Monday morning arts news, May 22


Tuesday, May 23 through Saturday, May 27

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

Thursday, May 25

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Morning yoga. In partnership with Hillsborough Street neighbors at the Alexander Family YMCA, the Gregg will offer free morning yoga in the museum’s main lobby. 10 a.m.


• TheatreFEST 2023 opens on June 1 with the mystery/thriller Holmes and Watson, followed by the opening of the musical [title of show] on June 8. The full lineup for the month includes Sips & Scripts, the TheatreFESTival, QuickSCRIPTS, the National Women’s Theatre Festival, and the second workshop presentation of Away Home by Honest Pint. See all the details.

• The Jillian Sortore: Plume exhibition is now open at the Crafts Center. Stop by to see fabulous wearable and sculptural objects created from wood and metal.

• Summer Music Camps: Great options for high school-age musicians! Time is running out to claim a spot in one of the June music camps presented by NC State’s Department of Performing Arts and Technology.


• Technician: Art2Wear. Four Student Media photographers – Hallie Walker, Kaela Belingon, Lily McCabe, and Rachel Laminack – have created a gallery of photos from Art2Wear 2023, held on April 26 in Stewart Theatre. This year’s A2W designer lineup included Grace Boros, who was also this year’s winner of the Visual Artist Award in the 2D category at the Student Art Sale.

• WQED: Daniel Bernard Roumain – Pittsburgh Opera’s “We Shall Not Be Moved.” Daniel Roumain’s most recent performance on the NC State LIVE series on April 15 included a world premiere composed for NC State’s Raleigh Civic Symphony. In this 14-minute radio interview, he discusses his opera – We Shall Not Be Moved – which was performed in Pittsburgh this month.

• onStage Pittsburgh: ‘We Shall Not Be Moved,’ Pittsburgh Opera’s Season Finale, A Decided Winner. A review of an operatic work created by three outstanding artists who have performed on the NC State LIVE series on more than one occasion: Composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain, spoken word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and choreographer Bill T. Jones. (Challenge for when you visit the Aldwyth exhibition at the Gregg Museum: Can you find the photo of Bill T. Jones?)

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