“To Take Shape and Meaning” Community Day

North Carolina Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC, United States

This exhibition features 3-D works by seventy-five contemporary Indigenous artists from throughout the United States and Canada, including eight from North Carolina. Form and design are two of the oldest elements in American Indian art. Artists use these to create culturally unique characteristics that convey meaning and function in ceramics, weaving, beadwork, and basketry. Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 8, at 10 am for members and Thursday, February 22, at 10 am for nonmembers. Free for Members. $20 Adults, $17 Seniors age 65 and older, $14 Youth ages 7–18, Free for children 6 and under and college students. This exhibit runs from March 2 - July 28, 2024, with additional exhibition programming on the following dates: Artist Panel: Indigenous Understanding of Shape and Meaning in American Indian Art Friday, March 1, noon–1 pm Free with registration Join us for a discussion moderated by guest curator Nancy Strickland Fields (Lumbee) with renowned artists Kenneth Johnson (Muscogee/Seminole), Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo), and Margaret Roach Wheeler (Chickasaw/Choctaw). NC Indigenous Artist Festival Saturday, March 2, 10 am–4 pm Free, including free admission to To Take Shape and Meaning Celebrate Indigenous arts and culture from across the state of North Carolina, meet artists and buy traditional crafts and contemporary […]

$14 – $20

Nikole Hannah-Jones

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture 551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

We're excited to present Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, to the Charlotte community on July 11, 2024, at Knight Theater. Hannah-Jones will discuss the 1619 Project's implications, impact, and impetus for Black futures, all timely topics given the current political climate and upcoming 2024 elections.

The 1619 Project illuminates the legacy of slavery and highlights contributions of Black Americans to every aspect of American society. It's also an Emmy® Award-nominated six-part Hulu docuseries.

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“To Take Shape and Meaning” Community Day

North Carolina Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC, United States

This exhibition features 3-D works by seventy-five contemporary Indigenous artists from throughout the United States and Canada, including eight from North Carolina. Form and design are two of the oldest elements in American Indian art. Artists use these to create culturally unique characteristics that convey meaning and function in ceramics, weaving, beadwork, and basketry. Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 8, at 10 am for members and Thursday, February 22, at 10 am for nonmembers. Free for Members. $20 Adults, $17 Seniors age 65 and older, $14 Youth ages 7–18, Free for children 6 and under and college students. This exhibit runs from March 2 - July 28, 2024, with additional exhibition programming on the following dates: Artist Panel: Indigenous Understanding of Shape and Meaning in American Indian Art Friday, March 1, noon–1 pm Free with registration Join us for a discussion moderated by guest curator Nancy Strickland Fields (Lumbee) with renowned artists Kenneth Johnson (Muscogee/Seminole), Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo), and Margaret Roach Wheeler (Chickasaw/Choctaw). NC Indigenous Artist Festival Saturday, March 2, 10 am–4 pm Free, including free admission to To Take Shape and Meaning Celebrate Indigenous arts and culture from across the state of North Carolina, meet artists and buy traditional crafts and contemporary […]

$14 – $20