GreensboroArtsHub Arts Update: episode 22

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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


  • Greensboro artist NyghtFalcon presents Forgotten Places, an exhibit of gravure photographic prints opening on April 22nd at The Artery in Greensboro. Gravure is a process whereby images are etched onto a cylinder which is then used to print the image onto a substrate. These haunting monochromatic works are on exhibit through May 29th.

  • Reynolda House Museum of American Art is holding a virtual fundraiser from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm on April 24th. Combining the best of Broadway with the best of Reynolda, Celebrate Reynolda pairs performances from hit shows such as “The Sound of Music,” “The Secret Garden,” and “Ragtime,” among others, with its world-renowned art collection. Tickets of $50 help fund free admission for nearly one-third of museum visitors, educational resources and programs, and more!

  • 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 through May 12 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
  • The exhibit Sense of Wonder is underway at The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. The gallery is owned by 21 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, wood, pottery, and textiles. The exhibit runs through April 25th.
  • 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

Places to 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.
  • 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.
  • Picasso’s Gift Shop in Graham is operated by Alamance Arts. It offers a unique selection of original and handcrafted gifts by local, regional and international artists including one-of-a-kind jewelry, pottery, paintings, glass and more. Sales made through Picasso’s help support the artists in and around the community.
  • 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.

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 offers 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.

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