About Us

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 recently renovated 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 instructional program and the Maguire Theatre, a State-of-the-Art 230 Seat performance space.

 

Our Mission Statement

Arts of the Albemarle invites our community and visitors to experience the arts, music and culture of the region through diverse performances, exhibitions and educational programs