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Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Wed., Jun. 12, 2019 - Sun., Oct. 27, 2019 )

Block Gallery: Still [un]Still

Performed by Andie Freeman and Kaidy Lewis

The still life has endured a complicated evolution throughout the canon of art history. Once discarded as a feminine past time used as an exercise to build skills, still life painting was elevated during the Dutch Golden Age, and then rediscovered in the modernist paintings of the nineteenth century. The works of artists Andie... Read More
June 12 – September 27, 2019 Artist Reception Friday, June 21, 2019 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building.
Free

Blowing Rock -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Sat., May. 25, 2019 - Sun., Oct. 27, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Southern Strands: North Carolina Fiber Art

Exhibiting artists include Edwina Bringle, Catharine Ellis, Jeana Klein, Carmen Grier, Leslie Pearson, Evee Erb, Erin Miller, Sydney Sogol, Joyce Watkins King, Marguerite Jay Gignoux, Mary Tuma, Jan-Ru Wan, Susan Brandeis, Billie Ruth Sudduth, Vicki Essig, Bryant Holsenbeck, Susan Sharpe, September Krueger, Bethanne Knudson,... Read More
This project is made possible by a grant from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership.

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099    , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Museum Admission

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Wed., Jun. 5, 2019 - Tue., Oct. 29, 2019 )

Block Gallery: Seasons For Ibrahim 2

Performed by Mariam Aziza Stephan, Seasons For Ibrahim 2. Music by Mark Mallman

Stephan's constructed landscapes piece together fragmented scenes of conflict, abandonment, and disarray. Seasons For Ibrahim 2 is a meditation on change. This drawing-video landscape is a portrait of a relationship that is trying to find its place between two worlds. This piece is a testimonial to places that are... Read More
June 5 through September 29, 2019 On view each evening at dusk and each First Friday

Block2.
Free

Blowing Rock -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Sat., May. 18, 2019 - Wed., Oct. 30, 2019 )

Gallery C: Gallery C West Opening Exhibition

In its new, not to be missed Pavilion space, Gallery C West will feature hard to find pieces by historic Blowing Rock artists such as Elliot Daingerfield and Bayard Wootten. Other contemporary names such as Watson Brown (photograph), Laura Lacambra Shubert (figurative oils), Trena McNabb (botanical landscapes) and Lee Mims... Read More
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting: Wednesday, May 22nd, 4pm

Gallery C West (Blowing Rock). -- 828-414-9551, art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Fri., Sep. 20, 2019 - Thu., Nov. 7, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE: conTEXT: A Calligraphic Journey

conTEXT features the works of Crafts Center director Carol Fountain Nix, a mixed-media painter, calligrapher/lettering artist and designer. The exhibition traces the artist’s journey as a long-time lettering artist, from stylistic explorations to retail branding, painting and historical context. The show focuses... Read More
On display September 20 through November 7.

Crafts Center at NC State University. -- 919.515.2457 , http://www.crafts.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Fri., Sep. 6, 2019 - Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 )

Latin American Contemporary Arts (LaCa) Projects Gallery: Convergence and Crash

Performed by Ines Raiteri, Paola Vega, Ilana Savdie, Ornella Pocetti, Gachi Rosati, Holly Keogh, Debora Koo, Victoria Iriondo

     Convergence & Crash is LaCa Projects’ first collective exhibition featuring local, national, and international artists. On display September 6 - November 9, 2019. Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

LaCa Projects Gallery. -- 704.837.1688, info@lacaprojects.com , http://www.lacaprojects.com
Free

Blowing Rock -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Sat., Aug. 3, 2019 - Sat., Nov. 30, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina

Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina brings together works by artists who drew the admiration and attention of Claribel and Etta Cone, including paintings, sculpture, and prints by Henri Matisse, and works on paper by Rembrandt van Rijn, Sarah Stein, Jacques Villon, Marie Laurencin, Ben... Read More
Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina and Modern Visions, Mountain Views: The Cones of Flat Top Manor will open to the public in early August 2019. These exhibitions are presented to the community by Wells Fargo. BRAHM offers additional thanks to the Blue Ridge Parkway... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Museum Admission

Blowing Rock -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Sat., Aug. 3, 2019 - Sat., Nov. 30, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Modern Visions, Mountain Views: The Cones of Flat Top Manor

