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CURRENT Opening Electrifies Downtown Chapel Hill Arts

Downtown Chapel Hill gained an exciting new arts venue with the February 2 opening of the  CURRENT™ ArtSpace + Studio on Franklin Street.CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio Presented by California Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina, the 7,000-square-foot space houses both an adaptable black box-style theater and multi-purpose studio. The facility is designed to feature immersive and co-creative arts experiences, including interactive theater and full-scale installations by exciting and emerging artists. CURRENT™ will also serve as Carolina Performing Arts’ physical and intellectual home for world-class artists-in-residence to collaborate with faculty, researchers, students, and the community.

The new venue,  strategically located in the new, mixed-use development adjacent to both the UNC campus and the vibrant downtown shopping and dining district, is distinguished by its unconventional, flexible architecture. The 3,000-square-foot Studio features three floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Carolina Square outdoor space, passersby can peek in to see dance rehearsals, artist lectures, and much more.

Photo & Caption, University Gazette: The CURRENT venue features one wall that is all glass and seating that can go anywhere (one side to four sides)—or nowhere (completely retractable).

The Studio is also a new home for the Carolina Performing Arts artists-in-residence to develop their work in collaboration with others. The theater space can accommodate many different configurations, depending upon the needs of a particular event, from artist talks to post-performance gatherings, creative workshops, and many other artistic and community events.

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Emil Kang, Executive and Artistic Director of UNC Performing Arts and Special Assistant to the Chancellor at UNC, speaks at the Opening Ceremonies.

The CURRENT™ opening ceremonies included a tour of the inaugural Sound Maze installation by artist Paul Dresher. Sound Maze is a hands-on art experience featuring more than a dozen giant musical instruments invented by Dresher. Visitors were invited to wander through and discover new ways of creating sound with these fantastical instruments. Opening events included works involving audience participation (“We are Gob Squad and So are You,” and “Revolution Now” by Gob Squad) ; activist hip-hop performance (Boots Riley and the Coup); and contemporary theatre (“The Fever” by 600 Highwaymen).

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Golden Belts newest arts space – SPECTRE Arts

by Brandon Cordrey

Durham’s newest art venue is scheduled to make its debut as part of May’s Third Friday events. Just across the street from the Golden Belt complex a small white church is being renovated to house SPECTRE Arts. The space will offer rotating exhibitions, two artist studios, and great indoor/outdoor space available for event and workshop rentals. Alicia Lange purchased the property two years ago and has been overhauling it for the past year.

Demolition uncovered many unique elements of the original 1910 structure. Restoring many of those details and adding modern and environmentally friendly components has created a visually interesting space. Vaulted ceilings, natural light, and an open floor plan make the space ideal for art exhibitions of both two and three dimensional works. Those characteristics and SPECTRE’s location make it ideal for hosting events.

The two studio spaces are located at the back of the building. They have private entrances and individual alarm systems, with a shared restroom and kitchenette. Additional doors that open the studios up to the gallery will allow the artist to work more publicly and welcome visitors if they choose. SPECTRE is also offering artists who rent these spaces access to a van for moving work, the option to have one solo exhibition a year and a discount on renting the gallery or outdoor spaces for events or workshops. The studios have ample wall space, tall ceilings, and tons of natural and working light.

Studio spaces at SPECTRE.

By opening the gallery up for events and workshops, Lange hopes that SPECTRE will draw appeal to many different communities and become a hub for collaboration. Their May 17th grand opening is the perfect example of what will make this venue unique. A range of businesses from the Triangle will be pitching in for a night filled with music, film screening, photography, food and drink. SPECTRE will not only be displaying its inaugural exhibition, it will also act as a platform for many local businesses to market themselves and grow their clientele. If you’re going to be in Durham for Third Friday be sure to stop by and take part in the activities.

SPECTRE is currently reviewing portfolios for exhibitions, booking events and workshops, as well as considering artist interested in studio spaces. For more information about those items or any of the upcoming events at SPECTRE, visit their website or email.

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Hunt Library – A Disneyland for creativity

By Sarah Dellana, ArtWorks Intern

Stepping through the doors of the Hunt Library, you will think “the future is here!” At least, that was the sentiment shared by many excited students during Hunt Library’s January opening. The library is a spectacle, with a state-of-the-art sustainable building design, over 1,800 seating options, and cutting edge technology that evoke images from science-fiction stories. The library was created to give NC State students a competitive advantage, but luckily, it’s open to community members as well. So what does this Disneyland for creative adults have to offer? Here is a list of some of the resources available at the Hunt library:

One of the many state of the art learning labs at Hunt.

