Monday morning arts news, April 18


Monday, April 18

• The Crafts Center: Summer crafts class registration for NC State students begins at 9 a.m. For everyone else, registration begins next Monday, April 25.

Tuesday, April 19 through Saturday, April 23

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! With the addition of trompe l’oeil ceramics by Eric Serritella, there are now three exhibitions open at the Gregg. Galleries are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

Tuesday, April 19

• The Crafts Center: The spring seconds sale. Tables of pottery at very low prices. Most pieces are unclaimed from classes or donated to the Crafts Center. Noon until 10 p.m. (or as long as the inventory lasts).

• Dept of Music: NC State Jazz Lab Band concert. Stewart Theatre. Get your tickets online. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 20

• Dept of Music: Symphonic Band concert. In a program titled “Life Is Better on Stage,” the NC State Symphonic Band performs an evening of show tunes from the golden age of Broadway all the way to contemporary favorites like Wicked and Hamilton. Stewart Theatre. Get your tickets online. 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 21

• NC State LIVE and Centennial Campus: LIVE @ Lake Raleigh free outdoor concert of Americana music by the Barefoot Movement. Food trucks at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m. Learn everything.

• Dance Program: Dance and Mental Health: A Journey to Healing with Francine Ott. This free master class is sold-out. 5:45 p.m.

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Artist talk with Eric Serritella, who creates hand-carved trompe l’oeil sculptures that will challenge your perception of both the material and the message. Free. Register on Eventbrite. 6 p.m.

• Dept. of Music: Wind Ensemble concert. Stewart Theatre. Get your tickets online. 7 p.m.

Friday, April 22

• Dept. of Music: Grains of Time concert. Stewart Theatre. Get your tickets online. 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 23

• Dept. of Music: Ladies in Red concert. Stewart Theatre. Get your tickets online. 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 24

• Dept. of Music: Acappology concert. Stewart Theatre. Get your tickets online. 7 p.m. [APRIL 23 UPDATE: This concert has been canceled. Refunds will be issued for tickets purchased in advance.]


• The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is a finalist in two Indy Week “Best of the Triangle” categories: Best Museum (in the Out & About group) and Best-Kept Secret (in the Local Color group). Voting is now open and runs through May 8.

• The second NC State Crowdfunding project is underway and includes two arts projects: Dance Student Research and Choreography, and Power Sound of the South Drumline Equipment. This fundraising effort runs through May 13.

• The Crafts Center is accepting applications for a wood studio manager. The application period closes on April 29.

• The Gregg Museum is accepting applications for an associate museum registrar. The application period closes on May 2.

• The Black Artist Coalition Showcase takes place on Friday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. on Harris Field. Participants must register on this Google form.

• The annual Student Art Sale remains open as long as student artists have work available on their sales sites. Visit


• Technician: NC State jazz orchestra shines in spring concert. Technician writer Elyse Boldizar reviews the jazz orchestra concert that took place on April 9.

• WRAL: Late Raleigh architect honored by wife, NC State. With the Frank Lee Craig exhibition now open at the Gregg Museum, WRAL revisits a Tar Heel Traveler piece by Scott Mason.

• Technician: North Carolina Museum of Art hosts valuable college programs. Technician writer Olivia Winston gets the scoop on internships and free programs for college students at the NC Museum of Art.

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