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Arts and Culture in New Bern

Find out what’s happening with the Arts and Culture scene in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

North Carolina Film Festival returns to New Bern

North Carolina Film Festival
You’re invited to the second annual North Carolina Film Festival, this Saturday at Craven Community College. Featuring short and feature length films from local and international submissions. Activities also include workshops for filmmaking and special FX makeup from professional artists. New Bern, NC – Eno River Media, a 20-year non-profit filmmaking organization based out of […]
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Colorfest in New Bern, NC

Colorfest New Bern
It’s that time of the year again and we wanted to let everyone know of the great things happening for 2020! Our Colorfest event will conclude our 5-year long project by the kids in the community! They’ve done an excellent job beautifying the 5 points area! You can now register your kids for the art […]
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Second Serving

Empty Bowls - Second Serving
New Empty Bowls Event offers new rewards while helping our community Carolina Colors Pavilion March 20, 2020 at 6 p.m. Empty Bowls New Bern is proud to announce their newest Empty Bowls event, Second Servings, at the Carolina Colors Pavilion on March 20th. This exclusive event will offer a live auction of local chefs for […]
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2020/21 Season Highlights Artistic Excellence of North Carolina Symphony Musicians

NC Symphony
Season Features North Carolina Symphony Alongside Star Soloists Including Emanuel Ax, Gil Shaham, and Angela Hewitt; Appearances by Audience-Favorite Guest Conductors Rune Bergmann and Carlos Miguel Prieto; Returns by Music Director Laureate Grant Llewellyn; Continued Commitment to Women Composers; and a Celebration of 250 Years of Beethoven Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Symphony’s 2020/21 […]
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Through the Lens of a Military Child

Through the Lens - Military Youth
New outreach program targets military youth for artistic expression February – April 2020 Craven Arts Council and Craven County Public Schools are proud to announce the “Through the Lens of a Military Child” program. Military-connected students at Havelock High School and Arthur W. Edwards Elementary School will have the opportunity to work with an author […]
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Coastal Photo Club Exhibit

A Different View by John Steady
Over a hundred outstanding photographs are hanging in the annual exhibit by the Coastal Photo Club in the Bank of the Arts on Middle Street, New Bern. Images range in size from small to wall filling while the subjects cover just about everything and the image quality is unmatched. The reception is scheduled for February […]
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Simon Spalding performs at The Brown Pelican in February

Simon Spalding
Simon Spalding will present an eclectic program of unplugged acoustic music at The Brown Pelican, two Tuesdays in February. It’s a fun, informal show, as Simon shares the history and backstory behind his songs and instruments. The instruments include the familiar (violin, banjo, ukulele), and a weekly-changing selection of exotic music and instruments from places […]
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Craven CC’s Lifetime Learning Center continues International Film Series with ‘Blind Date’

Craven Community College
New Bern, NC – The Craven Community College Lifetime Learning Center (LLC) will present “Blind Date” this Friday, Feb. 7, as part of Explorations: The International Film Series. “Blind Date,” a 2015 comedy/romance from France, tells the story of a young woman and professional pianist who moves into the apartment next to a grumpy and […]
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Main Gallery: Valentine’s Day Card Sale

Valentine’s Day Card Sale
Valentine Cards made by local public school students on sale to benefit arts programs Through February 28, 2020 Craven Arts Council and the Twin Rivers Artists Association are proud to present the 2020 Craven County Valentine’s Day Card Sales in the Director’s Gallery at Bank of the Arts for February.  Created by students in all […]
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Coastal Photo Club Exhibition

Corolla Sunset by Evie Chang Henderson
Local photography group exhibits at Bank of the Arts February 1 – 29, 2020 Craven Arts Council and Gallery is proud to host an exhibition of the Coastal Photo Club at in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts during the month of February. This exhibition will feature works by local photographers on wide […]
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