EVENTS

EVENTS

Nov
29
Thu
Explore, Meditate, and Create with Clay @ Artist Studio in Chapel Hill North
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Clay is one of the only art disciplines where you are directly connected to the medium, sculpting and molding with your hands. Participants will first explore the material becoming familiar with clay. A guided meditation will follow using clay as the focus. Now for some studio time, creating a piece of art to help quiet thoughts and focus when needed. Participants will design and hand build a finger labyrinth that will continue through the firing process and be returned after it is glazed.

Nov
30
Fri
Mud slinging- Give the pottery wheel a spin! @ Artist Studio in Chapel Hill North
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Remember Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in the movie Ghost, well forget it! No ghosting allowed, but plenty of laughing and learning will come with this pottery wheel experience! You and a friend or partner will be taking turns experiencing “throwing” clay on the wheel with some guided instruction you will create your own ceramic pieces. While your wheel partner is working hard centering and pulling on the wheel, you can help cheer them on while also having the option to do a mini handbuilding project! If you are tired of the traditional night out, wanting to unwind with some friends, pottery is proven to relieve stress. So bring a friend or three for a few hours. Feel free to BYOB, sparkling or flat water will be provided. The studio has a variety of glazes to choose from to finish your masterpiece! All pieces will be return in 3-4 weeks. Each participant will most likely have 2-5 pieces.

Mud slinging- Give the pottery wheel a spin! @ Julie Berkowitz Ceramics Studio
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Remember Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in the movie Ghost, well forget it! No ghosting allowed, but plenty of laughing and learning will come with this pottery wheel experience! You and a friend or partner will be taking turns experiencing “throwing” clay on the wheel with some guided instruction you will create your own ceramic pieces. While your wheel partner is working hard centering and pulling on the wheel, you can help cheer them on while also having the option to do a mini handbuilding project! If you are tired of the traditional night out, wanting to unwind with some friends, pottery is proven to relieve stress. So bring a friend or three for a few hours. Feel free to BYOB, sparkling or flat water will be provided. The studio has a variety of glazes to choose from to finish your masterpiece! All pieces will be returned in 3-4 weeks. Each participant will most likely have 2-5 pieces.

Dec
1
Sat
Artist Studios Open at the Warehouse Building at Golden Belt @ Golden Belt
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Artist Studios Open at the Warehouse Building at Golden Belt

Art studios on Golden Belt’s campus open in the new Warehouse Building

Celebrate the opening of 25 artist studios as well as the new Durham Art Guild gallery. Event will feature live music, a DJ during the day, food trucks and kid-friendly fun.
Hi-Wire Brewing will also be opening on campus and hosting fun activities on the same day from 12pm-10pm

DURHAM, NC– December 1, 2018 the Warehouse Studios at the Golden Belt Campus marks the grand opening of a new facility for the arts, attracting hundreds of art lovers to over 25 new studios and exhibition spaces. The opening of the studio boasts a roster worthy of national attention.

The launch marks a continuation of the arts program that has been a main feature of the campus upon its first launch in 2008. This renewed commitment to art is a sign of LRC Properties’ commitment to visual art and its sustainability in Durham, NC. 25 artists were juried by a diverse artistic steering committee consisting of representatives from the tenant base, Durham arts scene, and East Durham community.

“It has been our intention since launching the Golden Belt Campus to not only continue, but expand upon the concept of what the arts can mean for a mixed use campus. This new facility and list of artists creates a cross connection of diverse artistic mediums and backgrounds at the junction of architecture, commerce, and entertainment,” commented LRC Properties local VP Justin Sacco.

On December 1st the public can expect full access to meet the artists and visit their studios, live music and DJ as well as family fun. The event is from 3-10pm. Below is a full list of visual artists that have studios:
Adam Narcross
Audrey Pinto
Beth Hammett
Caleb Goodnight & Caleb Childers
Carlyn Wright Eakes
Christine Hager-Braun
Christine Long
Edie Cohn
Elizabeth Chabot
James Keul
Kelly Oakes
Kevin Harrell
Kristen Gibson
Martha Paris
Matt Tomko
Pamela Bond
Rachel Campbell
Roxanne Lorch
Shelby Dillon
Tiffany Coley
Vonnie Quest

“We are looking forward to the beautiful, new studios and can’t wait to see everyone for our grand opening,” commented Golden Belt studio artists Shelby Dillon.

In addition to the launch of the artist studios, Hi-Wire Brewing will also be hosting an event in conjunction to celebrate the opening of their Durham Fun Zone, including over 20 beers on tap and a large collection of tables games such as foosball, ping-pong, and soccer pool. Their event will be just steps away from the Artist Studios and will feature additional attractions including a ferris wheel, stilt walkers, live music and family fun.

December 1st is the date to experience what’s new on Golden Belt’s campus. Join us.

This event is free and open to the public. To find out more information please visit http://www.goldenbeltarts.com/.

Dec
2
Sun
OPHD Winter Open House @ Our PlayHouse Preschool
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join us at Our PlayHouse Preschool for a morning full of festive fun! Our open house will feature a yoga session, seasonal art exploration, warm winter treats and an opportunity to shop for holiday gifts. We will also give you a chance to explore our space and meet teachers. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Bright Spirits Holiday Market @ Motorco Music Hall
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

An alternative way to shop for local, hand-made items for the holidays.

