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Here We Are: Painting and Sculpting the Human Form

March 9 - October 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

“We convince,” wrote the poet Walt Whitman, “by our presence.” He argued that the human body is not merely a physical object, but the means to emotional experience and connection. In celebrating its dynamic nature, he famously proclaimed, “I sing the body electric.” Countless visual artists likewise have explored and affirmed the charged power of the human form. With works from the Weatherspoon’s collection of modern and contemporary art, this installation considers the myriad ways in which they have done…

GreenHill Summer Camps | Register Today!

April 15 - July 1

Summer Camps at GreenHill provide the perfect nurturing environment to inspire creativity and learning for curious kids of all ages. Small group sizes, experienced facilitators, access to GreenHill’s galleries and studios make each day a fun-filled adventure. Week-long camps are themed and geared towards ages 4 years to rising 6th graders. Camp is $125 per camper unless noted otherwise. To register and more information go to www.greenhillnc.org/summer-camps.

SWEET

May 3 @ 1:30 pm - July 14 @ 1:00 pm

Sweet and processed foods are the subject of works by artists Kristen Baumlier-Faber, Rachel Campbell, Stacy Crabill, Robin Frohardt, Ed Bing Lee, Jillian Ohl, Bethany Pierce, and Paul Rousso in GreenHill’s spring exhibition SWEET. Suggested donation for entry.

Double Edged: Geometric Abstraction Then and Now

May 25 - August 18
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Carefully defined expanses of color and precisely calculated lines—the characteristic elements of geometric abstractions are often defined as rational, measured, and simple. Indeed, one can describe these artworks with a common vocabulary of shapes, colors, and sizes. Their meaning, however, is rarely so singular or straightforward. As painter Jo Baer noted, the challenge in making such work is to create “poetic objects” that are “discrete yet coherent, legible yet dense.” She called these efforts “double-dealing, double-edged.” Geometric abstraction has long…

Engraving Injustice

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - August 2 @ 7:00 pm

Casa Azul of Greensboro and the African American Atelier join forces to present “Engraving Injustice”, in collaboration with General Consulate of Mexico in Raleigh. This is an Exhibition of Taller de Gráfica Popular works, part of an artistic movement in mid-20th Century Mexico. It is one of the most influential and progressive printmaking collectives of its time.

2019 UNCG School of Art Faculty Biennial

June 15 - September 15
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The Weatherspoon is pleased to present the 2019 biennial exhibition of recent work by studio art faculty in UNCG's School of Art. The faculty, as both professors and practicing artists, stimulate students to engage in their own aesthetic and intellectual pursuits. To do so, they must nourish their own creativity in addition to deepening their experiences and knowledge of the field. This exhibition is the result of the faculty's continuous activity to create, experiment, learn, and communicate. The exhibition is…

GREENHILL SUMMER CAMPS | KID CRAFTERS

June 18 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until June 21, 2019

1ST – 3RD A camp designed especially for your crafty kid! We will follow our creative spirits during this week-long adventure of fun, whimsy and imagination. Campers will get a smorgasbord of opportunity to learn fiber arts such as weaving and hand-sewing, paper crafts including origami, printmaking, bookmaking and more! Self-selected works of art to be displayed in our Camp Gallery at the end of the week.

ArtsGreensboro Annual Celebration

June 19 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us in celebrating Greensboro's vibrant art community! Program starts at 5:30pm, refreshments will be provided.

Friday Night Studios | Focus on Food

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 12, 2019

Join us for Friday Night Studios for health and nutrition workshops; create “my-plate” plates that will be decorative but will also function as a guide for creating a balanced meal, participate in Food Fonts, a project created by Kristen Baumlier, inviting participants to create letters using real food. In collaboration with Guilford County Cooperative Extension agents, participate in food preparation and cooking demonstration and provide nutrition education handouts to participants. Admission is “Pay what you wish.” More details available at…

15th Annual WAM Summer Solstice Party

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Get ready for this year's Summer Solstice Party! As in past years, we will have music by J. Timber, kids activities, scavenger hunt, face-painting, selfie-station, and more. All WAM galleries will be open! Free admission. Food (tacos!) and drinks for purchase. Thank you to our sponsors Cafe Europa, Crafted The Art of the Taco, Preyer Brewing Company, and Shine Automotive.

