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Visual Arts Events

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Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 25, 2018 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Our Living Past: Wet Plate Collodion Photographs by Tim Duffy

Performed by Tim 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 contributions... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 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

Chapel Hill -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Wed., Nov. 7, 2018 - Wed., Dec. 5, 2018 )

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Art and Art History: A Metaphor Against Oblivion

Performed by Norma Vila Rivero

Norma Vila Rivero (b. 1982) is an artist that approaches art making from a diverse number of perspectives while subtly seeking to address emotional issues or intense social themes from a humanist point of view. She is also an active art projects coordinator of numerous innovative projects in Puerto Rico and in Boston and New... Read More
Reception: November 8, 6-8 pm

John and June Allcott Gallery. -- eoslavic@email.unc.edu , http://art.unc.edu/
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 - Sat., Dec. 29, 2018 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: Works on Paper

Performed by Anne Wall Thomas and Howard Thomas

North Carolina artist Anne Wall Thomas marks her 90th birthday on November 20. We are celebrating this landmark occasion with an exhibition of Thomas's newest work. Accompanying her paintings are works by her late husband, Howard Thomas. Thomas is a native of Howard County and resides in Chapel Hill. She is the first MFA... Read More
Reception November 18, 2 - 5pm

Lee Hansley Gallery (New Location). -- lee@leehansleygallery.com, kaitlin@leehansleygallery.com, 919.828.7557 , http://www.leehansleygallery.com
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 30, 2018 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience

Founded by painter Ray Kass in 1983, the Mountain Lake Workshop (held in Giles County in southwest Virginia) nurtured interdisciplinary projects that engaged wide-ranging aspects of contemporary art, Appalachian culture, and social and technological research. It attracted major twentieth century artists like John Cage, Merce... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 6:00 PM ( Thu., Aug. 23, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 30, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Rural Avant-Garde: the Mountain Lake Experience

Painting with fire, dancing in ink, or exploiting decomposition, artists such as composer John Cage, choreographer Merce Cunningham, poet/ceramicist M.C. Richards, photographer Sally Mann came to Virginia’s Mountain Lake for a series of art experiments involving scientists, scholars, and local folks. Other participants... Read More
Opens 6pm August 23 – through December 30, Adams and Woodson Galleries

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919-513-7244 , http://www.ncsu.edu/gregg
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Sat., Oct. 6, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 6, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Candida Höfer in Mexico Exhibition

Performed by Candida Höfer, photographer

For decades photographer Candida Höfer (German, born 1944) has made “portraits” of iconic buildings around the world, including the Louvre in Paris, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, La Scala in Milan, Villa Borghese in Rome, and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.  In 2015 Höfer turned her camera,... Read More
October 6, 2018–January 6, 2019 East Building, Photography Galleries 1 and 2, Joyce W. Pope Gallery

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- 919-839-6262 , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Sat., Oct. 27, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 20, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives, an international touring exhibition with stops in Sydney, Brisbane, Hong Kong, and Taipei, features the mummies of six ancient Egyptians who lived between 3,000 and 1,800 years ago. The exhibition includes more than 200 objects from the British Museum’s collection that... Read More
This exhibition is on display in the East Building, Level B, Meymandi Exhibition Gallery

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

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Sat., Oct. 13, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 20, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art Exhibition

Performed by Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe pioneered revolutionary ways of visually interpreting the world, leaving a lasting legacy for artists working today. This innovative exhibition brings together a significant group of O’Keeffe’s works as the centerpiece of an exploration of her continued force as a touchstone for contemporary... Read More
October 13, 2018–January 20, 2019 East Building, Meymandi Exhibition Gallery Ticketed

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- 919-839-6262 , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
$

Concord -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Thu., Nov. 8, 2018 - Sat., Jan. 26, 2019 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: Clay

Performed by Marina Bosetti, Pam Brewer, Lucy Clark, Elise W. P. Delfield of Pincu Pottery, Xena Electra, Jake Ford, Andrea Freeman, Kate Johnston, Liz Kelly, Terry & Anna King of Kings Pottery, Crystal King, Stacy Lambert, Adam Landman of Blue Hen Pottery, Leah Leits

The Galleries at the Cabarrus Arts Council will present its annual pottery exhibition and sale Thursday, November 8, 2018 through Saturday, January 26, 2019. This group invitational celebrates the diverse talent of 28 potters and sculptors working in North Carolina: Marina Bosetti, Pam Brewer, Lucy Clark, Elise W. P. Delfield... Read More
Art Walk and Opening Reception for Clay – Tour the exhibition at your own pace during the opening reception of Clay and stroll through downtown Concord as dozens of artists sell their works during Art Walk, Friday, November 16 from 6-9 pm. Artists who would like to participate on the lawn should visit ... Read More

Cabarrus Arts Council. -- 704-920-ARTS x2787, Elisabeth@cabarrusartscouncil.org   , http://www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Free

Asheville -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Sep. 28, 2018 - Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Between Form and Content: Perspectives on Jacob Lawrence and Black Mountain College

Performed by Curated by Julie Levin Caro and Jeff Arnal

One of the most widely regarded American artists of the 20th century, Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) is known for his paintings, drawings, and prints that hover between abstraction and socially inspired narrative realism, chronicling African-American history and experience during his lifetime. Between Form and Content will be the... Read More

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. -- More information , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 6:00 PM ( Thu., Oct. 11, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 10, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Vernon Pratt: All the Possibilities of Sixteen

Performed by Vernon Pratt

The largest artwork by the late Durham jazz musician/artist Vernon Pratt (1940-2000) is a composite painting in 256 panels, covering an area 18' high by about 110' long, revealing all the possible permutations of a square divided by three vertical and three horizontal lines. This is the first time this work has been exhibited.
Opening reception, Thursday, October 11, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Wilmington -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 ( Sat., Oct. 13, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 10, 2019 )

Cameron Art Museum: Recovery in Flight: The Sculptures of Grainger McKoy

Performed by Grainger McKoy

From the detailed beginnings of the single iconic feather, Grainger McKoy transforms his intricately carved birds into gravity-defying sculptures that play with form and space. McKoy finds the greatest poetry from observation and understanding of the bird’s upstroke, or recovery stroke, as he describes, “This motion... Read More
Member Preview: Friday, October 12, 2018, 6-8 PM Opening October 13, 2018 through March 10, 2019 Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 1:15 PM

Cameron Art Museum. --  (910) 395-5999 , http://cameronartmuseum.org/index.php?c=current#graingermckoy
$

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 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/
$