Cornelius Arts District Soiree – February 21, 2019

Join us on February 21 for an evening celebrating the arts in the historic Cornelius arts district. Cain Center for the Arts is partnering with Bella Love and Old Town Public House to host a Cornelius Arts District Soiree at Brick Row from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will feature entertainment by Rusty Knox […]

Cornelius Arts Center to be Named After Bill and Ericka Cain

The Cornelius Arts Center is proud to announce that they will name their upcoming arts center after local community leaders Bill and Ericka Cain. The renaming comes as a result of the Cain’s generous lead gift of five million dollars to the Center’s comprehensive campaign. Bill and Ericka Cain relocated Financial Independence Group, FIG, to […]

Cornelius Arts Center introduces 2018 Fall Programming

Not having bricks and mortar yet, isn’t stopping the launch of our 2018 fall programming. As we gear up for a capital campaign, in addition to architectural design and construction developments, this inaugural programming gives us even more momentum. We will currently be utilizing space at the existing Parks, Arts, Recreation & Culture (PARC)-run Cornelius […]

Cornelius Arts Center unveils concept renderings

In October of 2017, we announced our partnership with two acclaimed architect firms, C Design of Charlotte, NC, and Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture of New York, NY. Since then, we’ve been busy working with architects like Rob Crane and Malcolm Holzman to determine what we’d like to incorporate into the Center. Luckily, we’ve had some […]

Cornelius Arts Center Selected as 2018 Tate Cares Recipient

Northern Mecklenburg and Lake Norman residents are one step closer to enjoying professional dance, theater and visual arts close to home, thanks to the Allen Tate Companies. Allen Tate recently presented a check for $6,345 to the Cornelius Arts Center (CAC), a planned arts and cultural facility in downtown Cornelius. The gift was part of […]

Exploring Beyond Walls at Robbins Park

Looking for public art? Beyond Walls has you covered. The inspirational public art exhibition at Robbins Park opened on May 5 and we were there to get the scoop from artists including Scott Froschauer, Jim Gallucci, Harry McDaniel and Amy Hart. We hope to bring similar experiences to the region once we open. Until then, […]

CAC Announces Architects

After a detailed search, followed by interviews with local and national architect firms, Cornelius Arts Center is pleased to announce its partnership with acclaimed architect firms C Design and Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture.   The local and national firms – C Design is based in Charlotte, NC, and Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture is based in New York – will […]

Cornelius Arts Center Hires Inaugural Executive Director

After a national search that included over 80 candidates from across the country, the Cornelius Arts Center has named Justin Dionne as its first Executive Director. “We are very excited to have Justin on board and are extremely confident in his ability to lead this effort,” says Greg Wessling, Chair of the Cornelius Arts Center […]

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