Reception and Collector’s Talk with Dr. Robert Healy

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a community discussion with Dr. Robert Healy, owner of the works on display at the African American Atelier as part of the Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP or People’s Print Workshop) exhibition. Enjoy some light refreshments and fellowship as we discuss the roots of the TGP movement, its current manifestations and the ways in which such work can be used for education and social activism.

Interwoven: Natural and Illusory Textiles

June 22 - September 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The textile industry put Greensboro on the map. In fact, one of its most productive mills, Cone Mills, was a world leader in the manufacturing of corduroy, flannel, denim, and other cotton fabrics for most of the 20th century. In homage to this legacy, the museum will showcase works of art by artists who either incorporate fabric as an artmaking tool or suggest its physical characteristics. While fabric has had a long history in the field of craft, it was…

This Royale Life Festival

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday, June 22nd, Greensboro, NC will mark the spot for the launch of a new music & gaming festival called “This Royale Life.” The event invites notable influencers and musicians from the top social media platforms and transports them from the fans’ smartphones to live appearances on the festival stages. This Royale Life will take over the entire downtown Barber Park Amphitheater grounds to build a mini-kingdom replete with video game tournament stations, reenactment fields, cosplay workshop booths, obstacle course…

The Music Academy of NC Summer Music Camps

June 24 @ 8:00 am - July 26 @ 12:00 pm

Summer music camp at MANC is a great place to explore musical interests and discover the sounds that inspire us all. Each week of camp includes a variety of large and small group activities designed to learn about music in a fun way. Camps are taught by MANC faculty assisted by veteran students eager to share their passion. Week-long, half-day camps are themed and tailored to meet the needs of students Pre-K through grade 5. To register or learn more,…

GREENHILL SUMMER CAMPS | 2-D STUDIO

June 24 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until June 28, 2019

4TH – 6TH This camp is especially for the budding artist who wants to discover more! Campers will complete a unique 8x10 work of art each day – exploring a multitude of surfaces such as watercolor paper and canvas with mediums including pen and ink, graphite, watercolor, acrylic paint, and oil pastels. We will also learn exciting techniques for creating mixed-media art such as gel transfers, stenciling, printmaking and collage. At the end of the week campers will select their…

GREENHILL SUMMER CAMPS | CANDY LAND

July 1 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 5, 2019

4 YEARS – RISING K Inspired by GreenHill’s “Sweet” exhibition and the all-round children’s favorite game “Candy Land”, this camp is sure to entice! Campers will take a whimsical journey through their own artistic version of the game. 3-d lollipops, sweets-inspired clay sculptures, abstract paintings using the Candy Land color palette, and we’ll even create our own edible art! This sweet week will end by playing a life-sized version of Candy Land!

Artful Meditation

July 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Looking for a different way to slow down this summer? Drop by WAM for a sampling of mini-mindfulness practices, including guided meditation, walking meditation, and mindful looking. Programs take place in the museum galleries and include both seated and walking practices. Beginners welcome. Fridays: June 7, July 5, and August 2.

First Friday | RES #103 Happening

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet Elsewhere's artists and discover what they've been up to during their residencies. The events will feature new installations, live performances, craft cocktails, and more! The group openings are part of Downtown Greensboro's First Friday.

GREENHILL SUMMER CAMPS | FULL STEAM AHEAD

July 8 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

1ST – 3RD It’s Michaelangelo meets Einstein in the “STEAM-y” week of creative problem solving. Campers will stir up a magic concoction of investigation, innovation and imagination to use as the tackle traditional favorites (hint: slime may be involved) and feats of engineering like: playdough as a building material, the oragmi challenge, rainbow science and more! The grand finale will be the always exciting egg drop contest.

