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This #firstfriday #tgiffr 311 Gallery is hosting 70 abstract works as part of a national juried art show #art #downtownRaleigh
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Gifts of Gold by the @wcpss are on display this #firstfriday at @unitedartscouncil. Our students are SO talented aren't they? #tgiffr
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Can you find the "Hidden Beauty" in this piece by Nicole Kennedy of Nicole's Studio? She's showing off her Favorite Stories this #firstfriday #tgiffr
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Stop by @twistedoakraleigh pop-up shop where you can find beautiful skyline water colors like this one by @rfox90 and much more by #local artists! #downtownraleigh
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"Shaping our Genetic Future" with NCSU Libraries @ CAM Raleigh (Contemporary Art Museum)

Come to CAM Raleigh for a special First Friday event: "Shaping Our Genetic Future" sponsored by NCSU Libraries. In addition to CAM’s incredible exhibitions, music, and food trucks the evening will include several fun and interactive science-inspired exhibits for the whole family. Seven artists will be showing and talking about their work, which explores questions and implications around humanity's genetic future. You'll get to touch extracted DNA, consider the perfumes from extinct flower species, and hear the improvisational acoustic band Cyanotype interpret genetic code as a musical score. Participating artists include Kirsten Stolle, Adam Zaretsky, Christina Agapakis, Paul Vanouse, and the Center for PostNatural History. Admission is FREE for everyone 6-10 PM. For more information, please visit our Facebook event page and the NCSU Libraries website. CAM Exhibitions on view: untitled installation by Leonardo Drew On view through June 11 Without War Paint, by Mathew Curran On view through May 7. 0-11, by Boris Bidjan Saberi On view through May 7.

ABSTRACTS MATTER National Juried Art Show @ 311 Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Apr 6-Apr 29

Over 70 of the nation’s best abstract works are presented in ABSTRACTS MATTER, a national juried art show presented by 311 Gallery, 311 West Martin Street, Raleigh NC 27601.

April First Friday @ United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County

Join us for First Friday! The Visual Art Exhibit features a selection of Gifts of Gold artwork that received special recognition. Gifts of Gold is the Wake County Public School System visual arts showcase. Along with Pieces of Gold, the arts celebration celebrated its 35th anniversary in March. Artwork from students at the following schools received special recognition and will be on display: Athens Drive High, Beaverdam Elementary, Garner High School, Green Hope High, Heritage Elementary, Ligon GT Magnet Middle, Martin GT Magnet Middle, Millbrook High, Poe Magnet Elementary, Powell Elementary, Salem Middle, Vernon Malone College & Career Academy, Durant Road Middle, Rolesville Middle, Mills Park Elementary, and Scotts Ridge Elementary. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages courtesy of Trader Joe's will be provided. Art on view through the end of April.

April First Friday: Brasco Brinner @ Brasco ///

Join the Brasco/// team for our breakfast for dinner themed First Friday where food becomes art! - Local artist, Denise Gunter uses coffee and espresso as her medium instead of traditional paint. She'll have work on display and will be painting during the event. - We will be creating edible pancake art using a 3D food printer, The Pancake Bot. - Plus, enjoy free samples of delicious gourmet chocolate by Videri in your pancake or as an after brinner treat.

Exquisite Corpse: Surreal Collaborations in Illustration @ The Morning Times/Raleigh Times
Exhibition Dates: Apr 1-Apr 30

Exquisite Corpse: A Surreal Collaboration in Illustration. First Friday Gallery opening and artist reception. The Morning Times Gallery | 8 East Hargett St. First Friday Art Market on the street with beer tent and live music by Gray Young and beer tent Durty Bull brewing Co.

