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Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Mon., Nov. 11, 2019 - Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE: ARS414 Fluxus Exhibition

Fluxus was an avant-garde art movement that emerged in the late 1950s, led by a group of artists who had become disenchanted with the elitist attitude they perceived in the art world at the time. These artists looked to Futurists and Dadaists’ use of humor in art for inspiration. As an investigation into materials and... Read More
On display November 11-18.

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

Asheville -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 - Mon., Nov. 25, 2019 )

Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery: Larger than Life

The group of local artists whose works constitute Larger Than Life prove that, since life encompasses limitless thoughts, feelings, and experiences, the concept of approaching the figure artistically is equally immeasurable. Artists in Show: Mark Bettis, Deb Williams, Richard Johnson, Joyce Thornburg, Angela... Read More
Larger Than Life will debut with an opening reception from 5:30pm to 7:30pm on November 9th at Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery. All the works on display will be offered for sale. The reception will give guests the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists about their creative processes, learn what shapes and... Read More

Mark Bettis Studio & Gallery. -- 941-587-9502, markdbettis@gmail.com , https://www.markbettisgallery.com/
$

Blowing Rock -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Sat., Aug. 3, 2019 - Sat., Nov. 30, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina

Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina brings together works by artists who drew the admiration and attention of Claribel and Etta Cone, including paintings, sculpture, and prints by Henri Matisse, and works on paper by Rembrandt van Rijn, Sarah Stein, Jacques Villon, Marie Laurencin, Ben... Read More
Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina and Modern Visions, Mountain Views: The Cones of Flat Top Manor will open to the public in early August 2019. These exhibitions are presented to the community by Wells Fargo. BRAHM offers additional thanks to the Blue Ridge Parkway... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Museum Admission

Blowing Rock -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Sat., Aug. 3, 2019 - Sat., Nov. 30, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Modern Visions, Mountain Views: The Cones of Flat Top Manor

Completed in 1901, Flat Top Manor was the centerpiece of a grand country estate, with 25 miles of carriage roads and an orchard of over 30,000 apple trees. Organized in collaboration with the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, “Modern Visions, Mountain Views” connects Claribel and Etta’s story with the... Read More
Modern Visions, Modern Art: The Cone Sisters in North Carolina and Modern Visions, Mountain Views: The Cones of Flat Top Manor will open to the public in early August 2019. These exhibitions are presented to the community by Wells Fargo. BRAHM offers additional thanks to the Blue Ridge Parkway... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Museum Admission

Charlotte -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Wed., Oct. 16, 2019 - Thu., Dec. 5, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Holiday Art Market

Join us for our sixth annual Holiday Art Market in our new location, Overcash Gallery. The Holiday Art Market includes our students, alumni, and faculty artists to offer their artwork for sale. Promoting affordable art for under $150.
October 16 - December 5, 2019 Market Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Overcash Center. , http://cpcc.edu/
$

Charlotte -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Wed., Oct. 16, 2019 - Thu., Dec. 12, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Blur Exhibition: A Community Portrait Project

Performed by Melissa Alexander

Atlanta-based photographer Melissa Alexander uses her camera to create a space of respite and self-rediscovery. Participants were encouraged to be photographed in August of this year.  
Artist Lecture: Thursday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. - Bryant Hall, 1st floor Sloan Morgan, Central Campus Opening Reception: Thursday, October 24 at 5:30 p.m. - Ross Art Gallery

Ross Gallery. , http://blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/current-exhibitions/

Charlotte -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Mon., Jul. 15, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: From the Collection of Dr. Larry Brady

Born and raised in Asheville, NC, home to countless artisans, Larry Brady’s exposure to handmade objects began at an early age and inspired his passion to collect more than 500 pieces over the past 30 years. The 39 works exhibited at the Bill and Patty Gorelick Gallery at Central Piedmont’s Harris Campus represent... Read More

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Harris Campus. -- For more information, pricing or to schedule a personal tour of the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries on any of Central Piedmont’s campuses, please contact: Robin Glenn, (704) 330-6869 or robin.glenn@cpcc.edu , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu/events

Charlotte -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Selections from the Private Art Collection of Larry Brady

Born and raised in Asheville, N.C., home to countless artisans, Brady’s exposure to handmade objects began at an early age and inspired his passion to collect more than 500 pieces over the past 30 years. The 39 pieces exhibited represent a broad and diverse range from Brady’s eclectic selection of paintings,... Read More
Now through December 13, 2019 Semester gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer gallery hours (May 15 through July 15) are: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., or by appointment.

