Friends, any place with air conditioning would suit me just fine right now.
And if there’s a movie showing or art on the walls, all the better.
Ashley Morrison, a new member of the board of directors for Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, makes a presentation on social media as a promotional tool for artists at the Womble Carlyle Gallery of the Milton Rhodes Arts Center in Winston-Salem on Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art Managing Curator Allison Slaby discusses Mystical Visions, Divine Revelations, on view in the Northeast Bedroom Gallery at the Winston-Salem museum on Thursday at noon.
The Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro screens An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, an animated feature that explores a relationship between the artist and a young woman that teeters between romantic and platonic on Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Invisible performs The New Obsolete at the Weatherspoon on Friday at 7 p.m. An experimental multimedia performance collective, the outfit is comprised of Mark Dixon, Bart Trotman, Jodi Staley, Jonathan Henderson and Fred Snider. The project is described as “an exploded view of the strange romance between humans and technology… a love/hate drama set in a landscape of contraptions,” and features the “Selectric piano,” a multi-channel video and an archive of collected sounds.
The Creative Center in Greensboro hosts an open-mic showcase on Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Formative Matters: Simple Childhood Pleasures, featuring “children enjoying the world of make-believe, games and toys, outdoor play and crafts,” opens at the Weatherspoon on Saturday.
Elsewhere in Greensboro launches its Graphology Institute with a panel discussion from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The study of handwriting, graphology is an imperfect science geared towards gaining insight into the personality. You can come early and get a free handwriting analysis from 2 to 4 p.m. I’ve had mine done already, and I’m glad to say the verdict is complimentary: “The letters in your signature are disconnected, demonstrating strong intuition, original thinking, impulsiveness and creativity…. You write with authority! You use some serious pressure when making your mark, meaning that you have a lot of enthusiasm for life and are often very successful.”