 

Favorite Stories by Nicole – Featuring Nicole White Kennedy, AIS @ Nicole's Studio and Art Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Apr 7-May 27

From the coasts of Capri and the Carolinas to the piazzas of Bologna to Bahamian mysteries,  Nicole's latest oils on canvas represent a major scope of subject matter focusing on her love of the narrative. Nicole Kennedy was awarded in 2017: Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society. Nicole has exhibited and won awards throughout the US in national juried events. She was recently featured in Fine Arts Connoisseur Magazine. Image: Hidden Beauty on Harbour Island 48x48 - Nicole White Kennedy

First Fridays at the Museum: North Carolina and World War I @ North Carolina Museum of History

In commemoration of the centennial of the U.S. declaration of war that led to American involvement in the Great War, you're invited explore a new major exhibit, North Carolina and World War I. (Public viewing begins at 7:30 p.m.) There will also be an updates to the WWI section in The Story of North Carolina, and an accompanying display of wartime posters. The event will also feature live music by Leon Jordan and the Continentals from 6-9 p.m., and enjoy free samples of the latest beers and ales by Raleigh Brewing Company. Historic reenactors in period uniforms will be at the museum and available to talk with visitors. The museum shop will be open and feature a current collection of books and WWI related merchandise for sale. Here's your chance to find out what North Carolina soldiers experienced "over there."

Images In My Mind @ Local Color Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Apr 7-Apr 29

“Images In My Mind” Come enjoy new pieces of art work by Susan Peters. Artwork to include new pieces using the unique technique of flow painting, as well as traditional brush on canvas. Local Color offers the opportunity to meet and interact directly with the artists every First Friday.

Jazz Series at Circa 1888 @ Circa 1888

Join us on First Friday as Peter Lamb and the Wolves perform live at Circa 1888! Show starts at 8:30pm. Admission free with $1 lifetime membership. Peter Lamb & the Wolves is a North Carolina-based band formed by saxophonist Peter Lamb in 2008. The music features strange eclectic melodies and sounds from around the world, combined with a funky New Orleans groove. The Quintet includes: Piano player Mark Wells from Apple Juice Orchestra; trumpet player Al Strong, Professor of Trumpet at NC Central and Shaw; and drummer Stephen Coffman and bassist Peter Kimosh who both can also be heard playing with the Beast. Their first CD, self titled Peter Lamb And The Wolves, was released in December 2010. They are currently working on their next album which they hope will be out soon.

Sir Walter Miler and Summer Series Kickoff Party @ Runologie

Join the Sir Walter Running team as we kick off our 2017 Summer Season! We'll have a nice First Friday party with our friends at Runologie! Come join the team and learn what's going down! Here's what to expect:

-View the Sir Walter Miler Promo Video (remember the drones last year?)

-Announcement on the 2017 Sir Walter Miler

-Release of the 2017 Sir Walter Miler logo

-Info on the Sir Walter Running Summer Series

-Info on our first Fall Series!

-Information about our 2017 Internship-And more to be announced!

The Art of Business @ IEC Raleigh - First Fridays! Featuring Candy Carver @ Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

Supporting local artists, The IEC hosts rotating visual art displays. Every month, we’ll partner with the local Raleigh/Durham art community to open our doors to artists, students and entrepreneurs. Current “Artreprenuer” Candy Carver.

The Best of North Carolina 2017 @ Gallery C
Exhibition Dates: Mar 26-May 27

The Best of North Carolina 2017 Mar 26 – May 27, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday, 1-4pm, March 26, 2017 The much anticipated annual exhibition “The Best of North Carolina” will open at Gallery C on March 26th. Gallery owner and art historian Charlene Newsom employs her broad knowledge of North Carolina art to curate an extensive collection of landmark pieces by important North Carolina artists. Some of the biggest names in North Carolina art from the 19th and 20th Centuries are included in this year’s show. A complete list of the artists follows: George Aid, Mike Bennett, George Bireline, Sarah Blakeslee, Robert Broderson, Tucker Cooke, Elliott Daingerfield, Horace Farlowe, Maud Gatewood, Roy Gussow, Claude Howell, Herb Jackson, Mary Anne K. Jenkins, Freda Ledford, Clare Leighton, Edith London, Henry Pearson, Hobson Pittman, Elsie Dinsmore Popkin, Mabel Pugh, Joe Chris Robertson, Earl Schwartzkopf, Donald Sexauer, Anne Kesler Shields, Duncan Stuart, Eugene Thomason, Elise Speights, Francis Speight, Bayard Wootten. Reception Guest Appearance by Catherine Lawrence: During her distinguished career in New York City, Catherine Lawrence was a prominent researcher, writer and lecturer at Hunter College, Columbia University, New York Institute of Technology, and Harlem School of the Arts, as well as an administrator and educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catherine moved home to NC in 2016 and is currently an adjunct professor at Meredith College and William Peace University.

