UYA In the Press

Extra, extra, read all about it! We're making headlines all over–Southport's awesome arts scene is the talk of the town and we couldn't be prouder. Take a look at some of the latest Up Your Arts news:

UYA in the News

State Port Pilot - Southport Gets View

Oct 28 2022

State Port Pilot - MOU3

May 19 2022

State Port Pilot - Plein Air 2022

May 19 2022

Southport Magazine - Plein Air 2022-1

May 16 2022

State Port Pilot - Open Doors Gala

Apr 7 2022

Southport Magazine - Open Doors Gala

Apr 4 2022

Southport Gets a View of Renovated Arts Center

Up Your Arts (UYA) unveiled 3D renderings of its proposed arts center during a public workshop with the Southport Board of Aldermen on Sept. 12.
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Southport Board of Aldermen: Up Your Arts Updates Project Plans

Up Your Arts (UYA) submitted a third memorandum of understanding for review during the May 12th Southport Board of Alderman meeting as the nonprofit moves forward with its plans to renovate the Old Brunswick County Courthouse/City Hall on More Street.
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Portfolio: A plein day in Southport

The Southport Plein Air Festival, hosted by Up Your Arts and the City of Southport, welcomed over 70 artists to paint the town, literally.
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Outdoor Artists: Southport Plein Air Festival Is Back

Get the scoop on the full schedule for this year's Plein Air Festival!
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About Up Your Arts

Up Your Arts is a non-profit organization founded in 2017 to support and enhance the creative and performing arts throughout the greater Southport area. There is so much to promote: live music, numerous galleries and shops, festivals and community events, established theater groups, a college campus focused on the arts, the quaint and picturesque location of numerous film productions . . . the Southeast Coast of North Carolina continues to emerge as a regional destination focused on the arts.

We host a variety of events throughout the year, from festivals and concerts to art exhibitions and artist opportunities. Included on this page are the press releases and any associated imagery from our featured events. Direct media and press inquiries to Up Your Arts at

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