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Art: Museum
Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume & Confrontation
Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enligh...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Mon 7/31/17
Art: Museum
ECHO: Heather Gordon & Justin Tornow
A collaboration between visual artist Heather Gordon and dancer and choreographer Justin Tornow, ECHO is part of Gordon’s series The Algorithms for Intimacy, which maps interpersonal relationships through visual and performance art. Using data sets based u...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Thu 8/31/17
Art: Museum
Found@Counting House
Johnston Foster’s near life-size safety-barrel tiger, discarded-wood moose, and a zebra head assembled from a stripped leather couch and a broom brush; Hong-Yo Ji’s twin-headed tire ram; a rhino head of gold-tipped matches by David Mach: the realism of tod...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: Museum
Reflecting Transformations: Site-Specific Art at 21c Durham
Mirrored surfaces and intersecting patterns of forms and imagery animate the site-specific art integrated into the 16-story art deco building that has transformed into 21c Museum Hotel Durham. Working with glass, plastic, acrylic foil, tile, and found obje...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery
Lucy Dierks: Avian Tablescapes
Cedar Creek Gallery will be exhibiting an Asheville potter in an upcoming show. Lucy Dierks, who has been making pottery for the past twenty years has always been passionate about Asian art and pottery and draws heavily from these traditions to create her ...
Cedar Creek Gallery
Creedmoor, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Citizen Science Center
This area serves as a clearinghouse for NRC guests that wish to enlist in “Citizen Science” projects. Visitors can become participants in ongoing, active research projects by collecting, submitting and/or analyzing data on the Museum floor or at the Museum...
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences – Nature Research Center
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Animals
Coastal North Carolina
Two stories high and half a block long, the Coastal North Carolina exhibit hall is home to North Carolina's entire ocean spectrum: from whales to wetlands, seahorses to sargassum.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Collecting Carolina: 100 Years of Jugtown Pottery
The potters of Jugtown continue to honor tradition and “the Busbee vision” while reinterpreting their wares with a renewed freshness for today’s consumers and collectors. This new lobby-case exhibit will highlight and showcase the quintessential forms and ...
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Dinosaur Trail
Step into the world of paleontology as you hike the trail among life-sized dinosaur models and dig for fossils.
North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Discover Your Governors
Filled with kid-friendly graphics, hands-on interactives, artifacts and photographs, this exhibit introduces children (and other museum visitors) to the office of governor of North Carolina. Discover what the state’s leader does, and explore more than 200 ...
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery, Jewelry/Gems, Painting, Photography, Sculpture
Earthworks
Paintings by Chris Graebner and Jude Lobe, pottery by Garry Childs. May 22 – June 25. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, May 26th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 21 artists and feat...
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Hillsborough, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-6pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-4pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Thu 6/1/17 at 10am-6pm
Fri 6/2/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Gallery
Fluid
Exhibition of works by MyLoan Dinh.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
North Carolina & World War I
This interactive multimedia exhibit will commemorate the centennial of US entry into World War I and focus on North Carolina’s role in the War to End All Wars on the western front in France and Belgium. Visitors will experience a re-created trench warfare ...
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective
Discover the diverse people, beautiful landscapes, beloved sports and changing culture of North Carolina throughout the 20th century.
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Museum
RACE: Are We So Different?
Three thematic elements make this exhibit transformative in every way – the everyday experience of living with race, its history as an idea, and the findings of contemporary science that are challenging its foundations. Appropriate for all ages, RACE inclu...
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Rachel Campbell: Stories from the Heartland
This exhibition will be shown in the Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Thu 5/25/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography
Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote: Photographs by Spider Martin
This photography exhibit focuses on the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, when more than 2,000 people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to march for African American voting rights and equality. It was part of the campaign for Afr...
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
All Matterings of Mind: Transcendent Imagery From the Contemporary Collection
To transcend is to go beyond, to surpass, to exceed or rise above in extent or degree. Transcendence can be physical, spiritual, emotional or mental and allows for an encounter that defies expectations. The works in this exhibition transcend everyday exper...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
The Collection Galleries
Highlighting 5,000 years of art, The Collection Galleries contain rotating installations of the Nasher Museum’s extensive holdings. Eight galleries, and also the entrance to Wilson Pavilion, are dedicated to the collection’s strengths, which include a vari...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Wed 5/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Museum
Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520
Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 is the South’s first exhibition surveying the development of Renaissance painting in Venice from the second half of the 1400s to the early 1500s.
North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, NC

Tue 5/23/17 - Thu 5/25/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 5/26/17 at 10am-9pm
Sat 5/27/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Thu 6/1/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 6/2/17 at 10am-9pm
    

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