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Winston-Salem -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Tue., Oct. 24, 2017 - Sun., Nov. 19, 2017 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: 12 x 12: Pinar Yoldas

A kitty with artificial intelligence turned world leader. Sea creatures spun out of plastic-drenched ocean waters. Genetically altered animals. The research-based artistic practice of Pinar Yoldas demonstrates how the future has the semblance of science fiction but is, too often, based firmly in scientific reality.
October 24, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception and Artist Talk

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. -- (336) 725-1904 , http://secca.org/
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Wed., Nov. 1, 2017 - Tue., Nov. 28, 2017 )

Gallery C: EXHIBITION: Nevertheless She Persisted - Mixed Media Works by Elissa Farrow Savos

Elissa Farrow-Savos, a sculptor who lives in Sterling, Virginia, has been exhibiting at Gallery C since 2014.  Her figurative sculptures are made with polymer clay bodies mounted to found objects. The low-fired polymer clay is then painted with layers of oil paint. 
Friday, November 3, 6:00-9:00 PM - Opening Reception GALLERY HOURS Tuesday-Friday 12:00-6:00 PM Saturday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 1:00-5:00 PM Monday CLOSED

Gallery C. -- (919) 828-3165; art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net/
Free

Chapel Hill -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Wed., Sep. 27, 2017 - Thu., Nov. 30, 2017 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Trey Moore and Gabriela Rozenberg

An exhibition of Trey Moore's oil paintings and Gabriela Rozenberg's ceramics.
Exhibition Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Chapel Hill Town Hall. -- (919) 968-2750 , http://www.chapelhillarts.org/
Free.

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Fri., Nov. 3, 2017 - Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 )

The Mahler Fine Art: EXHIBITION: Under the Same Sky

New works by international artist Ghany Belmaachi. Ghany chooses to paint universal themes that speak to the masses. They are the shared experiences we have as human being, uniting us under one sky.
Opening Reception/First Friday:  November 3, 6:00-8:00 PM

Mahler Fine Art. -- (919) 896-7503 , http://www.themahlerfineart.com/exhibition/ghany-belmaachi-under-the-same-sky/
Free

Chapel Hill -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Thu., Nov. 9, 2017 - Tue., Dec. 5, 2017 )

UNC Chapel Hill Art Department: EXHIBITION: Footnotes (revisions)

Footnotes (revisions) is a response to the University’s Carolina Hall didactic which illustrates a brief history of the events leading up to the Saunders’ Hall name change. Footnotes offers an addendum to that incomplete narrative, employing a diverse range of materials sourced directly... Read More
Gallery Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Opening Reception:  November 9, 6:00-9:00 PM

Hanes Art Center. -- valentine@email.unc.edu , http://art.unc.edu
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Tue., Oct. 24, 2017 - Tue., Dec. 5, 2017 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Holiday Art Market

The fourth annual Holiday Art Market fundraiser gives CPCC alumni, students and faculty artists the opportunity to sell their works for under $250. All event proceeds support CPCC’s Art Gallery educational programming, as well as the college’s Visual Arts Club.
This event takes place in the Ross Gallery. HOURS Monday-Thursday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Saturday, November 4 & 11, noon-6:00 PM

Overcash Center. -- (704) 330-6660; jeff.lowrance@cpcc.edu , http://cpcc.edu/
$

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Tue., Oct. 24, 2017 - Tue., Dec. 5, 2017 )

Central Piedmont Community College: EXHIBITION: CPCC Airy Knoll Farm Show

Each summer, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) painting instructor Elizabeth Ross takes a group of students to a farm in Middlebrook, Virginia, to participate in a resident program presented by the Art Department of CPCC called Airy Knoll. During the week-long stay, students take part in an intensive exploration of the... Read More
Student Reception:  November 15, 6:30-8:00 PM Opening Reception:  Nobember 17, 6:00-9:00 PM 

Pease Gallery, Learning Resources Center. -- (704) 330-6660; jeff.lowrance@cpcc.edu , http://cpcc.edu/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Thu., Oct. 5, 2017 - Sun., Dec. 10, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Simple/Complex - Ann Roth Weavings

Lee Hansley Gallery (New Location). -- (919) 828-7557; lee@leehansleygallery.com , http://leehansleygallery.com
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Fri., Sep. 8, 2017 - Thu., Dec. 14, 2017 )

UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture: EXHIBITION: Business as Usual: Bob Trotman

Working mostly in wood, but also using motion, light, and sound, Bob Trotman satirically suggests a confluence of power, privilege, and pretense that secretly – or not so secretly – shapes our world. Presented in partnership with the Van Every/Smith Galleries at Davidson College.
September 8, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception November 2 @ 7:00 PM - Lecture

Projective Eye Gallery at UNC Charlotte Center City. -- (704) 687-0878 , http://arts.uncc.edu/events/business-usual-bob-trotman
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sun., Nov. 5, 2017 - Fri., Dec. 29, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Herb Jackson

Artist Reception:  Sunday, November 5, 2:00-5:00 PM

Lee Hansley Gallery (New Location). -- (919) 828-7557; lee@leehansleygallery.com , http://leehansleygallery.com
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sat., Dec. 30, 2017 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: EXHIBITION: Show and Tell

