Thanksgiving Holiday: Most municipal offices will be closed Nov. 23-24. Yard waste will not be collected this week. Residential trash collection will not be affected. Chapel Hill Transit will not operate on Thursday and will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, Nov. 24. Chapel Hill Public Library will be closed. More Information

Cultural Arts Division

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Artists in Residence Program Overview

Smith Middle School 7th & 8th GradersThe Artists-in-Residence program administered by the Town of Chapel Hill's Cultural Arts Division provides students of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District opportunities to work with professional artists and to create original works for their schools and community.  Thirteen Artist-in-Residence programs have been held in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District since 2002.  These residencies aim to enrich young people, their families, and the community through exposure to art and artists; enhance the awareness of the arts as a profession; and help young people’s team-building and problem-solving skills while giving them an outlet for creative expression.  Click on a project to the left to learn more.


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