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Durham -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Thu., May. 10, 2018 - Sat., May. 26, 2018 )
The north wall of the gallery is dedicated to a pairing of Preston‘s lush color pencil illustrations with Ricky's photographs of some of the less frequently seen birds of the Carolinas. Also featuring some of Liz Kelly's pots, the majority of which are adorned with a range of finely detailed botanical imagery. The... Read More
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 11 to 3ish and by appt.
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Sun., Apr. 8, 2018 - Sun., May. 27, 2018 )
Join us on Sunday, April 8, from 2-5 p.m. for a champagne celebration of the paintings of former NCSU College of Design art professor Lope Max Diaz and one of his most outstanding students, mixed media artist Luke Miller Buchanan. This marks the first time mentor and mentee have shown their works... Read More
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Tue., May. 1, 2018 - Thu., May. 31, 2018 )
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, May 4th, 6:00-9:00pm
Apex -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Fri., May. 4, 2018 - Fri., Jun. 8, 2018 )
Our Latino community collaborates annually to celebrate its diverse cultures through art and design. Every year we bring more art, more variety, more color! This, our ninth year, will include works of at least 10 Latino countries. Enjoy the original creations, and then join us at the Ninth Annual Latino Arts Festival on Sat, Jun... Read More
Opening Reception: Friday, May 4, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Asheville -- Sun., May 20, 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 email@example.com. To donate to April’s YouCaring campaign, visit Read More
Blowing Rock -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Sat., May. 5, 2018 - Sun., Jun. 24, 2018 )
The exhibit will explore similar themes of the Smithsonian exhibition The Way We Worked, but with a specific focus on members of our working community.
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. (May - November). The Museum is closed on Monday. General admission to the Museum is $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, and children ages 5 and up. Donations are accepted for... Read More
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 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 -- Sun., May 20, 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 -- Sun., May 20, 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.
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Mon., May. 14, 2018 - Mon., Jul. 9, 2018 )
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 17, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Charlotte -- Sun., May 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Wed., Mar. 28, 2018 - Wed., Jul. 18, 2018 )
Each year, Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) Visual Arts Department hosts a Juried Student Show recognizing students’ works in painting, photography, drawing, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Students who have works featured in the show receive an array of awards, ranging from the Presidential and CPCC... Read More
Gallery open Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m
Charlotte -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Wed., Mar. 28, 2018 - Wed., Jul. 18, 2018 )
The Annual Juried Student Show encompasses the creative talents of CPCC Visual Arts program students.
Opening Reception/Awards Ceremony: April 10, 5:00-7:00 PM
Charlotte -- Sun., May 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Wed., Mar. 21, 2018 - Sat., Jul. 21, 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 addition to... Read More
Gallery open Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )
You Are Here features immersive art installations by 14 contemporary artists, including large-scale light works; sound installations; video works; mixed-media, room-size environments; and site-specific projects. The artists in this exhibition employ a diversity of media to create intriguing experiences that engage... Read More
This exhibition is on display in the East Building, Level B, and Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )
You Are Here features 20 immersive art installations by 15 contemporary artists, including large-scale light works, sound installations, video works, mixed-media room-size environments, and site-specific projects. Some are delightfully low-tech, transforming ordinary materials into awe-inspiring visuals, while... Read More
This exhibition takes over an entire floor of the NCMA’s temporary exhibition galleries and also transforms the landscape in the Museum Park, creating a campus-wide presentation of contemporary experiential art. Opening weekend April 7, 10 am to 5 pm; April 7 all-nighter, 8:30 pm to 10 am; April 8, 10 am to 5... Read More
Charlotte -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Sat., Feb. 3, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 29, 2018 )
Wilmington -- Sun., May 20, 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 -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Fri., May. 11, 2018 - Fri., Aug. 24, 2018 )
Playscape, an exhibit by Marguerite Jay Gignoux, Becky Joye and Georges le Chevallier, explores how each artist incorporates different ideas and principles of play into their artistic practices. Come play with us at Block Gallery now through August 24th!
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 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 -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Thu., May. 17, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 25, 2018 )
Photographer Timothy Duffy’s wet plate collodion prints bring attention to the traditional musicians of the South. When Duffy began recording the music of folk and blues musicians for the Southern Folklife Collection at UNC Chapel Hill, he discovered many of them living in poverty, despite their significant... Read More
May 17 — Opening Reception, 6:00pm - 8:00pm with a special performance by Glorifying Vines
Raleigh -- Sun., May 20, 2018 ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Mon., Jul. 22, 2019 )
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