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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!

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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Craven CC’s Lifetime Learning Center continues International Film Series with ‘The Guilty’

The International Film Series. "The Guilty"
The Craven Community College Lifetime Learning Center (LLC) will present “The Guilty” this Friday, Jan. 10, as part of Explorations: The International Film Series. “The Guilty,” a 2016 crime/drama/thriller from Denmark, details the story of police officer Asger Holm. When he is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy beat as an emergency dispatcher. […]
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Thirteenth Annual Local Authors Luncheon

AAUW Twin Rivers Branch
The members of the Twin Rivers Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold their Thirteenth Annual Local Authors Luncheon on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at the Chelsea Restaurant at 335 Middle Street in New Bern. Once again, they will be highlighting ten local writers including Dan Addario, Cathwren Hermon, […]
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At the Gallery: Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen - At the Gallery
January 25, 2020 at 7 p.m. Craven Arts Council and Gallery is proud to present the music of Harold Arlen, performed by Crystal Bright on January 25th. Composer of the music for “Wizard of Oz,” Arlen is considered one of the premier contributors to the Great American Songbook. The concert will begin at 7pm with […]
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Director’s Gallery: Dwayne Whiting

Dwayne Whiting - Home Again
January 2 – January 31, 2020 Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the work of Dwayne Whiting in the Director’s Gallery for the month of January in 2020. Dwayne is a multifaceted artist who works in a variety of mediums as part of a lifetime goal to serve others. Craven Arts will […]
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New Bern Drum Circle

New Bern Drum Circle
Good news! Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 308 Meadows Street has generously offered the use of their hall for our indoor (now YEAR-ROUND) drum circles that we hosted at Union Point Park throughout the summer. We’ll meet the first Sunday of each month starting in January 2020 and continuing through May 2020. Just show up 6 – 8 […]
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Beary Merry Christmas Kicks Off Black Friday

Berry Merry Christmas
NEW BERN, NC – Beary Merry Christmas (BMC) will be having its kickoff event on November 29, 2019 from 4:45 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.in Downtown New Bern. The event, Light Up the Season consists of the Community Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival to New Bern. Beginning in Union Point, everyone is asked to gather around […]
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