Monday, January 24
• Arts NC State residency with artist Clarence Heyward (Day 1/5): The first event of this week-long residency is a live podcast session about hidden racism at the African American Cultural Center. Open to all NC State students; space is limited. 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 25
• Arts NC State residency with artist Clarence Heyward (Day 2/5): Heyward will answer questions from students on how to make a living as a fine artist. This one-hour virtual session is open to all NC State students. Registration required. 5 p.m.
Tuesday, January 25 through Saturday, January 29
• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Learn more about the current Crossed Kalunga exhibition in this article by Bridgette Lacy. Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, January 26
• Arts NC State residency with artist Clarence Heyward (Day 3/5): In-person artist talk with fine artist and collagist Clarence Heyward at the Fishbowl Forum in Hill Library, followed by a Campus Conversation session. Open to all NC State students, faculty and staff, and community members; space is limited. Registration required. 5 p.m.
Thursday, January 27
• Arts NC State residency with artist Clarence Heyward (Day 4/5): Collage workshop at the Fishbowl Forum in Hill Library. Open to all NC State students, faculty and staff, and community members; space is limited. Registration required. 5 p.m.
• Dance Program: Explore Kathak, an Indian classical dance, with Seema Viswanath. This famous dance is well known for intricate footwork, fast spins and graceful body movements. This free master class is open to all levels, no dance experience required. Preregistration is required and space is limited. 5:45 p.m.
• NC State LIVE: Concert by the American Spiritual Ensemble at the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral, adjacent to the NC State campus. Tickets are available online. 8 p.m.
Friday, January 28
• Arts NC State residency with artist Clarence Heyward (Day 5/5): Painting and conversation at the Free Expression Tunnel. Open to all NC State students, faculty and staff, and community members. Registration required. 2-4 p.m.
Saturday, January 29
• Crafts Center: Live online pottery presentation by Amanda Bury, the Ceramics Monthly 2021 Emerging Artist of the Year. Free for NC State students and Triangle Pottery Guild members. Registration required. 1 p.m.
CHECK. IT. OUT.
• This spring, University Theatre is reviving a terrific 2020 virtual series as an in-person experience. Strictly Speaking was originally conceived during the pandemic as a virtual talk show with theatre professionals from around the world. This semester the focus shifts to local arts leaders, featuring Elizabeth Doran, president and CEO of North Carolina Theatre, Maya Bryant, communications manager of North Carolina Theatre, and Patrick Torres, artistic director of Raleigh Little Theatre. Learn more and register for these free events.
• The latest “Meet the Arts NC State Directors” blog post features an interview with Amy Sawyers-Williams, manager of arts outreach and engagement.
• Have you registered for a spring 2022 crafts class? Explore classes in clay, fibers, glass, jewelry and metals, lapidary, mixed media, new media, photography, and wood.
IN THE NEWS
• NC State: The Moments of Truth. The current issue of the alumni magazine shines a light on NC State English professor Jason Miller’s latest research project, Backlash Blues: Nina Simone and Langston Hughes.
Are you connected with the arts programs on social media? Link to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all at go.ncsu.edu/getsocial.