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August 2019

Exhibition: Interwoven Natural & Illusory Textiles

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition opens June 22 and continues through September 29, 2019. The textile industry put Greensboro on the map. In fact, one of its most productive mills, Cone Mills, was a world leader in the manufacturing of corduroy, flannel, denim, and other cotton fabrics for most of the 20th century. In homage to this legacy, the museum will showcase works of art by artists who either incorporate fabric as an artmaking tool or suggest its physical characteristics.While fabric has had a long…

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Exhibition: Here We Are: Painting & Sculpting the Human Form

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition opens March 2 and continues through October 20, 2019. “We convince,” wrote the poet Walt Whitman, “by our presence.” He argued that the human body is not merely a physical object, but the means to emotional experience and connection. In celebrating its dynamic nature, he famously proclaimed, “I sing the body electric.” Countless visual artists likewise have explored and affirmed the charged power of the human form. With works from the Weatherspoon’s collection of modern and contemporary art, this installation considers…

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Exhibition: Interwoven Natural & Illusory Textiles

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition opens June 22 and continues through September 29, 2019. The textile industry put Greensboro on the map. In fact, one of its most productive mills, Cone Mills, was a world leader in the manufacturing of corduroy, flannel, denim, and other cotton fabrics for most of the 20th century. In homage to this legacy, the museum will showcase works of art by artists who either incorporate fabric as an artmaking tool or suggest its physical characteristics.While fabric has had a long…

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Exhibition: Here We Are: Painting & Sculpting the Human Form

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition opens March 2 and continues through October 20, 2019. “We convince,” wrote the poet Walt Whitman, “by our presence.” He argued that the human body is not merely a physical object, but the means to emotional experience and connection. In celebrating its dynamic nature, he famously proclaimed, “I sing the body electric.” Countless visual artists likewise have explored and affirmed the charged power of the human form. With works from the Weatherspoon’s collection of modern and contemporary art, this installation considers…

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Exhibition: Interwoven Natural & Illusory Textiles

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Exhibition opens June 22 and continues through September 29, 2019. The textile industry put Greensboro on the map. In fact, one of its most productive mills, Cone Mills, was a world leader in the manufacturing of corduroy, flannel, denim, and other cotton fabrics for most of the 20th century. In homage to this legacy, the museum will showcase works of art by artists who either incorporate fabric as an artmaking tool or suggest its physical characteristics.While fabric has had a long…

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Exhibition: Here We Are: Painting & Sculpting the Human Form

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Exhibition opens March 2 and continues through October 20, 2019. “We convince,” wrote the poet Walt Whitman, “by our presence.” He argued that the human body is not merely a physical object, but the means to emotional experience and connection. In celebrating its dynamic nature, he famously proclaimed, “I sing the body electric.” Countless visual artists likewise have explored and affirmed the charged power of the human form. With works from the Weatherspoon’s collection of modern and contemporary art, this installation considers…

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Exhibition: Here We Are: Painting & Sculpting the Human Form

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Exhibition opens March 2 and continues through October 20, 2019. “We convince,” wrote the poet Walt Whitman, “by our presence.” He argued that the human body is not merely a physical object, but the means to emotional experience and connection. In celebrating its dynamic nature, he famously proclaimed, “I sing the body electric.” Countless visual artists likewise have explored and affirmed the charged power of the human form. With works from the Weatherspoon’s collection of modern and contemporary art, this installation considers…

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2019 UNCG School of Art Faculty Biennial

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Weatherspoon Art Museum and the School of Art at a public reception for the 2019 Art Faculty Biennial exhibition on Thursday, August 22, from 5:00 - 7:00pm. The 2019 Art Faculty Biennial is organized by Elaine Gustafson, Curator of Collections. Admission and parking are free.  “Migratory Inflection,” 2018, oil on canvas. Image courtesy of the artist Jennifer Meanley In addition to the public reception, the Weatherspoon will host a series of artist Gallery Talks, in which faculty will…

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Exhibition: Interwoven Natural & Illusory Textiles

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition opens June 22 and continues through September 29, 2019. The textile industry put Greensboro on the map. In fact, one of its most productive mills, Cone Mills, was a world leader in the manufacturing of corduroy, flannel, denim, and other cotton fabrics for most of the 20th century. In homage to this legacy, the museum will showcase works of art by artists who either incorporate fabric as an artmaking tool or suggest its physical characteristics.While fabric has had a long…

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Exhibition: Interwoven Natural & Illusory Textiles

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition opens June 22 and continues through September 29, 2019. The textile industry put Greensboro on the map. In fact, one of its most productive mills, Cone Mills, was a world leader in the manufacturing of corduroy, flannel, denim, and other cotton fabrics for most of the 20th century. In homage to this legacy, the museum will showcase works of art by artists who either incorporate fabric as an artmaking tool or suggest its physical characteristics.While fabric has had a long…

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