April is for Arts


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April is for Arts, a celebration of art and culture in North Mecklenburg, features numerous events throughout the month of April in Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville.

This includes the Gallery Crawl and Art on the Green, North Mecklenburg’s largest annual multi-artist festival, an event held on the Davidson Village Green which includes artists' exhibits, demonstrations, food and live music.

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 Art on the Green


Davidson Community Invited to Celebrate April is for Arts:

April is for Arts is a month-long celebration of the arts in Davidson. We have selected the weekend of April 22-24, 2022 to focus on the arts in town and have exciting events planned for both residents and visitors.

• Gallery Crawl: Friday, April 22, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
• Art on the Green Festival: Saturday, April 23, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 24, noon until 4:00 p.m.
• Concert on the Green: Sunday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. featuring the Davidson College Jazz Ensemble

The Gallery Crawl takes place on Friday, April 22 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Main Street and South Main Street businesses and sidewalks will be transformed into lively art galleries. Homewood Suites at the Circles @ 30 will also showcase many artists.

Art on the Green is Davidson’s largest annual arts festival bringing thousands of residents and visitors to Davidson’s Main Street and town green on Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This juried art show spotlights many of the region’s finest artists in a weekend-long celebration. Mark it on your calendar! Over 50 artists from the Lake Norman region, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Maine will be joining us to showcase and sell their creations in all types of media: sculpture, watercolor, photography, wood, glass, ceramics, etc. Patrons can stroll around the green to enjoy amazing art from a wide variety of talented regional artists, listen to live music, and enjoy local cuisine.

Sunday, April 24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. is the return of our popular Concerts on the Green series. The Davidson College Jazz Ensemble will kick off the concert season with a lively performance on the library stage for all to enjoy. Please bring your own picnic to enjoy on the town green or purchase food from our local restaurants that will be open that evening.

All of these events are made possible by our generous sponsors: Arts and Science Council, DavidsonLearns, Davidson College Friends of the Arts, Lake Norman Currents, and The Town of Davidson.

If you are interested in sponsoring April is for Arts or Concerts on the Green please visit www.townofdavidson.org/April or contact Kim Fleming at 704-940-9622 or kfleming@townofdavidson.org.


Young Artists' Showcase

The Green School is sponsoring a Young Artists' Showcase for students in sixth-twelfth grades.  For more information, please open their flyer HERE.

The Community School of Davidson will be onsite selling student artwork as well as providing ceramic throwing demonstrations.