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Amanda Wagstaff Gallery Artist January 19-February 26th.

January 19 - February 26

https://amandawagstaff.com/

Exhibition: Sanford Biggers, Falk Visiting Artist

February 24

On view December 16, 2017 through April 8, 2018.Multimedia artist Sanford Biggers creates artworks that intentionally complicate our understandings of history, culture, and identity. His densely layered paintings on antique southern quilts combine imagery from such disparate sources as Buddhism, graffiti, and harmonics. Linked by themes of navigation, these motifs simultaneously recall stories of quilts being used as markers on the Underground Railroad and star charts employed by astronomers. At once visually beautiful and conceptually rich, they pose important questions…

Exhibition: Baggage Claims

February 24

On view January 27 through April 22, 2018.Baggage Claims presents the work of 17 international artists who explore the impact of today's vast global commerce and travel on contemporary life. Using suitcases, trunks, and crates to create works of art, these artists express provocative ideas about the mobility of global culture. These ideas often refer to the humanitarian, economic, and political concerns of populations that are compelled to flee conflicts and hardship or to seek opportunities far from home. On…

Gate City Songwriters

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Every Sunday, 7pm - 9pm Gate City Songwriters is a weekly gathering of songwriters who help each other hone the craft of songwriting. Open to all genres and all levels of experience, this gathering assists and supports Greensboro’s songwriters and provides networking that can help develop new opportunities for writing and performing throughout the region. Contacts: Bryan F. McFarland - 336.327.2041, bryanfieldmcfarland@gmail.com Bryan Toney - 828.406.0684, bctoney@gmail.com Lyn Koonce - 336.689.0233, lynkoonce1@gmail.com

Exhibition: Sanford Biggers, Falk Visiting Artist

February 27

On view December 16, 2017 through April 8, 2018.Multimedia artist Sanford Biggers creates artworks that intentionally complicate our understandings of history, culture, and identity. His densely layered paintings on antique southern quilts combine imagery from such disparate sources as Buddhism, graffiti, and harmonics. Linked by themes of navigation, these motifs simultaneously recall stories of quilts being used as markers on the Underground Railroad and star charts employed by astronomers. At once visually beautiful and conceptually rich, they pose important questions…

Exhibition: Baggage Claims

February 27

On view January 27 through April 22, 2018.Baggage Claims presents the work of 17 international artists who explore the impact of today's vast global commerce and travel on contemporary life. Using suitcases, trunks, and crates to create works of art, these artists express provocative ideas about the mobility of global culture. These ideas often refer to the humanitarian, economic, and political concerns of populations that are compelled to flee conflicts and hardship or to seek opportunities far from home. On…

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