There’s always something cool going on in the arts in Winston-Salem and Greensboro, whether it has a film component, an element of intellectual stimulation or a musical dimension. Find your passion and delve in.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art Managing Curator Allison Slaby discusses the Mystical Visions, Divine Revelations exhibit on view in the Northeast Bedroom Gallery on Thursday at noon.
Elsewhere in Greensboro holds its weekly salon, in which visiting artists in residence, staff and special guests discourse on concepts, culture and art at 8 p.m. From 8:30 to 9:30 the Elsewhere Storefront Theater screens “Boundaries” from Season 6 of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” featuring artists David Altmejd, Tabaimo, assume vivid astro focus and Lynda Benglis.
Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, which has recently relocated to the Milton Rhodes Arts Center, holds a yard sale at its old gallery at 301 W. 4th St. on Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will go to benefit the association’s general operations. Items for sale include desks, filing cabinets, tables, cabinets, a jewelry case, a gift shop counter, a couch, a Yamaha M450 TC piano, a dinner table, vases and wine glasses. The Associated Artists’ juried member showcase continues through July 28 at the Womble Carlyle Gallery at the arts center.
Saturday: Chihuly: River of Glass, a film about artist Dale Chihuly, screens at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem at 2 p.m. The film chronicles a two-year project by Chihuly with artists from Finland, Ireland, Mexico and Italy to create a significant public art project.
The set for performance collective Invisible’s exhibit The New Obsolete begins July 17 at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro. Invisible features Mark Dixon, Bart Trotman, Jodi Staley, Jonathan Henderson, and “secretly” Fred Snider — whatever that means. 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.” Watch these pages in coming weeks for information about performances by the collective.
All the major art centers, museums and galleries have ongoing exhibits. Two worth checking out are A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era at the Reynolda House, which runs through Aug. 5, and By Example: North Carolina Potters and Their Mentors at the Green Hill Gallery for NC Arts through Aug. 26.