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Visual Arts Events

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Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 - Sat., Feb. 22, 2020 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective

This exhibition highlights dozens of Morton's lesser or unknown photographs alongside some classics. Hugh Morton’s photographic legacy is preserved by the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives in Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  To create this exhibit photographic archivist... Read More
Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Museum is closed on Monday.

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 - Sun., Feb. 23, 2020 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Luces y Sombras: Images of Mexico

This exhibition, loaned through the Bank of America Art in Our Communities program, features 45 photographs, spanning the 20th century, by six internationally renowned photographers who focused their cameras on Mexico: Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Manuel Carrillo, Flor Garduño, Graciela Iturbide, Paul Strand, and Mariana... Read More

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

Chapel Hill -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 - Tue., Feb. 25, 2020 )

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Art and Art History: lost lux libertas

Performed by André Leon Gray

The title of this exhibition references the official motto of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, lux libertas, which is Latin for light [and] liberty. The addition of the word lost implies that we are in a dark period in American history where the favored get the rewards, and for others, certain... Read More
Admission: Free Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm On display from January 5 - February 25, 2020 Reception: Thursday, Feb 20, 5:30-8:30 pm

John and June Allcott Gallery. -- Artist website For more information, please contact Stacy Lynn Waddell , http://www.art.unc.edu
Free and open to the public.

Durham -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Wed., Dec. 11, 2019 - Fri., Feb. 28, 2020 )

Horse & Buggy Press: THIS & THAT

Our roster of 30+ established artists and crafterspersons shares over a thousand works in a wide range of media in a 1,400 square foot retail storefront. Paintings. Books. Ceramics. Photography. Glass. Home Goods. Jewelry. Sculpture. Prints. Fibers.   HOURS  Dec 26 – Feb 28 Thu & Fri  ... Read More
THIRD FRIDAY DURHAM RECEPTION  Dec. 20; 5–9pm* *many artists in attendance and we will have a special “Crankie” musical performance at 8pm (10 mins long)  THIRD FRIDAY DURHAM RECEPTIONS  Jan 17 & Feb 21; 6-9pm 

Horse & Buggy Press and Friends, Pop-Up Satellite Gallery. -- 919 949 4847 , http://www.horseandbuggypress.com
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Mon., Jan. 6, 2020 - Fri., Mar. 6, 2020 )

ARTS NC STATE: Teach and Do: The Crafts Center Instructors’ Exhibition

Not only do our Crafts Center instructors TEACH amazing classes here at NC State, they are professional artists in their own right. This exhibition highlights the work they DO and their incredible craftsmanship and expertise. Works will be on display (and many offered for sale) in a wide variety of traditional media, ranging... Read More

Crafts Center at NC State University. , http://www.arts.ncsu.edu

Charlotte -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Mon., Jan. 13, 2020 - Thu., Mar. 12, 2020 )

Central Piedmont Community College: I Am My Things and My Things Are Me

I Am My Things and My Things Are Me is an exhibition featuring artist Allison Tierney, curated by Megan Boisvert. Tierney’s work relies heavily on painting and a decorative aesthetic to discover personal identity, comment on consumerism, and investigate the divide between craft and art. Tierney uses... Read More
Jan. 13 through March 12, 2020, in Ross Gallery, located on the college’s Central Campus, in the Overcash Center. Artist Lecture: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, 3:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, 2nd floor, Overcash Center Artist Reception: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, 5 – 7 p.m. in Ross Gallery, Overcash Center

Ross Gallery. -- megan.boisvert@cpcc.edu , http://www.cpcc.edu/community-and-arts
Free

Charlotte -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Mon., Jan. 13, 2020 - Thu., Mar. 12, 2020 )

Central Piedmont Art Galleries: Richard Elaver: Structure and Void

"Structure and Void is an investigation into surface, structure, and systematized randomness. The work re-presents patterns from nature in organic forms and fluid surfaces. Those forms are deconstructed into cellular elements, and reconstructed in a variety of materials using generative software and digital... Read More
On view January 13 - March 12, 2020 in the Overcash Art Gallery ARTIST LECTURE: Thursday, January 30, 3:30 p.m. Location: Tate Hall, 2nd floor, Overcash Center, Central Campus, Central Piedmont Community College ARTIST RECEPTION: Thursday, January 30, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Location: Overcash Art Gallery, 1st... Read More

