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Bald Head Island -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Jun. 1, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Progressive Feast for the Eyes

Performed by Janette K. Hopper, artist

Progressive Feast for the Eyes is a joint solo show of Janette K Hopper’s art featuring oil paintings and masks inspired by the dunes, forest and beaches of Bald Head Island and with mixed media images of Bald Head Island sea turtles. The show will be open during June, July and August 2019 at the Bald Head... Read More

Bald Head Island Conservancy. , http://www.janettekhopper.com
Free

Asheville -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Sun., Jul. 7, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Materials, Sounds + Black Mountain College

Performed by Pia van Gelder, Peter Blamey, Vicky Browne, Nathan Thompson, Amanda Hollomon-Cook, Josh Copus, Jenn Grossman

This new exhibition brings together contemporary artists who each create an experience that is focused on the making of sound through materials. The artists in Materials, Sounds + Black Mountain College challenge the stability of materials in their practice. Handmade instruments and electronics, recycled electronic... Read More
More information.

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org

Asheville -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Sun., Jul. 7, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: BAUHAUS 100

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the BAUHAUS, we look at the impact of this legendary and influential school of art and design. The Bauhaus closed the same year that Black Mountain College opened (1933) and had an enormous influence on the structure and ethos of BMC. This intimate exhibition will feature... Read More
More information.

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org

Bald Head Island -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Jun. 1, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Progressive Feast for the Eyes

Performed by Janette K. Hopper, artist

Progressive Feast for the Eyes is a joint solo show of Janette K Hopper’s art featuring oil paintings and masks inspired by the dunes, forest and beaches of Bald Head Island and with mixed media images of Bald Head Island sea turtles. The show will be open during June, July and August 2019 at the Bald Head... Read More

All About Art Gallery. -- Jana Cruse at 910-368-5336 , http://www.janettekhopper.com
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM ( Fri., Jun. 14, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Latin American Contemporary Arts (LaCa) Projects Gallery: Architecture of the Immaterial Annual Collective

Latin American Contemporary Art (LaCa) Projects presents Architecture of the Immaterial, a collective exhibition featuring work by its six represented artists who have participated in solo or group exhibitions since the gallery’s founding in 2013. Included in the exhibition are artists Eduardo Cardozo, Juan Dolhare, Carlos... Read More
June 14 – August 31, 2019

LaCa Projects Gallery. , http://www.lacaprojects.com
$

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Aug. 1, 2019 - Tue., Sep. 3, 2019 )

Gallery C: New Works by Kathy Daywalt and Lee Mims

One exhibit showcasing two distinguished painters. On view from August 1 - September 3, 2019. Opening Reception: Friday, August 2nd, 6-9pm

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

Durham -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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 -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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.

Chapel Hill -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Thu., Aug. 15, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 15, 2019 )

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Art and Art History: Evoking Spirits

Performed by Dymph de Wild and Corinne Diop

De Wild and Diop work with materials and processes to evoke impermanence, questions of aesthetic value, a sense of disequilibrium and loss from displacement and the juxtaposition of disparate and revered images, surfaces and textures. Both women teach studio art at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Admission: Free Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm

John and June Allcott Gallery. , http://www.art.unc.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 - Sun., Sep. 15, 2019 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): 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

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Fri., Jul. 12, 2019 - Fri., Sep. 27, 2019 )

Block Gallery, City of Raleigh Arts Commission: Still [un]Still

Performed by Andie Freeman and Kaidy Lewis

The still life has endured a complicated evolution throughout the canon of art history. Once discarded as a feminine past time used as an exercise to build skills, still life painting was elevated during the Dutch Golden Age, and then rediscovered in the modernist paintings of the nineteenth century. The works of artists Andie... Read More
Artist Reception Friday, June 21, 2019 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building.
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Mon., Aug. 12, 2019 - Thu., Oct. 3, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College: Shift

Performed by Reuben Bloom, Amanda Foshag, and Heather Lewis.

Shift explores the idea of assigning value to the invaluable. Unifying found, recycled, and uncommon objects, Bloom, Foshag, and Lewis use these materials to create their art. All three artists work in various types of media, constructing their creations out of chaos. Each one strives to find beauty in the dramatic... Read More
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 29, 2019; 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Ross Gallery Artist Lectures: Reuben Bloom - Thursday, September 19, 2019; 12:30 p.m. - Tate Hall, Overcash Center Amanda Foshag - Monday, September 23, 2019; 3 p.m. - Tate Hall, Overcash Center Heather Lewis - Thursday, September 26, 2019; 10 a.m. -... Read More

Overcash Center. -- Megan Boisvert: Megan.Boisvert@cpcc.edu , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Wed., Jun. 12, 2019 - Sun., Oct. 27, 2019 )

Block Gallery: Still [un]Still

Performed by Andie Freeman and Kaidy Lewis

The still life has endured a complicated evolution throughout the canon of art history. Once discarded as a feminine past time used as an exercise to build skills, still life painting was elevated during the Dutch Golden Age, and then rediscovered in the modernist paintings of the nineteenth century. The works of artists Andie... Read More
June 12 – September 27, 2019 Artist Reception Friday, June 21, 2019 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building.
Free

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 22, 2019 ( Wed., Jun. 5, 2019 - Tue., Oct. 29, 2019 )

Block Gallery: Seasons For Ibrahim 2

Performed by Mariam Aziza Stephan, Seasons For Ibrahim 2. Music by Mark Mallman

Stephan's constructed landscapes piece together fragmented scenes of conflict, abandonment, and disarray. Seasons For Ibrahim 2 is a meditation on change. This drawing-video landscape is a portrait of a relationship that is trying to find its place between two worlds. This piece is a testimonial to places that are... Read More
June 5 through September 29, 2019 On view each evening at dusk and each First Friday

Block2.
Free

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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 -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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 -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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. -- 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 -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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 -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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 -- Thu., Aug. 22, 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