This Week: July 24 – 30, 2017

Wednesday

There’s a talk at Elder Art Gallery on Wednesday, July 26. Doors open at 6, event starts at 6:30pm. During this talk, Art Industry: Higher Education and Career Paths, a program of the Charlotte Millennial Art Program, Megan Lynch will discuss her unique background and experiences, from Sotheby’s to independent curation. Refreshments provided by Wooden Robot and Queen City Catering.
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Thursday

Up for a little drive? The Diggs Gallery at Winston Salem State University (WSSU) opens a new exhibition on Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm. Origins: The Legacy of Winston Salem State University will celebrate more than 100 years of visual art at WSSU, as the university celebrates its 125th anniversary. Committed to preserving African American history and culture, the Diggs’ exhibition honors artists of the past. We heard there are some stellar works in this exhibition, including a large-scale painting by John Biggers entitled Jubilee: Ghana Harvest Festival, on loan from the MFA Houston.

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John Biggers, “Jubilee: Ghana Harvest Festival”

Friday

Head to The Light Factory at 6pm on Friday for a lecture related to the current exhibition, Of Women By Women. All of the images in the exhibition were curated from the Do Good Fund, a public charity located in Columbus, GA. The founder of the Do Good Fund, Alan Rothschild, will talk about the history and mission of the organization and discuss specific images on view.

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Tamara Reynolds, Untitled

 

 

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