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by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects begins with an exhibition opening party featuring the local rockabilly legends, the Bo-Stevens, at Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem on Friday. The exhibition, Trains that Passed in the Night:

The Photographs of O. Winston Link, will premiere in a party atmosphere as guests will enjoy a menu from the dining car and a cash bar on the main floor of Reynolda House. The party kicks off at 7 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m. For further info, call 36.758.5150. Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology presents its latest exhibit, Culture & Couture, a unique perspective on how clothing in different cultures is an expression of religion, gender, social status and standards of modesty. Wake students selected the clothing, accessories and images from the museum’s collection in an exploration of these themes. Admission is free. The exhibit runs through Aug. 20. Piedmont Craftsmen presents its artists of the month in its latest exhibit, Feel the Felt — Wear the Metal, on display at its venue located at 601 N. Trade St. in Winston-Salem. The exhibit showcases the work of local fiber artist Sharron B. Parker and local metal artist Mana Hewitt. Admission is free.

Greensboro Historical Museum presents Voices of a City. The 8,000-square foot interactive exhibit features a new perspective on 300 years of local history by asking O. Henry’s famous question, “What would a city say if it could speak?” For further info, call 336.373.2043.

Guilford College presents Stickworks, a sculpture exhibit by North Carolina artist Patrick Dougherty, who is scheduled to complete the construction of a “monumental, site-specific, sapling sculpture” at the college on Feb. 20, according to a press release. The public is asked to participate in the artistic process by watching Dougherty work and assisting the artist in gathering building materials and constructing the sculpture. All those who are interested should contact Terry Hammond at 336.316.2438 or e-mail thammond@ guilford.edu. And finally, Community Arts Café presents its second annual Winter Miniatures exhibit. Featuring juried miniature art works from artists around the Piedmont Triad, the exhibit runs through March 13. For further info, call 336.793.8000.

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