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by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with a summer art camp at the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center. The Center for Visual Artists presents an opportunity for claymation enthusiasts to learn the hands-on creative process as well as the technical aspects of claymation from manipulating characters to capturing their movements on film. The adult camp runs Aug. 1-4 with a registration fee of $100 for members and $115 for non-members. Each camper will finish the session with a final animated short film. For further info, call 336.333.7475.

The African American Atelier in Greensboro presents 25 Under 25, featuring a group of 25 innovative artists from the Piedmont Triad. The exhibit will be unveiled on July 12 and feature local artists like Bobby Ansley III, Jaleesa Bartley, Nicolas Benjamin, Shira Benson, Abra Boiling, Taylor Collins, Rashita Connelly, Zach Crisp, Victor Davidson, Corbett Frye, Krystal Fullwood, Quandrick Hagans, Keyshia Haithcock, George Hall II, Amiynah Hanna, Gracelee Lawrence, Vincent Martin, Stephen McIntyre, Racquel McMullins and Landri Peirce. On Aug. 5, as a part of First Friday Downtown, the Atelier will host a wrap party and an interactive artist meet-and-greet. The festivities begin at 6 p.m.

The Weatherspoon Art Museum continues its exhibition Japanese Actor Prints through Aug. 7. Culled from the Lenoir C. Wright Collection, the actor prints feature the work of 18th and 19 th century woodblock cutters, printers, publishers and artists. Admission is free. For further info, call 336.334.5770. Also, an exhibit of Indian miniature paintings is currently on display at the museum. Indian miniatures first made their appearance between the 10th and 12th centuries and hold a prominent place in art history. The exhibit runs through Aug. 7.

The Womble Carlyle Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts presents Sound Off through July 24. “Sound Off” presents area artists with an open invitation to create and exhibit works that focus on music and sound. For further info, call 336.725.8916. And finally, A/perture Cinema in Winston-Salem and Carousel Luxury Cinemas in Greensboro feature a strong lineup of independent films this week including Tree of Life and The Double Hour. For further info, visit: aperturecinema.com & carouselcinemas.com.

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