Completed in 1901, Flat Top Manor was the centerpiece of a grand country estate, with 25 miles of carriage roads and an orchard of over 30,000 apple trees. Organized in collaboration with the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, “Modern Visions, Mountain Views” connects Claribel and Etta’s story with the... Read More
Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina and Modern Visions, Mountain Views: The Cones of Flat Top Manor will open to the public in early August 2019. These exhibitions are presented to the community by Wells Fargo. BRAHM offers additional thanks to the Blue Ridge Parkway... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Museum Admission

Charlotte -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Mon., Jul. 15, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: From the Collection of Dr. Larry Brady

Born and raised in Asheville, NC, home to countless artisans, Larry Brady’s exposure to handmade objects began at an early age and inspired his passion to collect more than 500 pieces over the past 30 years. The 39 works exhibited at the Bill and Patty Gorelick Gallery at Central Piedmont’s Harris Campus represent... Read More

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Harris Campus. -- For more information, pricing or to schedule a personal tour of the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries on any of Central Piedmont’s campuses, please contact: Robin Glenn, (704) 330-6869 or robin.glenn@cpcc.edu , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu/events

Charlotte -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Selections from the Private Art Collection of Larry Brady

Born and raised in Asheville, N.C., home to countless artisans, Brady’s exposure to handmade objects began at an early age and inspired his passion to collect more than 500 pieces over the past 30 years. The 39 pieces exhibited represent a broad and diverse range from Brady’s eclectic selection of paintings,... Read More
Now through December 13, 2019 Semester gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer gallery hours (May 15 through July 15) are: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., or by appointment.

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Harris Campus. , http://blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Tue., Oct. 1, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: "Illuminate," by the ArtPop Street Gallery Class of 2018

"Illuminate," by the ArtPop Street Gallery Class of 2018

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Cato Campus. -- For more information, pricing or to schedule a personal tour of the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries on any of Central Piedmont’s campuses, please contact: Robin Glenn, (704) 330-6869 or robin.glenn@cpcc.edu , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu/

Charlotte -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Tue., Oct. 1, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Paintings by Jean Cauthen

Paintings by Jean Cauthen from the Collection of Dr. Larry Brady  

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Harris Campus. -- For more information, pricing or to schedule a personal tour of the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries on any of Central Piedmont’s campuses, please contact: Robin Glenn, (704) 330-6869 or robin.glenn@cpcc.edu , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu/

Durham -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 20, 2019 )

Horse & Buggy Press: (en)compass. Photo-based Story telling by Dawn Surratt and Lori Vrba.

(en)compass (assemblages, books, prints). Photo-based Storytelling. New work by Dawn Surratt and Lori Vrba. OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, Oct. 17;  6–8 pm, with a very short performance piece at 7:00. 2nd RECEPTION Saturday, Nov 16; 5–7pm (a doubleheader event with Craven Allen Gallery). Focusing on... Read More
Gallery Hours: Monday–Fridays   10–3ish Saturdays  11–2ish

Horse & Buggy Press and Friends. -- (919) 949–4847   , https://www.horseandbuggypress.com/
Free.

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Thu., Sep. 5, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Southbound: Photographs of and About the New South

Southbound presents fifty-six photographers’ visions of the South over the first two decades of the twenty-first century. Accordingly, it offers a composite image of the region. The photographs echo stories told about the South as a bastion of tradition, as a region remade through Americanization and... Read More
Open from September 5 until December 29, 2019 Exhibition Opening Reception September 5 at 6pm Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Adams and Woodson Galleries Related event: Docent led tour of Southbound: Thursday, October 10 at 6pm NC State’s Gregg Museum and Duke’s Power Plant Gallery have joined... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. , http://www.gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Fri., Sep. 6, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): peter campus: video ergo sum

peter campus:A pioneer of video art, peter campus creates engaging installations that provide unique interactive experiences, leading the viewer on a journey of self-discovery and awareness. From the early closed-circuit video installations, he began making in 1971 to the more recent work, campus' work deals with processes of... Read More
Artist Talk and Reception - Tuesday, October 15 @ 6:00 pm Join us for a reception and conversation with pioneering video artist peter campus and Valerie Hillings, Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Hillings and campus will discuss his work, which is currently on view at SECCA, and the ongoing evolution of video as an... Read More

Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery. , http://www.secca.org
Free

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Fri., Sep. 6, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): peter campus: video ergo sum

peter campus: A pioneer of video art, peter campus creates engaging installations that provide unique interactive experiences, leading the viewer on a journey of self-discovery and awareness. From the early closed-circuit video installations, he began making in 1971 to the more recent work, campus' work deals with processes... Read More
Artist Talk and Reception at SECCA - Tuesday, October 15 @ 6:00 pm Join us for a reception and conversation with pioneering video artist peter campus and Valerie Hillings, Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Hillings and campus will discuss his work, which is currently on view at SECCA, and the ongoing evolution of... Read More

Reynolda House Museum of American Art. , http://www.secca.org
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): What in the World is a Grain Mummy?

 NCMA Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau curated What in the World Is a Grain Mummy? to present this humble bundle and its falcon-shaped coffin for the first time and to unravel the mysteries of the NCMA’s only Egyptian mummy. The exhibition focuses on how the scientific method was used to re-establish a... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Furnished

From furniture-based sculpture to sculptures that function as furniture, Furnished presents more than 50 works by 15 contemporary artists from North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The diverse works in this juried exhibition explore themes of design, immersive environments, creative reuse, materiality and... Read More
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 18, 6 - 8 pm. Several of the artists featured in Furnished will be at the opening to discuss their work. The reception is free and open to the public and will include hors d'oeuvres by Delicious by Shereen, and a cash bar (no bar charge for SECCA Members). 

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). , http://www.secca.org
Free and open to the public.

Durham -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Thu., Aug. 29, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 12, 2020 )

Nasher Museum of Art: Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now

Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now is the first exhibition to chart the development of contemporary Indigenous art in the United States and Canada. For generations, Native North American artists have exhibited work mostly outside of mainstream art institutions. Native Voices begins to remedy that... Read More
$7 Adults, $5 Seniors (65 and older), $4 Non-Duke students with student ID FREE ADMISSION FOR: Nasher Museum members; Children 17 and under; Duke students, faculty and staff with DukeCard or Duke Medicine ID; Duke alumni with alumni card or app; Active Duty Military and Veterans and up to five family members;... Read More

Nasher Museum of Art. -- 919-684-5135 , http://www.nasher.duke.edu
$7 - $4

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 26, 2020 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Fantastic Fauna: Chimeric Creatures by Beauvais Lyons

Professor Beauvais Lyons teaches at the University of Tennessee, and is also the self-appointed Director of the Hokes Archives, a quasi-historical organization that holds a collection of rare and unique artifacts and objects. Among its holdings are Director Lyons' meticulously crafted lithographs of creatures of "zoomorphic... Read More
OPENING Thursday JULY 18, 2019: 6pm in the Thomas E. Cabaniss Gallery at the Historical Residence with a special presentation by NC Opera.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. , http://www.gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Sat., Oct. 12, 2019 - Sun., Feb. 2, 2020 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Scott Avett: INVISIBLE

Scott Avett: INVISIBLE features psychologically charged and emotionally intense portraits focused on his family and himself—often intimate, vulnerable, and sometimes uncomfortably truthful portrayals.  Until now Avett’s work with The Avett Brothers has taken center stage. The NCMA exhibition shines... Read More
The exhibition kicks off with a Friday, October 11, opening preview party in the galleries featuring cocktails, music, and an exclusive preview of the exhibition.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- More information and tickets. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
$

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Wed., Oct. 17, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 15, 2020 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures

Aimed at raising awareness about genetic engineering, biotechnologies, and their consequences through the lens of art and design, this is an art-science exhibition organized by the NC State University Libraries and the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, and shown at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, in the physical and... Read More
On display at Gregg from October 17, 2019 - March 15, 2020.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.3503 , http://www.gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 ( Tue., Oct. 1, 2019 - Fri., Jul. 31, 2020 )

Central Piedmont Community College: "Frieze," by Tom Stanley

Exhibited with works of art from the collection of Bill and the late Patty Gorelick    

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Harper Campus. -- For more information, pricing or to schedule a personal tour of the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries on any of Central Piedmont’s campuses, please contact: Robin Glenn, (704) 330-6869 or robin.glenn@cpcc.edu , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu/