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The Pastel Society of North Carolina is an organization dedicated to providing opportunities for social interaction and education for pastel artists through meetings, shows, juried exhibitions and other events. We welcome all levels of accomplishment—from beginners to professional artists. Read more about the PSNC’s History here.

Meetings for the society are held on the 3rd Saturday of each of the following months (January, March, May, July, September and November) from 10am – 12pm (unless otherwise scheduled). Meetings will be held at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens room 106 (100 Old Mason Farm Road) in Chapel Hill unless otherwise indicated. For directions please go to ncbg.unc.edu.

See what’s coming up for PSNC in 2015!

Next Meeting: July 18th – What Can The NC Museum Of Art Do For You?
Want to learn more about the biggest and most prestigious museum in North Carolina? Come out to our next program, July 18, 10:00 AM. Terry Murphy will be here to tell us all about the history, buildings, events and collections as well as exciting upcoming exhibits of the North Carolina Museum of Art.

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A general step-by-step guide for preparation of digital images (pdf)

PSNC Photo Depot

All of us have trouble finding good reference photos from time to time, so we have decided to build a repository of copyright-free images donated by our members. Anyone who wishes to participate may bring as many 5x7 or 8x10 color prints of any photo they wish to release permission to use to our monthly meetings. There will be no cost to use the photos and therefore no compensation to the photographer. By sharing in this way, we can all become better artists. We hope you'll contribute to this resource!
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