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Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Wed., Dec. 13, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Feathers: A Singular Journey

Photographs by Jon Kolkin
This exhibition will be on display in the Betty Ray McCain Gallery, located in the lower level entrance to Meymandi Concert Hall. Artist Reception:  Wednesyda, December 13, 5:30-7:30 PM

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

Chapel HIll -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Tue., Jan. 16, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 4, 2018 )

Chapel Hill Public and Cultural Arts Office: EXHIBITION: Kevin Bass

An exhibition of mixed media artworks of Kevin Bass.

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

Charlotte -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Jan. 11, 2018 - Wed., Mar. 7, 2018 )

Central Piedmont Community College: EXHIBITION: About Face Charlotte

About Face Charlotte is a movement dedicated to the cultivation of kindness, compassion, and connection through photography, storytelling and community engagement.  This exhibition displays work by Scott Gardner and Hannah Blanton of Sozo Gallery.
This exhibition will be on display in the Ross Gallery on the 1st floor of the Overcash building. Artist Lecture:  January 23, 3:30-4:30 PM Opening Reception:  January 23, 5:00-7:00 PM 

Overcash Center. -- (704) 330-6660 , http://cpcc.edu/
$

Charlotte -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Jan. 11, 2018 - Wed., Mar. 7, 2018 )

Central Piedmont Community College: EXHIBITION: Matt Horick - revert and continue

Matt Horick’s latest exhibition at CPCC, revert and continue, will expand on the artist’s idea of sculptural editions, featuring a number of distinct works for both the wall and floor. 
Artist Lecture:  February 7, 4:30-5:30 PM Opening Reception:  February 7, 5:30-7:30 PM

Pease Gallery, Learning Resources Center. -- (704) 330-6660 , http://cpcc.edu/
$

Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Mon., Jan. 1, 2018 - Thu., Mar. 8, 2018 )

Gallery C: EXHIBITION: Modern Japanese Shin-Hanga & Sosaku-Hanga Prints

Over 30 works that explore the developments of the Shin-Hanga and Sosaku-Hangu movements in Japanese printmaking, stretching from the 18th century to 20th century.
Opening Reception - Friday, February 2, 6:00-9:00 PM GALLERY HOURS Tuesday-Friday 12:00-6:00 PM Saturday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 1:00-5:00 PM Monday CLOSED

Gallery C. -- (919) 828-3165; art@galleryc.net , http://www.galleryc.net/
Free

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 8, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 11, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: Dance for the River

Dance for the River, presented by Yadkin Riverkeeper, is a traveling multimedia exhibit that connects audiences with the Yadkin River, the region's primary water source, through dance, photography, and video. Photographer Christine Rucker who lives on the Yadkin River, photographed dancers as they improvised to the... Read More
Thursday, February 8, 5:30-7:30 PM - Opening Reception and Artist Talk

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

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Fri., Feb. 9, 2018 - Sun., Mar. 11, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: Kevin Calhoun - Basement Shapes

The second artist in SECCA's new curated sale series, Southern Idiom, Kevin Calhoun is a Winston-Salem based lighting designer and prolific painter. Calhoun's vibrant canvases are painted with oil, acrylic, enamel and spray paint, filled with organic forms and vivid colors.
Thursday, February 9, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception

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

Blowing Rock -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Sat., Nov. 11, 2017 - Sat., Mar. 17, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Comic Stripped

Comic Stripped: A Revealing Look at Southern Stereotypes in Cartoons offers visitors a chance to look back thoughtfully at cartoons that have shaped America's vision of the South. The exhibit showcases six long-running cartoons that have themselves become part of Southern history: hugely popular Li'l Abner, Mountain... 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 -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Tue., Jan. 30, 2018 - Thu., Mar. 29, 2018 )

ARTS NC STATE: EXHIBITION: Samantha Johns - Everything We've Ever Known: A Performance Installation

Samantha Johns is a Minneapolis‐based director, designer and poet working in contemporary performance. She builds work that is often in response to theatre, modernity and love. As the spring 2018 artist‐in‐residence with the NC State Arts Village, Johns is working with students to create... Read More

Crafts Center at NC State University. -- (919) 515-2457; crafts-center@ncsu.edu , https://crafts.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Sun., Feb. 11, 2018 - Fri., Mar. 30, 2018 )

Lee Hansley Gallery: EXHIBITION: Art I Have Loved

A biennial art exchange.  This exhibition and sale is designed for collectors to deaccess works from their collections.
Opening Reception:  February 11, 2:00-5:00 PM

Lee Hansley Gallery. -- (919) 828-7557 , http://www.leehansleygallery.com/
Free.

