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 when culture and art are celebrated.

In Davidson, April is for Arts is a month-long celebration, and they have selected the weekend of April 26-28 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 26
6-9 pm

Art on the Green
April 27 and 28
Various times

Concert on the Green
Sunday, April 28
6-8 pm

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 27, from 10 am-5 pm, and Sunday, April 28, from 12-4 pm. 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 join us to showcase and sell their creations in all media types: sculpture, watercolor, photography, wood, glass, ceramics, etc. Patrons can stroll around the green to enjoy amazing art from various 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 picnic to enjoy on the town green or purchase food from our local restaurants open that evening.

Young Artists' Showcase
The Green School sponsors a Young Artists' Showcase for sixth- twelfth-grade students. For more information, please open their flyer here. The Community School of Davidson will sell student artwork onsite and provide ceramic throwing demonstrations.