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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Artisan Market at 305
he Artisan Market at 305 displays and sells the work of more than 40 local artists, from glass art to jewelry, photography to pottery, fiber art to candles and everything in between. Coowner Karen Casey shares a few things that makes the business unique:
on highlighting arts entrepreneurship and opportunities for artists in Durham. An all-day celebratory event will be held Saturday, Sept. 14. Visitors will be able to meet the artists, play games, view and/or purchase arts and crafts pieces, and learn about the history of artist and community collaborations at the locations mentioned above, as well as CCB Plaza. – Jamey Cross
The pieces of art for sale are handmade by artists and specific to North Carolina and Durham. Custom pieces are also a possibility from some of the artists represented.
It’s a womenowned business that provides artists a retail home. “Art is the full-time job of a good number of Karen Casey. our artists,” Karen says, “and we happily support these entrepreneurs in doing what they love.”
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Co-owners Karen, a fused-glass artist, and Kris Remlinger, a photographer and jewelry maker, are in the store often, and the rest of the employees are knowledgeable about the other artists represented in the shop. “The store has a personal feel to it,” Karen says.
UpClose Chamber Music Series: Visionary Voices
They just celebrated their two-year anniversary. Specific artists are highlighted and offer demonstrations and trunk shows on Shop Second Saturdays and Third Friday Art Walks.
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Durham Arts Council PSI Theatre
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3:00 PM The COT: Masters of Invention The Carolina Theatre of Durham
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UpClose Chamber Music Series: The Art of Storytelling Moeser Auditorium in UNC’s Hill Hall
The COT: Beyond Opera The Carolina Theatre of Durham
The shop is the recipient of a Durham 150 grant in collaboration with Cecy’s Gallery & Studios, Durham Craft Market and Cricket Forge to throw a “Foster Street Festival for Arts Entrepreneurship,” which will be focused august 2019