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Asheville -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Sat., Apr. 29, 2017 - Wed., May. 31, 2017 )

Wedge Studio Artists: EXHIBITION: Thallo: Four Artists Welcome Spring

Tucked away on the second level of The Wedge Studios is a hidden gem known as whiteSPACE, a working gallery of four artists whose experiences, talent and passion come to life in their diverse creations. The galleries of whiteSPACE will be adorned with new paintings and spring flowers as its four partners host an opening... Read More
Opening Reception:  Saturday, April 29, 1:00-6:00 PM

Wedge Studios. -- (828) 989-5464 , https://www.facebook.com/events/106470896553402/
Free

Chapel Hill -- Mon., May 29, 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., May 29, 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

Chapel Hill -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Tue., May. 9, 2017 - Sat., Jun. 3, 2017 )

The FRANK Gallery: EXHIBITION: Featured Artists and Special Guests

Works by Keith Allen, Alan Dehmer, with Kenia Brea, Bryant Holsenbeck, Chieko Murasugi, and Jason Smith.
Friday, May 12, 6:00-9:00 PM - Opening Reception Thursday, May 18, 6:00-8:00 PM - Poetry Reading with Ricky Garni Thursday, May 25, 6:00-8:00 PM - Artist Talk with Featured Artists and Guests  

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

Apex -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Fri., May. 5, 2017 - Fri., Jun. 9, 2017 )

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Latino Arts Exhibition

An exhibition of local artists of Latino descent or from a Latino country.

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

Raleigh -- Mon., May 29, 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/
$

Wilmington -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Mon., May. 15, 2017 - Fri., Jun. 23, 2017 )

Cape Fear Community College: EXHIBITION: Natural Milieu: An Altered Point of View

Janette K Hopper will exhibit her artwork in the “Natural Milieu” of the Wilma Daniels Gallery at Cape Fear Community College during May and June of 2017.  This deeply layered and varied show expresses her love of the sea and forest.  Projections, oil... Read More
Opening Reception - May 26, 6:00-9:00 PM Panel - June 14, 4:00-6:00 PM Closing Reception - June 23, 6:00-9:00 PM GALLERY HOURS:  Monday-Friday, Noon - 5:00 PM

Wilma Daniels Gallery, Cape Fear Community College. -- (910) 362-7999 , http://cfcc.edu/danielsgallery/
Free

Blowing Rock -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Tue., May. 23, 2017 - Sat., Jun. 24, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Locality and Aesthetic Forms in Watercolor, by Dwight Rose

On display in the Alexander Community Gallery.

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

Chapel HIll -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Tue., May. 9, 2017 - Thu., Jun. 29, 2017 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Works by JP Trostle

An exhibition of works by JP Trostle.

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

Raleigh -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Mon., May. 1, 2017 - Fri., Jun. 30, 2017 )

Pullen Arts Center: EXHIBITION: STARworks Glass and Clay

STARworks is an arts-centered work community that promotes community and economic development by providing outstanding artistic educational programs and business ventures. We strive to engage the community with artwork and artists of the highest caliber.
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

Raleigh -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Sun., May. 21, 2017 - Sat., Jul. 1, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Gerry Lynch: New Paintings and Assemblages

New paintings and assemblages, celebrating 50 years of art making.
Opening Reception:  Sunday, May 21, 2:00-5:00 PM

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

Concord -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Fri., May. 5, 2017 - Fri., Jul. 7, 2017 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: EXHIBITION: Place/Settings

Place/Settings is an examination of how surroundings carry the potential to mold the lives of the people inhabiting them. Co-curated by Do Palma and Connie Norman, two of the twelve artists featured in the exhibition, Place/Settings studies how physical environment can affect the human psyche.   ... Read More
Activities and events scheduled during the exhibition include Art on Tap: Friday, May 5, 7:00 PM, Free/Members; $20/nonmembers Art Lab: Wednesday, May 10, 10:00 AM; $5 Art Walk: Friday, June 9, 6:00-9:00 PM; Free Family Day: Saturday, June 24, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Free

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

Charlotte -- Mon., May 29, 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., May 29, 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., May 29, 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., May 29, 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., May 29, 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

Chapel Hill -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Fri., May. 19, 2017 - Fri., Jul. 14, 2017 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Works by Vidabeth Bensen

As part of the Juried Exhibition Series, Vidabeth Bensen's work will be exhibited at Town Hall until July 14.

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

Blowing Rock -- Mon., May 29, 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., May 29, 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., May 29, 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

Blowing Rock -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Sat., Apr. 22, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 23, 2017 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: In the Evening West: Boone’s Revolutionary Drama

As the sun hangs low on summer evenings over the Blue Ridge Mountains, a ritual practiced for 66 years plays out on the stage at Horn in the West. High above Boone, NC, sits the Daniel Boone Amphitheatre, home to Horn in the West, an outdoor drama. The show focuses on Daniel Boone, the American Revolution, and those who set... 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 -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Thu., May. 18, 2017 - Tue., Jul. 25, 2017 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Ann Harwell - From Here to Eternity

This exhibition is on display in the Betty Ray McCain Gallery in the Duke Energy Center. Public Reception:  Sunday, May 18, 5:30-7:30 PM

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

Winston-Salem -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Sat., Feb. 4, 2017 - Sat., Aug. 12, 2017 )

Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology: EXHIBIT: Professor Deacon's Cultural Cabinet

What does a culture look like?  Are the ideals, behaviors, symbols, and celebrations that comprise a culture truly unique, or do they share things in common with other cultures?   A professor posed these questions to a group of WFU students, who then sought out the answers right here on campus.  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

Winston-Salem -- Mon., May 29, 2017 ( Thu., Apr. 20, 2017 - Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: 20 Years of Art-o-mat

Yes, it really has been 20 years since Read More

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