This Week – Nov. 10 – 17

And we’re back!  Hope you all had artful weekends!  Here are three things you need to know about happening this week in Charlotte!

Wednesday

Panel Discussion on Public Art at Davidson College Galleries

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In conjunction with the Plensa exhibition, The Davidson College are hosting a panel discussion about art made for the public realm. Here are the details:

Public Art & Placemaking Discussion
November 12, 2014,
6-8pm
Semans Lecture Hall, Belk Visual Art Center at Davidson College.

The talk will focus primarily on projects around North Carolina. Jeff York, Director of Public Art, Town of Chapel Hill will moderate a discussion with four panelists: Shaun Cassidy, artist and professor of art, Winthrop University; Thomas Sayre, artist; Jose Gamez, architect and professor at UNCC; and Kati Stegall, Program Administrator, Art-in-Transit, Charlotte Area Transit System.

Friday

Mud/Steel/Glass or the Provocation of Light

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Opening Reception
November 14th
6pm – 9pm
McColl Center for Visual Art
New works by 11 month Affiliate Artists, Austin Ballard and Betsy Birkner

Saturday

2014 Light Factory Auction

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November 15
6:30pm
1817 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205
Tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members

This year’s auction includes work by Annie Leibovitz, Jock Sturges, Simmons B. Jones, Constance Thalken and many other wonderful photographers. Silent auction begins at 6:30 pm and the live auction begins at 8:00 pm.

Also on Saturday…

An Evening of Earth and Fire with Clayworks

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November 15, 2014
5 to 8 pm, at Elder Gallery
The evening will feature a silent auction and raffle with works from some of North Carolina’s finest ceramic artists. Silent Auction ends at 7:30, so be sure to get there early!

Click here to learn more and see the auction items!

 

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