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Harris Campus. , http://blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Tue., Oct. 1, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: "Illuminate," by the ArtPop Street Gallery Class of 2018

"Illuminate," by the ArtPop Street Gallery Class of 2018

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Cato Campus. -- For more information, pricing or to schedule a personal tour of the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries on any of Central Piedmont’s campuses, please contact: Robin Glenn, (704) 330-6869 or robin.glenn@cpcc.edu , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu/

Charlotte -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Tue., Oct. 1, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 13, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Paintings by Jean Cauthen

Paintings by Jean Cauthen from the Collection of Dr. Larry Brady  

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Harris Campus. -- For more information, pricing or to schedule a personal tour of the Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries on any of Central Piedmont’s campuses, please contact: Robin Glenn, (704) 330-6869 or robin.glenn@cpcc.edu , http://www.tix.cpcc.edu/

Durham -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Mon., Oct. 14, 2019 - Fri., Dec. 20, 2019 )

Horse & Buggy Press: (en)compass. Photo-based Story telling by Dawn Surratt and Lori Vrba.

(en)compass (assemblages, books, prints). Photo-based Storytelling. New work by Dawn Surratt and Lori Vrba. OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, Oct. 17;  6–8 pm, with a very short performance piece at 7:00. 2nd RECEPTION Saturday, Nov 16; 5–7pm (a doubleheader event with Craven Allen Gallery). Focusing on... Read More
Gallery Hours: Monday–Fridays   10–3ish Saturdays  11–2ish

Horse & Buggy Press and Friends. -- (919) 949–4847   , https://www.horseandbuggypress.com/
Free.

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Thu., Sep. 5, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Southbound: Photographs of and About the New South

Southbound presents fifty-six photographers’ visions of the South over the first two decades of the twenty-first century. Accordingly, it offers a composite image of the region. The photographs echo stories told about the South as a bastion of tradition, as a region remade through Americanization and... Read More
Open from September 5 until December 29, 2019 Exhibition Opening Reception September 5 at 6pm Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Adams and Woodson Galleries Related event: Docent led tour of Southbound: Thursday, October 10 at 6pm NC State’s Gregg Museum and Duke’s Power Plant Gallery have joined... Read More

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

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Fri., Sep. 6, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): peter campus: video ergo sum

peter campus:A pioneer of video art, peter campus creates engaging installations that provide unique interactive experiences, leading the viewer on a journey of self-discovery and awareness. From the early closed-circuit video installations, he began making in 1971 to the more recent work, campus' work deals with processes of... Read More
Artist Talk and Reception - Tuesday, October 15 @ 6:00 pm Join us for a reception and conversation with pioneering video artist peter campus and Valerie Hillings, Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Hillings and campus will discuss his work, which is currently on view at SECCA, and the ongoing evolution of video as an... Read More

Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery. , http://www.secca.org
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Fri., Nov. 1, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Gallery C: New Works by Laura Lacambra Shubert

Please join Charlene Newsom and esteemed artist, Laura Lacambra Shubert this Friday night, to celebrate the opening of Shubert’s sixth collection of paintings to debut at Gallery C. Florida-based Shubert is renowned throughout the South for her electrifying brushwork and broad swaths of color. Shubert has painted... Read More
Opening Reception with the Artist: First Friday, Nov 1st, 6-9pm On View Nov 1 - Dec 29, 2019

Gallery C (Raleigh). -- 919.828.3165 , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Fri., Sep. 6, 2019 - Sun., Dec. 29, 2019 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): peter campus: video ergo sum

peter campus: A pioneer of video art, peter campus creates engaging installations that provide unique interactive experiences, leading the viewer on a journey of self-discovery and awareness. From the early closed-circuit video installations, he began making in 1971 to the more recent work, campus' work deals with processes... Read More
Artist Talk and Reception at SECCA - Tuesday, October 15 @ 6:00 pm Join us for a reception and conversation with pioneering video artist peter campus and Valerie Hillings, Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Hillings and campus will discuss his work, which is currently on view at SECCA, and the ongoing evolution of... Read More

Reynolda House Museum of American Art. , http://www.secca.org
Free

Chapel Hill -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Tue., Nov. 5, 2019 - Fri., Jan. 3, 2020 )

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Art and Art History: At Home With Our Histories

Performed by Kelly Popoff, UNC MFA 2001

Artist Statement: For the past few years, I have been looking at images of Americana: doll collections, gun collections, antique furniture, yearbooks, toys, etc. Perhaps as an instinctive response to try to make sense of our current culture by looking back. My creative life has been most influenced by my childhood and the... Read More
Admission: Free. Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm. Exhibition on display November 5 through December 10, 2019 now extended through January 3, 2020.

