Office of Raleigh Arts Announces 24th Annual Gifts of Gold Celebration

News posted Mar. 02, 2017 - 9:00 am
*Best in Show artwork titled “ Triplets.”Best in Show artwork titled “ Triplets.”

More than 100 Wake County students ranging from kindergarteners to high school seniors will be represented in the 24th annual Gifts of Gold arts celebration. Gifts of Gold is the visual component of the Pieces of Gold performing arts extravaganza. It is collaboration between the City’s Office of Raleigh Arts, Wake County Public Schools, and the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.

On March 7 and March 8, two- and three-dimensional student artworks submitted by Wake County art teachers will be showcased at a temporary art gallery in the lobby of Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. An awards ceremony will take place in the same location at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7.

The Best in Show artwork, titled “Triplets,” is by Julia Parks of Green Hope High School. Julia’s teacher is Ms. Prichard.

A list of artists, including their schools and teachers, receiving special recognition, can be found on our Arts Awards and Recognitions page.

The Office of Raleigh Arts supports and promotes the arts in Raleigh by administering the programs of the City of Raleigh Arts Commission and the City’s Public Art and Design Board and supporting the Pullen and Sertoma arts centers. The Office of Raleigh Arts is part of the City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department.

For more information, contact

  • Belva Parker, Program Director, Office of Raleigh Arts, 919-996-3610
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