Monday morning arts news, May 1


Monday, May 1

• Tickets go on sale for TheatreFEST 2023. University Theatre’s summer lineup features mystery and music, with productions of Holmes and Watson and [title of show].

Tuesday, May 2 through Saturday, May 6

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

Thursday, May 4

• NC State LIVE: LIVE @ Lake Raleigh. Catch a free outdoor concert on Centennial Campus with singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett, joined by band members Molly McGinn, J. Scott Hinkle, DaShawn Hickman, Wendy Hickman, Kari Sickenberger and Chaisaray Schenck. Food trucks at 5pm, concert at 6pm.

Saturday, May 6

• Spring Commencement ceremony. 9 a.m. PNC Arena.


• Arts Outreach and Engagement is hiring students for part-time summer work as arts ambassadors. Contact Amy Sawyers-Williams by Wednesday, May 4 at

• Didn’t make it to the in-person Student Art Sale, or would you like to see if a piece you looked at is still available? The sale continues online.

• A new Student Spotlight focuses on second-year student Lee Chavis-Tartaglia, a visual artist and vice president of NC State’s Native American Student Association.

• Each semester, collections interns at the Gregg Museum have the opportunity to curate their own online exhibits from the museum’s collection database. NC State students Colby Hopper and Emily Pointer have each created digital exhibits that reflect their interests and studies here at NC State.

• Experience the Walk-In Virtual Aquarium in the Cyma Rubin Visualization Gallery on the third floor of Hill Library. May 1-3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• MADTech Animation Fest. Tuesday, May 2, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Burns Auditorium in Kamphoefner Hall.

• CAM Raleigh presents Leading by Design: Celebrating 75 Years of the College of Design, a digital exhibition of work by faculty from the NC State College of Design. May 4 through September 6. Opening reception, Thursday, May 4, 6 to 8 p.m.


• NC State Alumni Association: High Hopes for Humphrey. Georgia Westwood ’21 was an NC State LIVE intern for two years as a student and was the creator of the award-winning stop-motion video that premiered in the “Red and White Song” competition for Day of Giving.

• Academic and Student Affairs News: Gregg Museum Voted Best Kept Secret in Wake County – Again. Don’t miss Roger Manley’s great statement about being a best-kept secret.

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