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Blowing Rock -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Farm, Forage, Feast: High Country Foodways

Farm. Forage. Feast. examines the intersection of cultures, economies, education, and the environment relating to the production and consumption of food in the High Country of North Carolina through lenses of oral histories, photography, and local history.  For the purpose of this exhibition, the High Country... Read More
Farm. Forage. Feast. would not have been possible without stories from Debbie Wiseman Bauer; Renee Boughman of F.A.R.M. Café; Melinda Brown of Never Ending Farm; Rodney, Brandon, and Traythan Cheek of Cheek Family Dairy; Cecil and Julie Gurganus; Bill Moretz of Moretz Mountain Orchard; Alek Schober of... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. --  (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Fri., Apr. 12, 2019 - Thu., Apr. 25, 2019 )

UNC School of the Arts, Winston-Salem Light Project: Lines

Conceived, designed and built by graduating seniors from the School of Design and Production (D&P) at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), Lines features a neighborhood of light centered around a single house typical of those found in the 1940s Belews Street neighborhood of... Read More
The public art installation can be viewed from sunset to sunrise daily April 5-25 at the intersection of South Main Street and Waughtown Street, a triangular point of land near the Gateway YWCA. (Changed from Apr. 5-25 TO Apr. 12-25.)

South Main Street and Waughtown Street. -- More information
Free

Apex -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Fri., Apr. 26, 2019 )

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Apex Friendship and Apex High School

Apex Friendship High School and Apex High School display their annual show at the Halle Cultural Arts Center! Come on out to see what the artists of tomorrow are creating today!
March 22– April 26, 2019  Free Reception: Friday, March 22, 2019, 6–8pm

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- (919) 249-1120, halleculturalartscenter@apexnc.org , http://www.thehalle.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 - Sun., Apr. 28, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE: Ray Kass: Revisiting Mountain Lake

Performed by NCSU Art Students under Ray Kass Residency

An exhibition of student work created with artist in residence Ray Kass, founder of the Mountain Lake Workshop.

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

Durham -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Mar. 16, 2019 - Tue., Apr. 30, 2019 )

Horse & Buggy Press: From Here to Their

Performed by Sean Livingstone and Erica Gimson

New paintings by Sean Livingstone, Cyanotype prints by Erica Gimson, & collages by this husband and wife duo. Opening Reception: Saturday, March 16;  5–7 pm

Horse & Buggy Press. -- 919 949–4847 , http://www.horseandbuggypress.com
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Fri., Mar. 15, 2019 - Thu., May. 2, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Bridging

Performed by Andrea Vail

Throughout early spring 2019, Vail worked with Central Piedmont students to create a multi-campus, collaborative, and large-scale fabric Installation. The finished work is on display in the Overcash Lobby during Sensoria. Her exhibition, Bridging, will be on view in Overcash Lobby March 15 – May 2, 2019.

Overcash Center. , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Thu., Mar. 28, 2019 - Fri., May. 3, 2019 )

The Mahler Fine Art: New Works by Marty Baird

Opening Reception with the Artist Thursday, March 28th 5:30 - 7:30. Artist talk at 6:30pm

Mahler Fine Art. -- 919-896-7503, info@themahlerfineart.com , http://www.themahlerfineart.com
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sun., May. 5, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Outsiders: The Inside Story of Folk Art

“Folk” and “Outsider” Art are terms often used to define work made by artists unschooled in their practice and lacking artistic intention.  In keeping with the definition, very few of the artists represented in “Outsiders” have received formal training, and most have been strongly... Read More
Special thanks to the Hickory Museum of Art and Barry & Allen Huffman for sharing their works and making this exhibition possible.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., May. 5, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

BRAHM is excited to announce an upcoming exhibition in the Alexander Community Gallery titled Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.  Organized by the New York Historical Society, this exhibition chronicles the long strides forward, bruising setbacks, and heroic struggle for equality that took place during these... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099 , https://blowingrockmuseum.org/see-do/exhibitions/alexander-community-gallery.html/title/black-citizenship-in-the-age-of-jim-crow?utm_source=BRAHM+Newsletter&utm_campaign=332dd89c3e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017
Free

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Mar. 23, 2019 - Sun., May. 5, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Archives Aflame: Kei Ito and Andrew Paul Keiper

Archives Aflame: Kei Ito and Andrew Paul Keiper is a multi-media exhibition featuring a large-scale visual and sound installation that probes the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and the artists' intertwined family histories. The installation includes 108 human-scale photograms made using sunlight, light-sensitive paper and... Read More
Opening Reception: March 23, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). -- 336.725.1904 - info@secca.org , http://www.secca.org
Free

Huntersville -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 - Fri., May. 10, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Painterly Moments Not Forgotten

Performed by Nancy Nieves, artist

Painterly Moments Not Forgotten by Nancy Nieves Artist Lecture April 16th at 12:30 p.m. 131 Auditorium Belk Center for Criminal Justice Building Merancas Campus On view January 7 - May 10, 2019 Belk Center for Justice Building, Merancas Campus

Belk Center for Criminal Justice Building.
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Fri., Apr. 5, 2019 - Fri., May. 10, 2019 )

The Mahler Fine Art: Resonant

Performed by Linda Ruth Dickinson

As a self-taught artist born and raised in Asia to Americans, Linda Ruth Dickinson’s art seeks a universal and transcendent understanding. Translating her vision primarily through paint on panel or canvas, Dickinson attempts a charting of hope within various forms —whether in an exploration displayed by abstract... Read More
April First Friday Opening Reception, April 5, 2019 (6:00-8:30 pm) 

