A glimpse of the "Land of Waterfalls"in 30 seconds flat!
Brevard, NC voted "Best Mountain Town" in Native Eyewear's national competition. See more here.
See more cool art/music events by clicking on the Special Events link!
Brevard is the coolest small town in America..click on these links and see why.
Transylvania County did a year long art study to determine the economic impact of the arts in our county. The results are in and you may access the results by going to this website (scroll down to NorthCarolina-Transylvania County):
Brevard is the coolest small town in America! Go here and see why...This was shot last year for the NC Division of Tourism - Experience Brevard & The Land Of Waterfalls - including Outdoor Recreation and the Arts!!
A Message from the North Carolina Arts Council
Welcome to the Arts of Brevard, the official All-Arts Website, Artist Directory, and portal for Brevard, North Carolina and Transylvania County, maintained and sponsored by the Transylvania Community Arts Council. Please enjoy this site as you explore the many types of art produced by Transylvania County artists. The links on the left and above will easily take you to the artists' portfolios, the arts venues and businesses, and the year-round calendar of arts events. You can even create and print an itinerary for easy referral.
Known as the "Land of Waterfalls", this beautiful part of the Blue Ridge Mountains has become an oasis for fine artists and culture lovers like you. We are proud to offer 262 ART EVENTS a year in Translyvania County. For those of you who enjoy the visual arts, Brevard is home to numerous galleries in this walkable community. Our popular 4th Friday Gallery Walk is a fun way to see the works of our local artists ranging from the world-renowned to emerging talents. All media and styles are represented here: from contemporary to traditional, from painting to fine crafts. Don't forget to tour our 16 award-winning downtown sculptures and five murals while enjoying the mountain town ambience. And for an enjoyable drive, make sure you venture out on the Scenic 276 South arts corridor with studios and galleries winding up the mountain. The studios are open all year round and come together twice a year for the Scenic 276 South Studio Tour in May and October.
If you like music, we are home to the world-renowned Brevard Music Center where classical artists from around the globe come to perform. The Porter Center for the Performing Arts, on the campus of Brevard College, has year-round performances by well-known artists as well. Our own Brevard Orchestra Association/Brevard Philharmonic and Brevard Community Band present concerts throughout the year. The Silvermont Opportunity Center, Celestial Mountain Music and Lake Toxaway Community Center all host music jams. And our wonderful restaurants support the arts with nightly entertainment by local and regional musical artists.
Theatre lovers will enjoy the year-round productions of Brevard Little Theatre while dance enthusiasts will enjoy our summertime street dances. Our local library and literary arts organizations host literary arts events throughout the year.
Thank you for visiting our site. Whether you live here or are visiting, we invite you to share in the mission of The Transylvania Community Arts Council "To enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth, and individuals throughout the County". Visit us at 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712; Monday-Friday from 9:30am-4:30pm.