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Visual Arts Events

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Apex -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Apr. 8, 2017 - Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 )

Halle Cultural Arts Center: CALL FOR ARTISTS - Latino Arts Exhibition

Artists of Latino descent or from a Latino country are invited to submit work for Halle's upcoming Latino Arts Exhibition. This show runs from May 5 - June 9 and will be displayed during the Latino Arts Festival held on June 3 in... Read More

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

Charlotte -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Fri., Feb. 24, 2017 - Thu., Apr. 27, 2017 )

UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture: EXHIBITION: KEEPING WATCH on Habitat

The College of Arts + Architecture presents a fourth year of KEEPING WATCH, the multi-year initiative addressing local environmental issues through an alliance of art, science, journalism, and community engagement. The topic for 2017 is habitat and the urban dilemma of coexistence with nature. 

Projective Eye Gallery at UNC Charlotte Center City. -- (704) 687-0878 , http://www.coaa.uncc.edu/
Free

Chapel Hill -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sun., Apr. 23, 2017 - Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 )

UNC Chapel Hill Art Department: EXHIBITION: Tracie Hayes - multitroph

In her Senior Honors Thesis exhibition, multitroph, Tracie Hayes explores ideas of graphing and ecological speculation. Her work considers the ecological address (place), the vulnerability and stability of ecosystems, the process of ecology, and the communication of scientific findings. She works with various... Read More
GALLERY HOURS:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM April 28, 4:30-7:00 PM - Opening Reception

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

Apex -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Fri., Mar. 24, 2017 - Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 )

Halle Cultural Arts Center: EXHIBITION: Apex & Friendship High School Visual Art

This annual exposition of both Apex high schools hopes to evoke some profound thoughts by challenging you to see through the eyes of the young adults in our community: so full of potential and talent. Many of the exhibitors pursue further studies in art, so this is a showcase not to be missed.
March 24, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception

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

Hickory -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 )

Hickory Museum of Art, Lenoir-Rhyne University: EXHIBITION: Emergence: Imagining the Unseen Story

Emergence: Imagining the Unseen Story:  An exhibit of works by LR graduate student and artist Noelle Rasmussen. The exhibit showcases Rasmussen’s photography work and focuses on the theme of truth and ambiguity.
February 17, 5:30-7:00 PM - Artist Reception

Hickory Museum of Art. -- john.james@lr.edu , http://lr.edu/
Free

Chapel HIll -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Tue., Mar. 7, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Katie Ree Juried Exhibition Series

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Feb. 4, 2017 - Sun., May. 7, 2017 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Ansel Adams: Masterworks

In a career that spanned more than five decades, Ansel Adams (1902–84) became one of America’s most renowned photographers. This exhibition focuses on a collection of 48 photographs by Adams, a selection he made late in his life to serve as a succinct representation of what he deemed the best work of his... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sun., Apr. 2, 2017 - Wed., May. 17, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: John Beerman: Paintings

Opening Reception:  Sunday, April 2, 2:00-5:00 PM

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sun., Apr. 2, 2017 - Wed., May. 17, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Conrad Weiser: Raku

Opening Reception:  Sunday, April 2, 2:00-5:00 PM

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

Hickory -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Wed., Apr. 19, 2017 - Wed., May. 17, 2017 )

Lenoir-Rhyne University: EXHIBITION: Artwork of the Foothills Painters

The Foothills Painters are comprised of a diverse set of local artists in the foothill areas of North Carolina. The artists specialize in a wide variety of skills including drawing, sculpting, jewelry design, photography, textile work, and painting.
April 20, 5:30-7:30 PM - Artist Reception

Carl A. Rudisill Library, Lenoir-Rhyne University. -- john.james@lr.edu , http://lr.edu/publicevents
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Fri., Apr. 7, 2017 - Fri., May. 19, 2017 )

City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Miriam Preston Block Gallery: EXHIBITION: Images of Sound

Images of Sound: The Photographs of Rodney Boles and Frank Myers Artists
Opening Reception | First Friday:  April 7, 5:00-7:00 PM

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building. -- (919) 996-3610 , http://www.raleighnc.gov/arts/content/Arts/Articles/BlockGallery.html
Free

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Tue., Mar. 14, 2017 - Fri., May. 26, 2017 )

Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology: EXHIBIT: Warfare and Violent Conflict

Warfare intersects with other cultural behaviors, creating diverse cultural contexts for violence. Though modern war is technologically sophisticated, the artifacts of war can help identify patterns in the scope of violent conflict. This mini-exhibit features traditional weapons that relate to broader aspects of global cultures,... Read More
Exhibit hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

