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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:

Cary Town Band: Election Day

  • November 04, 2016
  • Address: 101 Dry Ave., Cary, NC 27511

Election Day is coming, and it is only appropriate that the band celebrate this quadrennial occasion with presidential music (a polonaise), congressio... View Details

Triangle Wind Ensemble: Odysseys

  • November 12, 2016
  • Address: 101 Dry Ave., Cary, NC 27511

Romance and tragedy are on the bill as the Triangle Wind Ensemble performs Leonard Bernstein's Symphonic Suite from West Side Story, along with compos... View Details

Billy McGuigan's Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience

  • November 19, 2016
  • Address: 101 Dry Ave., Cary, NC 27511

"Rave On!" re-invents the ordinary tribute show with an electrifying, high-energy, rock n' roll extravaganza featuring America's principal B... View Details

Cary Players present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

  • December 01, 2016 - December 05, 2016
  • Address: 101 Dry Ave., Cary, NC 27511

The toughest kids in town take over the annual holiday pageant, as Cary Players presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a fun-filled comedy for the ... View Details

"The Music Comes From Where?"

  • December 06, 2016
  • Location: Cary Arts Center
  • Address: 101 Dry Avenue, Cary, NC 27511
  • Recurrence: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM

The Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle (RTOOT) continues to search the world over for the music that will engage its amateur musicians and deli... View Details

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