2018 North Carolina Heritage Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, 2018, May 23 - 7:30pm
Presented in partnership with North Carolina Arts Council .
2 E. South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

The 2018 North Carolina Arts Council Heritage Award recipients are:

You’re invited to be part of a celebration of North Carolina arts and creative expression at the 2018 North Carolina Heritage Awards Ceremony! Join us for a rare opportunity to enjoy performances by masters of the traditional arts together on one stage for the North Carolina Heritage Awards. This year’s performance and ceremony will feature awardees alongside younger generations of artists continuing these traditions in music, dance, and pottery. The 50th anniversary celebration of the North Carolina Arts Council will culminate with the Heritage Awards, planned in partnership with PineCone. Memorable performances by past honorees such as Doc Watson, Sheila Kay Adams, Maceo Parker, Etta Baker, John Dee Holeman, Joe Thompson, Bobby Hicks, Earl Scruggs and others have offered glimpses into the lives and stories of communities throughout North Carolina. Reserve your seats for this one-of-a-kind program that celebrates North Carolina’s cultural heritage.

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2016 NC Heritage Award honorees on stage together at the end of the most recent NC Heritage Awards Ceremony in Fletcher Theater.

2016 NC Heritage Award honorees on stage together at the end of the most recent NC Heritage Awards Ceremony. Honorees included Madison County ballad singer Sheila Kay Adams; Marc Pruett of Balsam Range; Maceo Parker, internationally-recognized funk, jazz and rhythm and blues musician; Montagnard Dega weavers H Ju Nie and H Ngach Rahlan; and Houston, James and Jamie Lewis, fourth generation boatbuilders from the Harkers Island tradition.
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