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Raleigh -- Sun., Jun. 16, 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.

Carrboro -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Mon., Jun. 3, 2019 - Fri., Jun. 28, 2019 )

ArtsCenter: Truth + Tamales

Truth + Tamales features a large-scale, collaborative, temporary public artwork built on site at The ArtsCenter by over 100 local community members and artist Mary Carter Taub in 2018 and 2019. The temporary public artwork, comprised of safety orange plastic construction fence and brightly colored vinyl ribbon, is on... Read More
On Friday, June 14th from 6-8 pm, The ArtsCenter presents an artists’ reception for the Truth + Tamales project. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:30 pm and a dance performance by Danza Azteca Tonantzyn de St. Thomas More at 6:45pm.

ArtsCenter. , http://www.artscenterlive.org
Free

Blowing Rock -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Fri., May. 31, 2019 - Sun., Jun. 30, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Gail Haley’s Jack Tales: New Acquisitions to the Collection

BRAHM is excited to celebrate its latest acquisitions to the Permanent Collection in Gail Haley’s Jack Tales.  This exhibition features Gail Haley’s original illustrations for her book Jack and the Bean Tree and original linocut prints for her book Jack and the Fire Dragon as well... Read More

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

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Thu., May. 30, 2019 - Sun., Jun. 30, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): At the Well: Works by Ellen Heck

Ellen Heck, the next artist in our Southern Idiom sale series, is a Winston-Salem based painter. In her newest body of work, At the Well, Ellen Heck re-examines a long-loved masterwork, William-Adolphe Bouguereau's The Broken Pitcher (La Cruche Cassée), the portrait of a blushing girl leaning against a... Read More
Opening Reception: May 30, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

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

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

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): 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 -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): 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

Blowing Rock -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Fri., May. 3, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: The 152nd Annual International Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society

AWS's annual exhibition is one of the most revered watercolor exhibits in the world. More than 1,100 artists from throughout the United States and 33 foreign countries submit their work to a panel of jurors chosen from Signature Members of the AWS. Of these submissions, 122 paintings were selected for the exhibition. Forty... Read More
This exhibition is made possible by the American Watercolor Society, with support from the High Country Watermedia Society.

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

Raleigh -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Mon., Jul. 22, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): 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/
$

Chapel Hill -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Jun. 15, 2019 - Fri., Jul. 26, 2019 )

PlayMakers Repertory Company: Native Son Exhibit during Banned Book Week

PlayMakers Repertory Company seeks mid-sized (17” wide x 22” tall) original artworks inspired by Richard Wright’s seminal novel Native Son. Finalists will be displayed in the PlayMakers lobby, and all other entries will be displayed at Chapel Hill Public Library during Banned Book week.
Deadline for applications: July 26, 2019. Unveiling of finalists: August 17, 2019. Chapel Hill Public Library Banned Books Exhibit Opening: September 22, 2019.

Historic Playmakers Theater . -- Submission guidelines and instructions available here. Questions and more information can be directed to Brittany Petruzzi. , http://www.playmakersrep.org
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Jun. 16, 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 -- Sun., Jun. 16, 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 -- Sun., Jun. 16, 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

Charlotte -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Mon., Jun. 10, 2019 - Thu., Aug. 1, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: The Invisible Landscape

Performed by Orr Ambrose, artist

The Invisible Landscape is a solo exhibition, featuring a collection of works by Orr Ambrose. The Invisible Landscape explores the theories of cosmology, physics, and microbiology. Each painting will take us past what we can easily see on the surface, to what is unseen. The objective is to take us to... Read More
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 13, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m. in Ross Gallery Artist Lecture: Monday, June 17, 2019, 10 a.m. in Tate Hall, Second Floor, Overcash Center

Ross Gallery. , http://www.blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/
Free

Charlotte -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 - Fri., Aug. 2, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Carolina Landscapes

Performed by Segre Skiba and Bruce Lacy

CAROLINA LANDSCAPES Works by Serge Skiba and Bruce Lacy Photography Workshop with Serge Skiba April 11th at 11:00 a.m. Room 131 Cato III, Cato Campus On view January 7 - August 2, 2019

