Monday morning arts news, December 11

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: The Gregg will be open regular hours through the holidays. Plan a break or bring your holiday guests for a visit. Three exhibitions are runningLeading by DesignSelections from the Collections, and BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art. Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, December 16

• FALL COMMENCEMENT. 9 a.m. at PNC Arena.

• Wellness and Recreation hosts De-Stress Fest, running through Dec. 13. Check out the list of events planned to help students recharge and unwind during exams.

• The Horticultural Science Graduate Student Association hosts a plant sale on Monday, Dec 11, noon to 3 p.m. at the Fox Science Teaching Laboratory (north campus). Small poinsettias and more.

• Prevention Services is hosting a Paint Break for students on Monday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Campus Health Center, room 2301. Materials provided, registration required.

• Crafting + Connecting: Join the Women’s Center and the Counseling Center in a communal healing space for students to make crafts and connect with peers. Thursday, Dec. 14, 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Talley Student Union, room 5210.

• The Friends of the Libraries hosts the Family Holiday Makerspace Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to noon at the D.H. Hill Fishbowl Forum. Activities include 3D design, robotic drawing machines, creating light-up holiday cards, and ornament decorating. Open to the public. Children must be 5 years or older. Registration required.

• Technician: Culture wrapped: A semester recapTechnician writer Riya Kannan looks back at arts events on campus during the fall semester.

• Technician: NC State Golden Grads stay connected to campus through Forever-in-a-Day toursTechnician writer Olivia Winston recaps a tour of the Gregg Museum hosted by the Alumni Association and organized by Dr. Tom Stafford.

• Technician: Ten books to read this winterTechnician writer Sarah Hoffer shares book recommendations.

• Academic and Student Affairs News: NC State Third Year Jack Rothacker Uses Entrepreneurship Skills to Help El Salvadoran School. Inspired during a mission trip to Central America with his grandfather’s church, an NC State arts entrepreneurship student is raising funds to build a seventh-grade classroom.

• American Theatre: Arts Are the Prescription We Need, Now More Than Ever. “What if, beyond providing entertainment, the arts were a social prescription to health, empathy, and healing?”

See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.