January Reading Series

On Friday, January 12 at 7:30 pm you are invited to join Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts to hear local authors Peter Geye and Marcie Rendon read selections from their writings. The event is free and open to the public. Peter Geye is the author of three novels, Safe from the Sea, The Lighthouse Road, and, most recently, Wintering which won the…

Holiday Gift mART and Tea

Each year Banfill-Locke kicks off the holiday season with an Holiday Tea from 6 to 8 pm on the first Thursday of December.  This event will be on December 7, 2017. A $5 donation is recommended for the refreshments and no RSVPs are needed or taken. We’ll serve tea, tea sandwiches, cookies, bars, and more in a comfortable and enjoyable environment. Invite your…

Request for Proposals

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts is requesting proposals to select an artist for the design, fabrication, and installation of a sculpture to be permanently installed at the garden entrance of the art center. Vision: The purpose of the project is to create a sculpture that represents the art center; with the final design being roughly…

2017 November Reading Series

Reading Series Event on November 10 at 7:30 PM. Lesley Nneka Arimah was born in the UK and grew up wherever her father was stationed for work, which was sometimes Nigeria, sometimes not. Her short story collection, What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, from Riverhead Books, has been named one of the most…

Annual Member Exhibition

The Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts Member Show is an open call for all those individuals with current membership to the art center. Five awards of distinction will be awarded at the reception. A Peoples Choice Award will be awarded on October 28 following the judge’s talk. Voting will take place during the exhibition and your…

2017 October Reading Series

Reading Series Event on October 13 at 7:30 PM. Dallas Crow has published poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in a wide range of periodicals, including Aethlon: The Journal of Sports Literature, Arion: A Journal of Humanities and Classics, English Journal, The Flyfish Journal, Great River Review, Marathon & Beyond, Poet Lore, and Tar River Poetry. His poetry…