Noon @ the ‘Spoon Public Tour – “Interwoven”

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Our 20-minute Noon @ the 'Spoon tour is a fun way to explore a new exhibition during your lunch break. Offered the second Tuesday of the month. Free and open to the public. This month we will be touring the exhibition Interwoven: Natural and Illusory Textiles (on view through September 29, 2019). The textile industry put Greensboro on the map. In fact, one of its most productive mills, Cone Mills, was a world leader in the manufacturing of corduroy, flannel,…

Print Making Workshop with Cuban Artist Carlos Montes de Oca

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Casa Azul for a hands-on print making workshop with Cuban artist Carlos Montes de Oca.

SWEET | Play with your Food: A food and art party for sweet-lovers of all ages

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for cake decorating demonstrations, still-life painting, vegetable carving, cupcake contests, Food Font workshop, bicycle smoothies, and more in the gallery and studios at GreenHill. “Pay what you wish” admission, or get in free if you bring a home-made sweet and share your family recipe. More info at www.GreenHillNC.org/SWEET.

GREENHILL SUMMER CAMPS | PAPER PALOOZA

July 15 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 19, 2019

1ST – 3RD Art, paper, scissors, GO! Explore the many creative possibilities that a piece of paper can become. From paper making, to marbling paper, to 3D sculptures, campers will experience the transformative process of an everyday material.

Tours & Treats

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy a family-friendly exploration of WAM’s newest exhibitions and top it off with a cool treat in the Sculpture Garden. Drop-in gallery activities, like storytelling and word games, are appropriate for all ages, including children accompanied by an adult. No reservations are needed, but if your group is larger than 10, please let us know by emailing weatherspoon@uncg.edu. Thursdays this summer: June 6, July 18 and August 15.

GREENHILL SUMMER CAMPS | CAFÉ MONET

July 22 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 26, 2019

4TH – 6TH An adventure in paint for the young artist who wants to try it all! Campers will create works with watercolor, tempera and acrylic paints whil learning about the cultural origins of artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso. Creative projects such as abstract splatter paintings, watercolor landscapes, and painting without a paintbrush will introduce campers to both traditional and alternative painting techniques. Campers will create a portfolio of works to keep at the end of the week.

CONSTANT/CHANGE

July 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

GreenHill is featuring eight outstanding emerging artists from North Carolina for the exhibition Constant/Change (July 26 – September 8, 2019). This juried exhibition will celebrate the wide-range of artistic pursuits and formal excellence of North Carolina artists, with each of the final eight artists having over 500 square feet to showcase their work. http://www.greenhillnc.org/constant-change

CONSTANT/CHANGE | Opening Reception

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for the opening reception for Constant/Change featuring emerging artists Megan Bostic, Michael Clapp, Julie Anne Greenberg, Eric Knoche, Karmimadeebora McMillan, Kenny Nguyen, Katie St. Clair, and Matthew Steele.

GREENHILL SUMMER CAMPS | ECOART CREATORS

July 29 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until August 2, 2019

1ST – 3RD Let your creativity run wild! We’ll explore the wild world of nature art on this outdoor themed adventure. We’ll activate our imagination and find our muse as we paint with berries, weave with flowers, build towers of twigs, mold animals out of clay and find artistic inspiration for our next masterpiece amoungst the flowers or high in the treetops. Nature is our canvas.

Tunes at Noon: Music Academy Students and Faculty Perform

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us in Lebauer Park on July 31 12:00-1:30pm for musical performances from Music Academy students and faculty! Bring your lunch and enjoy what is sure to brighten your day with MANC! The Music Academy of NC is a non-profit community music enable students of all ages, interests, abilities, and backgrounds to discover, develop, realize, and express their inherent talent.

Artful Meditation

August 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Looking for a different way to slow down this summer? Drop by WAM for a sampling of mini-mindfulness practices, including guided meditation, walking meditation, and mindful looking. Programs take place in the museum galleries and include both seated and walking practices. Beginners welcome. Fridays: June 7, July 5, and August 2.

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