-The Institute for Emerging Issues (I.E.I): a “think and do tank” that works to convene people around complex issues facing the State. Found on the second floor of the library, it features interactive touch screens where people can share their ideas and add it into a database.  (You can also get involved online).

-The Full Immersion Theater: a place to present art exhibits, films, ect. Just plug in your computer and your work will show up on a 7×16 foot display wall. Space should be reserved ahead of time.

-Design and Study Space: complete with printers, copiers, laminators, microfiche readers

-The Game Lab: catering to gamers of all types, this lab has an enormous screen on which to play video games, a control bridge modeled after Star-Trek, and adjustable window tint levels for privacy.

-Teaching and Visualization Lab: create artificial environments using technology. This room could possibly be described as something close to a virtual reality chamber, where visual and audio interactive scenes can be designed and viewed on a screen that covers 270 degrees of wall space.

-The 3D Printer: design 3D objects on one of the provided computers and watch it take form in front of you. The 3D Printer transforms your designs into tangible objects made of EBS plastic.

Sarah Dellana talks to the administrator of the 3D printer.

-Media Production Room: complete with electronic keyboards, turntables, and other curious devices, this is a place where you can make your own videos and musical recordings.

-Creativity Studio: a room full of projectors and movable panels allows you to hook up your computer and project pictures and scenes at any angle.

-TheBookBot (electronically operated book stacks) and Techlending:  These are  not available to the general public, but you can access them by becoming a Friend of the Library, which involves a donation and a $50 annual membership fee to the NCSU Libraries.

Yes, this is a spot in the Hunt Library.

 

The labs and other resources are only available for use by students, faculty or staff of NCSU, but the library is a place that lends itself to creative thinking and innovation. It is an amazing new resource for the NCSU Community and the Triangle. Words cannot do this place justice, go and explore for yourself!  More information and details can be found here.

Sarah Dellana is our new Marketing Intern here at TriangleArtWorks. She is a junior in Business Administration at North Carolina State University, minoring in English and International Studies.  She is also an art enthusiast, and values creativity in her professional and personal endeavors.

 

 

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Durham’s Mercury Studios Includes Artists Spaces.

by India Ali

Megan Jones and Katie DeConto at Mercury Studio.

Katie DeConto and Megan Jones have been faithful Durhamians for a couple of years, but Mercury Studio, located at 407 N. Mangum Street, is new to the scene. With less than two months under its belt, Mercury Studio, like any newborn, is already causing a great stir. Artists and others alike have happily accepted the studio into the community with arms wide open.

Mercury Studio does not meet any standard definition.  Its a co-working space for all types of creative people.  It offers artist studio space, as well as “desk memberships” or “cafe memberships” in the co-working space. It’s art studio meets The Office: a creative, family-like, co-working environment.  A collaborative, cross-occupational mash-up.

This is what DeConto and Jones are trying to achieve in the space that they’ve ingeniously shaped and craft-fully coined Mercury Studio. It is named after the chemical element, because it too is “sensitive to and indicative of its surroundings.” All in all, the studio was simply created to cater to the people.

Artist studio space at Mercury.

During my visit, I asked DeConto and Jones how they felt about their new opportunity to bridge the gap and how/why they had chosen this particular concept. Together they eagerly explained that there are so many wonderful, talented people in the Triangle, that Mercury Studio aims to support the passion of these individuals and small start-ups that do not have a community or workplace in which to collaborate. They want to connect them with one another and give the “9 to 5’ers” an environment where they can pursue their dream career. “We’re very open to sharing our space and are very excited to connect with the community,” DeConto explained. “We want to use it to serve the community and we want individuals to feel free to contact us with any ideas for local collaboration. We came up with the idea because we felt like it was something that Durham could really benefit from.”

It’s a rather simple, yet intelligent and unique idea. Mercury Studio will host public events every third Friday and everyone is welcome to their parties. In July, they will begin a monthly retreat, helping artists to “Refocus.” The space is also used as a gallery, rotating local artwork every month. It’s accessible to its members 24 hours a day.

If all of the above isn’t enough, just take fifteen minutes out of your day to visit the space. You will be sold. It reminded me of a really cool classroom, no boring lectures. The Studio is cleverly filled with local artists’ work and it has great space for independent, free thinking and collaborative work, coupled with a cozy kitchen, comfy sofas, and a fish tank. It felt like a home away from home. Katie DeConto and Megan Jones are onto something uber cool, something refreshingly fresh, that I hope the community continues to support.

