A - Arts, Culture, & Humanities

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, Inc.

To provide a quality venue for a variety of artistic genres; to contribute to the region by promoting and strengthening the area’s unique cultural identity and creative history; to enhance business in downtown Boone and the High Country; to provide a cultural hub for the area; and to find new life for an historic building while maintaining its financial sustainability and maximizing its economic impact.

Redress Raleigh

Redress Raleigh cultivates a more responsible ecosystem for the fashion industry by educating and mobilizing consumers to be positive advocates while leveraging industry-related partnerships.

Learning Resources For Change

Commitment to the community through visual art, art therapy, and education. Our organization was founded based on the responsibility to bridge community outreach and diversity inclusion into the field of art. Together, we lead community-based art initiatives across the Carolinas in hopes to bridge more color, creativity, and inspiration into our environment.

Museum of Durham History

The Museum of Durham History is a 21st-century museum that uses stories about people, places and things to foster curiosity, encourage further inquiry, and promote an understanding of diverse perspectives about the Durham community and its history. The museum is putting its mission into action through a personal approach to history that sets this museum apart: an innovative, community model that engages with history through stories—the personal memories, experiences and family lore of our shared heritage.

The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County

The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County is an annual celebration of African American culture as expressed through art, music, food and community. Over the past seven Labor Day weekends, the two day festival has connected diverse people and families from across our region with local, national and international artists, performers, food vendors, area business owners, and our local media outlets.

Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice

To build a more just and inclusive world, the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice (PMC) engages a diversity of communities to lift up the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray, a 20th century African American human rights activist, lawyer, feminist, poet, Episcopal priest and LGBTQ community member. The Center stewards Murray’s childhood home as the anchor for our National Historic Landmark site and advances story and truth-telling as powerful tools for healing and advancing human rights.