Show and Tell: Celebrating the Collection of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design explores the vast range of human creativity represented by the more than 35,000 objects that comprise the Gregg Museum’s permanent collections. From disguised war maps and iconic industrial designs to New Guinea body masks,... Read More
On display in the Adams and Woodson Galleries.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- (919) 515-3503; gregg@ncsu.edu , http://gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Sep. 23, 2017 - Sun., Dec. 31, 2017 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings

Each of these 11 paintings, created between 1984 and 1990, is an imposing, industrial-like structure, reinforced by Sultan’s preferred media of Masonite tiles and tar. The resilience of his materials contrasts with his subject matter: fires, floods, and industrial catastrophes, which provoke feelings of fear,... Read More
On view in the Joyce W. Pope Gallery

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- (919) 715-5923 , http://ncartmuseum.org/
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Wed., Sep. 27, 2017 - Fri., Jan. 5, 2018 )

City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Miriam Preston Block Gallery: EXHIBITION: ENVISION Saint Agnes Hospital

ENVISION Saint Agnes Hospital, an art exhibition sponsored by St. Augustine University and the Office of Raleigh Arts. This exhibition brings awareness to the rich history of the site while showcasing the broad talents of community artists. Thirty percent of all exhibition sales will go toward creating a student... Read More
Exhibit Reception:  October 25, 5:00-7:00 PM

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building. -- (919) 996-3610 , http://www.raleighnc.gov/arts/content/Arts/Articles/BlockGallery.html
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Wed., Sep. 27, 2017 - Fri., Jan. 5, 2018 )

City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Miriam Preston Block Gallery: EXHIBITION: FREEZE! An Installation by Mary Carter Taub

Mary Carter Taub uses colorful tape to energize public spaces and shifts the focus so the invisible becomes assessable, the overlooked becomes prominent and the ordinary becomes playful.

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building. -- (919) 996-3610 , http://www.raleighnc.gov/arts/content/Arts/Articles/BlockGallery.html
Free

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Thu., Nov. 2, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 7, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: Something Vanished Over Paradise

Something Vanished Over Paradise is a retrospective of 20 years of Robyn O'Neil's work in large-scale graphite drawings and collages accented with pops of color.
November 2, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception and Artist Talk

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. -- (336) 725-1904 , http://secca.org/
$

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Thu., Sep. 14, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 7, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: Entanglements

Entanglements is an exhibition by award-winning fiber artist Sonya Clark. Sonya... Read More
September 14, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. -- (336) 725-1904 , http://secca.org/
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Oct. 28, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair tells the remarkable story of an extraordinary fashion show. The exhibition explores the 50-year history of the Ebony Fashion Fair (1958–2009), an unparalleled charity fashion show event that redefined the concepts of beauty, fashion, and empowerment for African... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- (919) 715-5923 , http://ncartmuseum.org/
$

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Simple Passion, Complex Vision - The Darryl Atwell Collection of African-American Art

The Darryl Atwell Collection of African-American Art - The debut of one of the most expansive collections of abstract and contemporary African-American art. Curated by Dr. Michael D. Harris.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/the-darryl-atwell-collection-of-african-american-art/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Instill & Inspire - Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt collection of African-American Art

Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt collection of African-American Art - Selections from one of the nation’s most important & comprehensive collections of African-American art.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/selections-from-the-hewitt-collection/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_931a
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Immortal: A New Series by Miya Bailey

Immortal: A New Series by Miya Bailey - Explores how artists immortalize people, places and memories through the visual arts..

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/immortal/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_931a2bacb4-a0654edeb8-401648369&m
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious

Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious - Chaos and order aggressively merge with abstract and picturesque forms..

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/archetypes-of-the-subconscious/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_931a2bacb4-
Free

Concord -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Thu., Nov. 9, 2017 - Sat., Jan. 27, 2018 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: EXHIBITION: Clay

The Galleries at the Cabarrus Arts Council will present its annual pottery exhibition. This group invitational celebrates the diverse talent of 22 potters and sculptors working in North Carolina. The works will encompass a wide variety of styles and glazes, and include both utilitarian and decorative pieces in a vast... Read More

Cabarrus Arts Council. -- (704) 920-2787 , http://www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: EXHIBITION: A Door is not a Window: Herb Jackson Paintings

This presentation features major abstract works from the past two decades by Raleigh native Herb Jackson, one of North Carolina’s premier contemporary artists. The exhibition employs special lighting made possible by support from Wells Fargo.
On display in the Sanderson-Black Gallery.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- (919) 515-3503; gregg@ncsu.edu , http://gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Andrea Donnelly: We’ve Met Before

North Carolina–raised artist Andrea Donnelly explores the dynamic between the formulaic methods of handwoven cloth and the impulsiveness of ink in the creation of her larger-than-life textiles, featuring images of the human body, blots, and delicate floral abstractions. Her art furnishes both mental and physical spaces by... Read More
On view in East Building, Level B.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- (919) 715-5923 , http://ncartmuseum.org/
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Sabine Gruffat: A Kiss of the Earth

A Kiss of the Earth is an interactive computer-animated video and sound installation inspired by Sergei Diaghilev’s revolutionary 1913 Ballets Russes production of The Rite of Spring, scored by Igor Stravinsky. It is the story of a pagan tribe calling on its deities to restore the earth, a drama... Read More
On view in East Building, Level B, Video Gallery

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- (919) 715-5923 , http://ncartmuseum.org/
Free