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

Charlotte -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Mon., Jan. 13, 2020 - Thu., Mar. 12, 2020 )

Central Piedmont Art Galleries: Remember, Reflect, & React: A Student-Centered Contribution to the Charlotte Community Remembrance Project

In partnership with Cato Middle College High School, The Light Factory, and Harvesting Humanity, CMS students present a visual timeline of our city's past as it relates to inequities and racial injustice, and address contemporary issues in the lives of students and the larger community.

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Cato Campus. , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
Free

Matthews -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Mon., Jan. 13, 2020 - Thu., Mar. 12, 2020 )

Central Piedmont Art Galleries: A Joy Forever: Asian Brush Paintings

Performed by Barbara Rizza Mellin

A solo exhibit featuring a collection of blossom and branch paintings in a modern interpretation of the ancient art of Chinese brush painting.

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Levine Campus. , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
Free

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( 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

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 21, 2020 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Sallie Middleton: A Life in the Forest

Sallie Ellington Middleton (1926-2009) spent her childhood in one of Asheville’s most remarkable homes located near the end of Chunn’s Cove Road. Designed by her uncle Douglas Ellington, who also designed the Asheville City Building, the house was listed in House Beautiful as one of “The Ten Most Interesting... Read More
Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Museum is closed on Monday. The exhibition is sponsored in part by Frugal Framer, John Cram & Matt Chambers, Ray Griffin & Thom Robinson, salliemiddletonart.net, salliemiddleton.com, mansfieldplantation.com, Mikell Middleton... Read More

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

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 21, 2020 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Shared Spaces: Wildlife Wood Sculptures by Pete Lupo

Sculpting since 1983, Lenoir-based artist Pete Lupo brings an intimate knowledge of wildlife, their habitat and their interaction with mankind. Growing up around his grandparents' farms in rural southeastern North Carolina, he was rewarded with an awareness of the simple things of life. How a change in light can reveal color and... Read More
Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Museum is closed on Monday.

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Thu., Feb. 13, 2020 - Sun., Mar. 22, 2020 )

Gallery C: New Works by William C. Wright

William C. Wright has been a professional painter for over forty years. Working in both oil and watercolor, his realist style is noted for its dramatic light and crisp clarity. He works in the traditional watercolor method of layering transparent washes on paper working light to dark. Wright’s oils are similar in style and... Read More
Arist Reception: Friday, March 6th, 6-9pm. Closed on Mondays.

Gallery C (Raleigh). -- 919.828.3165 , http://www.galleryc.net

Elon -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Mon., Feb. 10, 2020 - Fri., Mar. 27, 2020 )

Elon University: Phenomenological Walks and the Portable Contemplation Cube

Performed by Leigh Ann Halberg, artist

The work in this exhibition includes a series of drawings/watercolors, Phenomenological Walks, leaf “prints” titled “in memoriam” and the Portable Contemplation Cube. All of these works originated from an artist friend’s suggestion to make work that elucidates her particular way of... Read More
Artist talk and opening reception, Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Ongoing viewing, February 11 - March 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday Admission is free; no ticket required.

Elon University Arts West Gallery.
Free

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Sat., Nov. 23, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 28, 2020 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Mentors & Heroes: Photographs by David Holt

David Holt is a four-time Grammy Award winner who has toured full-time as a folk musician and entertainer since 1981. He is among the most recognizable ambassadors of traditional Southern music and storytelling. Texas-born, Holt moved to the North Carolina mountains in 1968 after finishing college, and began to learn traditional... Read More
Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Museum is closed on Monday.

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

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Sat., Nov. 23, 2019 - Sat., Apr. 11, 2020 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Sound Machines: Stringed Instruments by the Capozzoli Guitar Company

This exhibition is guest curated by Willard Watson III and features over twenty handcrafted guitars built here in the High Country alongside photographs of the maker, captured by Ashley Warren of Natural Craft Photography. The guitars range from acoustic, electric, and bass, and much of the wood used to make them is repurposed... Read More
Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Museum is closed on Monday.

