found objects

by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects leads off with a unique exhibit at Artworks Gallery in Winston-Salem. Still a Cuban Parrot is an exhibit of the work of Nelida Flatow, a Cuban-born artist with a flair for pen and ink on Yupo paper as well as encaustic wax pieces. The exhibit also features the intaglio prints and mixed media collages of artist Emily Drew Nash. The exhibit runs through Oct. 29. For further info, call 336.723.5890. Reynolda House Museum of American Art continues its exhibit Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, this week. Featuring 43 paintings and sculptures by more than 30 of the most influential American artists of the mid-20 th century, Modern Masters encompasses some of the greatest abstract artists of all time, including Josef Albers, Romare Bearden, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, Franz Kline, and Robert Motherwell. The show runs through Dec. 31. For further info, visit: The Natural Science Center of Greensboro continues its amazing exhibit Titanic, a chronicle of the April 15, 1912, sinking of the world’s largest ship, with more than 125 artifacts retrieved from the ship’s debris field. The exhibit runs through Nov. 27. For further info, call 336.288.3769. The Artery Gallery in Greensboro presents Alex Forsyth: Blues Down Under, an exhibition of photographs taken at Bluesfest 2010 in Australia. Photographer Alex Forsyth was one of six photographers to document one of the largest musical festivals in the world. The exhibit runs through Oct. 31. The Greensboro Public Library-Hemphill Branch presents a horror film festival, featuring a screening of the 1977 classic Crater Lake Monster on Wednesday at 7 p.m. On Oct. 26, the library presents the 1962 thriller The Devil’s Hand. For further info, call 336.373.2925. The Center for Visual Artists continues its Kidstudio program for children in grades pre-K to fifth grade. Children learn how do draw, paint, and sculpt using 3D media. To register, call 336.333.7475. Finally, the McGirt-Horton Branch of the Greensboro Public Library presents Dance Day for Kids every Wednesday afternoon from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. To register, call 336.373.5810.