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Visual Arts Events

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Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sat., Oct. 28, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair tells the remarkable story of an extraordinary fashion show. The exhibition explores the 50-year history of the Ebony Fashion Fair (1958–2009), an unparalleled charity fashion show event that redefined the concepts of beauty, fashion, and empowerment for African... Read More

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

Charlotte -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( 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 -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( 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 -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( 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 -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( 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

Concord -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Thu., Nov. 9, 2017 - Sat., Jan. 27, 2018 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: EXHIBITION: Clay

The Galleries at the Cabarrus Arts Council will present its annual pottery exhibition. This group invitational celebrates the diverse talent of 22 potters and sculptors working in North Carolina. The works will encompass a wide variety of styles and glazes, and include both utilitarian and decorative pieces in a vast... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: EXHIBITION: A Door is not a Window: Herb Jackson Paintings

This presentation features major abstract works from the past two decades by Raleigh native Herb Jackson, one of North Carolina’s premier contemporary artists. The exhibition employs special lighting made possible by support from Wells Fargo.
On display in the Sanderson-Black Gallery.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- (919) 515-3503; gregg@ncsu.edu , http://gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sun., Nov. 5, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Herb Jackson

Artist Reception:  Sunday, November 5, 2:00-5:00 PM

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

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( 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 -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( 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

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sat., Sep. 30, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Night(Light)

Night(Light) explores light as it interacts with darkness in photography. In its purest form, photography harnesses light. The images give shape to light, immortalizing and suspending it.  The eerie feeling of night is not lost in these photographs from the Museum’s permanent collection. Under the... Read More
On view in the East Building, Level B, Allen G. Thomas Jr. Photography Gallery ​​​​

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

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sat., Sep. 30, 2017 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Rhythmic Vitality: Photographs by Barbara Morgan

This exhibition features photographs by Barbara Morgan from the NCMA’s permanent collection. Although Morgan, one of the founders of the photography magazine Aperture, is best known for her studies of modern dance, she also created photomontages and light drawings. 
On view in the East Building, Level B, Julian T. Baker Jr. Photography Gallery 

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

Blowing Rock -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Thu., Nov. 30, 2017 - Wed., Jan. 31, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Cecil Sharp in Appalachia

This is the first US exhibit of rare, century-old photos taken by British song collector Cecil Sharp. The photographs feature some of the singers Sharp visited during his travels. Cecil Sharp and his assistant Maud Karpeles collected variants of English bal-lads between 1916-1918; their collecting work began in Hot Springs, NC,... 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

Asheville -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Thu., Nov. 9, 2017 - Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 )

Adler Gallery, Posana Restaurant: WINGS, Group Art Show

Curator Constance Vlahoulis invited 20 local artists to inspire Posana diners and guests with artworks that depict the subject of WINGS in any form they wish. These artists, include a host of Asheville’s best and most beloved artists. Styles range from painters using representational figures, to atmospheric impression,... Read More
Opening Reception:  Thursday, November 9, 6:00-8:00 PM

Adler Gallery, Posana Restaurant. -- (828) 505-3969 , http://conn-artist.com
Free

Wilmington -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( 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 Light will 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/
$

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Thu., Jan. 4, 2018 - Tue., Feb. 13, 2018 )

Gallery C: EXHIBITION: Wladimir de (Wlodzimierz) Terlikowski

Paintings from the Estate of Wladimir de (Wlodzimierz) Terlikowski (1873-1951)
Opening Reception - Sunday, January 7, 1:00-4:00 PM GALLERY HOURS Tuesday-Friday 12:00-6:00 PM Saturday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 1:00-5:00 PM Monday CLOSED

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

Chapel Hill -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 18, 2018 )

UNC Chapel Hill Art Department: EXHIBITION: Renzo Ortega

Renzo Ortega (1974) began his artistic career in the art and underground music scene of his native Lima-Perú. Later he emigrated to the United States, he lived and worked in New York for over sixteen years. His artwork has been exhibited in solo and group shows in US, Perú,... Read More
Opening Reception/Artist Talk:  January 25, 6:00-8:00 PM

Hanes Art Center. -- mmarzan@email.unc.edu , http://art.unc.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Wed., Dec. 13, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Feathers: A Singular Journey

Photographs by Jon Kolkin
This exhibition will be on display in the Betty Ray McCain Gallery, located in the lower level entrance to Meymandi Concert Hall. Artist Reception:  Wednesyda, December 13, 5:30-7:30 PM

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 828-7557; lee@leehansleygallery.com , http://leehansleygallery.com
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sun., Jan. 14, 2018 - Tue., Feb. 27, 2018 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Art I Have Loved

A biennial art exchange.
Opening Reception:  January 14, 2:00-5:00 PM

Lee Hansley Gallery. -- (919) 828-7557 , http://www.leehansleygallery.com/
Free.

Chapel HIll -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Tue., Jan. 16, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 4, 2018 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Kevin Bass

An exhibition of mixed media artworks of Kevin Bass.

Chapel Hill Public Library. -- (919)968-2750; chapelhillarts@gmail.com , http://www.townofchapelhill.org/
Free

Charlotte -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Thu., Jan. 11, 2018 - Wed., Mar. 7, 2018 )

Central Piedmont Community College: EXHIBITION: About Face Charlotte

About Face Charlotte is a movement dedicated to the cultivation of kindness, compassion, and connection through photography, storytelling and community engagement.  This exhibition displays work by Scott Gardner and Hannah Blanton of Sozo Gallery.
This exhibition will be on display in the Ross Gallery on the 1st floor of the Overcash building. Artist Lecture:  January 23, 3:30-4:30 PM Opening Reception:  January 23, 5:00-7:00 PM 

Overcash Center. -- (704) 330-6660 , http://cpcc.edu/
$

Charlotte -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Thu., Jan. 11, 2018 - Wed., Mar. 7, 2018 )

Central Piedmont Community College: EXHIBITION: Matt Horick - revert and continue

Matt Horick’s latest exhibition at CPCC, revert and continue, will expand on the artist’s idea of sculptural editions, featuring a number of distinct works for both the wall and floor. 
Artist Lecture:  February 7, 4:30-5:30 PM Opening Reception:  February 7, 5:30-7:30 PM

Pease Gallery, Learning Resources Center. -- (704) 330-6660 , http://cpcc.edu/
$

Blowing Rock -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sat., Nov. 11, 2017 - Sat., Mar. 17, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Comic Stripped

Comic Stripped: A Revealing Look at Southern Stereotypes in Cartoons offers visitors a chance to look back thoughtfully at cartoons that have shaped America's vision of the South. The exhibit showcases six long-running cartoons that have themselves become part of Southern history: hugely popular Li'l Abner, Mountain... 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 -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 - Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College

Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College:  Black Mountain College was an experiment in progressive education that brought together creative minds from all over the globe to the rural Swannanoa Valley of Black Mountain, North Carolina. As a liberal arts school, the College was short-lived,... 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

Raleigh -- Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: EXHIBITION: Treasures of Native America: Selections from the Drs. Norman and Gilda Greenberg Gift

This exhibition includes silver and turquoise jewelry (displayed in special visitor exploration drawers), Navajo weavings, Hopi katsinam, Apache basketry, Pueblo pottery and Northwest Coast masks. Together, they offer a glimpse into the riches of the Greenberg Collection, a major recent donation to the Gregg Museum.
On display in the first floor galleries of the historic residence.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- (919) 515-3503; gregg@ncsu.edu , http://gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free