Monday morning arts news, September 18



• The Crafts Center: Nicholas Jackson: Crossroads is open through November 2.

Tuesday, September 19

• WELLNESS DAY. No classes. Check out the events available for students to enjoy.

• The Crafts Center: My Intent. An instructor will guide students on making bracelets that reflect inspiration, memory or intention. The event takes place at The Corner on Centennial Campus. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Wellness Day sound bath meditation (students only, registration required). 3:30 to 5 p.m. NOTE: This event is full.

• University Theatre Workshop Series: Costume crafting night. Learn more and register. Two sessions: 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Tuesday, September 19 through Saturday, September 23

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: It’s a great time to visit, with three exhibitions open at presentLeading by Design, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the NC State College of Design, is the newest. Selections from the Collections is open in the historic residence gallery spaces and features a sampling of the many different kinds of pieces in the Gregg collection. This Is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect will be open through October 7. Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. NOTE: The Gregg Museum will be closed to the public on Tuesday, September 19 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to accommodate a Wellness Day program for NC State students.

Thursday, September 21

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: (9/19 update) Photography tour of Selections from the Collection. This replaces the artist talk by photographer and visual artist Susan Harbage Page that has been postponed. 6 p.m.

• Department of Performing Arts and Technology: Free dance master class (contemporary with Frankie Lee III). Open to NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Gym, Dance Studio 2307. 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 22

• NC State LIVE: Today is the last day to save up to 25% off public tickets by purchasing a Create Your Own Series season package.

Saturday, September 23

• University Theatre: QuickSCRIPTS. Given only a prompt and 24-hours prep time each, four writers, directors and casts will write, rehearse and perform four 10-minute plays. 8 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. All tickets $5 (includes tax and fees).

Sunday, September 24

• Yom Kippur begins at sunset.


• The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is accepting applications for the position of education coordinator. See the job description and requirements.

• University Theatre is seeking experienced lighting technicians/electricians for upcoming productions. Flexible schedule, temporary appointment, $18-$20 an hour based on experience. Apply here on the shop technician posting.

• The NC State University Libraries presents a free screening of Burned: Protecting the Protectors, a documentary about one person’s quest to understand decades of firefighter cancer. Thursday, September 21 at 7 p.m. Auditorium, D.H. Hill Jr. Library.


• Technician: Abstractum promotes multiculturalism through contemporary Iranian music. Technician writer Matthew Burkhart previews the Sept. 16 performance.

• Technician: Leading by Design exhibit highlights 75-year history of College of Design. Technician writer Reese Wilson introduces the new exhibition at the Gregg Museum.

• Technician: Gregg Museum’s Leading by Design opening reception. Technician assistant video editor Katherine Wan has produced a video from the exhibition opening reception that includes interviews with interim director Mary Hauser and others.

• Technician: Hopscotch brings big and small artists to downtown Raleigh. Technician culture editors Elizabeth Dull and Emilia Rivadeneira report on the annual Hopscotch Music Festival that took place Sept. 7-9.

• NC State News: A Champion of Learning by Doing. University College’s Holly Hurlburt helps students familiarize themselves with NC State’s campus – and the wider world around them.

• THROUGH 9/24: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Shows Off at WPU’s Leggett Theatre. University Theatre’s Ron Foreman directs the Pure Life Theatre Company production at William Peace University.

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