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January 2020

UNCG Sustainability Film & Discussion: A Quest for Meaning

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Quest for Meaning tells the story of Marc and Nathanael, two childhood friends who take an impromptu road trip attempting to uncover the causes of our current global crisis and to discover a way to bring about change.The two friends invite us to share their quest as they meet with activists, biologists, philosophers, and custodians of ancient traditions. Equipped with nothing more than a tiny camera and a microphone they document some of the solutions that are laying the…

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To the Hoop: Public Opening

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Public Opening • 7-8:30PM, free and open to the public.Join us for the tip-off of this exciting show! Enjoy b-ball beats from DJ Roxci, free stadium snacks, a cash bar, and a fan-fest photo booth. Snazzy sneakers and team spirit attire encouraged!From its storied invention in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith as a recreational activity for “incorrigible” youth, to its multibillion-dollar industry today, basketball has uniquely captured America’s imagination—and stolen North Carolina’s heart.Embedded in its history are many of the…

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February 2020

Artful Meditation

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Yoga instructor and WAM docent Celeste Chaney-Hill leads participants in a guided meditation and gentle movement. No reservation or special clothing required. Sundays: FEB 2, MAR 1, APR 5, MAY 3.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-artful-meditation-february-2020/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Mindful Mondays

February 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Mindful Mondays is a free weekly drop-in meditation program. The 30-minute silent meditation is led by UNCG faculty and staff volunteers. First-time meditators welcome. Mondays, Feb 3-April 27, 2020. (No session Mar 2.) Limited visitor parking is available directly behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum.Mondays: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar 9, 16, 23, 30; and Apr 6, 13, 20, 27.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-spring-2020-mindful-mondays/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Mindful Mondays

February 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Mindful Mondays is a free weekly drop-in meditation program. The 30-minute silent meditation is led by UNCG faculty and staff volunteers. First-time meditators welcome. Mondays, Feb 3-April 27, 2020. (No session Mar 2.) Limited visitor parking is available directly behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum.Mondays: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar 9, 16, 23, 30; and Apr 6, 13, 20, 27.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-spring-2020-mindful-mondays/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Noon @ the ‘Spoon: Public Tour

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Explore a new exhibition at the Weatherspoon Art Museum each month in this quick 20-minute tour. Offered the second Tuesday of the month. weatherspoon.uncg.edu(336) 334-5770Free to the public

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Noon @ the ‘Spoon: Public Tour

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Explore a new exhibition at the Weatherspoon Art Museum each month in this quick 20-minute tour. Offered the second Tuesday of the month. weatherspoon.uncg.edu(336) 334-5770Free to the public

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Noon @ the ‘Spoon: Public Tour

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Explore a new exhibition at the Weatherspoon Art Museum each month in this quick 20-minute tour. Offered the second Tuesday of the month. weatherspoon.uncg.edu(336) 334-5770Free to the public

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Noon @ the ‘Spoon Public Tour: To the Hoop

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Our 20-minute Noon @ the 'Spoon tour is a fun way to explore a new exhibition during your lunch break. Offered the second Tuesday of the month. Free and open to the public.This month we will be touring the exhibition To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art (on view through June 7, 2020).From its storied invention in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith as a recreational activity for “incorrigible” youth, to its multibillion-dollar industry today, basketball has uniquely captured America’s imagination—and stolen…

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Open House for Educators

February 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

K-12 Educators in all disciplines and grade levels are invited to preview To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art. Enjoy food, drink, conversation, and be among the first to discover this exhibition that celebrates and critiques one of America’s favorite pastimes. Free, but please let us know you’re coming by emailing rsvpwam@uncg.edu..