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Cato Campus. -- More information , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
$

Raleigh -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Apr. 13, 2019 - Sun., Aug. 4, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Wim Botha: Still Life with Discontent Exhibition

Performed by Wim Botha

Wim Botha: Still Life with Discontent is presented in conjunction with 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, N.C. This partnership—the second between the NCMA and 21c—showcases Botha’s art simultaneously in two separate spaces, including site-specific works created especially for this show. We hope that this double... Read More
April 13–August 4, 2019 East Building, Joyce W. Pope Gallery and Atrium

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

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Jun. 8, 2019 - Sun., Aug. 11, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Warm Water: New Works by Charles Williams

Warm Water is a collection of re-narrated visual works based on the event that sparked the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. These works unfold the story involving five Black teens, and what reportedly caused the death of Eugene Williams in Lake Michigan on the South Side of Chicago. With noted recollections and events... Read More
Opening Reception: June 8, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

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

Bald Head Island -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Jun. 1, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Progressive Feast for the Eyes

Performed by Janette K. Hopper, artist

Progressive Feast for the Eyes is a joint solo show of Janette K Hopper’s art featuring oil paintings and masks inspired by the dunes, forest and beaches of Bald Head Island and with mixed media images of Bald Head Island sea turtles. The show will be open during June, July and August 2019 at the Bald Head... Read More

Bald Head Island Conservancy. , http://www.janettekhopper.com
Free

Bald Head Island -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Jun. 1, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Progressive Feast for the Eyes

Performed by Janette K. Hopper, artist

Progressive Feast for the Eyes is a joint solo show of Janette K Hopper’s art featuring oil paintings and masks inspired by the dunes, forest and beaches of Bald Head Island and with mixed media images of Bald Head Island sea turtles. The show will be open during June, July and August 2019 at the Bald Head... Read More

All About Art Gallery. -- Jana Cruse at 910-368-5336 , http://www.janettekhopper.com
Free

Charlotte -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM ( Fri., Jun. 14, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Latin American Contemporary Arts (LaCa) Projects Gallery: Architecture of the Immaterial Annual Collective

Latin American Contemporary Art (LaCa) Projects presents Architecture of the Immaterial, a collective exhibition featuring work by its six represented artists who have participated in solo or group exhibitions since the gallery’s founding in 2013. Included in the exhibition are artists Eduardo Cardozo, Juan Dolhare, Carlos... Read More
June 14 – August 31, 2019

LaCa Projects Gallery. , http://www.lacaprojects.com
$

Durham -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Tue., Mar. 26, 2019 - Tue., Sep. 3, 2019 )

Nasher Museum of Art: Surround Sounds

Performed by Christian Marclay, artist

Christian Marclay: Surround Sounds is a large-scale, synchronized, silent video installation that consists of animated words that sound like what they name (onomatopoeias!) projected onto four walls of a darkened room.
ATTENTION: This video installation contains strobe-like repetition that may cause disorientation for some visitors.

Nasher Museum of Art. -- 919-684-5135 , https://nasher.duke.edu/exhibitions/christian-marclay-surround-sounds/
Free

Raleigh -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Thu., Mar. 21, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 8, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Southern Surreal

Tilden J. Stone, a heretofore little-known grand eccentric and master furniture maker was born in Thomasville, N.C. in 1874. Orphaned at a young age, he ran away to New York City as a teen where he lived on the streets until a skilled cabinetmaker took him in, made him an apprentice, and taught him his craft. His penchant for... 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. -- 919.515.3503 , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Sun., Jun. 16, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 15, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): The Audubon Experience

The North Carolina Museum of Art will again display the popular The Birds of America by John James Audubon starting Saturday, February 16, as part of its free permanent collection. Today only about 200 complete sets of The Birds of America exist in the world. At the same time, the NCMA opens The Audubon... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Sun., Jun. 16, 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 -- Sun., Jun. 16, 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 -- Sun., Jun. 16, 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