Need art? Here are 5 art events we’re attending in August

Need art? Here are 5 art events we’re attending in August
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(1) Head to Davidson College Art Galleries to see Collected: Works of Art In Alumni Collections, a show of 49 artworks from the private collections of 20 Davidson Alumni.

Artists on view include N.C. Wyeth, Romare Bearden and Dennis Oppenheim, among others. Open through August 30: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am–4pm. Closed Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon.

van-every-galleryInstallation view of Collected: Works of Art In Alumni Collections.

(2) On Wednesday, August 5, join other artists at the networking event Art & Aperitif at Le Meridien Uptown.

Enjoy music & drinks while mingling with a selection of the Charlotte ArtPop winners: Jason Woodberry, Brian Rumping, Steve Graddick and Rose Hawley

Rose-Hawley-BillboardRose Hawley’s Artpop Billboard which can be seen on I-77.

(3) August 7 marks the next First Friday gallery crawl in South End.

Grab dinner at the food trucks and take a walk to Elder Gallery, Hidell Brooks Gallery and Lark & Key. We’re especially looking forward to the opening of Entwined at Ciel Gallery, with work by fiber artist Sydney Sogol and drawings by Tina Alberni.

Lark-Key-Gallery A new group exhibition, The Language of Flowers, opens at Lark and Key during the South End First Friday Gallery Crawl on August 7.

(4) On August 14, take a trip to Cornelius for the Second Friday art crawl.

We recommend the reception at Brick Row, a new gallery that is having a group show with any artists who volunteered, including two talented Charlotte artists Chris Holston and April Marten.

Christopher-Holston-art“Clarinet Houses” by Christopher Holston.

(5) On August 27, the Evening Muse hosts Drinks & Thinks: Arts Smarts with Dr. Angela Rajagopalan and Thomas Schmidt, both from UNC Charlotte.

The event is part of a series to help bring back the lost arts of conversation and dialogue, with a salon-style discussion based on visual art.

#OpenMicNight starts @eveningmuse Sponsored by @Shure. Find Your Muse open mic starts @ 8pm. Sign up @ 7:45pm

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