It All Happens Here

Tryon Fine Arts Center's Mission

To serve as the creative driving force for performances, exhibits, arts education, and community partnerships in the Foothills.

What's Happening

Main Stage Series: Edwin McCain

Saturday, April 21, 2018. 8pm

Adult contemporary star Edwin McCain has gained a following around the world with his earnest vocals and beautiful songs.

2017-2018 Film Series: Leading Ladies

First Tuesday of the month, October-May. 7pm

Screening notable films with remarkable women from throughout the 20th century.

Sunset Series 2018

Thursdays in May, 2018. 7pm

Regional artists perform in the beautiful Peterson Amphitheater as the sun sets over the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Stage Door Series: Best of Enemies

Tuesday, May 15. 7pm

The Thermal Belt Friendship Council and Unitarian Universalist Fellowship are co-sponsoring a staged play reading of Best of Enemies based on the unlikely friendship of a white Ku Klux Klan leader, C.P. Ellis, and an African-American civil rights activist, Ann Atwater, from Durham, N.C.

PacJAM Classes

Summer Camp July 16-20

Traditional Appalachian music is preserved through classes for students ages 6+ and adults. 

Stage Door Series: Nina Now

Tuesday, May 22. 7pm

Tribute concert to Nina Simone from young musician Destiny Stone

Get Involved


Team TFAC would love to have you! We depend on our volunteers to bring arts experiences to the community. Backstage work and pre-show hospitality. Poster delivery and box office. Concessions and arts education. There's a spot to fit your interests and skills.

Education for All Ages

Tryon Fine Arts Center is committed to life-long education in the arts for all members of our community. We bring unique opportunities to young people, professional development to teachers, and engaging lectures and classes to adults.

Support TFAC

As a 501(c)3, TFAC depends on the generous support of our sponsors and donors. Find out how you can help present world-class arts experiences. You're invited to become a part of the cultural community of the Foothills.

Sample Past & Current TFAC Performers

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