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Durham -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM ( Thu., Mar. 8, 2018 - Thu., Mar. 29, 2018 )
Works by Phil Blank inspired by Dixie be Damned
The north wall of the gallery is dedicated to Phil’s rich inventory of giclee prints and originals which pay tribute to musicians, music movements, fictional narratives, and educate us about lesser known political and social movements such as the Prosser... Read More
Opening reception March 8, 5:00pm Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00am to 3:00ish and by appt.
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Tue., Jan. 30, 2018 - Thu., Mar. 29, 2018 )
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
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Sun., Feb. 11, 2018 - Fri., Mar. 30, 2018 )
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
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Fri., Mar. 2, 2018 - Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 )
An exhibition of woodcut prints by Ann Conner, distinguished North Carolina artist and professor emeritus of University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Opening Reception/First Friday: March 2, 6:00-9:00 PM
Winston-Salem -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Sat., Mar. 31, 2018 )
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
Blowing Rock -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Fri., Nov. 24, 2017 - Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 )
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
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Fri., Apr. 20, 2018 )
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
Winston-Salem -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )
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
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Sat., Aug. 26, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )
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.
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )
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
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 - Tue., May. 15, 2018 )
The much anticipated annual exhibition “The Best of North Carolina” will open March 21st at Gallery C. Gallery owner and art historian Charlene Newsom employs her broad knowledge of North Carolina art to curate an extensive collection. All of which are landmark pieces by important North Carolina... Read More
OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, March 25th, 6:00-9:00pm
Asheville -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 - Sat., May. 19, 2018 )
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
Asheville -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Thu., Mar. 22, 2018 - Sun., Jun. 17, 2018 )
Curator Constance Vlahoulis quotes Tanner Walling when asked her inspiration for this show; “Life is like a storm. At its worst, it’s full of blinding fury and destruction. However, at its best, full of striking beauty and wonder.”
Twenty-five invited artists include a host of Asheville's best... Read More
To learn more about Storms, email firstname.lastname@example.org. To donate to April’s YouCaring campaign, visit Read More
Charlotte -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Wed., Mar. 21, 2018 - Wed., Jun. 27, 2018 )
Van Bork’s artwork invites the viewer into the narrative space of the collages and the environmental space of the paintings. A featured visual artist in CPCC’s upcoming Sensoria celebration, van Bork is showcasing her works in a solo exhibition in Ross Art Gallery on the CPCC Central Campus.
In... Read More
Gallery open Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Sun., Mar. 4, 2018 - Wed., Jun. 27, 2018 )
Block2 Gallery debuts a new exhibition just in time for First Friday! Featuring new videos by 3 artists - Leah Sobsey, Joy Meyer, and Jeff Whetstone - The Wild explores unique perspectives on nature and man. On view now through June 27th.
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Thu., Feb. 1, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 1, 2018 )
Bob Trotman: Business as Usual - The pieces included in Business as Usual are the work of North Carolina sculptor ... Read More
Wilmington -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Sun., Oct. 8, 2017 - Sun., Jul. 8, 2018 )
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.
Wilmington -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Sat., Mar. 3, 2018 - Sun., Aug. 5, 2018 )
The North Carolina Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship Exhibition opens Saturday, March 3 at the Cameron Art Museum (CAM) in Wilmington with the works of 17 contemporary artists.
The artists participating in the show include ten visual artists, three... Read More
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 ( Thu., Mar. 15, 2018 - Sun., Sep. 9, 2018 )
Paintings, ceramics and enamels by the pioneer NC modernists. Design Duet will include a number of Robert Black’s striking collage‐paintings and award‐winning contemporary stonewares, alongside the exquisitely etched and glazed metal enamels that led the organizers of the 1964 New York World’s... Read More
Raleigh -- Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 at 6:00 PM ( Thu., Mar. 15, 2018 - Sun., Sep. 9, 2018 )
The Creative Lives of Robert Black and Ormond Sanderson
OPENING RECEPTION: March 15, 6:00pm
In the early 1960s, while Research Triangle Park was turning central NC into a magnet for modern technology, Robert Black and Ormond Sanderson’s Strawvalley complex presented furniture, lighting, and... Read More