Monday morning arts news, September 5


Monday, September 5

• LABOR DAY. University closed.

Tuesday, September 6 through Saturday, September 10

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, September 7

• Arts NC State: International Student Fair. Find the arts table at Duke Energy Hall at Hunt Library. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Arts NC State: OLLI Info Fair. The arts will be represented at McKimmon Center.  3:15 to 4:30 p.m.

• NC State LIVE: Auturo O’Farrill/Ana Maria Alvarez artist residency begins.

Thursday, September 8

• Dance Program: Masterclass Series: Intermediate Ballet with Courtney Liu. 5:45 p.m. Free for NC State students, faculty and staff. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. Learn more and register.

Sunday, September 11

• NC State LIVE: Choreographic Lab as part of the Auturo O’Farrill/Ana Maria Alvarez artist residency.  4 to 7 p.m. Stewart Theatre. Learn more and register.


• WKNC 88.1 and NC State University Libraries present a Hopscotch Day Party, featuring musicians Kenny Wavinson, Max Gowan and Tiger Beach. Thursday, September 8, 1 to 3 p.m. Outside D.H. Hill Jr. Library, at the Hillsborough Street entrance.

• University Theatre’s first turn at QuickScripts took place during TheatreFEST this past summer. It was a hit and returns for the 2022-23 season. Sign-up is now open for playwrights for round one of QuickScripts. Learn about the speedy process of writing, casting, rehearsing and performing four 10-minute plays.

• Look who’s back! While a student at NC State, Aaron Thomas ’14 was a member of the Arts Village, an Arts Village assistant, and a drum major for the marching band. In 2019, he became a reporter for WRAL. This fall, Aaron returns to football games at Carter-Finley Stadium as the voice of the Power Sound of the South.

• The Crafts Center has opened an exhibition of clay and glass objects by Eric Serritella, a companion exhibition to the Gregg Museum’s Eric Serritella – Sharing Spaces. The artist will present a workshop at the Crafts Center on October 22.


• NC State Giving News: Five Years In, the Gregg is Still Going Strong. The Gregg Museum of Art & Design just celebrated five years since reopening on Hillsborough Street in the former chancellor’s residence.

• College of Design: Accessible Design Takes Spotlight in Competition. Architect Rick Rice was an inaugural member of the Friends of Arts NC State board of advisors.

• Medium: Making Arts School More Career-Relevant. Karl Androes, musician and founder of the nonprofit Reading in Motion, has interviewed over 100 higher ed professionals about how creative students will plan for careers, including Gary Beckman, NC State’s director of entrepreneurial studies in the arts.

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