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Arts Datebook, Sept. 14

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Emerge

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge will exhibit “The Black Light Project” and “Black Peace” through Sept. 28 in the Don Edwards and Harvey Wooten galleries. “The Black Light Project” is photographic documentary designed to highlight positive images of black life in the community. Contributing artists include Bryce Chapman and Randy Curtis. “Black Peace” is an exhibition of emerging African-American artists Bryce Chapman, Rakia Jackson and Shayla Thornton.

Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Visit emergegallery.com or call 551-6947.

Gray Gallery

■ The Gray Gallery will present Keaton and Umberger Gala Art Auction and Sale from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 22. Tickets for the sale, which will feature an auction, sale, hors d’oeuvres, live music and beverages, are $25. Call 328-1268 by today. All proceeds from the sale of the Keaton and Umberger Collection will support scholarships and programs at the School of Art and Design.

■ “Glass Art, Studies Abroad in Poland, Summer 2018,” curated by Lacey Hargroder, will be on exhibit Monday through Sept. 21 in the Burroughs Wellcome Senior Gallery.

The Wellington B. Gray and Burroughs Wellcome Senior galleries are in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. The Call 328-6665.

City Art Gallery

Live and In Color will on exhibit through Oct. 13.The show is the second collaborative show at City Art Gallery to feature art from award-winning author Clyde Edgerton and acclaimed architect Chip Hemingway, both of Wilmington.

City Art Gallery is at 511 Red Banks Road. Visit www.cityartgreenville.com or call 353-7000.

GMA

■ “Revisiting Cornerstones: The Louis Orr Etchings of North Carolina,” will be on exhibit through Oct. 7 in the West Wing Gallery.

■ NC Civil will present “To the Core,” a journey through the history, identity and expression of the West Greenville Community, through Oct. 7.

The Greenville Museum of Art is at 802 Evans St. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Faulkner Gallery

“Spellbound: Dreams, Magic and Unnatural Order,” artwork by Sue Luddeke and Maria Modlin, will be on exhibit through Sept. 28 in Joyner Library’s Janice B. Faulkner Gallery on the ECU campus. Call 328-0287.

Greenville Brushstrokes

The works of Brushstrokes members Beth Clark, Carol Jones and Sharon Mazurek will be featured at a’Tavola, 620 Red Banks Road, through Sept. 28. For more information, visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com.

Art classes

East Carolina University School of Art and Design will offer fall after-school art classes beginning this month. Cost is $10 for 10 class sessions.

Sessions will meet in room 1327 of the Jenkins Fine Art Center on campus. Classes for grades three-five will begin Monday and will continue from 4-5 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 26. (Class will not meet Oct. 8).

Contact Cynthia Bickley-Green at bickleygreen@ecu.edu.

Art workshops

■ The city’s Recreation and Parks Department will offer Clay Castles Workshop, for ages 6-12, from 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 22 at 2000 Cedar Lane:Cost is $20 for city residents and $30 for others. Registration is seven days prior to the start of class. Register at the Center for Arts and Crafts or any city recreation facility. For more information, visit www.greenvillenc.gov or contact Sara Caropreso at scaropreso@greenvillenc.gov or call 329-4546.

Emerge Gallery and Art Center, 404 Evans St., will host the following workshops:

■ “Art is Good Medicine,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Through a metal and jewelry design activity, participants will create “Battle Buddy Necklaces.” Free to those affected by cancer including patients, survivors, caregivers and family members over the age of 16.

■ Family Classes Potter's Wheel workshop, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Participants will learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel. They will learn to wedge, center and pull the clay to make a simple form. Cost, which includes one adult and one child, is $30 for Emerge members and $45 for others. Cost for additional participants is $10 each. Visit www.emergegallery.com or call 551-6947.

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