April is for Arts

A celebration of art & culture


Art on the Green

Art on the Green

The month of April is all about the arts around Lake Norman. With many creative influences in the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, April is the time in which culture and art is celebrated.

In Davidson, April is for Arts is a month-long celebration and they have selected the weekend of April 28-30 to focus on the arts in town and have exciting events planned. The Gallery Crawl and Art on the Green are the largest annual multi-artist festivals in North Mecklenburg. These events are held on the Davidson Village Green and feature artist exhibits, demonstrations, food and live music.


Gallery Crawl
Friday, April 28

Art on the Green
April 29-30
Various times

Concert on the Green
Sunday, April 30

The Gallery Crawl
Main Street and South Main Street businesses and sidewalks will be transformed into lively art galleries. Homewood Suites at the Circles @ 30 will also showcase many artists.

Art on the Green
Davidson’s largest annual arts festival brings thousands of residents and visitors to Davidson’s Main Street and town green on Saturday, April 29 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, April 30 from 12-4pm. This juried art show spotlights many of the region’s finest artists in a weekend-long celebration. Over 50 artists from the Lake Norman region, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Maine will be joining us to showcase and sell their creations in all types of media: sculpture, watercolor, photography, wood, glass, ceramics, etc. Patrons can stroll around the green to enjoy amazing art from a wide variety of talented regional artists, listen to live music, and enjoy local cuisine.

Concerts on the Green
The Davidson College Jazz Ensemble will kick off the concert season with a lively performance on the library stage for all to enjoy. Bring your own picnic to enjoy on the town green or purchase food from our local restaurants that will be open that evening.

Young Artists' Showcase
The Green School is sponsoring a Young Artists' Showcase for students in sixth-twelfth grade. For more information, please open their flyer here. And the Community School of Davidson will be onsite selling student artwork as well as providing ceramic throwing demonstrations.