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Sat., Jul. 20, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): What in the World is a Grain Mummy?

 NCMA Egyptologist Caroline Rocheleau curated What in the World Is a Grain Mummy? to present this humble bundle and its falcon-shaped coffin for the first time and to unravel the mysteries of the NCMA’s only Egyptian mummy. The exhibition focuses on how the scientific method was used to re-establish a... Read More

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

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Furnished

From furniture-based sculpture to sculptures that function as furniture, Furnished presents more than 50 works by 15 contemporary artists from North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The diverse works in this juried exhibition explore themes of design, immersive environments, creative reuse, materiality and... Read More
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 18, 6 - 8 pm. Several of the artists featured in Furnished will be at the opening to discuss their work. The reception is free and open to the public and will include hors d'oeuvres by Delicious by Shereen, and a cash bar (no bar charge for SECCA Members). 

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Fri., Oct. 4, 2019 - Fri., Jan. 10, 2020 )

Block Gallery, City of Raleigh Arts Commission: Cellulioids and Light Voids

Performed by Works by Warren Hicks and Tama Hochbaum

Artist Reception: December 6, 2019, 6pm-8pm.  

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building.
Free

Durham -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Thu., Aug. 29, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 12, 2020 )

Nasher Museum of Art: Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now

Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now is the first exhibition to chart the development of contemporary Indigenous art in the United States and Canada. For generations, Native North American artists have exhibited work mostly outside of mainstream art institutions. Native Voices begins to remedy that... Read More
$7 Adults, $5 Seniors (65 and older), $4 Non-Duke students with student ID FREE ADMISSION FOR: Nasher Museum members; Children 17 and under; Duke students, faculty and staff with DukeCard or Duke Medicine ID; Duke alumni with alumni card or app; Active Duty Military and Veterans and up to five family members;... Read More

Nasher Museum of Art. -- 919-684-5135 , http://www.nasher.duke.edu
$7 - $4

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 19, 2020 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Masterpieces of Modern Mexico from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

Performed by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Kahlo and Rivera’s works are varied in scope and inspiration: she is best-known for her self-portraits, while he worked as a large-scale muralist in Mexico and the United States. Kahlo’s work is deeply personal, often depicting her own dreams, painful personal experiences, and affinity with Mexican culture, while... Read More
October 26–January 19, 2020 East Building, Meymandi Exhibition Gallery Ticketed There will be a special opening preview party on October 24.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- 919-839-6262 , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
$

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 26, 2020 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Fantastic Fauna: Chimeric Creatures by Beauvais Lyons

Professor Beauvais Lyons teaches at the University of Tennessee, and is also the self-appointed Director of the Hokes Archives, a quasi-historical organization that holds a collection of rare and unique artifacts and objects. Among its holdings are Director Lyons' meticulously crafted lithographs of creatures of "zoomorphic... Read More
OPENING Thursday JULY 18, 2019: 6pm in the Thomas E. Cabaniss Gallery at the Historical Residence with a special presentation by NC Opera.

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Sat., Oct. 12, 2019 - Sun., Feb. 2, 2020 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Scott Avett: INVISIBLE

Scott Avett: INVISIBLE features psychologically charged and emotionally intense portraits focused on his family and himself—often intimate, vulnerable, and sometimes uncomfortably truthful portrayals.  Until now Avett’s work with The Avett Brothers has taken center stage. The NCMA exhibition shines... Read More
The exhibition kicks off with a Friday, October 11, opening preview party in the galleries featuring cocktails, music, and an exclusive preview of the exhibition.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- More information and tickets. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
$

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 - Sun., Feb. 23, 2020 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Luces y Sombras: Images of Mexico

This exhibition, loaned through the Bank of America Art in Our Communities program, features 45 photographs, spanning the 20th century, by six internationally renowned photographers who focused their cameras on Mexico: Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Manuel Carrillo, Flor Garduño, Graciela Iturbide, Paul Strand, and Mariana... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 ( Wed., Oct. 17, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 15, 2020 )

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures

Aimed at raising awareness about genetic engineering, biotechnologies, and their consequences through the lens of art and design, this is an art-science exhibition organized by the NC State University Libraries and the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, and shown at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, in the physical and... Read More
On display at Gregg from October 17, 2019 - March 15, 2020.

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