Monday morning arts news, March 25


• Crafts Center: Dominick Rapone: Nature’s Whispers. The exhibition runs through April 22.

Monday, March 25

• Student Art Sale Q&A/panel discussion for students interested in submitting work to the upcoming sale. The panel will feature past student artists, art business/tax experts, and the art sale director. Free pizza and soda. 6 p.m. at the Crafts Center. The RSVP deadline is noon today.

• University Theatre Studio Series: Reading of the Creative Artist Award-winning play Teletype by Wyat Hamilton. Learn more and register. 7:30 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

Tuesday, March 26 through Saturday, March 30

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Four exhibitions are currently runningLeading by Design celebrates the 75th anniversary of the NC State College of Design. Selections from the Collections features a sampling of the many different kinds of pieces in the Gregg collection. The Art of John Mark Hall is an exhibition of photographs drawn from some of Hall’s favorite works. Material Messages: The Tales That Textiles Tell opened on March 21. Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, March 26

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Jazz at Stafford Commons. Free outdoor performance by all three big bands and the jazz combos. 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 27

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: The Lunchbox Series. “Affirmative action: How will it affect the arts?” with Allison Newhart, vice chancellor and general counsel at NC State University. 12 to 12:45 p.m. (virtual)

Thursday, March 28

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: College of Design history and highlights. Design faculty members Kristen Schaffer and Burak Erdim will lead a presentation in conjunction with the exhibition Leading by Design. 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 31


• Today is the deadline for NC State student artists to register to participate in the annual Student Art Sale.

• Registration for summer crafts classes will begin on Monday, April 1 for current NC State students and Monday, April 8 for everyone else. Be sure to read about the new registration system, with the opening day times staggered by studio.

• The Gregg Museum of Art & Design and the College of Design have added a closing reception (April 11) for the Leading by Design exhibition. Registration is required, and the deadline is April 1.

• WKNC’s Local Lunch Live, showcasing student performers, will run weekly on Wednesdays at noon through April 24 at The Corner on Centennial Campus. Bring your lunch or check out the food trucks.

• Making Space: The NC State University Libraries presents a talk by multidisciplinary artist Arial Robinson. She will discuss her experience as a recent historically Black university graduate and creative and the design method she employs in her work. A collage workshop for NC State University students only will take place after Robinson’s talk. Thursday, March 28 at 4 p.m. Fishbowl Forum at Hill Library.

• How do we think, talk and write about the climate crisis and climate anxiety? Award-winning author Jenny Offill will read from and discuss Weather, a novel that also considers all these questions. Presented by the Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs, the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, and the NC State University Libraries. Free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at Hill Library.

• Multicultural Student Affairs presents the 33rd annual NC State Powwow. Saturday, March 30, 12 to 5 p.m. on Miller Field. The event will showcase Native business vendors, traditional drum groups, and Indigenous dance styles.

• Student artists: The deadline to apply to participate in the annual Student Art Sale is Sunday, March 31. The sale is open to all NC State students regardless of major and takes place on April 12.

• Summer job: Artspace, a nonprofit visual arts center located in downtown Raleigh, seeks applicants for a nine-week position as camp coordinator in summer 2024. Application deadline: April 5.

• Walter Magazine: What to Do In and Around Raleigh in April 2024Walter gives a shout-out to LIVE @ Lake Raleigh, opening for the first free outdoor concert of the season on April 4, with a performance by Charly Lowry.

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