The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) is a vibrant hub of arts & cultural events & activities for adults and youth serving Eastern North Carolina. It is the state-designated arts council for Beaufort & Washington Counties, based in its Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, NC.  Join today and live art, give art!

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Gallery Hours

T-TH 1 – 6 PM, FRI 11 AM – 6 PM & SAT 11 AM – 4 PM

 

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Theatre Hours

Scroll down or click The Events or Exhibits Calendars for event or rental information & opportunities for artists.

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ALERT

THE JULY 21 SUNDAYS IN THE PARK CONCERT BY SMOKEHOUSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FALL DUE TO HEAT ADVISORY.

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Historic Vaudeville Entrance

at the Turnage Theatre

Be sure to visit us at 150 W. Main Street in Downtown Washington, NC to learn about our historic Vaudeville theatre.

We’ve restored the original entrance and we’re displaying the theatre’s story on the doors.

The arts council’s calendar is jam-packed each month with everything from acting camps to professional acts, music workshops to concerts and festivals, a plethora of art classes to a variety of exhibitions.”

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Deborah Griffin

- Staff Writer, The Daily Reflector

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BOCO Town Newsletter

Your complete guide to Beaufort County’s events and activities.

New!

Free Concert Series

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Toga Party!

Don’t miss this fun AOP fundraiser night under the lights in the outdoor tent at the Pamlico House B&B.

Sponsored by Abbott Tunstall.

News Blog Archives

Arts of the Pamlico / Turnage Theatre

are making news every week.

In The News

BRAVO!

Art Beat    AOP's Arts Enrichment After School Program is taking off at the end of August!  Looking for arts and cultural close to home for your kids this fall? Art Beat shared information from the about arts and cultural programming offered in Beaufort County is an...

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Raise the Roof – Here’s the latest!

From Washington Daily News...   "The hub to Washington's arts community is becoming more vulnerable to the unpredictable weather, and the clock is ticking louder each day." - Washington Daily News The aging roof over the front of the theatre is being replaced to...

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Address: 150 West Main St.
Washington, North Carolina 27889

Phone: 252-946-2504

Hours:

Tuesday – Thursday 1 – 6 PM

Friday 11 AM – 6 PM

Saturday 11am – 4pm

Sundays, Days & Evenings for Events

Arts of the Pamlico @ Historic Turnage Theatre

We’re just one block from the Washington Waterfront.

Come by boat and dock at the Waterfront! We are just a short walk to dinner and an event at the Turnage Theatre.

There is also plenty of parking behind the Theatre.

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