"Shaping our Genetic Future" with NCSU Libraries @ CAM Raleigh (Contemporary Art Museum)

Come to CAM Raleigh for a special First Friday event: "Shaping Our Genetic Future" sponsored by NCSU Libraries. In addition to CAM’s incredible exhibitions, music, and food trucks the evening will include several fun and interactive science-inspired exhibits for the whole family. Seven artists will be showing and talking about their work, which explores questions and implications around humanity's genetic future. You'll get to touch extracted DNA, consider the perfumes from extinct flower species, and hear the improvisational acoustic band Cyanotype interpret genetic code as a musical score. Participating artists include Kirsten Stolle, Adam Zaretsky, Christina Agapakis, Paul Vanouse, and the Center for PostNatural History. Admission is FREE for everyone 6-10 PM. For more information, please visit our Facebook event page and the NCSU Libraries website. CAM Exhibitions on view: untitled installation by Leonardo Drew On view through June 11 Without War Paint, by Mathew Curran On view through May 7. 0-11, by Boris Bidjan Saberi On view through May 7.

ABSTRACTS MATTER National Juried Art Show @ 311 Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Apr 6-Apr 29

Over 70 of the nation’s best abstract works are presented in ABSTRACTS MATTER, a national juried art show presented by 311 Gallery, 311 West Martin Street, Raleigh NC 27601.

April First Friday @ United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County

Join us for First Friday! The Visual Art Exhibit features a selection of Gifts of Gold artwork that received special recognition. Gifts of Gold is the Wake County Public School System visual arts showcase. Along with Pieces of Gold, the arts celebration celebrated its 35th anniversary in March. Artwork from students at the following schools received special recognition and will be on display: Athens Drive High, Beaverdam Elementary, Garner High School, Green Hope High, Heritage Elementary, Ligon GT Magnet Middle, Martin GT Magnet Middle, Millbrook High, Poe Magnet Elementary, Powell Elementary, Salem Middle, Vernon Malone College & Career Academy, Durant Road Middle, Rolesville Middle, Mills Park Elementary, and Scotts Ridge Elementary. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages courtesy of Trader Joe's will be provided. Art on view through the end of April.

Favorite Stories by Nicole – Featuring Nicole White Kennedy, AIS @ Nicole's Studio and Art Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Apr 7-May 27

From the coasts of Capri and the Carolinas to the piazzas of Bologna to Bahamian mysteries,  Nicole's latest oils on canvas represent a major scope of subject matter focusing on her love of the narrative. Nicole Kennedy was awarded in 2017: Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society. Nicole has exhibited and won awards throughout the US in national juried events. She was recently featured in Fine Arts Connoisseur Magazine. Image: Hidden Beauty on Harbour Island 48x48 - Nicole White Kennedy

Images In My Mind @ Local Color Gallery
Exhibition Dates: Apr 7-Apr 29

“Images In My Mind” Come enjoy new pieces of art work by Susan Peters. Artwork to include new pieces using the unique technique of flow painting, as well as traditional brush on canvas. Local Color offers the opportunity to meet and interact directly with the artists every First Friday.