Mahler Fine Art. -- 919-896-7503, info@themahlerfineart.com , http://www.themahlerfineart.com
Free

Asheville -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Apr. 13, 2019 - Sat., May. 11, 2019 )

Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery: 828

Performed by Mark Bettis, Jacqui Fehl, David Sheldon, Grant Penny, and Tess Darling

The Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery will kick off spring by hosting 828, an exhibit comprised of works by five local artists that reflect the highly individual and rich relationships each has with western North Carolina. The participating artists are contemporary painter Bettis himself, mixed media artist Jacqui... Read More
828 will commence with an opening reception on Saturday, April 13th, from 5:30-7:30 pm at Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery, 123 Roberts Street, in the River Arts District’s historic WEDGE building. Light hors d’ouevres and refreshments will be served. Visitors can experience 828 during the... Read More

Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery. -- Mark Bettis,  941-587-9502 or markdbettis@gmail.com , https://www.markbettisgallery.com/
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 - Tue., May. 14, 2019 )

Gallery C: Best of North Carolina 2019

The annual exhibition “The Best of North Carolina” is a much anticipated event. Gallery owner and art historian Charlene Newsom employs her broad knowledge of North Carolina art to curate an extensive collection. All of the work exhibited are landmark pieces by important North Carolina artists. Some of the biggest... Read More
Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sundays: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Closed Mondays

Gallery C (Raleigh). -- 919.828.3165 (phone), art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Mt. Olive -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 11, 2019 - Wed., May. 15, 2019 )

University of Mount Olive: Arts Show

The Spring Art Show will display work by students representing the three major disciplines of the Department of Visual Arts: Art, Photography, and Graphic Design. The work of senior visual arts majors Matthew Hollingsworth and James Parent will be featured.  The show will continue until mid-May. Opening Reception: April... Read More

Teresa Pelt Grubbs Fine Arts Gallery at Laughinghouse Hall. -- Bob Murray at rmurray@umo.edu​​​​​​​ , http://www.umo.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Mon., Mar. 18, 2019 - Fri., May. 17, 2019 )

Black on Black Project: I Feel Like That

Performed by Telvin Wallace

Presented with The Black on Black Project, I Feel Like That is a portrait exhibit exploring mental health. Drawing from personal experiences, artist Telvin Wallace begins a conversation on a subject that is often too neglected. On view until May 17. Artist reception April 5. 

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building. , https://www.raleighnc.gov/parks/content/Arts/Articles/BlockGallery.html#CurrentExhibit
Free

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Fri., Dec. 14, 2018 - Sat., May. 18, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost

Performed by Lonnie Holley

Showcasing the multi-faceted art and music of the prolific self-taught artist Lonnie Holley, this exhibition features found-art sculptures, works on paper, steel sculptures, and a selection of music from Holley’s three albums. The works of art and music present a snapshot of Holley’s work from the last 6 years.... Read More
Join us for the opening of our latest solo exhibition, Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost, and a discussion with the featured artist, Lonnie Holley, on December 13, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public and will inlcude a cash bar (no charge for SECCA members).

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). --  336.725.1904 - info@secca.org , http://www.secca.org
Free and open to the public.

Charlotte -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 - Mon., Jun. 3, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: 2019 Annual Juried Student Art Show

The "Annual Juried Student Art Show” showcases top talent among students at Central Piedmont, highlighting the variety and skill in the Visual Arts program. It will be held March 27 – June 3, 2019. Awards Ceremony: April 11, 5:30pm in Tate Hall Reception: April 11, 7:00 - 8:00pm in Overcash Lobby

Ross Gallery. , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Thu., Jan. 10, 2019 - Sun., Jun. 23, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Left-Handed Liberty

The self-taught North Carolina artists featured in “Left-Handed Liberty” sometimes achieved recognition as innovative creative minds, but often started out exploring their art in deeply personal ways. They made art in their homes, their workshops, or while in prison; some were plagued by physical and emotional... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 7, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Their World is Not Our World

Performed by Susannan Saylor and Edward Morris

In Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris’s video installation Their World Is Not Our World, a photographer and her smitten assistant document the Oostvaardersplassen, a fantastical manmade “wilderness” about 20 miles from Amsterdam. In connecting with the animals that make this nature reserve their home,... Read More
East Building, Level B

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

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Within the Frame

Photography provides an opportunity to see what might otherwise be overlooked. Capitalizing on this concept, Within the Frame presents a collection of images that reveal hidden scenes within mirrors, frames, windowpanes, and other constructions. In Within the Frame, viewers “enter” some spaces... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- East Building, Level B , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( 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/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Borderlands

Borderlands is Susan Harbage Page’s testimony and a commemoration of the courage, fear, hope and determination that continues to drive countless people to risk everything in search of a better life. For more than a decade, she has traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border near Brownsville, Texas, to record the... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Explorations

“Explorations” features the work of Christina Lorena Weisner, who incorporates scientific instruments, found objects, and elemental materials into her sculptures and installations, often integrating the equipment’s original functions in her work. “Ideally this sculpture will encourage viewers to consider... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Explorations: Science Sculptures by Christina Lorena Weisner

Christina Lorena Weisner incorporates scientific instruments, found objects, and elemental materials into her sculptures and installations, often integrating the equipment’s original functions in her work. “The objects I choose simultaneously reflect the nature of matter itself and humanity’s determination to... Read More

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