Monday morning arts news, May 8


Tuesday, May 9 through Saturday, May 13

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

Saturday, May 13

• NC State LIVE: Work-in-progress sharing by Murielle Elizéon and Shana Tucker of a new work commissioned by NC State LIVE (When We Were Queens…). 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. at VAE Raleigh. Note: These performances have reached capacity, but you can join a waitlist.


• In his latest “Our Life in the Arts” blog post, Rich Holly discusses why, after 43 years working full-time in the arts in higher education, “It’s Time” to retire. He shares wisdom on how to “navigate the combination of priorities, risk-taking and procrastination.”

• A new Student Spotlight shines a light on Roné Roux, an international student from South Africa and an arts intern who has wrapped up her second semester exchange at NC State.

• There’s an updated LAST CHANCE list on the Crafts Center website. It’s a quick way to see classes that start soon and still have seats left. You’ll find the full list of summer classes here.

• College Art Wellness Exchange at the NC Museum of Art: College students are invited to attend a workshop with therapist Ashley Witherspoon, an after-hours experience in the museum galleries. Recent graduates are also welcome and encouraged to attend this free session. Thursday, May 11, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

• Summer Music Camps: Great options for high school-age musicians! NC State’s Department of Performing Arts and Technology presents a series of one-week music day camps in June that offer a deep dive into electronic music or marching band conducting.

• The Department of Performing Arts and Technology is hosting a piano sale, May 18-20.

• 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 virtual sale continues online.


• Humanities and Social Sciences News: Behind the Camera. Arts Village alum Kieran Moreira ’11 is manager and senior art director of video for Red Hat.

• The New York Times: Mo Willems Finds Yet Another Way to Entertain Kids: Opera. The Times calls Willems (prolific author of books for kids, six Emmys for writing Sesame Street) a “near-deity in children’s literature.” This fall, you’ll get to see one of his stories come to life on stage, presented by NC State LIVE.

• Carolina Arts: Some Exhibits That Are Still on ViewThis is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect now showing at the Gregg Museum is featured (page 36).

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