GreensboroArtsHub Arts Update; episode 20

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Welcome to your weekly update for the arts in the greater Greensboro, North Carolina area where we present the latest from GreensboroArtsHub.

Events

  • Abstracted Views is an exhibit of local artists now showing at Irving Park Art and Frame in Greensboro. Bold and subtle works reflect the world around us including LGBTQ themes. The exhibit is free and appropriate for all ages. It runs through April 26th.
  • Reynolda Salon is a series of online conversations about contemporary issues as they relate to American art and local history. Each week features a surprise guest host. Salons are free and are held every Wednesday from April 7 to May 12 from 4:00 to 5:00.
  • The exhibit Sense of Wonder opens at The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts on March 26th. The gallery is owned by 21 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, wood, pottery, and textiles. The exhibit runs through April 25th.
  • When school is out – drama is in! Drama Kids is offering summer drama camps online and in-person at locations throughout the area. Participants will explore their creative side, build self-confidence and learn new acting skills!
  • The exhibit Cross Pollination at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem is an exhibit of paintings by nineteenth-century American artists including Martin Johnson Heade with additional works by contemporary artists. The exhibit explores the interconnection between art and science and runs through May 23rd.
  • Enjoy great organ music every Friday at 7:00 pm with Friday Night Pipes. These mini recitals showcase organist Chris Dederer on the Christ United Methodist Church Fisk Op. 82 organ. They can be heard live over the air at FM 101.7, or streamed live on Facebook, YouTube, and on WDFC 101.7FM’s website

For more events, visit the events section of GreensboroArtsHub.com.

Places to Visit

Marshall’s Little Art Gallery in Greensboro features a rotating exhibition of art by North Carolina artists and frequent events including themed solo and juried group shows.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, in Winston-Salem, N.C., is a rare gem among the nation’s cultural institutions and historic landscapes. The Reynolda experience includes a renowned collection of American art in America’s largest bungalow; lush formal gardens; and calming, nature-filled walking trails encompassing more than 130 acres on the 1917 estate of Katharine and R.J. Reynolds.

Missions Pottery and More in Lexington creates and sells high quality handcrafted pottery. Profits are used to support Christian missions in America and around the world.

The Welborn Gallery in the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville exhibits varied 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art. You can always find something to inspire and challenge you with every visit.

Milton Studio Art Gallery is located in historic Milton, North Carolina. The gallery is owned and operated by Shirley Cadmus, a retired art educator, professional award winning artist and one of the gallery’s original founders. With a wide variety of artist styles and techniques as well as price ranges, there is sure to be something to strike your fancy.

Creative Works

The Raven is a musical setting of the poem by Edgar Allan Poe, for violin and viola duo with narration. Written by Winston-Salem’s Andy Licht and performed by Duo Licht.

Opportunities

  • Collaborate, create and inspire at Studio 503 in downtown Greensboro. This studio offers flexible workspace for artists, creators and other like minds.
  • Attention film makers: The Filmed in NC Fund supports the production of indie film and video projects by artists who are permanent residents of North Carolina, or who are full-time students at colleges or universities in North Carolina living full-time in NC. The program supports narrative, documentary, and experimental films with total budgets under $250,000. Projects are supported with funds ranging from $500 to $3,000 per project. The 2021 application period is open through May 19, 2021.
  • Artist Carolina Corona is now offering virtual private art classes. Instruction is offered a variety of visual art forms such as painting, drawing, collage, and more. These online classes are through Zoom or Facetime.
  • College students thinking about a career in the arts are invited to apply for summer internships at Reynolda House. Internship participants assist with the daily operation of the education and program departments, helping with school field trips and family programs. The application deadline is March 15th.

Visit GreensboroArtsHub.com for more and remember, it is free to add a listing.

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