Arts of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City

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Arts of the Albemarle (AoA) is a regional non-profit arts council (representing Pasquotank, Gates and Camden Counties) located in Downtown Elizabeth City, North Carolina in the historical Lowry-Chesson Building, now called The Center.

This world-class facility houses the Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery, a home to over 250 artists, craftsman and photographers, the AoA School of the Arts, a multi-discipline visual and performing arts after –school program and the Maguire Theatre, a State-of-the-Art 230 Seat performance space.

It is affiliated with the North Carolina Arts Council.
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  • The greeters are cheerful and eager to answer questions about the art displays as well as about other businesses in Elizabeth City. In fact, I would have likely missed out on a delicious lunch at...  more »
  • First Friday of the month is the Art Walk. Free wine and appetizers at Arts of the Albemarle. Artwork exhibited an for sale. Many different media including jewelry and pottery. Even without the art...  more »
  • Love viewing new art work and special shows. The Maguire brings local talent to the stage! The combination of local and respected professionals make performance s personal.
  • It was amazing! I did not know that we had a gem like this in our town! The times i have been here, i have enjoyed every minute of it. Jazz night and cooking with local chef Andi Montero fundraiser. Really had an awesome time. The wesite gives information on upcoming events. Stay tune!
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