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Blowing Rock -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sat., Mar. 23, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Gail Haley's Jack Tales: New Acquisitions to the Collection

BRAHM is excited to celebrate its latest acquisitions to the Permanent Collection in "Gail Haley’s Jack Tales."  This exhibition features Gail Haley’s original illustrations for her book “Jack and the Bean Tree” and original linocut prints for her book “Jack and the Fire Dragon,” as well... Read More
Due to extenuating circumstances, "The Affrilachian Artist Traveling Studio" has been canceled and replaced with "Gail Haley's Jack Tales: New Acquisitions to the Collection".

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Mar. 21, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 24, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Art in Bloom

The four-day fundraiser is packed with floral workshops, lectures, and daily trunk shows in the Museum Store. The Museum will have special extended hours and expanded food options.
During the four days of Art in Bloom, the Museum’s West Building opens at 9 am, an hour earlier than usual. East Building galleries open at 10 am, as usual. During the four days of Art in Bloom, tickets are required for admission to the permanent collection in the Museum’s West Building. East Building and the... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- See more information on related events by visiting ncartmuseum.org/bloom or calling (919) 715-5923. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org/bloom
$18 - $13

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Fri., Feb. 15, 2019 - Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 )

Gallery C: Paintings from the Estate of Wladimir de Terlikowski

Please join Charlene Newsom and W. Vance Brown II in celebrating the mesmerizing work of the late Wladimir de (Wlodzimierz) Terlikowski at the exhibition's opening reception on Sunday, February 17th from 1-4pm. Alternately known as "The Polish Master," a compliment that came as a result of his first solo exhibition at Galerie... Read More
Gallery C Hours Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm thru April

Gallery C. -- RSVP; 919.828.3165 , http://www.galleryc.net
$

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sun., Feb. 17, 2019 - Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 )

Gallery C: Paintings from the Estate of Wladimir de Terlikowski

Terlikowski refused to be defined with any one group of painters and cut his own path. Yet, the influences of the Impressionists, Cubists, and Fauves can be traced in many of his works. Terlikowski had his first one man show at Galerie Bernheim-Jeune in 1900. He enjoyed only a few decades of production when the ravages of the... Read More
Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sundays: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Closed Mondays

Gallery C. -- 919.828.3165 (phone), art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Chapel Hill -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Mon., Mar. 11, 2019 - Fri., Apr. 5, 2019 )

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Art and Art History: Traces: Selections from Lament and Catharsis

Performed by Angela Kelly

Originally from Belfast, N. Ireland, Angela Kelly came to the US from the UK to serve as a full-time Visiting Artist at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago. She earned an MA in Fine Art Photography from Columbia College, Chicago in 1989, and a Diploma in Creative Photography, Hons., from Trent Polytechnic (B.A. degree... Read More
Admission: Free Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm

John and June Allcott Gallery. -- Elin O’Hara Slavick, eoslavic@gmail.com , http://www.art.unc.edu
Free

Concord -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 14, 2019 - Thu., Apr. 18, 2019 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: Selections

We're excited for you to visit our new exhibition, Selections! Get ready to explore diverse points of view in just about every medium available.
More information... Read More

Cabarrus Arts Council. -- info@cabarrusartscouncil.org , http://www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
Free

Blowing Rock -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sat., Apr. 20, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Farm, Forage, Feast: High Country Foodways

Farm. Forage. Feast. examines the intersection of cultures, economies, education, and the environment relating to the production and consumption of food in the High Country of North Carolina through lenses of oral histories, photography, and local history.  For the purpose of this exhibition, the High Country... Read More
Farm. Forage. Feast. would not have been possible without stories from Debbie Wiseman Bauer; Renee Boughman of F.A.R.M. Café; Melinda Brown of Never Ending Farm; Rodney, Brandon, and Traythan Cheek of Cheek Family Dairy; Cecil and Julie Gurganus; Bill Moretz of Moretz Mountain Orchard; Alek Schober of... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. --  (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Apex -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Fri., Apr. 26, 2019 )

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Apex Friendship and Apex High School

Apex Friendship High School and Apex High School display their annual show at the Halle Cultural Arts Center! Come on out to see what the artists of tomorrow are creating today!
March 22– April 26, 2019  Free Reception: Friday, March 22, 2019, 6–8pm

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

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 2, 2019 - Sun., Apr. 28, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE: Ray Kass: Revisiting Mountain Lake

Performed by NCSU Art Students under Ray Kass Residency

An exhibition of student work created with artist in residence Ray Kass, founder of the Mountain Lake Workshop.

Crafts Center at NC State University. -- 919.515.2457 , http://www.crafts.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Durham -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Mar. 16, 2019 - Tue., Apr. 30, 2019 )

Horse & Buggy Press: From Here to Their

Performed by Sean Livingstone and Erica Gimson

New paintings by Sean Livingstone, Cyanotype prints by Erica Gimson, & collages by this husband and wife duo. Opening Reception: Saturday, March 16;  5–7 pm

Horse & Buggy Press. -- 919 949–4847 , http://www.horseandbuggypress.com
Free

Charlotte -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Fri., Mar. 15, 2019 - Thu., May. 2, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Bridging

Performed by Andrea Vail

Throughout early spring 2019, Vail worked with Central Piedmont students to create a multi-campus, collaborative, and large-scale fabric Installation. The finished work is on display in the Overcash Lobby during Sensoria. Her exhibition, Bridging, will be on view in Overcash Lobby March 15 – May 2, 2019.