The Best of North Carolina 2017 @ Gallery C
Exhibition Dates: Mar 26-May 27

The Best of North Carolina 2017 Mar 26 – May 27, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday, 1-4pm, March 26, 2017 The much anticipated annual exhibition “The Best of North Carolina” will open at Gallery C on March 26th. Gallery owner and art historian Charlene Newsom employs her broad knowledge of North Carolina art to curate an extensive collection of landmark pieces by important North Carolina artists. Some of the biggest names in North Carolina art from the 19th and 20th Centuries are included in this year’s show. A complete list of the artists follows: George Aid, Mike Bennett, George Bireline, Sarah Blakeslee, Robert Broderson, Tucker Cooke, Elliott Daingerfield, Horace Farlowe, Maud Gatewood, Roy Gussow, Claude Howell, Herb Jackson, Mary Anne K. Jenkins, Freda Ledford, Clare Leighton, Edith London, Henry Pearson, Hobson Pittman, Elsie Dinsmore Popkin, Mabel Pugh, Joe Chris Robertson, Earl Schwartzkopf, Donald Sexauer, Anne Kesler Shields, Duncan Stuart, Eugene Thomason, Elise Speights, Francis Speight, Bayard Wootten. Reception Guest Appearance by Catherine Lawrence: During her distinguished career in New York City, Catherine Lawrence was a prominent researcher, writer and lecturer at Hunter College, Columbia University, New York Institute of Technology, and Harlem School of the Arts, as well as an administrator and educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Catherine moved home to NC in 2016 and is currently an adjunct professor at Meredith College and William Peace University.

Sir Walter Miler and Summer Series Kickoff Party @ Runologie

Join the Sir Walter Running team as we kick off our 2017 Summer Season! We'll have a nice First Friday party with our friends at Runologie! Come join the team and learn what's going down! Here's what to expect:

-View the Sir Walter Miler Promo Video (remember the drones last year?)

-Announcement on the 2017 Sir Walter Miler

-Release of the 2017 Sir Walter Miler logo

-Info on the Sir Walter Running Summer Series

-Info on our first Fall Series!

-Information about our 2017 Internship-And more to be announced!

April First Friday: Brasco Brinner @ Brasco ///

Join the Brasco/// team for our breakfast for dinner themed First Friday where food becomes art! - Local artist, Denise Gunter uses coffee and espresso as her medium instead of traditional paint. She'll have work on display and will be painting during the event. - We will be creating edible pancake art using a 3D food printer, The Pancake Bot. - Plus, enjoy free samples of delicious gourmet chocolate by Videri in your pancake or as an after brinner treat.

First Fridays at the Museum: North Carolina and World War I @ North Carolina Museum of History

In commemoration of the centennial of the U.S. declaration of war that led to American involvement in the Great War, you're invited explore a new major exhibit, North Carolina and World War I. (Public viewing begins at 7:30 p.m.) There will also be an updates to the WWI section in The Story of North Carolina, and an accompanying display of wartime posters. The event will also feature live music by Leon Jordan and the Continentals from 6-9 p.m., and enjoy free samples of the latest beers and ales by Raleigh Brewing Company. Historic reenactors in period uniforms will be at the museum and available to talk with visitors. The museum shop will be open and feature a current collection of books and WWI related merchandise for sale. Here's your chance to find out what North Carolina soldiers experienced "over there."

The Art of Business @ IEC Raleigh - First Fridays! Featuring Candy Carver @ Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

Supporting local artists, The IEC hosts rotating visual art displays. Every month, we’ll partner with the local Raleigh/Durham art community to open our doors to artists, students and entrepreneurs. Current “Artreprenuer” Candy Carver.

Exquisite Corpse: Surreal Collaborations in Illustration @ The Morning Times/Raleigh Times
Exhibition Dates: Apr 1-Apr 30

Exquisite Corpse: A Surreal Collaboration in Illustration. First Friday Gallery opening and artist reception. The Morning Times Gallery | 8 East Hargett St. First Friday Art Market on the street with beer tent and live music by Gray Young and beer tent Durty Bull brewing Co.

 

Jazz Series at Circa 1888 @ Circa 1888

Join us on First Friday as Peter Lamb and the Wolves perform live at Circa 1888! Show starts at 8:30pm. Admission free with $1 lifetime membership. Peter Lamb & the Wolves is a North Carolina-based band formed by saxophonist Peter Lamb in 2008. The music features strange eclectic melodies and sounds from around the world, combined with a funky New Orleans groove. The Quintet includes: Piano player Mark Wells from Apple Juice Orchestra; trumpet player Al Strong, Professor of Trumpet at NC Central and Shaw; and drummer Stephen Coffman and bassist Peter Kimosh who both can also be heard playing with the Beast. Their first CD, self titled Peter Lamb And The Wolves, was released in December 2010. They are currently working on their next album which they hope will be out soon.