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Engage Art: Carolinas Art Contest Kickoff Event

  • Spirit Square Plaza 345 N College St Charlotte, NC 28202 (map)

Kickoff Event Details

The Engage Art Contest Carolinas KICKOFF Event will feature a performing arts stage with top notch talent in a broad range of styles from around the Carolinas! Come celebrate through music and dance, learn through workshops and activities, and prepare your hearts as well as your skills to enter the Engage Art Contest.


The event will take place Saturday, July 14th from 1-5PM at Spirit Square Plaza (345 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202  |  Parking Help). It’s free and family friendly, featuring top 10 Charlotte food truck Roaming Fork and Rita’s Italian Ice.

Our featured performer is Grammy Award winning songwriter KJ Scriven. Also scheduled to perform is Ambassador & Tonic of The Cross Movement, International Mass Choir, Jazz Arts Initiative, Vox Firebird Ensemble, DJ 4:12 and more. Our free workshops will cover improv, songwriting, storytelling, the Spiritual Battle between good and evil, music production and more.

Come celebrate, learn and prepare to enter the Engage Art Contest!

The Engage Art Contest asks musicians, visual artists and videographers to create original work inspired by Ephesians 6:10-20. This is often called the “Spiritual Battle” passage. When taken together, these passages discuss the broad and evergreen theme of good vs. evil. When you read the verses more closely, you’ll notice that it includes details as diverse as standing your ground, the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness, and the shoes of peace. Artwork for the contest can be inspired by any part of these verses, and entrants will explain that inspiration or how their artwork reflects the verses in their submission.