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Visual Arts Events

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Chapel Hill -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Thu., Aug. 31, 2017 - Thu., Sep. 28, 2017 )

UNC Chapel Hill Art Department: EXHIBITION: Peter Williams - Dark Humor

Peter Williams talked with Bradley Rubinstein about his work in a recent interview in Artslant: “It is not my voice I feel the need to exercise but the voice of many, who remain nameless. Day in and day out they deal with, encounter, engage the horror of our current crisis...My... Read More
Hanes Visiting Artist Lecutre:  September 12, 6:00 PM GALLERY HOURS:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

Raleigh -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sun., Aug. 27, 2017 - Sat., Sep. 30, 2017 )

Sertoma Arts Center: EXHIBITION: September Gallery

Raleigh Room: Nora Phillips Hall Gallery: Cary Photographic Artists Display Cases: Linda Eddins and Coni Mansfield

Sertoma Arts Center. -- (919) 420-2329
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Fri., Sep. 1, 2017 - Sat., Sep. 30, 2017 )

Gallery C: EXHIBITION: Armenian Reflections: Mixed Media Works by Ashot Petrosyan

Ashot Petrosyan is a contemporary artist from Armenia, currently working in Raleigh, North Carolina. Ashot works with oil but also with mixed media and photography. To start with, he makes figures from a clay or chooses an ordinary object to work with. He paints the figure in a composition with a background. Lastly he takes... Read More
September 1, 6:00-9:00 PM - Opening Reception GALLERY SUMMER HOURS Tuesday-Friday 12:00-6:00 PM Saturday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday & Monday CLOSED

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

Raleigh -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Mon., May. 15, 2017 - Sat., Sep. 30, 2017 )

City of Raleigh Arts Commission: Block2 Video Series - Plausible Words

Shen Wei hopes to compel the viewer to be in the space and moment, taking notice of the subtle changes that take place over the passage of time. Jaclyn Bowie has created an imagined world with a focus on renewal and restoration to accompany the musical score by Tescon Pol, based on the orbital rotation of... Read More
Block2 Videos Series works are projected onto the side of First Citizens Bank at Market Plaza from dusk until 3:00 AM.

Market Plaza. -- (919) 996-3610 , https://www.facebook.com/events/164541687406969/
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Thu., Sep. 7, 2017 - Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 )

The Mahler Fine Art: EXHIBITION: Marvin Saltzman - "Places"

“Places” is an exhibition featuring the work of Marvin Saltzman, a distinguished landscape painter and professor emeritus from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The exhibit comprises colorful abstracted landscapes and pencil drawings of places Saltzman has visited over the past several decades.... Read More
Opening Reception:  September 7, 6:00-8:00 PM Artist Talk:  September 13, 6:00-8:00 PM

Mahler Fine Art. -- (919) 896-7503 , http://themahlerfineart.com/
Free

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Thu., Jun. 22, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 8, 2017 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: Subliminal

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) presents the first solo museum exhibition of Baltimore-based, Iranian painter Read More
June 22, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception and Artist Talk

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. -- (336) 725-1904 , http://secca.org/
Free

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Tue., Sep. 5, 2017 - Sun., Oct. 8, 2017 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: 12 x 12: Hong-An Truong - Treatment for a Year of the Rabbit

Hong-An Truong uses photography and video to provide a sense of the collapse of past and present. Her installation Treatment for a Year of the Rabbitcombines found video, family photographs enhanced with animation, and historic photographs to consider how a story is created, persists, vanishes and returns. The... Read More
September 5, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception and Artist Talk

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. -- (336) 725-1904 , http://secca.org/
Free

Apex -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Fri., Sep. 8, 2017 - Fri., Oct. 13, 2017 )

Halle Cultural Arts Center: EXHIBITION: Sean Durham Art

Apex artist Sean Durham splashes the walls in contemporary design this fall. His medium of choice: spray paint.
Opening Reception:  September 8, 6:00-8:00 PM

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

Concord -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Thu., Aug. 3, 2017 - Fri., Oct. 20, 2017 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: EXHIBITION: Ten

t’s a celebratory year for The Galleries, which marks its tenth anniversary with a special exhibition, Ten. The new exhibition features the current works of 25 artists whose pieces have shown in The Galleries during the last decade.  
Activities and events scheduled during the exhibition include Art on Tap: Thursday, September 21 @ 6:00 PM; Free, 21 or older Art Walk: Friday, August 11, 6:00-9:00 PM; Free Family Day: Saturday, October 14, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Free

Cabarrus Arts Council. -- (704) 920-2787 , http://www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Thu., Aug. 31, 2017 - Sat., Oct. 28, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Celebrating George Bireline

A collection of many pieces from throughout George Bireline's life, including "Resurrection," a massive triptych.

