This Week: October 17 – 23

Charles Williams gives a lecture in support of his exhibition at Winthrop University Galleries. Image: NIGHTSTICK - Harlem, July 1964 - 22"x30" - Oil on Watercolor Paper

Charles Williams gives a lecture in support of his exhibition at Winthrop University Galleries on Thursday 10/20. Image: NIGHTSTICK – Harlem, July 1964 – 22″x30″ – Oil on Watercolor Paper

THURSDAY, October 20

Opening Reception for “Seeing|Saying: Images and Words.”
Davidson College Art Galleries
6-8 p.m.
FREE

Exhibition features works by Shimon Attie, John Baldessari, Mark Bradford, Cris Bruch, Bethany Collins, Andrea Eis, Teresita Fernandez, Howard Finster, Christian Marclay, Shirin Neshat, Dennis Oppenheim, Susan Harbage Page, Jose Parla, Dan Perjovschi, Raymond Pettibon, Santiago Sierra, Hank Willis Thomas, and David Wojnarowicz.

Brief gallery talk at 6pm with Bethany Collins, Andrea Eis, and Susan Harbage Page.

Pecha Kucha Vol 16: Art w/o Borders | Arte sin Fronteras
La Revolución (at the Music Factory)
7:30-10 p.m.
$10 at the door

Selected presenters will speak about “what is happening in Charlotte.” Presenters are: Astrid Chirinos, Holly Martin, Juan Logan, Kia Moore, Lee Baumgarten, Leonor Demori, Mark Greenfield, Michael Sales , MyLoan Dinh, Sheila Smith, Zhenia O. Martinez Carrillo.

Artist Talk by Charles Williams
Winthrop University Galleries
7-8:30 p.m.
FREE

Charles Williams’ exhibition, “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See,” is inspired by recent and historical incidents of unlawful police brutality in the United States. This North Carolina artist references human situations involving a need for trust and using the embodiment of a person’s hands.

FRIDAY, October 21

Goodyear Arts: September / October Residency Showcase
Goodyear Arts, 514 N. College Street (free parking)
6-9 p.m.
FREE

New work on view by Renee Cloud, Jeff Jackson, Andy McMillan and Lydia Bittner-Baird. Jeff Jackson will read from his new novella NOVI SAD at 7pm and 8pm.

Saturday, October 22 – Sunday, October 23

80th Anniversary Community Day
Mint Museum of Art (Uptown and Randolph Road locations)
Saturday October 22, 2016 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday October 23, 2016 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
FREE (registration requested but not required)

The museum celebrates its 80th anniversary with the opening of two exhibitions, “WOMEN OF ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM” and “FIRED UP: WOMEN IN GLASS.”

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