For more information on Mercury Studio check out their website or follow them on Twitter @mercury_studio or on Facebook.

India Ali is an Atlanta native and a Durham advocate volunteering at Triangle ArtWorks. Life is her muse; she lives by “desiderata”.  She is currently working on her JD/MBA joint degree at North Carolina Central University, whilst tapping into her chi via painting and poetry. You can contact her by email.

 

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Visual Art Exchange gets a larger space and expands programming..

If you are a visual artist and have never heard of Visual Art Exchange, then you are missing out on a great resource.  Not only does VAE now oversee SPARKcon, but they also provide tons of services for the visual arts community, such as the annual “Business of Being an Artist” seminars, as well as other programs.  They describe themselves as a “non-profit creativity incubator and gallery that supports and educates emerging, professional and student artists”

But if you HAVE heard of VAE, then you know what great work they do.  And now, with the recent relocation of their gallery to a new 4,080 sq. ft space at 309 W. Martin Street in the Warehouse District of Raleigh, they are able to do much more.

The Main Gallery.

This move has been well documented in the media (such as here, here and here) so we don’t have to go into all the background, but I think it is important to highlight what this move means in the way of additional services and opportunities for artists:

  • Doubles the size of the Exchange Gallery.  The Exchange Gallery can now feature 8 to 10 VAE artists every month.  Click here for info on how to apply.
  • Doubles the size of the Main Gallery, allowing VAE to expand the number of artists in their current schedule of 12-16 exhibitions a year.  More information here.
  • Adds a new experimental space called “The Cube“.  Previously, VAE had separate annexed space (without HVAC!) for experimental work and installations. The new space will allow for a year round schedule of exhibitions and more opportunities for artists who work in alternative mediums.  Artists are juried into this space.  Find more information here.
  • Provides room for a new Retail Incubator Program, that combines business education with exhibition.  VAE will feature and work with 5 artists (currently a potter, clothing designer, paper crafter, clock maker, and a painter) on exhibiting their work and expanding their education and experience as retail-minded artists. The exhibition space for the retail incubator artists is in the front corner of the gallery.  There will be a Call for Artists for the Retail Incubator Program in the Spring.
  • Tons more storage, adequate office space, and, finally, a meeting space, which will allow VAE to take better care of artwork, and have more room for volunteers and interns.

Bathroom art by Zachary Horn.

VAE was formed in 1980 and had its first space on Hargett Street, moving to its City Market location in 1996.  VAE’s new Martin Street space makes the west end of Martin Street in Raleigh a regional arts hub, given the proximity to 311 West Martin Street Galleries, the Contemporary Art Museum,Flanders Gallery, as well as creative businesses such as Designbox and the Curatory.

“One of the most exciting things for me” says Sarah Powers, Executive Director, “is to see artists who have supported us and exhibited at VAE for a long time come in and compliment the space. Their comments about how much we have grown and how this space and neighborhood is just right for VAE really mean a lot to me, as they have stuck by us for many different eras of VAE”.

How has VAE helped you as an artist?  What other local resources have you found helpful in your work?

Beth

 

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NCSU’s Hidden Gem Plans For New Setting

Triangle Hidden Gems – NCSU’s Gregg Museum of Art and Design

By Melinda McKee

One of the Gregg's main galleries.

There are museums where visitors feel compelled to stand at a reverent distance; where they are expected to look but not touch; where they understand they’re gazing at the work of an elite club of creators.  Not so at the Gregg Museum, an institution on a mission to make art accessible.  Here, art is not held at a distance, but placed right in the palm of your hand.

Currently tucked away in NC State’s Talley Student Center, the Gregg Museum of Art and Design is perhaps one of the Triangle’s most under-discovered treasures. After visiting the second floor galleries (often accompanied by a cellphone-guided tour), know that your exploration has only just begun.  Above this rotating exhibit space, the third floor storerooms are home to a permanent collection of more than 20,000 fascinating works of art and design, including ceramics, furniture, sculptures, photography, and more than 5,000 textiles.

But the real treasure at the Gregg lies in its storerooms.

The best part?  To see these back-room beauties, all you need do is let them know you’re coming (preferably 1-2 days in advance). Gregg Museum staff will happily lead you on a tour behind the scenes, where most museums are closed to public. And if something particular has already struck your fancy (check out the museum’s online catalogue), they’ll have it ready and waiting for your discovery, white handling gloves and all.

The Gregg Museum excels in providing hands-on experiences for NC State’s future designers and artists, complementing programs in the Colleges of Design, Textiles, and beyond. This focus is intended to energize students, says museum director Roger Manley, “to show them they have the ability to achieve these same things.”

