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for NC Arts Vol. 10 Issue 1, Summer/Fall 1994
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The North Carolina Arts Council is working with schools and community groups to connect art, science and the environment. Artists are also conducting workshops for teachers in rural areas to develop curriculum that incorporates hands-on arts and new methods of teaching.
In late 1993, Governor James Hunt made his first North Carolina Arts Council Board appointments of his new administration. Members of the Board have a diverse background in the arts, including expertise in Native American culture, education and outreach, folk life, dance, visual arts, and music.
The North Carolina Arts Council’s Folk Heritage Award acknowledges the importance of traditional culture by honoring individuals who grew up within deep family traditions. This year the award was given to six members of one family, the Watsons of Deep Gap in Watauga County. Through their artistry and range of creative gifts, the Watsons have brought national and international attention to North Carolina’s traditional culture.