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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 7/25/17 - 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 7/25/17 - 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 7/25/17 - 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 7/25/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: Museum
“You really stuck it to me today”: The Political Cartoons of Dwane Powell: Exhibit Opening
The City of Raleigh Museum announced that its retrospective of the nationally syndicated work of political cartoonist and area resident Dwane Powell will open to the public Sunday, June 4. Titled “You really stuck it to me today”: The Political Cartoons of...
City of Raleigh Museum
Raleigh, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Mon 1/1/18 at 1pm-4pm
Art: Museum
American Red Cross: Healing the Warrior’s Heart through Art
The Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina, in honor of celebrating their centennial this year, is partnering with the museum to open American Red Cross: Healing the Warrior’s Heart through Art. The exhibit features a collection of works created by wounded M...
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-5pm
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 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-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 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Gallery
Fluid
Exhibition of works by MyLoan Dinh.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: Museum
Miss North Carolina
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant. Along the way, many incredible pageant winners have gone on to serve their communities, to gain confidence and inspiration that helped them reach success, to receive schol...
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-5pm
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 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 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 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 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 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery
Serious Fun
Jewelry by Nell Chandler, fiber art by Ali Givens, paintings by Michele Yellin. July 24 – August 20. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, July 28th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 21 ...
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Hillsborough, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-6pm
Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-9pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-4pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Thu 8/3/17 at 10am-6pm
Fri 8/4/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Gallery
Small to Large: Delight in the Practice of Painting
This exhibition of works by Margie Stewart will be displayed in the Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: Gallery
2017 Summer Artist in Residence David Politzer
David Politzer is an artist based in Houston, TX. He received his MFA in Photography from Syracuse University and a BS in Art from Skidmore College. David also studied at the Glasgow School of Art and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
Artspace
Raleigh, NC

Tue 7/25/17 at 10am-7pm
Wed 7/26/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-6pm
Tue 8/1/17 at 10am-7pm
Wed 8/2/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 10am-6pm
Tue 8/8/17 at 10am-7pm
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 7/25/17 - Wed 7/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 - Wed 8/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Ed Ruscha: Parking Lots
For more than fifty years, Ed Ruscha has combined his interest in conceptual art and popular culture to make drawings, paintings and photographs that are often inextricably linked to the urban landscape of Southern California. Throughout the 1960s, Ruscha ...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Wed 7/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 - Wed 8/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/3/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Art Talk
Jennifer Dasal - NCMA curator and podcaster on the Mona Lisa
Our own NC Museum of Art's contemporary arts curator, Dasal joins us with a talk on "Thieves, Forgers, and The Smiling Woman: The Mona Lisa and the Greatest Crime in Art", one of her previous podcasts. She uncovers the story of the Mona Lisa from its creat...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Tue 7/25/17 at 7pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Looking South: Photographs by Eudora Welty
This exhibition features a portfolio of 18 photographs by the acclaimed American novelist and short story writer Eudora Welty (1909–2001), produced by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in 1992 (with Welty selecting the images and printing ...
North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 7/28/17 at 10am-9pm
Sat 7/29/17 - Sun 7/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 - Thu 8/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/4/17 at 10am-9pm
    

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