WFU Museum of Anthropology. -- (336) 758-5282; moa@wfu.edu , http://www.moa.wfu.edu/
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sun., Mar. 26, 2017 - Sat., May. 27, 2017 )

Gallery C: EXHIBITION: Best of North Carolina 2017

“The Best of North Carolina”  is a much anticipated annual event held at Gallery C Fine Art.  This exhibition is a collection of paintings and prints that survey the rich history of art throughout the centuries in the state of North Carolina. Gallery owner, art historian, and native North Carolinian... Read More
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 26, 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

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Thu., Mar. 16, 2017 - Sun., May. 28, 2017 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: SoundSeen Remix

Works by celebrated contemporary artists Christian Marclay, experimental jazz musician Anthony Braxton, and avant-garde pioneer John Cage. The exhibit includes scores, drawings, sound installations, and live performance programs.
Presented in collaboration with the Read More

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

Chapel Hill -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Wed., Mar. 22, 2017 - Wed., May. 31, 2017 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Torey Wahlstrom and Community Class Studio Works

Local Artist Read More
Exhibition hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Related event:  An opening reception will be help September 7 from 5:30-7:00 at Chapel Hill Town Hall.

Chapel Hill Town Hall. -- (919) 968-2750 , http://www.chapelhillarts.org/
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Mon., Apr. 10, 2017 - Wed., May. 31, 2017 )

Sertoma Arts Center: EXHIBITION: Half the Sky

Works by Jan-Ru Wan
April 13, 5:00-7:00 PM - Meet and hear artist Jan-Ru Wan talk about the work from her show Half the Sky

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Mar. 4, 2017 - Sun., Jun. 18, 2017 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance

Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance highlights the development of Venice’s distinct Renaissance style from the second half of the 15th century to the early 16th century. The exhibition features approximately 50 works, including major altarpieces, private secular and devotional paintings, and... Read More
East Building, Meymandi Exhibition Gallery

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

Charlotte -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Jan. 28, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 8, 2017 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: The Future is Abstract

Curated by Dexter Wimberly, The Future is Abstract highlights the work of four multidisciplinary, contemporary artists working in abstract painting and mixed-media. The exhibition includes an array of rigorous, process-driven works made from reclaimed or found materials, as well as classic painting and... Read More

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/the-future-is-abstract
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Jan. 28, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 8, 2017 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Alison Saar: The Nature of Us

Alison Saar: The Nature of Us explores themes of motherhood, the role of women, the intensity of their hearts, and their embodiment as nature by highlighting the works of renowned artist Alison Saar.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/alison-saar-the-nature-of-us
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Jan. 28, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 8, 2017 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Jordan Casteel: Harlem Notes

Harlem Notes is an exhibition of recent paintings by Harlem based artist, Jordan Casteel. The exhibition combines her exterior portraits with details that explore intimacy and the document.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/jordan-casteel-harlem-notes
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Jan. 28, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 8, 2017 )

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: EXHIBITION: Zun Lee: Father Figure

Zun Lee: Father Figure is at once documentary photography and personal visual storytelling. Through intimate black-and-white frames, the aim is to provide insight into often-overlooked aspects of Black fatherhood.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 , http://www.ganttcenter.org/exhibitions/zun-lee-father-figure
Free

Wilmington -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Feb. 4, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 9, 2017 )

Cameron Art Museum: EXHIBITION: Beyond the Horizon

Exploring our evolving perceptions of the natural world, contemporary artists Maya Lin, Teresita Fernández, Jason Mitcham, and Colby Parsons employ unique mediums to unearth human interaction with the landscape.
February 3, 6:30-8:00 PM - Opening Reception - Meet artist Jason Mitcham, light bites, cash bar and live music., $10

Cameron Art Museum. -- (910) 395-5999 , http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/
Museum Admission; CAM Members Free

Blowing Rock -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Mar. 25, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Inside Looking Out/ Outside Looking In: Paintings by Ronna S. Harris

Ronna S. Harris was trained in the philosophy of impressionism and its warm and cool palette, yet her current practice involves a back-and-forth and intertwined relationship between American realism and abstract expression. Formally, her paintings depict still lifes, portraiture, and details pulled from the landscape.... 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 -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Apr. 8, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Fire & Form: North Carolina Glass

The Museum is excited to present a curated selection of regional contemporary glass sculpture. The exhibition will explore the history of glass as a traditional Appalachian craft and the studio practices of several contemporary glass artists across the region.

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 -- Mon., Apr. 24, 2017 ( Sat., Apr. 8, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: The History of Tweetsie Railroad

Explore the history of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (ET&WNC) and its place in the history of the High Country.

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