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Charlotte -- Mon., May 27, 2019 ( Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 - Mon., Jun. 3, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: 2019 Annual Juried Student Art Show

The "Annual Juried Student Art Show” showcases top talent among students at Central Piedmont, highlighting the variety and skill in the Visual Arts program. It will be held March 27 – June 3, 2019. Awards Ceremony: April 11, 5:30pm in Tate Hall Reception: April 11, 7:00 - 8:00pm in Overcash Lobby

Ross Gallery. , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., May 27, 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 -- Mon., May 27, 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 -- Mon., May 27, 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

Blowing Rock -- Mon., May 27, 2019 ( Fri., May. 3, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: The 152nd Annual International Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society

AWS's annual exhibition is one of the most revered watercolor exhibits in the world. More than 1,100 artists from throughout the United States and 33 foreign countries submit their work to a panel of jurors chosen from Signature Members of the AWS. Of these submissions, 122 paintings were selected for the exhibition. Forty... Read More
This exhibition is made possible by the American Watercolor Society, with support from the High Country Watermedia Society.

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

Raleigh -- Mon., May 27, 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 -- Mon., May 27, 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 -- Mon., May 27, 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 -- Mon., May 27, 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

Charlotte -- Mon., May 27, 2019 ( Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 - Fri., Aug. 2, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Carolina Landscapes

Performed by Segre Skiba and Bruce Lacy

CAROLINA LANDSCAPES Works by Serge Skiba and Bruce Lacy Photography Workshop with Serge Skiba April 11th at 11:00 a.m. Room 131 Cato III, Cato Campus On view January 7 - August 2, 2019

Bill and Patty Gorelick Galleries, Cato Campus. -- More information , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
$

Raleigh -- Mon., May 27, 2019 ( Sat., Apr. 13, 2019 - Sun., Aug. 4, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art: Wim Botha: Still Life with Discontent Exhibition

Performed by Wim Botha

Wim Botha: Still Life with Discontent is presented in conjunction with 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, N.C. This partnership—the second between the NCMA and 21c—showcases Botha’s art simultaneously in two separate spaces, including site-specific works created especially for this show. We hope that this double... Read More
April 13–August 4, 2019 East Building, Joyce W. Pope Gallery and Atrium

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

Durham -- Mon., May 27, 2019 ( Tue., Mar. 26, 2019 - Tue., Sep. 3, 2019 )

Nasher Museum of Art: Surround Sounds

Performed by Christian Marclay, artist

Christian Marclay: Surround Sounds is a large-scale, synchronized, silent video installation that consists of animated words that sound like what they name (onomatopoeias!) projected onto four walls of a darkened room.
ATTENTION: This video installation contains strobe-like repetition that may cause disorientation for some visitors.

Nasher Museum of Art. -- 919-684-5135 , https://nasher.duke.edu/exhibitions/christian-marclay-surround-sounds/
Free

Raleigh -- Mon., May 27, 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 -- Mon., May 27, 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

Blowing Rock -- Mon., May 27, 2019 ( Sat., May. 25, 2019 - Sun., Oct. 27, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Southern Strands: North Carolina Fiber Art

Exhibiting artists include Edwina Bringle, Catharine Ellis, Jeana Klein, Carmen Grier, Leslie Pearson, Evee Erb, Erin Miller, Sydney Sogol, Joyce Watkins King, Marguerite Jay Gignoux, Mary Tuma, Jan-Ru Wan, Susan Brandeis, Billie Ruth Sudduth, Vicki Essig, Bryant Holsenbeck, Susan Sharpe, September Krueger, Bethanne Knudson,... Read More
This project is made possible by a grant from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership.

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

Blowing Rock -- Mon., May 27, 2019 ( Sat., May. 18, 2019 - Wed., Oct. 30, 2019 )

Gallery C: Gallery C West Opening Exhibition

In its new, not to be missed Pavilion space, Gallery C West will feature hard to find pieces by historic Blowing Rock artists such as Elliot Daingerfield and Bayard Wootten. Other contemporary names such as Watson Brown (photograph), Laura Lacambra Shubert (figurative oils), Trena McNabb (botanical landscapes) and Lee Mims... Read More
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting: Wednesday, May 22nd, 4pm

Gallery C West (Blowing Rock). -- 828-414-9551, art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Charlotte -- Mon., May 27, 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. , http://blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/
Free