Matthew Hayes (video), Harriet Hoover (sculpture/drawing), Branch Richter (painting), Amy Stibich (sculpture/drawing) and Clark Williamson (sculpture) — all graduating artists in UNCG’s MFA program give a talk in the Falk and Tannenbaum galleries at Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro on Thursday from noon to 1 p.m.
Queerlab, a youth-led media experiment that is producing the print and online magazine I Don’t Do Boxes meets at Elsewhere in Greensboro on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. (Disclosure: YES! Weekly staff writer Eric Ginsburg is lending his talents to this project.)
Art by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools students will be on display at 217 W. 6 th St. in the Downtown Arts District on Friday during the Blue Moon Gallery Hop to celebrate Winston-Salem’s centennial.
A retrospective of the late artist Billy Mc- Clain goes up at the Eleanor & Egbert Davis Gallery at the Sawtooth School for Visual Art in Winston-Salem on Friday.
The SoSi International Festival — the name is a compression of the words “south” and “side” — takes place on Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. at the corner of Main and Vail streets in High Point. The festival features arts and crafts and face-painting, along with music by the Warehouse Band, Ivan Sanchez & Los Viejitas and Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba, with food from Urban Street Grill, Bandito Burrito and C’s Little Enterprise.
Saturday: Resident artist Joan Vorderbruggen hosts a stitch session that promises to be “sweet, thoughtful and totally badass” at Elsewhere from 1 to 5 p.m.
Who Noo, a group that combines comedy improv with jazz, performs with the Quintessentials, a local jazz a capella group, at 203 S. Elm St. on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Berlin-based artist Andreas Nicolas Fischer will create a video projection in response to a performance of the Winston- Salem Symphony at the Stevens Center in Winston-Salem on May 12 and May 14 at 7:30 p.m. on both nights. Fischer’s multimedia exhibit is on display at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art through May 26.
A new exhibit opens at the Delta Arts Center in Winston-Salem on Sunday. The center’s website divulges no details so you’ll have to just show up and see what’s afoot.
The Weatherspoon provides a free docent-led tour of the museum’s sculpture garden on May 14 from noon to 12:20 p.m.
Maria Shevzov has joined the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts at Old Salem Museums & Gardens in Winston-Salem as assistant curator or collections and collections manager. Shevzov served as acting curator of furnishings and decorative arts at the NC Museum of History prior to joining Old Salem.