Arts Council (Watauga County)

Teena Cone
Volunteer Coordinator
PO Box 366 DTS
Boone, NC 28607

Phone: 828-264-1789
Fax: 828-262-4599


Supports art education and awareness in Watauga County by coordinating the Mountain Arts Program in schools,  touring programs, concerts on the lawn, grassroots grants, and three art galleries comprising local artists.

Clientele/Populations Served

Watauga County residents and ASU students.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Usher for School Performance: Greet students and teachers as they arrive for the performance.  Direct students to pre-assigned seats in the auditorium.  Assist with ushering students out of the auditorium following performances.  Ushers can watch the show for free.
  • Visitor Receptionist: Serve as a receptionist and greeter during monthly artist receptions. Occurs Once per month (first friday).  Help serve drinks/snacks.
  • Newsletter Folding Project: Volunteers needed to fold newsletters the last thursday of each month and before gallery showings.  Help with mailing newlsetters is also needed. More information coming soon.
  • Help Plan Easter Egg Extravaganza: Help with the easter egg hunt...hide eggs "help" children find the eggs, help put goodies in the eggs, etc.  Egg stuffing will take place the weekend before the event, please call ahead to Teena Cone.
  • Concert on the Lawn: Help with set-up and take-down of the seating and musical equipment every Friday for the "Concert on the Lawn" series beginning in June through the end of September.  Volunteers may also be asked to help hand out programs, take pictures and do a little scrapbooking.