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

Concord -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Thu., Feb. 13, 2020 - Sat., Apr. 25, 2020 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: Tone

A photography exhibition created by students and teachers of the medium, Tone follows each artist's narrative, showcasing the photographic processes - both historical and modern - they chose to work in.
On display through April 25, 2020. Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm. Free admission.

Cabarrus Arts Council. , http://www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Free

Wilmington -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Sat., Jan. 18, 2020 - Sun., Apr. 26, 2020 )

Cameron Art Museum: Stories in Print

This focused exhibition draws attentions to the diverse methods of print making from CAM's collection from 1891 through 2012. Artists on view include Mary Cassatt, Don Furst, Maud Gatewood, Juan Logan, and Fred Wilson. These varied artists juxtaposed against the Modernist prints in ... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. , http://www.cameronartmuseum.org

Wilmington -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 - Sun., Apr. 26, 2020 )

Cameron Art Museum: EXHIBITION: The Eye Learns Modernist Prints from the Louis Belden Collection

San Francisco art collector Louis Belden gave his art collection, the gift of his lifetime, to our community. This collection of prints invites us to share in his passions for art, for collecting, for learning, and for giving back. These works offer a range of expression, experimentation, and expansion of the terrain of postwar... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. , http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/
Free

Wilmington -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 - Sun., Apr. 26, 2020 )

Cameron Art Museum: Structure in Space and Time: Photography by Phil Freelon

One of the most celebrated architects of our time, Phil Freelon designed spaces that enhanced communities and championed diversity and inclusion. His work, which included museums and cultural institutions, told the story of the American people. Freelon was dedicated to bringing both beautiful and functional high-quality designs... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. , http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/
Free

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Fri., Jan. 24, 2020 - Sun., May. 17, 2020 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Design by Time

From the Pratt Manhattan Gallery comes Design by Time, an exhibition with work from 22 international designers portraying time and its dynamic effects on fashion, furniture, textiles, vessels, and more. In this exhibition, the featured designers employ all manner of influences - chemistry, crystallization,... Read More
Opening reception at 6pm on January 23, 2020.  

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Fri., Jan. 24, 2020 - Sun., May. 17, 2020 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: All That Glitters - Spark and Dazzle from the Permanent Collection

The fascination with shiny objects is nearly as old as the human race. Jewelry made of naturally glossy shells has been dated to nearly 135,000 years ago, while crystals of transparent quartz have been found in prehistoric burials, suggesting the allure they once held for their original owners. But the question is, why? ... Read More
Opening reception at 6pm on January 23, 2020.  

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

Wilmington -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Fri., Nov. 22, 2019 - Sun., May. 24, 2020 )

Cameron Art Museum: Unfolding Noguchi

One of the visionaries of 20th-century American modernism, Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) developed a uniquely open-ended, and forward-looking perspective on global culture. Working with a deep sense of social purpose across a wide range of disciplines, Noguchi was a connoisseur of ingenuity. He regarded craft and technology... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. , http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/
Free

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Thu., Feb. 13, 2020 - Sun., Jun. 7, 2020 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): NC Artist Fellows: Escapes and Revelations

NC Artist Fellows: Escapes and Revelations is an exhibition of the 21 different artists who received the 2018-2019 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship. This diverse group of visual artists, craftspeople, filmmakers, and choreographers come from all over the state of North Carolina and represent a huge swath of... Read More

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). , http://www.secca.org

Charlotte -- Tue., Feb. 18, 2020 ( Wed., Jan. 22, 2020 - Tue., Jun. 30, 2020 )

Central Piedmont Art Galleries: Remember, Reflect, Reconcile & Reimagine (R4) curated by Eboné Lockett, M.S.Ed.

An artists’ collective in contribution to the Charlotte Remembrance Project and Equal Justice Initiative’s call-to-action.
through June 30, 2020; Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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