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Charlotte -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Wed., Mar. 21, 2018 - Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 )

Central Piedmont Community College: color + color = space

Performed by Felicia van Bork

Van Bork’s artwork invites the viewer into the narrative space of the collages and the environmental space of the paintings. A featured visual artist in CPCC’s upcoming Sensoria celebration, van Bork is showcasing her works in a solo exhibition in Ross Art Gallery on the CPCC Central Campus.In addition to... Read More
 Gallery open Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Ross Gallery. -- Contact: Jeff Lowrance, (704) 330-6660, jeff.lowrance@cpcc.edu , http://www.cpcc.edu
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Wed., Mar. 28, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Handcrafted: North Carolina Clay Exhibition

Handcrafted: North Carolina Clay is guest curated by founder emeritus of BRAHM and North Carolina potter, Herb Cohen. North Carolina has long been recognized for its skilled potters and iron-rich red clay. Potters throughout the state would pull their material directly from the earth and use this clay to form jugs,... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
$7 - $4

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences

You Are Here features immersive art installations by 14 contemporary artists, including large-scale light works; sound installations; video works; mixed-media, room-size environments; and site-specific projects. The artists in this exhibition employ a diversity of media to create intriguing experiences that engage... Read More
This exhibition is on display in the East Building, Level B, and Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park

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

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences

You Are Here features 20 immersive art installations by 15 contemporary artists, including large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, mixed-media room-size environments, and site-specific projects. Some are delightfully low-tech, transforming ordinary materials into awe-inspiring visuals, while... Read More
This exhibition takes over an entire floor of the NCMA’s temporary exhibition galleries and also transforms the landscape in the Museum Park, creating a campus-wide presentation of contemporary experiential art.  Opening weekend April 7, 10 am to 5 pm; April 7 all-nighter, 8:30 pm to 10 am; April 8, 10 am to 5... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- (919) 839-6262 , http://www.ncartmuseum.org/exhibition
$15 - $12

Charlotte -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Wed., Jun. 13, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 29, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: Lillian Blades: Mirrors of Life Exhibition

Performed by Lillian Blades

Lillian Blades found her calling as a visual artist at age 12 and is now living the life she envisioned. Read more about her journey and her creative process and be sure to visit her exhibition, Lillian Blades: Mirrors of Life before it closes on July 29th.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org
$9 - $6

Charlotte -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Sat., Feb. 3, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 29, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: By and About Women: The Collection of Dr. Dianne Whitfield-Locke and Dr. Carnell Locke

Treat Mom! Bring your mother to see ... Read More

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org
$9 - $7

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 at 6:00 PM ( Fri., Jun. 1, 2018 - Tue., Jul. 31, 2018 )

Gallery C: Watercolor Paintings from the Estate of Harry De Maine

Performed by Harry De Maine

Please join Charlene Newsom and Bob and Anne De Maine in celebrating the opening of this exhibit! Harry De Maine was born in Liverpool, England in 1880. In 1908 he studied art in London and later at The Académie Julian in Paris. He exhibited at the Paris Salons from 1908-1913. Opening Reception: Friday, June 1st, 2018,... Read More

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

Asheville -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Fri., Jun. 1, 2018 - Sat., Aug. 4, 2018 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Shared History Exhibition

As the last exhibition to be held in our 56 Broadway gallery before we move to 120 College Street on Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville, Shared History highlights not just the museum’s origins, collection, programs, and... Read More
An Opening Reception will be held on June 1st from 5:30PM - 8PM, with a Gallery Talk by Exhibition Curator, Erin Dickey, at 6:30PM. 

Black Mount College Museum + Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org
Free

Wilmington -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Sat., Mar. 3, 2018 - Sun., Aug. 5, 2018 )

North Carolina Arts Council: Artist Fellowship Exhibition

The North Carolina Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship Exhibition opens Saturday, March 3 at the Cameron Art Museum (CAM) in Wilmington with the works of 17 contemporary artists. The artists participating in the show include ten visual artists, three... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. -- (910) 395-5999 , http://cameronartmuseum.org/
$10 adults, $8 seniors/military/students, children under 16 free if accompanied by adult

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Fri., May. 11, 2018 - Fri., Aug. 24, 2018 )

Block Gallery: Playscape Exhibition

Performed by Marguerite Jay Gignoux, Becky Joye and Georges le Chevallier

Playscape, an exhibit by Marguerite Jay Gignoux, Becky Joye and Georges le Chevallier, explores how each artist incorporates different ideas and principles of play into their artistic practices. Come play with us at Block Gallery now through August 24th! 

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building. , http://links.govdelivery.com/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTgwNTExLjg5NjI2MDAxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE4MDUxMS44OTYyNjAwMSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3MzI3MDY2JmVtYWlsa
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Jun. 7, 2018 - Sat., Sep. 1, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Lee Hansley Gallery: Robert Keith Black Exhibition

Performed by Robert Keith Black

The exhibition celebrates the paintings of North Carolina native Robert Keith Black, who, along with his partner Ormond Sanderson, introduced modern design to the Triangle. This exhibition is in tandem with a larger exhibition at the NCSU Gregg Museum of Art & Design.   Opening reception June 17 from 2:00pm -... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Mar. 15, 2018 - Sun., Sep. 9, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: EXHIBITION: Design Duet: The Creative Lives of Robert Black and Ormond Sanderson

Paintings, ceramics and enamels by the pioneer NC modernists. Design Duet will include a number of Robert Black’s striking collage‐paintings and award‐winning contemporary stonewares, alongside the exquisitely etched and glazed metal enamels that led the organizers of the 1964 New York World’s... Read More

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

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Jun. 7, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 4, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Cubans: Post Truth, Pleasure, and Pain

Cubans: Post Truth, Pleasure, and Pain is one of the first exhibitions in our region that examine contemporary Cuban artists, both inside the island and the diaspora. Featuring the work of 19 different artists this multi-generational survey showcases well-known and emerging painters, sculptors, photographers,... Read More

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. , http://www.secca.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Thu., May. 17, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 25, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Our Living Past: Photographs by Timothy Duffy

Performed by Timothy Duffy

Photographer Timothy Duffy’s wet plate collodion prints bring attention to the traditional musicians of the South.  When Duffy began recording the music of folk and blues musicians for the Southern Folklife Collection at UNC Chapel Hill, he discovered many of them living in poverty, despite their significant... Read More
May 17 — Opening Reception, 6:00pm - 8:00pm with a special performance by Glorifying Vines  

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

Raleigh -- Sat., Jul. 21, 2018 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Mon., Jul. 22, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences

You Are Here includes large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, room-size environments, and site-specific projects. The artists—Bill Viola, Janet Cardiff, Durham-based Heather Gordon, Anila Agha, and many more—employ a diversity of media to create intriguing experiences that engage the... Read More

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