This Week: February 12-18


Architect and urban designer Daniel Burnham is the subject of the Bechtler’s Modernism + Film event this Thursday February 15. 


The Art of Struggle’s Facilitated Discussion
Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art
6:30-8:00 p.m.
FREE, RSVP Required

In the midst of a nationwide racial and gender reckoning, how does contemporary art challenge us to confront our fractured reality, and what role does the artist play in this challenge? North Carolina artists Susan Brenner, MyLoan Dinh, and Charles Farrar address those questions in our February exhibition, The Art of Struggle. 


Artist Talk with Jason Watson
Met Contemporary
4 p.m.

Jason Watson will discuss his work on view at Met Contemporary in Rock Hill, SC.

Bob Ross Paintalong
Camp Northend

Even though this event is sold out, we are choosing to highlight it in hopes of encouraging similar creative programming. Attendees will watch an episode of Bob Ross’ classic television series then create their own mini-masterpieces full of fluffy clouds and happy trees.

WUG Talk: Marge Loudon Moody
Rutledge Building, Winthrop University
7-8 p.m.

Marge Loudon Moody discusses her and career as an artist and solo exhibition “Then and Now: Collages 1979-2017” now on display in the Rutledge Gallery. Her focus on a single medium showcased in her exhibition displays her creative development throughout her career.

Modernism + Film: Make No Little Plans
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
6-9 p.m.
Tickets $10

This film tells the story of the birth of city planning through the work of architect and urban designer Daniel Burnham. 


Bechtler By Night
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
5-9 p.m.

The galleries are open and free to all visitors. Additionally, challenge other competitors to Bechtler trivia in the lobby, where you can win great prizes for showing off your trivia knowledge. Don’t forget to show your steady hand with giant jenga (also in the lobby) and create your own works of art in the style of Bechtler collection artists in the second floor classroom.

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