Carteret Arts Forum

These events remain for the 2016-2017 Season.  We will have one additional program as part of the Subscription Series in late May.  Details on that will be forthcoming.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017- 

Godfrey Cheshire (film critic) Click on his name to read more about him.

Coral Bay Club, Atlantic Beach NC

10:30 am

Lunch following (Reservations are Required)

Chairman:  Elaine Tempel and Moni Bottlinger

Cash Bar

A Subscription Program for Tuesday, May 23rd at 5pm

Who: Author, David L. Robbins


When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Where: Coral Bay Club, Atlantic Beach, NC

How: Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased on line at or at the door. Youth and college students with a valid college ID may purchase tickets for only $5.00. You may e-mail for more information.

June 25, 2017 – Sunday

Brian Ernstes Tenor and Gay Willis Soprano

Read more about Brian HERE

For more on Gay Willis, click HERE

Carteret Community Theater, Morehead City, NC

4:00 pm

Chairman: Tim Bradford

Questions?  Email us at or call Peggy Brown at (252) 764-0186

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Buy and Reserve Lunch

Buy and Reserve Lunch

For you fee of $15, Lunch will include:
  • Loaded Potato Soup
  • Lettuce assortment with toppings
  • Shrimp Salad
  • Chicken Salad
  • Tomato Aspic
  • Fruit
  • Bread
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Cookie Assortment
Individuals wishing to have wine, both a red and white will be available for an additional fee of $5

Godfrey Cheshire

Writer, Director, Producer
Critics, Filmmakers and the Evolving Role of Cinema in American Society
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 
Time: 10:30am 
Location: Coral Bay Club 
Atlantic Beach, NC 
Lunch by reservation only will follow the program. 
Doors will open at 9:45am 

A native of Raleigh, he co-founded Spectator Magazine and began writing film criticism professionally in 1978. After moving to New York in 1991, he served for a decade as chief film critic for New York Press; his writings have also appeared in The New York Times, Variety, Film Comment, The Village Voice, Interview, and other publications. He has also won three Arts Criticism awards from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Cheshire’s areas of special interest include Iranian film, the conversion to digital cinema and cinematic representations of the American South. He is a former chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle and a member of the National Society of Film Critics. 


Mission Statement

The mission of Carteret Arts Forum is to bring enriching cultural experiences to Carteret County and surrounding areas.

Organization Statement

Carteret Arts Forum was founded in 1999 as a volunteer, non-profit organization for the benefit of Carteret County and surrounding areas.  It strives to promote and educate through the cultural arts.  Carteret Arts Forum makes a special effort to include area students and may support monetarily selected local arts endeavors and events.  Yearly subscriptions are available to the public.

Donations to Carteret Arts Forum

If you would like to make a financial contribution to our non-profit organization, you can do so here or by sending in a check to our post office box (P. O. Box 462, Morehead City, NC 28557). Your contribution will help us achieve our goal of bringing enriching cultural experiences to Carteret County and surrounding areas.

Your tax deductible donation is greatly appreciated and your name(s) will be listed in our programs.

Carteret Arts Forum strives to bring educational, entertaining, and quality programs to our subscribers and our outreach program audiences. We make a special effort to include area students by offering discount subscription rates to them and bringing programs into the schools when appropriate, allowing access to those whom might not otherwise have that exposure.  As a non-profit volunteer organization, we depend on donations such as yours to support our work.

People such as you, who care about good quality cultural entertainment, make it a reality for our county.  You can also like us or follow us on Facebook.  Your assistance will ensure our 2015-2016 season will be a success.

Carteret Arts Forum is a 501(c))(3) non-profit organization and your contribution is tax deductible.  No goods or services are provided to the tax payer in consideration for their contributions.


 Levels Consideration Amount
 Platinum   $2,000+
 Gold $1,50-$1,499
 Silver $500-$1,499
 Bronze $100-$499
 Crystal $25-$99

Please Consider a Donation

Thank you for your consideration in making a donation!  If you would like to donate through our company store, please follow this link and then click on SHOP drop down and follow to Contributions.  THANK YOU for supporting the arts in Carteret County!