Regional Partnerships

In accordance with our mission to “strengthen and broaden the intellectual and cultural horizons of the university and the larger community by providing a creative learning environment in the fine and performing arts,” we’re proud of our partnerships with regional neighbors and friends—schools, businesses, museums, organizations, and individuals—and we look forward to growing our partnerships over the years.

Did you know?

During 2006-07, the Bardo Arts Center welcomed 20,000 regional students through its doors to a number of performances, exhibitions, and learning opportunities.

The Jackson County Green Energy Park is capturing methane gas from the old Dillsboro landfill and using it to provide process heat for the Fine and Performing Arts Center’s ceramics studios. 

The Museum of the Cherokee Indian underwent a total renovation in 1998 and “tells the story of the Cherokee people using high-tech wizardry along with an extensive artifact collection.”

We are pleased to acknowledge and support our partners in the arts through the regional county arts councils. Please check out these local websites for community activites: Jackson County Arts Council  Macon County Arts Council  Haywood County Arts Council


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