art of their choosing such as a piece from an art course at college or from the Artrageous travel-via art kits online at to have their function showcased in the Artrageous Electronic Artwork Show. All media are welcome, like paintings, jewelry, ceramics, songs, literary artwork, pictures, graphic layout, movie, theatre, and dance. The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 6. 

“I am so appreciative of the exertion Dare County Arts Council is putting toward supporting the arts in our schools,” claimed Very first Flight Substantial University artwork trainer Jenna Saunders. “Teaching remotely for the duration of a pandemic has had its hurdles, and working on a project like Artrageous: Remotely Reimagined is truly encouraging. I am psyched that the children get to take part in this function, and even a lot more enthusiastic that the community will get to see how talented our Dare County learners are with the Artrageous Electronic Artwork Demonstrate.”

Artrageous is introduced by PNC. “As a longtime supporter of the Artrageous Young children Artwork Competition, PNC is delighted that the essence of the festival can be preserved in a creatively reimagined way,” reported Jim Hansen, PNC regional president for Japanese Carolinas. “The arts provide an crucial outlet for students to specific on their own, which is critical in any environment but especially for the duration of challenging occasions.”

SAGA Realty & Building, Solar Realty and the Outer Banking companies Local community Basis for sponsoring Artrageous. The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series is Dare County Arts Council’s imaginative associate on this particular occasion.

Businesses intrigued in sponsoring Artrageous should really contact Dare County Arts Council’s Govt Director Chris Sawin at [email protected]

This undertaking was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of All-natural and Cultural Methods.

For extra info, make sure you pay a visit to or simply call 252 473 5558.

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