Museums and visual art

09/05/2014 12:00 AM

09/05/2014 1:35 PM

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

420 S. Tryon St.; 704-353-9200;

Through Sept. 29: Max Bill: Selected Works.

Sept. 10-Feb. 18: British Invasion.

Sept. 10-Feb. 18: The Firebird: Celebrating Five Years in Charlotte.

Central Piedmont Community College

Ross Gallery (Overcash Building) and Pease Gallery (Learning Resources Center) at central campus of CPCC, Elizabeth Avenue and Kings Drive.

Sept. 15-Nov. 6: Objects in Perspective: Collaboration by Aspen Hochhalter and Natalie Abrams (Pease).

Oct. 20-Dec. 18: The Boxing Gym, de’Angelo Dia and Shaun El C. Leonardo (Ross).

Nov. 12-Jan. 8: Airy Knoll Farm Show (Pease).

Jan. 12-March 5: Adrian Rhodes: Under My Skin (Ross).

Jan. 26-March 5: Matthew Steele: ONE. (Pease).

Davidson College

Van Every/Smith Galleries on the Davidson College campus, 315 N. Main St., Davidson; 704-894-2519;

Through Oct. 5: Re/Presenting HIV/AIDS (Van Every/Smith Galleries).

Oct. 23-Dec. 17: Jaume Plensa: Sculptures and Drawings (Van Every/Smith Galleries).

Jan. 15-Feb. 27: Project 35 (Van Every).

Jan. 15-Feb. 27: Kymia Nawabi (Smith).

March 12-April 12: Cort Savage (Van Every).

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

551 S. Tryon St.; 704-547-3700;

Through Jan. 19: Selected Works of J. Eugene Grigsby Jr.: Returning to Where the Artistic Seed was Planted.

Through Jan. 19: 40 and Counting: Celebrating Forty Years at the Gantt Center Through Art, Culture and Community.

Through Jan. 19: John & Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art.

Levine Museum of the New South

Through Sept. 14: Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow.

Through Jan. 25: Gay America from Kinsey to Stonewall.

Oct. 11-February 22: Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote.

McColl Center for Art + Innovation

721 N. Tryon St; 704-332-5535;

Sept. 19-Nov. 22: Marek Ranis: Arctic Utopia.

Dec. 6-Jan. 3: Dignicraft: Encuentros/Encounters.

Jan. 10: Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.

Jan. 23-March 21: Alix Lambert: CRIME USA Charlotte.

Mint Museums

Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road; Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. 704-337-2000;


Ongoing: “Behind the Seams: Fashion Conservation & Photography Project.”

Ongoing: “Arts of Africa.”

Ongoing: “European Art.”

Ongoing: “North Carolina Pottery, Then and Now.”


Through Sept. 14: “My Hand Can.”

Through Feb. 22: “Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection.”

Sept. 19-Oct. 17: “Pop-up Gallery: Lyle Owerko’s Boombox Project.”

Nov. 1 - Feb. 1: “Connecting the World: The Panama Canal at 100.”

April 11-Sept. 6: “Body Embellishment.”

North Carolina Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh; 919-839-6262;

Oct. 11-Jan. 4: Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, and Their Contemporaries.

Through March 8: Line, Touch, Trace.

Sept. 13-March 22: Private Eye: Allen G. Thomas Jr. Photography Collection.

March 28-Aug. 23: Chisel and Forge: Peter Oakley and Elizabeth Brim.

UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte’s Rowe and Storrs galleries are on the main campus on University City Boulevard; UNCC Center City’s Projective Eye Gallery is at 320 E. Ninth St.;

Through Sept. 24: CHROMA: lyrical lines and compulsive color (Projective Eye).

Through Oct. 2: Inside Marina City (Storrs).

Oct. 1-29: Zimany + Bare/Pecchio + Leventis (Rowe).

Oct. 10-Jan 1: ICARUS: An exploration of the human urge to fly (Projective Eye).

Nov. 17-Jan. 15: New York Portraits by Peter Hutton (Storrs).


Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s Modernism + Film

Sept 26: The Vision Of Paolo Soleri: Prophet In The Desert.

Oct. 24: If you Build it.

Nov. 21: Sol LeWitt.

Jan. 23: Aberrant Architectures? Diller + Scofidio at the Whitney Museum.

Feb. 20: Peter Eisenman: Building Germany’s Holocaust Memorial.

March 20: Modern Times.

April 17: Built on Narrow Land: The End of Bauhaus Summers on Cape Cod.

May 15: Lioness Among Lions: The Architect Zaha Hadid.

June 19: Contempt.

Levine Museum of the New South’s Screen@Levine

Sept. 18: Who is Dayani Cristal? for Welcoming Week

Oct. 16: Bullied.

Nov. 6: Freedom Summer.

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