Overcash Center. , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
Free

Blowing Rock -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 - Sun., May. 5, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Outsiders: The Inside Story of Folk Art

“Folk” and “Outsider” Art are terms often used to define work made by artists unschooled in their practice and lacking artistic intention.  In keeping with the definition, very few of the artists represented in “Outsiders” have received formal training, and most have been strongly... Read More
Special thanks to the Hickory Museum of Art and Barry & Allen Huffman for sharing their works and making this exhibition possible.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Blowing Rock -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., May. 5, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

BRAHM is excited to announce an upcoming exhibition in the Alexander Community Gallery titled Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.  Organized by the New York Historical Society, this exhibition chronicles the long strides forward, bruising setbacks, and heroic struggle for equality that took place during these... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099 , https://blowingrockmuseum.org/see-do/exhibitions/alexander-community-gallery.html/title/black-citizenship-in-the-age-of-jim-crow?utm_source=BRAHM+Newsletter&utm_campaign=332dd89c3e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 - Tue., May. 14, 2019 )

Gallery C: Best of North Carolina 2019

The annual exhibition “The Best of North Carolina” is a much anticipated event. Gallery owner and art historian Charlene Newsom employs her broad knowledge of North Carolina art to curate an extensive collection. All of the work exhibited are landmark pieces by important North Carolina artists. Some of the biggest... Read More
Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sundays: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Closed Mondays

Gallery C. -- 919.828.3165 (phone), art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Mon., Mar. 18, 2019 - Fri., May. 17, 2019 )

Black on Black Project: I Feel Like That

Performed by Telvin Wallace

Presented with The Black on Black Project, I Feel Like That is a portrait exhibit exploring mental health. Drawing from personal experiences, artist Telvin Wallace begins a conversation on a subject that is often too neglected. On view until May 17. Artist reception April 5. 

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building. , https://www.raleighnc.gov/parks/content/Arts/Articles/BlockGallery.html#CurrentExhibit
Free

Winston-Salem -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Fri., Dec. 14, 2018 - Sat., May. 18, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost

Performed by Lonnie Holley

Showcasing the multi-faceted art and music of the prolific self-taught artist Lonnie Holley, this exhibition features found-art sculptures, works on paper, steel sculptures, and a selection of music from Holley’s three albums. The works of art and music present a snapshot of Holley’s work from the last 6 years.... Read More
Join us for the opening of our latest solo exhibition, Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost, and a discussion with the featured artist, Lonnie Holley, on December 13, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public and will inlcude a cash bar (no charge for SECCA members).

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). --  336.725.1904 - info@secca.org , http://www.secca.org
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Jan. 10, 2019 - Sun., Jun. 23, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Left-Handed Liberty

The self-taught North Carolina artists featured in “Left-Handed Liberty” sometimes achieved recognition as innovative creative minds, but often started out exploring their art in deeply personal ways. They made art in their homes, their workshops, or while in prison; some were plagued by physical and emotional... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 7, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Their World is Not Our World

Performed by Susannan Saylor and Edward Morris

In Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris’s video installation Their World Is Not Our World, a photographer and her smitten assistant document the Oostvaardersplassen, a fantastical manmade “wilderness” about 20 miles from Amsterdam. In connecting with the animals that make this nature reserve their home,... Read More
East Building, Level B

North Carolina Museum of Art. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Within the Frame

Photography provides an opportunity to see what might otherwise be overlooked. Capitalizing on this concept, Within the Frame presents a collection of images that reveal hidden scenes within mirrors, frames, windowpanes, and other constructions. In Within the Frame, viewers “enter” some spaces... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- East Building, Level B , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Mon., Jul. 22, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: EXHIBITION: You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences

You Are Here includes large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, room-size environments, and site-specific projects. The artists—Bill Viola, Janet Cardiff, Durham-based Heather Gordon, Anila Agha, and many more—employ a diversity of media to create intriguing experiences that engage the... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Borderlands

Borderlands is Susan Harbage Page’s testimony and a commemoration of the courage, fear, hope and determination that continues to drive countless people to risk everything in search of a better life. For more than a decade, she has traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border near Brownsville, Texas, to record the... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Explorations

“Explorations” features the work of Christina Lorena Weisner, who incorporates scientific instruments, found objects, and elemental materials into her sculptures and installations, often integrating the equipment’s original functions in her work. “Ideally this sculpture will encourage viewers to consider... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.5335, ewmccaul@ncsu.edu , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Feb. 7, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Explorations: Science Sculptures by Christina Lorena Weisner

Christina Lorena Weisner incorporates scientific instruments, found objects, and elemental materials into her sculptures and installations, often integrating the equipment’s original functions in her work. “The objects I choose simultaneously reflect the nature of matter itself and humanity’s determination to... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.3503  , http://gregg.crafts.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Mar. 21, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 8, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Southern Surreal

Tilden J. Stone, a heretofore little-known grand eccentric and master furniture maker was born in Thomasville, N.C. in 1874. Orphaned at a young age, he ran away to New York City as a teen where he lived on the streets until a skilled cabinetmaker took him in, made him an apprentice, and taught him his craft. His penchant for... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open every day but Monday. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for hours, directions, and announcements regarding openings, programs and other events.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- 919.515.3503 , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 15, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: The Audubon Experience

The North Carolina Museum of Art will again display the popular The Birds of America by John James Audubon starting Saturday, February 16, as part of its free permanent collection. Today only about 200 complete sets of The Birds of America exist in the world. At the same time, the NCMA opens The Audubon... Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free