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: Tohoku: Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers

Tohoku: Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers - This exhibition of photographs of Tohoku, a region of Japan ravaged by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant failure in March of 2011, does not attempt to document the damage or recovery of this region. Instead, this exhibition uses photography to show the... Read More
Thursday, February 1, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception

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

Blowing Rock -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 - Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: EXHIBITION: Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College

Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College:  Black Mountain College was an experiment in progressive education that brought together creative minds from all over the globe to the rural Swannanoa Valley of Black Mountain, North Carolina. As a liberal arts school, the College was short-lived,... 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 -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Fri., Apr. 20, 2018 )

City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Miriam Preston Block Gallery: EXHIBITION: Works from the Collection in Black and White

This exhibition curates black and white works from the Municipal Art Collection collected over the past 40 years. The Municipal Art Collection holds more than 600 fine art and public art pieces by local, state and national artists in all mediums.
Exhibit Reception:  October 25, 5:00-7:00 PM

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building. -- (919) 996-3610 , http://www.raleighnc.gov/arts/content/Arts/Articles/BlockGallery.html
Free

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): EXHIBITION: 12 x 12: Artists from the 12th State

12 X 12:  12 Artists from the 12th State (12 X 12) exhibition presents North Carolina artists who were selected by jury to participate in the 12 X 12 pop-up artist salon series at SECCA during 2016-2017. The artists in the series represent a diversity of artistic practices and cultural backgrounds. The artists... Read More
Thursday, February 1, 6:00-8:00 PM - Opening Reception and Artist Talk

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

Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: EXHIBITION: Treasures of Native America: Selections from the Drs. Norman and Gilda Greenberg Gift

This exhibition includes silver and turquoise jewelry (displayed in special visitor exploration drawers), Navajo weavings, Hopi katsinam, Apache basketry, Pueblo pottery and Northwest Coast masks. Together, they offer a glimpse into the riches of the Greenberg Collection, a major recent donation to the Gregg Museum.
On display in the first floor galleries of the historic residence.

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- (919) 515-3503; gregg@ncsu.edu , http://gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

ARTS NC STATE: EXHIBITION: Random Weave Installation

A site‐specific wall installation will be created within the NC State Craft Center by artist Anne Willson and participants of the center’s Spring 2018 Random Weave workshop. Seemingly chaotic, the random weave process incorporates several fundamental construction techniques to meld line, textural... Read More

Crafts Center at NC State University. -- (919) 515-2457; crafts-center@ncsu.edu , https://crafts.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Asheville -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 - Sat., May. 19, 2018 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: EXHIBITION: Gerald van de Wiele: Variations / Seven Decades of Painting

Organized by guest curator Jason Andrew, this retrospective features a survey of paintings, sculptures, drawings, ink sketches, and watercolors from every period of the artist’s seven-decade career. Highlights include Wells Street (1956), a major painting that van de Wiele began at Black Mountain College; Castelli (1962),... Read More
Opening Reception:  January 19, 5:30-8:00 PM, Gallery Talk @ 6:15 PM Public Discussion with Artist and Curator:  January 20 @ 2:00 PM

Diana Wortham Theatre. -- (828) 350-8484; info@blackmountaincollege.org , http://blackmountaincollege.org
Adults $20; Children 18 & Under $12

Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 1, 2018 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: EXHIBITION: Bob Trotman: Business as Usual

Bob Trotman: Business as Usual - The pieces included in Business as Usual are the work of North Carolina sculptor ... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- (919) 515-3503; gregg@ncsu.edu , http://gregg.arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Wilmington -- Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 ( Sun., Oct. 8, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 8, 2018 )

Cameron Art Museum: EXHIBITION: State of the Art/Art of the State

State of the Art/Art of the State:  A public exhibition of work by artists 18 years or older who live in or are native to the state of North Carolina.  Artists bring in one piece of art to Cameron Art Museum within a 24-hour period of time for inclusion in the exhibition.
This event was originally held in 2011.  For footage on that year's exhibition, click here.

Cameron Art Museum. -- (910) 395-5999 , http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/
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