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Chapel Hill -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 - Fri., Feb. 24, 2017 )

UNC Chapel Hill Art Department: EXHIBITION: Becky Brown - Yes You

Becky Brown was born in New York City and is the 2016-17 Visiting Resident Artist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  She works between painting, drawing, sculpture and installation using found images, objects and texts.
GALLERY HOURS:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM February 10, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Oct. 15, 2016 - Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Human/Nature

Human/Nature features photographs from the NCMA’s permanent collection that relate individuals to both natural and man-made environments. Our primary human instincts drive us to control, dominate, nurture, and find a connection to... Read More
On display in the East Building, Photoraphy Gallery

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Tue., Dec. 6, 2016 - Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Landscape Paintings by Judy Crane and Wendy Musser

This exhibition will be on display in the Betty Ray McCain Gallery in the lobby of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Opening Reception:  Tuesday, December 6, 5:30-7:30 PM

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

Cary -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Wed., Jan. 4, 2017 - Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 )

M B Guin Photography: EXHIBIT: Guin Down the Coast

37 coastal images by photographic artists Michael and Barbara Guin
January 6, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception

Bond Park Community Center. -- mbguinphoto@gmail.com , http://mbguinphotography.com
Free

Hickory -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Wed., Jan. 25, 2017 - Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 )

Lenoir-Rhyne University: EXHIBITION: Works of Julian Phelps

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Art Department partners with the Carl A. Rudisill Library to feature the works of LR alum painter Julian Phelps.
January 26, 5:30-7:30 PM - Reception with Julian Phelps

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Wed., Jan. 25, 2017 - Tue., Feb. 28, 2017 )

Pullen Arts Center: EXHIBITION: 6 Artists: Painting, Collage, and Watercolor

6 Artists: Painting, Collage and Watercolor features paintings by ... Read More
Wednesday, January 25, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception HOURS OF OPERATION Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pullen Arts Center. -- (919) 996-6126 , http://www.raleighnc.gov/arts
Free

Durham -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sun., Jan. 8, 2017 - Tue., Feb. 28, 2017 )

Horse & Buggy Press: EXHIBIT: Photography by Jessica Leonard

Reception:  Friday, January 20, 6:00-9:00 PM - Special music guests on the front porch

Horse & Buggy Press/Bull City Arts Collective. -- (919) 949-4847 , http://horseandbuggypress.com
Free

Chapel HIll -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Wed., Dec. 21, 2016 - Tue., Feb. 28, 2017 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Abigail Ditesheim - Oil Paintings

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Tue., Jan. 10, 2017 - Fri., Mar. 3, 2017 )

ARTS NC STATE: EXHIBITION: Art at the Atomic Scale

Like looking through the telescope to see the stars, electron microscopes make it possible to see how atoms arrange themselves to form a material. The “atom art” images show how we can directly see atoms, and the orderly, often beautiful way that atoms are arranged in materials. How those atoms are arranged –... Read More

Crafts Center at NC State University. -- (919) 515-2457; crafts-center@ncsu.edu , https://crafts.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Feb. 4, 2017 - Sat., Mar. 4, 2017 )

Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology: EXHIBIT: Playing with Spirits: Pokémon and Shintoism

The video game franchise Pokémon is one of the most popular cultural products to ever come out of Japan.  Now more than 20 years old, it is still enjoyed by children and adults throughout the world.  Much older is Shintoism, the Japanese religion that inspired Pokémon.  This mini-exhibit features objects... 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 -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Sep. 10, 2016 - Sun., Mar. 5, 2017 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi's St. John Altarpiece

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) presents ... Read More

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

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 6, 2016 - Sat., Mar. 11, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: A Town within a Town: History of the Junaluska Community

African Americans have lived in the North Carolina mountains since the 1700’s. African Americans in Boone lived in a tight-knit area that is today known as Junaluska. Even after desegregation and amidst all the bustle and growth of the twenty-first century, Junaluska has remained a predominantly African American community.... 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 -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Aug. 6, 2016 - Sun., Mar. 19, 2017 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: History and Mystery: Discoveries in the NCMA British Collection

History and Mystery showcases the very best of the NCMA’s permanent collection of Old Master British paintings and sculpture from 1580 to 1850. This exhibition is anchored by an extraordinary group of nine Elizabethan and Jacobean aristocratic portraits from about 1580 to 1620 that has been the focus of an... Read More
This exhibition is on display in the West Building.

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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2017 - Wed., Mar. 22, 2017 )

Gallery C: EXHIBITION: New Oils by Bert Beirne

Bert Beirne has been painting the still life for nearly three decades and is considered one of the important painters of the genre living today. Since receiving her BFA from the University of Cincinnati, Beirne’s work is most often compared to the Dutch and Flemish masters of the early Seventeenth Century; painters such as... Read More
GALLERY WINTER 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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Wed., Feb. 1, 2017 - Fri., Mar. 24, 2017 )

City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Miriam Preston Block Gallery: EXHIBITION: Darning Memory

Darning Memory features the works of ... Read More
Opening Reception | First Friday:  February 3, 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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sun., Feb. 12, 2017 - Sat., Mar. 25, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Howard Murry Rediscovered

Howrd Murry (1891-1968) was a prolific watercolorist from Charlotte who later lived in the Watauga resort town of Valle Crucis.  This exhibition, which bright to light his work after decades of no exposure, hopes to highlight the beauty and majest of the North Carolina mountains along with genre scens from daily life in... Read More
Opening Reception:  Sunday, February 12, 2:00-5:00 PM

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

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Dec. 3, 2016 - Sat., Mar. 25, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Everyman Jack: Stories & Illustratiosn by Gail E. Haley

Everyman Jack takes a detailed look at over one hundred original prints and illustrations created by Gail E. Haley for several of her books, including “My Kingdom for a Dragon,” “Mountain Jack Tales,” “Birdsong,” “The Green Man,” and “A Story, A Story.”... 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

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Tue., Apr. 19, 2016 - Sat., Mar. 25, 2017 )

Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology: EXHIBIT: Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected... 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

Boone -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Fri., May. 27, 2016 - Sat., Apr. 1, 2017 )

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts: EXHIBITION: Rosen Outdoor Sculpture

The ten monumental works in the exhibition, which will be on view through April 1, 2017, were selected by this year’s juror Willie Ray Parish, the Mississippi-born artist and educator who ran the University of Texas at El Paso’s Sculpture Program for almost 30 years and whose own works are in numerous public and... Read More

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. -- (828) 262-3017 , http://www.rosensculpture.org/
Free

Concord -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 - Fri., Apr. 7, 2017 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: EXHIBITION: Capturing Light

Capturing Light is a group invitational that explores qualities of light as they relate to each artist through a variety of media including glass, photography and paintings.
Art Walk: February 10, 6:00-9:00 PM Family Day: April 1, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Sat., Nov. 19, 2016 - Sat., Apr. 8, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Andy Warhol: Six Silkscreen Prints

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, established in 1987, completed years of planned giving through the donation of his unsold work to educational institutions around the world, including the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC. This exhibition features six original silkscreen prints from the... 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

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 ( Thu., Sep. 15, 2016 - Sat., Apr. 22, 2017 )

Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology: EXHIBIT: Visions of Home - A Celebration of Gullah Art & Culture

Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey, or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a patchwork of places, histories, and identities by the Gullah people of the southeastern Atlantic coast.  This exhibit features... 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

Hickory -- Tue., Feb. 21, 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

Raleigh -- Tue., Feb. 21, 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/
$

Charlotte -- Tue., Feb. 21, 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