Cain Center of the Arts Releases Final Designs

On June 2, 2020, the Cain Center for the Arts Released its final design renderings for the future space. This highly-anticipated news has spurred excitement in the community, as the excitement to welcome the Cain Center for the Arts to the OTC Scene grows.

The More the Merrier! Drive-In Movies In OTC Moves To a Bigger Venue

Drive-In Movies in Old Town Cornelius is the event summer series of 2020. This social-distancing friendly event is bringing a classic idea to the streets of Cornelius…and now at a bigger venue — The Lake Norman YMCA!

Meet the Curator: Marisa Pascucci

We all know that Old Town Cornelius has earned its title as the budding center for the arts in North Charlotte. With the area’s breadth of local talent, the opportunities available at the Cornelius Arts Center, and the anticipation for the opening of the Cain Center for the Arts, there is a lot to be… Continue reading Meet the Curator: Marisa Pascucci

Keeping up with the Cain Center

By Todd Olvis Lake Norman’s future looks bright, and it is about to get even brighter. We recently had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with North Carolina local and Executive Director of The Cain Center for the Arts, Justin Dionne.  This story begins in 2013 when Cornelius residents approved a $4 million bond… Continue reading Keeping up with the Cain Center

Cain Center for the Arts Gains Momentum

Rendering of the view from Town Hall on Catawba Ave. The future Art Center to add a bustle of activity to Town Center.

Groundswell of Support Grows at Cain Center for the Arts! Individuals and Organizations working together to bring new arts and community center to the region. May 10, 2019 – Cornelius, North Carolina. submitted by Alison Ellrod, Director of Development Support for the Lake Norman region’s new home for the arts continues to grow, as local… Continue reading Cain Center for the Arts Gains Momentum

OT Scene: What is an Arts District?

Jack Conard Jr and artists Justin Christenbery, Rico Nye and Brant Waldeck. (Christine Dietz photo)

OT Scene is a segment that includes remarks reflecting the impressions, opinions and general vibe of our community.