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August 2019

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

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 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: Here We Are: Painting & Sculpting the Human Form

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 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 25 @ 1:00 pm - 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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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UNCG Faculty Artist Talk

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Barbara Campbell Thomas, Associate Professor Painting, and Leah Sobsey, Assistant Professor Photography, talk about their current work in the 2019 Faculty Biennial Exhibition on view at the Weatherspoon Art Museum through September 15. weatherspoon.uncg.edu336-334-5770Free to the public

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

August 29 @ 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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