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The Arts Council of Martin County is excited to announce the EcoArt project “Ripple…as a drop of water becomes a River.”

EcoArtist Lucy Keshavarz is leading the community engagement gatherings and design in collaboration with the engineer and landscape architect as well as others on the design team. One of the criteria for this project is a design that will produce maximum water quality outcomes. The artistic and aesthetic design for the project will be integrated into the overall design and will be inspired by the community engagement process.

Community engagement will be vital to a successful and authentic outcome. Updates on the “Ripple” project will be available at The project is a partnership between Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the Arts Council of Martin County with funding provided by two (2) prestigious Our Town grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Welcome to MartinArts Currents, a monthly column presented by the Arts Council of Martin County that is meant to inspire you to learn more about, and participate in, the local arts scene. MartinArts Currents features an in-depth look at local artists, venues, events and happenings.

Check out our Blog Post about artists Guy Coheleach and Geoffrey Smith who talk about their careers in wildlife art. See images from the night as well as a video of the entire Cultural Conversation. Cultural Conversations are sponsored by Wilmington Trust and this edition was moderated by Nerissa Okiye from Martin County's office of tourism.

Free Lecture series with Music Director David Amado

Join the Maestro Friday morning (4/6) and hear the story behind the music in a relaxed, comfortable setting. This lecture offers a greater understanding and appreciation of classical music and promises to be filled with music history, insight into highlighted composers, and lively discussion on musicians, instruments and orchestrating the performance.

In partnership with the Atlantic Classical Orchestra.