Motorco Music Hall in Durham will be hosting a hand-made market on Sunday, December 2, from noon until 6pm. Bright Spirits Holiday Market will feature North Carolina makers selling their wares of all varieties including jewelry, photography, home decor, and other items for the gift-giving season. The only requirements for vendors is that they are from the state and that the items they are selling are ones they have made by hand. The vendor tables will be set up in the “Showroom” at Motorco.

Shoppers at the market will be able to purchase and consume beer, wine, and other beverages from either side of Motorco and food from the Parts & Labor restaurant side. Motorco will also be having their Allagash Brewing Oyster Roast beginning at noon, so oysters – along with all of their regular menu items – will be available.

The market is a free event, however, donations will be accepted for a to-be-determined, local organization doing good in the community. Folks who make a $5 donation upon entry, will be given a token to be used at the bar or restaurant and will also be entered into a prize drawing.

[TIMELY NOTE] Bright Spirits Holiday Market is taking applications for vendors through Sunday, October 28th, and selected participants will be notified by November 4th. Get more info by emailing brightspiritsmarket@gmail.com.

Bright Spirits Holiday Market
Sunday, December 2
12 – 6pm
All ages. Free for shoppers. $5 donations accepted for local nonprofit.
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Dec
9
Sun
Woodlake Handmade Holiday Craft Show @ Woodlake Community Clubhouse
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join your Durham neighbors for the 3rd annual Woodlake Handmade Holiday Craft Show! 16 artists and bakers from South Durham will be offering their crafts for some fun, local holiday shopping! We’ll have everything from glass art to woodworking to soap to photography to jewelry and more! And be sure to check out our bakers’ wonderful goodies and grab some hot apple cider as you browse.

A percentage of all sales will be donated to the NC ALS Association in honor of Woodlake resident Kathryn Manginelli, who just lost her fight against the disease. We’ll also have a table to learn more and make additional donations if you’d like to start your holidays off feeling good by donating to a great cause.

Dec
15
Sat
Woodlake Handmade Holiday Craft Show 2018 @ Woodlake Community Clubhouse
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Rescheduled due to snow. New date and time: December 15, 10am-3pm.

Join your Durham neighbors for the 3rd annual Woodlake Handmade Holiday Craft Show! 14 artists and bakers from South Durham will be offering their crafts for some fun, local holiday shopping! We’ll have everything from glass art to woodworking to soap to photography to jewelry and more! And be sure to check out our bakers’ wonderful goodies and grab some hot apple cider as you browse.

A percentage of all sales will be donated to the NC ALS Association in honor of Woodlake resident Kathryn Manginelli, who just lost her fight against the disease. We’ll also have a table to learn more and make additional donations if you’d like to start your holidays off feeling good by donating to a great cause.

Art Therapy Institute’s I Heart Art 2019 – Volunteer Interest Meeting @ Bean Traders
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

ATI’s biggest fundraiser of the year, I Heart Art, will take place on March 3, 2019 at The Great Room at Top of the Hill. There are a number of volunteer opportunities for this event, one of which is helping with our silent auction. Come hear more about what the silent auction committee entails (hint: it’s like shopping for awesome prizes without the debt) over some coffee at Bean Traders in Durham on Dec. 15 at 11AM.

We will go over the timeline, logistics of the event, and responsibilities of silent auction committee members.

Sign up below, so we know how many seats to save!
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Low Fare Art Fair @ Shadowbox Studio
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Low Fare Art Fair will feature 10+ local artists selling original art, with nothing priced over $50 and focusing as much as possible on art priced between $10-$25. This fair will especially appeal to those whose idea of the perfect Christmas song is the Ramones’ “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight)” or the Pogues’ “Fairy Tale of New York.” Please visit our website or find us on Facebook for more information.

Dec
20
Thu
Patty Carroll Artist Lecture @ 21c Museum Hotel
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a special lecture by artist Patty Carroll. Her exhibition, Anonymous Women, is currently on view at 21c Durham in the Vault Gallery.

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Patty Carroll has been creating highly intense, saturated color photographs since the 1970s. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and MS in Photography from the Institute of Design at IIT, Chicago. Carroll is currently Artist-in-Residence at Studios Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri.

Patty Carroll is the Winner of the 2018 Click! Juried Solo Cup Exhibitions.

Dec
21
Fri
Durham Arts Council Third Friday Artist Reception & Holiday Event @ Durham Arts Council
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm

On Friday, December 21, Durham Arts Council is the place to be for an art-filled, family-friendly affair brimming with holiday cheer! Join us starting at 6pm for this month’s Third Friday arts event, featuring four new exhibits (including the Durham Art Guild Members’ Holiday Market), caroling by the Durham Children’s Choir, live jazz from Shaquim Muldrow, a Holiday Showcase performance from the DAC Dancers, and cookie decorating for all!

Soy Candle Making Party with Brandy Mutchler @ Durty Bull Brewing Company
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at the brewery on Friday, December 21st, from 6-8 pm for a Soy Candle Making Class with Brandy Mutchler! With 15 years of experience, Brandy was the first to bring soy candle demonstrations to the area. A ticket gets you two 4-oz soy candle jars that you fill during a 90 minute class with brandy’s instruction. There will be a food truck on-site at the brewery. It makes a great holiday gift!

Jan
7
Mon
Resolutions 2019 @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Jan 7 – Jan 31 all-day

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts hosts its annual statewide juried art exhibit featuring both 2D & 3D media. January 7-31, 2019. Opening reception Friday January 25th, 6-9pm. Awards juror John Coffey, Curator of American and Modern Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art. The Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned by 22 artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough, NC. Winter Hours: 10-6 Monday – Saturday, 12-4 Sunday. HillsboroughGallery.com