Upcoming Events

First Friday ArtWalk – April

Join us at Arts of the Albemarle Friday, April 7 from 5:30-7PM for First Friday ArtWalk!

Featured Exhibits

Jenkins Gallery – COA & ECSU Student Exhibition “X2”

College of the Albemarle and Elizabeth City State University present X2, a student exhibition of painting, drawing, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics and design. Enjoy visual art and help launch COA’s 2017 edition of Estuaries, their literary and visual arts magazine.


Art to Wear Runway Show

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. • AoA’s Studio 10

The Art to Wear Runway show will feature models presenting jewelry and wearable sculpture created by COA students.

516 Gallery – Michele Yellin

Artist Statement – Michele Yellin is an artist who creates vibrant paintings and wooden folk art. Using texture and layers of color, she creates pieces that range from the whimsical to the sublime.


The Center Players present James & the Giant Peach, JR.

Tickets are now on sale for The Center Players‘ spring production of James & the Giant Peach, Jr!

May 11 – 7pm
May 12 – 7pm
May 13 – 2pm & 7pm
May 14 – 2pm

Tickets $20 | $18 AoA Members | $15 students

Call AoA at 252.338.6455 to reserve tickets, or stop by 516 E. Main St., Downtown Elizabeth City.

Directed by Lauren Luther and Holly Wright
Musical Direction by Cathy Kreplin
Choral Direction by Billy Caudle
Choreography by William Brickhouse, Quinn Wolff and Holly Wright

THANK YOU to Tarheel Internal Medicine for underwriting this production!

Third Thursday Jazz Series

April’s Third Thursday Jazz is Jazz by the Educators!

This event takes place Thursday, April 20 from 5:30-7pm. This is a FREE series taking place in the gallery at AoA, open and welcome to all!

Cash bar with beer, wine and refreshments will be available.

This program is generously underwritten by The Elizabeth City Foundation. Additional sponsors include The City of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, and the Elizabeth City Convention & Visitors Bureau.