Archived pottery and textiles.

It’s not just for students, though; the Gregg Museum is all about making art accessible to anyone with a curious or creative streak. Manley continues: “People come to our shows to a feel a point of access, to see the connection between art and themselves.”

A Beautiful “New” Home

The Gregg museum is now pursuing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make its art even more available to the public. The historic Chancellor’s Residence on Hillsborough Street is set to be renovated as the museum’s new home, along with a new 16,800-square-foot addition. Preparing to move a collection of the museum’s size is no small task, acknowledges Manley. “It’s daunting to move 20,000 things, but it’s a chance to rethink what all we’re trying to accomplish.”

Once completed, the move will allow the Gregg Museum to fulfill its potential as never before. Portions of the permanent collection will finally be on display in the main building, along with a library and lecture room, while the new wing will house state-of-the-art galleries and classrooms. The beautifully landscaped outdoor areas may one day host concerts, film screenings, sculpture gardens, and more.

Museum leaders hope to begin the renovations and construction in Fall 2012, though they must raise $4.5 million for the project before breaking ground. For more information about contributing to the Gregg Museum Campaign, please visit their website.

Special Note: Our condolences go out to the family, friends and coworkers of Dr. Lynn Jones Ennis, associate director of the Gregg Museum. Dr. Ennis recently passed away unexpectedly, leaving behind a legacy of art and many fond memories. You can read more about her life here.

Melinda McKee is a nonprofit marketing specialist and creative arts enthusiast from Raleigh, NC.

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Ackland Adds Store/Gallery space on Franklin Street

Local artists are included in the retail area in the front of the photo, as well as in the gallery along Franklin Street, seen at the back of this photo.

On May 5, the Ackland Museum opened the Ackland Museum Store at the corner of Columbia and Franklin Streets (100 E. Franklin), finally filling a long empty, but important corner in Chapel Hill.  The Ackland Museum Store will help promote and support the Ackland, especially given its very visible location, while proceeds from the location will support exhibitions and educational programs at the museum. Melinda Rittenhouse, gallery manager, says “We want to be a gateway to the Ackland, directing people to it’s wonderful collection of art”.

In addition to promoting the Museum, the Store will also promote local artists and craftsmen. While it has the usual eclectic mix of books, children’s toys and home goods we have come to expect at museum stores these days, the Ackland store also features local artists, such as Seagrove potters, in the “store” side, while the “gallery side” has “rotating exhibitions of original artworks in a variety of media by local and regional artists and artisans”.   Currently, the Gallery is featuring “Nothing is Impossible” which represents seven North Carolinians who have in some way been transformed by association with the Penland School of Crafts.

The Store’s staff is currently working on a process for reviewing art and craft for inclusion in both the store and the gallery.  At this point, they require artists to submit images of work, which will be reviewed by staff of the Gallery and the Museum.   Rittenhouse says, this procedure is “still a work in progress” .

Part of the current gallery show "Nothing is Impossible".

 

The gallery is open late for Chapel Hill’s Second Friday Artwalk and is planning further special events.  So far, response has been good, according to Rittenhouse.  “The opening has been well received by the community” The central location at Columbia and Franklin, across the street from FRANK Gallery and next door to the Ackland, certainly helps concentrate more arts venues at this end of Chapel Hill and expand the stops for the Second Friday ArtWalk.

Store hours will be Mon-Sat, 10-5:30 pm, Thursday 10-8:30pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm.

 

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Collaborative gallery breathes creative life into Raleigh’s Hillsborough Street

by Melinda McKee

You may have noticed Raleigh’s warehouse district enjoying an artistic resurgence recently, from the Contemporary Art Museum setting up shop in April, to the Visual Art Exchange’s planned move this fall. They join, of course, several other galleries who’ve been paving the way for a cultural renaissance in the Martin Street area.

Fortunately for local art lovers, though, downtown Raleigh isn’t the only region experiencing a creative facelift these days. Hillsborough Street, once home to bulky construction equipment and disruptively churned-up pavement, is now poised to reclaim its place as a destination of choice along the city’s western edge — particularly due to one of its newest inhabitants, the Roundabout Art Collective.  The 2-month-old gallery is the new home for 25 Triangle-area artists, whose creations come in an array of forms: glass, paintings, jewelry, metal, mixed media, pottery, apparel, furniture, sculpture, wood and photography grace the gallery’s 1,250 square feet.

Roundabout artists, Susan Dahlin and Anna Ball Hodge, model Roundabout t-shirts.

