found objects

by Keith Barber

This week’s installment of Found Objects begins on a festive note as Artworks Gallery presents its annual holiday show through Dec. 31. A group show of all the exhibiting members in a variety of mediums such as oil paintings, photography, sculpture, prints, and works on paper, the holiday show offers Christmas shoppers a great opportunity to give the gift of art.

Green Hill Center for NC Art presents its 32nd annual Winter Show exhibition, showcasing the work of artists from across the state. More than 500 works produced by North Carolina artists in all mediums of fine arts and crafts will be on display through Jan. 15. Green Hill Center is located at 200 N. Davie St. in downtown Greensboro.

For further info, call 336.333.7460.

Associated Artists of Winston-Salem presents its Winter Showcase Exhibition through Jan. 6. A sale of visual arts and crafts that should make for perfect stocking stuffers, Associated Artists Winter Showcase has something for everyone on your holiday gift list. For further info, call 336.722.0340.

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art continues its exhibition Out of Fashion through the holidays, touching on the transformation of one of North Carolina’s legacy industries — textiles — with a re-imagining of the possibilities of fashion as “vessels of time, nature and memory.” The show runs through March 4.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art continues its exhibit Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, through New Year’s Eve. An exhibition of 43 paintings and sculptures by 31 of the most celebrated artists of the 1950s and 1960s, Modern Masters makes its only North Carolina stop at Reynolda House. Featured artists include Josef Albers, Romare Bearden, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, Franz Kline, and Robert Motherwell.

The Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch of the Greensboro Public Library presents Christmas Once Upon a Time on Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The program features Christmas stories of long ago for children of all ages. For further info, call 336.373.2923. Finally, the Weatherspoon Art Museum presents visiting artist Tom Burckhardt with an exhibition that runs through Jan. 8. Burckhardt investigates the artistic process, particularly the dilemma of the contemporary painter, in his innovative and humorous works. For further info, call 336.334.5770.