The fine folks at Hobbs Architects in downtown Pittsboro are powering our Meet This Artist series this year. Architecture is art, and the Hobbs crew values art in our community. They join… Read More →
Go See This: ClydeFEST, My Favorite Time of Year
ClydeFEST has been a part of my childhood for as long as I can remember. According to my mom, I first met Clyde Jones—and started going to ClydeFEST—when I… Read More →
A Local Hero and His Chainsaw: A Quick Look Back at ClydeFEST 2018
ClydeFEST 2018 was full of laughter, creative art, cool critters, fun games, and a welcoming community spirit! Even while we’re still smiling and excited about all of that, we’re looking… Read More →
Meet This Artist: Gilda McDaniel – Genius Behind the Scenes
This month’s “Meet This Artist” is written by guest blogger Elisabeth Lewis Corley. Something about this sylph who is also a fierce arts community fixture begins to make sense when… Read More →
Go See This: ClydeFEST for Kids is Saturday, April 14!
Pop Quiz! Does your little one like to run around in open spaces? Do your kids love to get messy? Make crafts? Play games? Does listening to live music put… Read More →
Save the Date! ClydeFEST: April 14, 2018!
ClydeFEST 2018 is in the works for Saturday, April 14! (Ahem. Rain date is April 15.) We’ve been hearing your hope-tinged voices on the phone, via email, in line at… Read More →
Go See This: ClydeFEST Celebrates 15 Years
ClydeFEST is an ol’ timey carnival based on colorfully painted cedar creatures (a.k.a. “critters”) and the former woodsman who makes them. Self-taught folk artist Clyde Jones and his ever-present Stihl chainsaw… Read More →
New Home, New Board Members, New Year
In the last two years, the Chatham Arts Council introduced a new logo, new brand, new mission focus, and new website. As we enter the new fiscal year, there’s even… Read More →
Save the Date for ClydeFEST: September 24, 2016
Judging by the lovely emails and phone calls we’ve been getting, kids and parents from Chatham and beyond have definitely missed their annual visit to Critterville this spring! We are… Read More →
Friday + Saturday: We need you!
Those are our two superhero ClydeFEST ringleaders up there, and we are calling all volunteerin’ types, champions of creativity, and longtime fans of ClydeFEST. Can you give ClydeFEST three hours on… Read More →