Tourism for Elizabeth City, NC
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Art galleries, museums, theater performances, national touring acts: Elizabeth City has it all! Immerse yourself in culture while on vacation, and have more than photos to share when you return home. Call for special exhibits and shows, and let us enrich your life. Seeking a simple way to find all the artsy spots in Elizabeth City Look here!
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 Arts of the Albemarle – The Center »

516 East Main Street

PO Box 11

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Arts of the Albemarle is a regional non-profit arts council located in downtown Elizabeth City, NC at The Center, the renovated historical Lowry-Chesson building. This world class arts facility houses The Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery, home to over 250 artists; The Maguire Theatre, a state of the art performance space; and our School of the Arts.

 Elizabeth City State University Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium »

1704 Weeksville Road

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Campus-based Music Department performances occur in Robinson Auditorium. Robinson Auditorium is named after Floyd L. Robinson, former Chair of the Music Department. The 1000 seat venue has a medium size public address (PA) system that features 24 channels of input, two monitor mixes, Crown amplifiers and JBL speakers and monitors. In addition, the auditorium boasts an impressive Strand Lighting system.

252-335-3317

ecsu.edu

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 Encore Theatre Company »

Encore Playhouse 1176 US 17 South

Elizabeth City , NC 27906

Encore Theatre Company is an all volunteer membership driven, nonprofit community theater organization whose purpose is to produce “Quality Community Theater” on a consistent basis. For the past several years all their productions have played to sold out houses. Founded in 1992, Encore presents three productions a year, November, February and April in varied formats of comedies, dramas and musicals. Encore productions are preformed downtown at the Arts of the Albemarle Maguire Theatre.  

 Museum of the Albemarle »

501 South Water Street

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Taking advantage of Elizabeth City’s waterfront vista, the Museum of the Albemarle contains exhibits and facilities enabling visitors to experience the general history of northeastern North Carolina. A chronological overview of the region is presented in the 7,000-square-foot main gallery with artifacts and graphics illustrating the geography and ecology of the area in addition to perspectives on its cultural development over the past 10,000 years.  An audio tour is also available to museum visitors with mobile devices.    ...

 The Lost Colony »

1409 National Park Dr.

Manteo , NC 27954

See epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. There is music, laughter, romance and dance.


Arts of the Albemarle – The Center

516 East Main Street

PO Box 11

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-338-6455

Monday - Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday Closed

College of the Albemarle Performing Arts Center

1208 North Road Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

800-335-9050

Box Office: Monday - Friday 9am-3pm

Elizabeth City State University Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium

1704 Weeksville Road

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-3317

Encore Theatre Company

Encore Playhouse 1176 US 17 South

Elizabeth City, NC 27906

252-333-2334

Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery at The Center – Arts of the Albemarle

516 East Main Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-338-6455

Maguire Theatre at The Center Arts of the Albemarle

516 East Main Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-338-6455

Museum of the Albemarle

501 South Water Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-1453

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday Closed

Studio 511

112 S. McMorrine St.

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-1264

The Lost Colony

1409 National Park Dr.

Manteo, NC 27954

252-473-6000

Tina Clancy’s Art and Antique Connection

116 North Poindexter Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-339-3868

Monday - Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-3pm, Sunday Closed