Our partners and supporters are so important, without them, we cannot survive.

To become a supporter of The Friends of the Hyde County's Historic Courthouse or the MATTIE Arts Center and help us preserve and care for our unique center, you can make a donation. We accept help from individuals and corporate entities. You can leave the donation in the donation box in the Sales Gallery or participate in our corporate sponsorship program.  Please see our Donor Policy page for more details.

Thanks to the generous contributions from businesses and local supporters the MATTIE Arts Center continues to grow toward becoming a premier place to create and promote local and regional artists.



Please join us in admiration and appreciation to the following donors on whom we rely for continued resources and special projects:

Gibbs Hardware, RS Spencer Furniture and True Value, Mattamuskeet Seafood, Engelhard Florist, Far Creek Gas and Grill, C&C Groceries, Chris' Grocery, Hotel Engelhard, Big Trout Marina, Fairfield Gas Bar, Bryan Funeral Service, Ag Carolina Financial, Tunnel Farms B&B, Swan Quarter Baptist Church, Hobo's Seafood, Tideland Electric Membership Corp., N&S Motors, Brenda Respess of the Rich Company, Hyde Co. branch employees of Yadkin Bank, Swan Acres Farm, Hyde Co. Community Development Corp., Engelhard Seafood, Etheridge Oil & Gas, Harris' Steak & Seafood Restaurant, Jane Cuts, Curls, and Colors, Line Sink, Inc., Martelle's Feed House, Mayo's Commercial Fishing Supplies, Anita Fletcher of Sallie Dixon B&B, Charles and Carol Williford Auto Supply, Colonial Cabinetry, Murals by Carol Lynn, Southern Bank, Knott's Landing B&B, Middlecreek Farms and Pamlico Shores Produce,  Lone Goose Restaurant, Thomasina's B&B, Rose Acre Farms, Tooley Farms, Z. Smith Reynolds, Arts of the Pamlico, and the North Carolina Arts Council.

And individuals: Art and Alice Keeney, Billie Cahoon, Stevie Cuthrell, Chris and Agnes Blanchard, Carol and Martin Evans, Cathy Clayton, Anita and David Fletcher, Walter and Clare Baum, Tom Carmine, Roger Paxton, Mark Hierholzer, Al Schmitt, Chris and Jan Moore, Jim Gallucci and many more who anonymously invested in us monetarily and through works and supplies.


You can make a difference

Supporters and volunteers are the backbone of this Center

Please help emerging artists reach their full potential


Monetary Donations

Your donation allows us to connect people and create partnerships. We work with our partners, seeking the most constructive solutions to help artist.

Spread the Word

Tell your friends and family about these talented artists. There's no better way to make an impact than to become an active advocate yourself. Join now and make an impact!


in kind donations


Small Fridge for Storing Lunches, Bottled Water, etc.

Stereo System with Aux. Option


Our many thanks to those who help us with donations of time, money and items that we need. This Center would not be here without help from generous people like you!