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Mindful Mondays

February 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Mindful Mondays is a free weekly drop-in meditation program. The 30-minute silent meditation is led by UNCG faculty and staff volunteers. First-time meditators welcome. Mondays, Feb 3-April 27, 2020. (No session Mar 2.) Limited visitor parking is available directly behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum.Mondays: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar 9, 16, 23, 30; and Apr 6, 13, 20, 27.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-spring-2020-mindful-mondays/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Talk: Claudia Dietz, Visiting Artist

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Claudia Dietz is an apprenticed stone carver having studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Stuggart, Germany. Her metamorphoses in stone appear lively and curious with nature always at the center. UNCG School of Art welcomes Dietz to campus for a public talk and student critiques.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-feb-20-claudia-dietz/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Humanities Network & Consortium (HNAC) Café Monthly Discussion

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy free coffee, cookies, and stimulating conversation with UNCG's Humanities Network & Consortium at the museum. Rotating guest speakers and topics each month.Check back with the Weatherspoon website later for details on this month's theme.See hnac.uncg.edu for details..

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What’s the Scoop?: Chasing Stories in Art

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

One Day Writing Workshops with Julia Ridley SmithSaturdays: Feb 22, and Mar 14*, 2-4:30 pm$20 per session general admission/$15 per session WAM members, classroom teachers, college & university studentsPre-registration is required via Eventbrite HERE.Borrowing the concept of the five Ws from journalism—who, what, when, where, and why—we'll investigate artworks in the Weatherspoon and use our "reporting" to develop new creative writing. Each session will explore a different exhibition, and writers will be given prompts and exercises to generate multiple "leads" for…

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Mindful Mondays

February 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Mindful Mondays is a free weekly drop-in meditation program. The 30-minute silent meditation is led by UNCG faculty and staff volunteers. First-time meditators welcome. Mondays, Feb 3-April 27, 2020. (No session Mar 2.) Limited visitor parking is available directly behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum.Mondays: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar 9, 16, 23, 30; and Apr 6, 13, 20, 27.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-spring-2020-mindful-mondays/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Talk: To the Hoop, Emily Stamey

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a talk by WAM Curator of Exhibitions Emily Stamey as she discusses the exhibition To the Hoop | Basketball and Contemporary Art.From its storied invention in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith as a recreational activity for “incorrigible” youth, to its multibillion-dollar industry today, basketball has uniquely captured America’s imagination—and stolen North Carolina’s heart.Embedded in its history are many of the topics fueling current social concerns and contemporary art. Divisions between rural and urban cultures can be considered in the distinctions…

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March 2020

Artful Meditiation

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Yoga instructor and WAM docent Celeste Chaney-Hill leads participants in a guided meditation and gentle movement. No reservation or special clothing required. Sundays: Feb 2, Mar 1, Apr 5, May 3.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-artful-meditation-february-2020/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Mindful Mondays

March 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Mindful Mondays is a free weekly drop-in meditation program. The 30-minute silent meditation is led by UNCG faculty and staff volunteers. First-time meditators welcome. Mondays, Feb 3-April 27, 2020. (No session Mar 2.) Limited visitor parking is available directly behind the Weatherspoon Art Museum.Mondays: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar 9, 16, 23, 30; and Apr 6, 13, 20, 27.https://weatherspoonart.org/event-spring-2020-mindful-mondays/(336) 334-5770, weatherspoon@uncg.eduFree to the public.

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Noon @ the ‘Spoon: Public Tour

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Explore a new exhibition at the Weatherspoon Art Museum each month in this quick 20-minute tour. Offered the second Tuesday of the month. https://weatherspoonart.org/event-mar-10-noon-spoon-to-the-hoop/(336) 334-5770Free to the public

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April 2020

Anders Åstrand, percussion – Guest Artist Recital

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free
NM-GSO

Swedish percussionist Anders Åstrand presents a concert in collaboration with UNCG Interior Architecture students Anders Åstrand is a renowned Swedish mallet specialist, considered to be a unique voice of both the marimba and the vibraphone. He is a popular and sought after soloist, regularly performing and giving master classes and clinics throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Since 2017, Åstrand heads the contemporary music/improvisation class at Orford Music Summer Academy in Quebec, Canada. Åstrand focuses on melodic and rhythmical…

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