Monday morning arts news, March 20


Monday, March 20

• Artist Panel: Selling Your Artwork. With the Student Art Sale approaching (April 21), Maria Frati and Sabrina Hurtado will talk about their careers as artists and answer questions about selling your work at the sale. Free pizza! This one-hour professional development session will take place at the Crafts Center at 6:30 p.m. RSVP required.

Tuesday, March 21 through Saturday, March 25

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Two spring exhibitions are now open, This Is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect and True Likeness. Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, March 21

• The Crafts Center: What’s Your Word? The Women’s Center partners with the Crafts Center to present a Women’s HERstory Month event where you will participate in meaningful dialogue, share issues and experiences, and learn a new skill as you explore your creativity and craft. NOTE: The registration deadline was March 17.

Wednesday, March 22

• Day of Giving 2023. See the list of challenges and join the fun!

• Writing an Artist Statement: The Arts Outreach and Engagement office will host a virtual artist statement workshop, led by art history faculty member Alexis Clark. This workshop will be especially beneficial to students planning to submit work for the annual Student Art Sale, but the workshop is open to all students, faculty and staff. Clark will provide the context for and the history of artist statements and let participants craft their own statements with the option to share them. 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 23

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Free morning yoga in the garden. 10 a.m.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Panoramic Dance Project Concert (day 1 of 2). 7 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Friday, March 24

• NC State LIVE: Registration begins at 10 a.m. for the free 50th anniversary concert with Daniel Bernard Roumain and Raleigh Civic Symphony.

• Today at 5 p.m. is the application deadline to exhibit work in the 2023 Student Art Sale.

• University Theatre: Auditions for TheatreFEST 2023 (day 1 of 2). See the details and register. The June lineup includes Holmes and Watson and [title of show].

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free guest recital by violinist Sunmi Chang and pianist Clara Yang, featuring a program of music by women composers Amy Beach, Florence Price, Gabriela Lena Frank and Lilya Ugay. Price Music Center, Room 110. 5:30 p.m.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Panoramic Dance Project Concert (day 2 of 2). 7 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Saturday, March 25

• University Theatre: Auditions for TheatreFEST 2023 (day 2 of 2). See the details and register. The June lineup includes Holmes and Watson and [title of show].

Sunday, March 26

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Wolfgang A Cappella spring concert. 7:30 p.m. Stewart Theatre.


• Filmmaker Tim Kirkman (NC State Design ’92) returns to campus on Thursday, March 23, for a free presentation, open to the public. He will discuss his journey from the (then) School of Design to graphic design to filmmaker – and the lessons he’s learned that all good storytelling demands. 6:30pm at Caldwell Hall, G107. In addition to 10+ years at Miramax and his film work, Tim teaches directing at the University of Southern California’s School for Cinematic Arts; screenwriting at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film & Television; and at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His feature films include Dear Jesse, Loggerheads and Lazy Eye.

• Arts Alum Spotlight: NC State young alum Sabrina Hurtado ’22 credits her experience as an intern with Arts NC State for preparing her for her job as the manager of teen and college programs at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

• Arts administration internship opportunity: The North Carolina Presenters Consortium seeks an ambitious, self-motivated student with a strong interest in arts administration for a professional internship opportunity.

• Artspace camp coordinator: Artspace, a nonprofit visual arts center located in downtown Raleigh, seeks applicants for a nine-week position as camp coordinator in summer 2023.

• The 2023 Student Art Sale is approaching. The sale returns to an in-person event this year, followed by an online sale. The registration deadline is March 24, and the live sale takes place on Friday, April 21, 3 to 6 p.m. in Talley Student Union. Not only can students sell their original artwork (and keep 100% of the proceeds), all student artists who submit work are eligible for cash awards in categories for 2D, 3D, and computer-rendered art or photography. See all the details.

• Graffiti 101: Artspace is presenting an intro-level graffiti art class that will include a stop at the Free Expression Tunnel in April.

• Crafting + Connecting: Join the Women’s Center and the Counseling Center two Tuesdays a month for a communal healing space for students to make crafts and connect with peers. Tuesday, March 21, 10 a.m. to noon. Talley Student Union, room 5210.

• Wicked Lunch Break: For the next six Mondays, pack your lunch and head to the Corner at Centennial to add a touch of horror to your day. Check the schedule of short films that will be screened starting at 12:15 p.m.

• MFA Q&A: Join the English Club to learn about the MFA in creative writing available at NC State. Monday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in Caldwell G109.

• Ethereal: Boundless Black Femininity is an African American Cultural Center exhibit in partnership with the NC State Women’s Center and Multicultural Student Affairs. Witherspoon Student Center, 2nd floor gallery. Tuesday, March 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

• Cash awards for creatives: The Creative Artist Award recognizes original work in music, dance and theatre created by full-time NC State students. The deadline for dance and music submissions is Monday, April 17, 2023.


• Technician: Writers, directors and actors race the clock in University Theatre’s QuickSCRIPTS event. Technician writer Selina Urieta shares the fun of a speedy theatrical experience.

• Good Morning America: ‘GMA’ celebrates Holi. Did you catch NC State LIVE’s concert by Red Baraat on March 3? They were featured in this GMA story a few days later.

• Technician: Poetry Fox takes unexpected route to providing personal poems on the spot. Want a bespoke poem from a man in a furry suit? Technician writer Karsyn Westerbeek introduces Chris Vitiello, NC State’s popular vulpine poet.

• Campus Enterprises News: The Art of Charcuterie. Campus Enterprises highlights a new collaboration between the Crafts Center and the Carmichael Teaching Kitchen.

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