found objects

by Jordan Green

The full flowering of spring, notwithstanding the cold spell cast over the Piedmont, brings a quickening of events as residents of our three cities get out and get active.

Elsewhere Collaborative hosts a zine-making workshop at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro that explores the integration of image and text based on the example of artist Trenton Doyle Hancock. The workshop takes place on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. E-mail to RSVP.

The Center for Design Innovation in Winston- Salem hosts a mixer on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Seven graduate students in architecture from Virginia Tech have spent the last couple months studying the area of downtown Winston-Salem around the Milton Rhodes Arts Center and developing designs to enhance the area by adding entertainment, cultural and arts-based venues. The students will unveil their projects at a reception at the arts center’s Womble Carlyle Gallery on Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Greensboro Children’s Museum opens its Larger Than Life exhibit on Friday at 6 p.m. The exhibit features the work of features the work of UNCG interior architecture students.

Fiber Faire takes place at the High Point Museum on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. offering workshops for a fee, including beginning crochet, Nuno felting, cable-braided necklace making, traditional rug hooking, introduction to spinning and beginning knitting. Visit to register.

The short film “Ready, Aim… Look!” screens at Old Salem Museums & Gardens from during a meet-and-greet with gunsmiths and filmmakers on Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. A companion exhibit is currently on display at the Diggs Gallery on the campus of Winston-Salem State University through May 5.

Elsewhere Collaborative hosts the Post-Space Conference on Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. in which philosophers, writers, artists, museum professionals, digital sociologists, ecologists, academics and para-academics discuss “what happens after the classical, modern and postmodern concepts of ‘space’ are exhausted — in art, in architecture, and in our daily lives.”

Congratulations to Greensboro College art students Julia Fergus, Dustin Vandenberg, Amber Stocklingsky and Nick Sagraves for awards in the college’s first juried art show in the past two decades. Fergus won first place for an interactive installation “Letters Unsent, Words Unwritten.” Vandenberg won second place for an animation video of a book sculpture that featured the poetry of Henry David Thoreau. Stocklingsky and Sagraves respectively won honorable mention for acrylic and oil paintings respectively titled “Green Cloud” and “Drapery Study.” The students’ work is on display at the Anne Rudd Galyon and Irene Cullis galleries in the Cowan Humanities Building on campus.