May 17 – September 5, 2016 M.F.A Works in Progress Lewandowski Student Gallery Winthrop University Free Admission Galleries are OPEN: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM Galleries will be CLOSED: May 30, 2016 Galleries will be CLOSED: July 4–August 12, 2016 Free Admissionhttp://www.winthrop.edu/galleries
The Juried Competition exhibit is comprised of original work, created in the last two years, and not previously shown at the Dalton Gallery. Judging this year's competition is Seth Gadsden of the Nickelodeon Theatre. The winners of the 27th Annual Juried Competition will be announced at an opening reception on Thurs., June 16, 2016 at 6-8PM. GALLERY HOURS Monday-Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM Fridays: 9 AM - 5 PM 2nd & 4th Weekends Saturdays: 10 AM - 2 PM Sundays: 2 - 4 PM FREEhttp://www.yorkcountyarts.org
The Abstract Invitational will feature 10 emerging abstract artists.
This yearly skateboard deck art show has picked up wins in CL’s Best of Charlotte for good reason. Artists purchase new or salvaged skateboards and give them new life through art. Locals like Alexandra Loesser and Phoebe Alicia gave us a peek (one of Loesser’s works features David Bowie and Alicia’s features kittens) and CL graphic designer and artist Dana Vindigni shared another kickass board design (pictured) that goes down the rabbit hole.
This exhibit presents two local artists that you should be watching. The first is Nicholas Napolentano, a hyperrealist figurative with a message. The flyer features two semi-nude women in bed in a fetal-like position. The second artist is Matthew Steele, who creates wooden sculptures that resemble complex manmade infrastructures. Reception on July 15, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free admission
Fun and learning go hand in hand at this exhibit for young visitors. The stimulating atmosphere relates to science and math. Children will learn by touching and testing different environments and activities, including water tables, wind tunnels, blocks, gears and air tubes. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
The first survey exhibition of photography drawn solely from the Mint’s permanent collection. It's comprised of approximately 100 of the Mint’s most stunning and provocative photographs.
The exhibit presents Bechtler Museum of Modern Arts’ rich mid-20th century art collection alongside furniture, textile and ceramic holdings on loan from other institutions and private collectors. The show will emphasize process, examining how designers and artists tackled projects, and how the innovations in other disciplines from the sciences to the humanities influenced their direction.
The exhibit features 26 wood works by three artists, including Frank E. Cummings III, John Mascoll and Avelino Samuel.
This exhibition features Maya traditional clothing, including fashions of the Kaqchikel, Ixil, K’iche’, Mam, Tz’utujil, Chuj, Awakatek, Jakaltek and Poqomchi’ from Guatemala, and Tzotzil and Tzeltal from Chiapas, Mexico.
Oscar “Buddy” Folk : Expressionism “Sacred Geometry Collection”- On display August 23- September 30, 2016. Opening Reception Saturday, September 10, 5-8:00 Late Native Charlottean: 08/12/1927 - 01/10/2013 Inspired by Commercial Design, European travels, and New York City’s East Village in the early 80’s, Oscar Folk’s expressionism has been seen in such locations as the South Carolina Arts Commission, South Carolina National Bank, Carolina First Bank, Bank of America, the Wyche Law Firm, Narramore Associates, Pelham associates, the Charlotte Arts and Science Council, and numerous private collections. Most of his work favors the abstract and symbolic over the representational, taking shapes Freehttp://www.charlottefineart.com/special_exhibitions_high_profile
The exhibit features a selection of fine and decorative European arts from the museum's permanent collection.
A themed, illustrated exhibit about the the inaugural installation of the Heritage Gallery at Mint Museum Randolph.
Featuring works from mask-producing regions of Mexico where dance performances commonly accompany religious rituals and civic events.
The exhibit spotlights a past exhibit, Ramesses The Great: The Pharaoh and His Time, which was the largest exhibition ever mounted by Mint Museum when it opened on October 1, 1988.