found objects

by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects kicks off with a special film awareness event at Aperture Cinema on Sunday, Aug. 14. The Horse Boy, a docu- mentary about a father’s quest to heal his autistic son, will screen at 7:30 p.m.

Donations will be accepted at the door with all proceeds going to iCan House and Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center. For further info, call 336.723.0050.

The Sawtooth School for Visual Art presents a student show through Sept. 17 in the Davis Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts featuring the work of pre-K through adult students working in a variety of two and three-dimensional media. For further info, call 336.723.7396.

The Hemphill Branch of the Greensboro Public Library presents “Art Discovery.” The class meets every Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. For further info, call 336.373.2925.

Piedmont Craftsmen presents the work of glass artist Ronnie Hughes and fiber artist Chery Cratty through Aug. 27. Piedmont Craftsmen is located at 601 N. Trade St. in the heart of Winston

Salem’s Arts District. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art will hold its Community Day on Saturday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. SECCA will feature its current exhibits — the People’s Biennial and the work of Brooklyn-based artist Alex Hubbard, who creates video documentaries as he creates his experimental artwork. SECCA’s exhibit includes his videos along with a newly commissioned performance that adds new dimension to Hubbard’s work. Community Day visitors will enjoy live performances while creating works of robotic art and handcarved sculptures. For further info, call 336.725.1904.

Finally, the Natural Science Center of Greensboro presents Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The exhibit tells the story of how the world’s most impressive and largest ship sank in the North Atlantic after colliding with an iceberg on April 15, 1912. Ninety-nine years after the tragedy, the Natural Science Center pays homage to those who lost their lives by showcasing 125 rare artifacts taken from the ship’s wreckage. The exhibit runs through Nov. 27. For further info, call 336.288.3769.