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Cary Arts Center

  • 101 Dry Ave.
    Cary, NC 27511

Cary Arts Center provides a vibrant and robust center for arts activity for the residents of Cary and continues the legacy of education begun on this site when Town of Cary founder Allison Frances Page opened Cary Academy in the 1870's. The approx. 48,000 square foot facility includes classrooms, studios, rehearsal, performance and office space for a wide range of visual, artisan and performing arts.

The center is home to the Town's Marvelous Music Series and Applause! Cary Youth Theatre and provides performance and programming space for the town's cultural organizations. The center provides a public rental program that includes the theatre and select rooms and spaces in the facility and an Open Studio Program that allows access to well-equipped artist studios.


  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Elevators Indoor:
  • Monday Hours: 9am-10pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 9am-10pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 9am-10pm
  • Thursday Hours: 9am-10pm
  • Friday Hours: 9am-11pm
  • Saturday Hours: 9am-11pm
  • Sunday Hours: 1-6pm
Cary Arts Center Meeting Facility
  • Indoor:

The Mousetrap

  • March 31, 2017 - April 09, 2017
  • Address: 101 Dry Avenue, Cary, NC 27511

The Cary Players' season wraps up in the spring with the classic Agatha Christie murder mystery The Mousetrap. Guess along with the characters ... View Details

Balsam Range

  • April 21, 2017
  • Address: 101 Dry Avenue, Cary, NC 27511

This Haywood N.C. bluegrass and acoustic group was the winner of the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainer of the Year ... View Details

A Ceilidh

  • April 22, 2017
  • Address: 101 Dry Ave., Cary, NC 27511

Visit the Cary Arts Center for a fabulous evening of Celtic music and dance featuring musicians and dancers presenting the traditional music an... View Details

Triangle Youth String Sinfonia

  • April 23, 2017
  • Location: Cary Arts Center
  • Address: 101 Dry Avenue, Cary, NC 27511

The Philharmonic Association will present its Triangle Youth String Sinfonia at the Cary Arts Center. View Details

Ballet Coppelia and The Broken Doll

  • April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017
  • Location: Sat. 2pm and 7pm, Sun. 3pm
  • Address: 101 Dry Avenue, Cary, NC 27511

Ballet Coppelia and The Broken Doll will be performed by the Campaneria School and Ballet Company and the KMU Jazz Company. View Details

Pretty in Pink A Cappella Benefit Concert

  • May 06, 2017
  • Address: 101 Dry Ave., Cary, NC 27511

The General Assembly Chorus, a Cary-based men's a capella singing group, will present a concert of barbershop-style music and feature a championship... View Details

Paperhand Puppet Intervention

  • May 20, 2017
  • Address: 101 Dry Avenue, Cary, NC 27511

Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each pr... View Details

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