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

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 12, 2017 - Sat., Nov. 4, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908-1918

In 1908, photographer Lewis Hine began visiting textile mills in North Carolina to document the exploitation of child workers. Though child labor was common at the time, Hine and other reformers wanted people to see just how horrible working conditions were for many children. “The Photography of Lewis Hine" showcases 40 of... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/
Adults: $7; Seniors/Active Military $6; Groups (10+) $4; Thursdays - Donation Day

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Tue., Aug. 29, 2017 - Sat., Nov. 4, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Away: ASU Art Department Study Abroad Program, Summer 2017

Students in the Art Department at Appalachian State University traveled to four different countries during 2017 Summer Study Abroad programs led by artists and faculty Garner Dewey, Michael Grady, Hui Lee, Scott Ludwig, Lisa Stinson, Tricia Treacy, and Joshua White. This exhibition, Away, showcases artwork created... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/
Adults: $7; Seniors/Active Military $6; Groups (10+) $4; Thursdays - Donation Day

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 5, 2017 - Sat., Nov. 11, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Romare Bearden. Li’l Dan, the Drummer Boy: A Civil War Story

The only children’s book ever written and illustrated by legendary American artist Romare Bearden, “Li’l Dan, the Drummer Boy: A Civil War Story” was published in 2003 and features illustrations by Bearden completed in 1983 that tell the story of Li’l Dan. The original illustrations are on display... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/
Adults: $7; Seniors/Active Military $6; Groups (10+) $4; Thursdays - Donation Day

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 19, 2017 - Sat., Nov. 11, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Impressions of the Land

“Impressions of the Land” features painted landscapes completed around the late 19th through the early 20th century by American artists, including Anthony Thieme, Charles Curtis Allen, George Gardner Symons, Mabel May Woodward, Phillip Little, William Merritt Chase, Aldro Hibbard, and Lawrence Mazzanovich, among... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/
Adults: $7; Seniors/Active Military $6; Groups (10+) $4; Thursdays - Donation Day

Charlotte -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Fri., Sep. 8, 2017 - Thu., Dec. 14, 2017 )

UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture: EXHIBITION: Business as Usual: Bob Trotman

Working mostly in wood, but also using motion, light, and sound, Bob Trotman satirically suggests a confluence of power, privilege, and pretense that secretly – or not so secretly – shapes our world. Presented in partnership with the Van Every/Smith Galleries at Davidson College.
September 8, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception November 2 @ 7:00 PM - Lecture

Projective Eye Gallery at UNC Charlotte Center City. -- (704) 687-0878 , http://arts.uncc.edu/events/business-usual-bob-trotman
Free

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Thu., Sep. 14, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 7, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: Entanglements

Entanglements is an exhibition by award-winning fiber artist Sonya Clark. Sonya... Read More
September 14, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. -- (336) 725-1904 , http://secca.org/
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Simple Passion, Complex Vision - The Darryl Atwell Collection of African-American Art

The Darryl Atwell Collection of African-American Art - The debut of one of the most expansive collections of abstract and contemporary African-American art. Curated by Dr. Michael D. Harris.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/the-darryl-atwell-collection-of-african-american-art/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Instill & Inspire - Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt collection of African-American Art

Selections from the John and Vivian Hewitt collection of African-American Art - Selections from one of the nation’s most important & comprehensive collections of African-American art.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/selections-from-the-hewitt-collection/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_931a
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Immortal: A New Series by Miya Bailey

Immortal: A New Series by Miya Bailey - Explores how artists immortalize people, places and memories through the visual arts..

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/immortal/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_931a2bacb4-a0654edeb8-401648369&m
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Jul. 22, 2017 - Mon., Jan. 22, 2018 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious

Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious - Chaos and order aggressively merge with abstract and picturesque forms..

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/archetypes-of-the-subconscious/?utm_source=Friends+of+The+Gantt&utm_campaign=a0654edeb8-Upcoming+Events+EBlast+26+June+17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_931a2bacb4-
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Andrea Donnelly: We’ve Met Before

North Carolina–raised artist Andrea Donnelly explores the dynamic between the formulaic methods of handwoven cloth and the impulsiveness of ink in the creation of her larger-than-life textiles, featuring images of the human body, blots, and delicate floral abstractions. Her art furnishes both mental and physical spaces by... Read More
On view in East Building, Level B.

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

Raleigh -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Sabine Gruffat: A Kiss of the Earth

A Kiss of the Earth is an interactive computer-animated video and sound installation inspired by Sergei Diaghilev’s revolutionary 1913 Ballets Russes production of The Rite of Spring, scored by Igor Stravinsky. It is the story of a pagan tribe calling on its deities to restore the earth, a drama... Read More
On view in East Building, Level B, Video Gallery

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

Wilmington -- Thu., Sep. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Sep. 16, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 11, 2018 )

Cameron Art Museum: EXHIBITION: Created by Light

Exploring the photography collections of nine North Carolina art museums, the exhibition Created by Lightwill showcase over 100 photographs highlighting both the pioneers of the medium and contemporary artists working in the field today. CAM invited eight North Carolina art museums to participate in this... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. -- (910) 395-5999 , http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/
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