The visual arts encompass the disciplines of painting, drawing, etching, sculpture, and photography. All are valid ways of expressing the creativity of the artist. The visual arts program is open to all artists wishing to display their work through a series of shows and exhibitions held throughout the year at locations in and around Apex. Artists interested in participating in these programs should contact us at info@ApexArtsCouncil.org to be placed on the list for each Call-for-Artists issued.
The Apex Arts Council provides education and classes in the arts and related disciplines to help artists and emerging artists develop their craft to the fullest. These sessions include instruction in Creative Writing, Portraiture, and even The Business of Art as well as others. The schedule for the coming year is shown under Events on this website. For more information, and to participate in the group, please contact us info@ApexArtsCouncil.org as soon as possible.
The Literary Arts, from prose to poetry, are a very important part of our services. We provide classes in creative writing, arrange book signings, public poetry readings, and author showcase events at the Eva Perry Regional Library in Apex. The schedule for the coming year is shown under Events on this website. For more information, and to participate in the group, please contact us at info@ApexArtsCouncil.org as soon as possible.
The Apex Writers Guild is an ongoing program to provide writers with a forum to discuss their work and/or the business of writing and publishing in general with their peers. It is an opportunity for published authors, budding writers, would-be writers, and lovers of literature of all types to come together for their mutual benefit. All disciplines of the literary arts are encompassed in the group from novels and prose to short stories to poetry.
The Musical Arts Program at the Apex Arts Council spans the length and breadth of the spectrum. Every genre is welcome to participate and highlight its own unique way of expression. Musicians and groups involved provide primary and backup entertainment at other events, allowing the participants to be seen by a wide audience.
The Apex Community Band, also known as Peak City Sound, specializes in R&B, Soul, Rock and Roll, but also performs other types of music. Rehearsals are held Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Everyone is welcome. There will be more information here about the Apex Community Band in the future, and you can follow the band's activities on Facebook or our Yahoo Group page. For more information and to participate in the group, please contact us at info@ApexArtsCouncil.org as soon as possible.
The Apex Community Theater (ACT) continues to develop, now seeking producers and directors willing to take on the task of staging productions at local theaters and other venues and other open position range from actors to stage managers to costumers to lighting directors. For more information and to participate in the group, please contact us at info@ApexArtsCouncil.org as soon as possible.
The arts are as wide and varied as the imagination inherent within each of us. Future programs could include Culinary Arts (cooking), Crafts (from jewelry to iron work), Sculpture, or whatever your mind can conceive. If you have ideas, please contact us at info@ApexArtsCouncil.org as soon as possible.