Local painter Susan Woodson (also known as NCSU’s First Lady, wife of Chancellor Randy Woodson) heads the Collective as its founding president. Susan was first inspired to start the group while taking a painting class last summer at Pullen Park. “As our class watched the final construction on Hillsborough, I thought — what a great opportunity to grow the arts by encouraging folks to rediscover Hillsborough Street, and to help promote local artists,” says Susan.   “I think Hillsborough Street is such a great welcoming to NC State, but there was nothing there to promote the great art scene already happening in Raleigh. My main goal was to bring that thriving appreciation of the arts up to Hillsborough Street.”

Of, By and For the Community

Located across the street from NC State’s iconic Belltower, the Roundabout Art Collective looks forward to a lively relationship with the university community, including the College of Design and the Gregg Museum of Art & Design.  In addition to taking home fine pieces crafted by regional artists, local community members will be able to enjoy numerous events hosted by the Collective, from pottery workshops and art lectures to poetry readings and woodworking classes.

“The Roundabout Art Collective is a fantastic retail addition to Hillsborough Street,” says Jeff Murison, executive director for the Hillsborough Street Community Services Corporation. “The amazing, locally created works of art help establish Hillsborough Street as a destination for arts, learning, creativity and fun.  We are thrilled they’re here and helping expand our merchant base, and connecting the community with a destination on Hillsborough Street.”

A Creative Co-op

In true collaborative fashion, Roundabout members help staff the gallery by working two days a month (during store hours, two or more artists are always on hand to run the shop and answer questions). They meet monthly to discuss group goals and plan events; members also pay an annual fee, and supply a small commission to the Collective from each sale.  At present, the Roundabout gallery has reached its capacity of artistic works, and so the Collective is not currently looking for additional artists.  In the future they hope to move to a larger space that will accommodate new and different artists.

For those of you who would like to share in Hillsborough Street’s creative awakening, the artists of Roundabout invite you to join their Circle of Friends — in exchange for annual dues of $30, Circle members will receive advance event invitations, occasional purchase discounts and other perks.

The Roundabout Art Collective is located at 2110 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. The gallery is open to the public Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 11am-6pm (9pm on First Fridays).

Melinda McKee is a nonprofit marketing specialist and creative arts enthusiast from Raleigh, NC.

 

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ARTS ACTION ALERT! Want a center for arts in Chapel Hill? Let your council know!

 

Chapel Hill Museum building

Want to help create a vibrant center for arts in Chapel Hill?  A proposal for creation of the “523 Center” in the old Chapel Hill Museum, located at 523 E. Franklin Street, has been submitted to the Chapel Hill Town Council and will be considered at their meeting on May 9.  For more information, and tips on how to show your support for this proposal, read on!

 

A little background

This idea began after the Council asked the Parks and Recreation Department to get public input into how to use the building, as it was vacant following the museum closing. At a public hearing on December 7, 2010, attended by 70 people, many ideas were presented, but the majority of proposals involved use of the building for some form of arts programming or arts center.  After the meeting, the Town, through its Cultural and Public Arts Department, began using the building as a place to program cultural arts activities and as a meeting space for local community organizations.  As Jeff York, Cultural & Public Arts Administrator for the Town, described, “It really took off.  The place just seemed alive.”  Events included 400 in attendance at the opening of the “Local Histories, The Ground We Walk On” exhibition organized by elin o’Hara slavick, a UNC art professor, as well as regular group meetings, theater rehearsals, and exhibition related lectures.

What is at stake

The issue before the Town Council on May 9 is the continued use of the facility by the Town’s Cultural and Public Arts Department for programming.  Specifically, the Town’s Public Arts Commission has requested a budget allocation of  $78,500  to continue operating 523 E. Franklin Street as a cultural arts venue for 2011-12.  The proposed budget covers staffing, operations, programming and utilities, but does not include funds for maintenance and repairs.

See the Proposal to the Council, a summary of public comments, as well as the “Cultural Arts and 523 building Concept Statement” here.

The issue was presented to the Town Council at their last meeting but tabled for the May 9 budget meeting. While there was support for the proposal, there were concerns raised by some council members.

The Town of Chapel Hill has very limited space for arts programming.  At this point, the Cultural and Public Arts Department uses space in the Town Hall and other town buildings, and the Town provides some monetary support for the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, but the Town has no space dedicated to the arts.  The 523 E. Franklin building gives them the dedicated space needed to expand their programming.   In comparison, other towns in the Triangle have created or are creating arts centers (ArtSpace, Sertoma, Pullen, CAM in Raleigh, and the Durham Arts Council building, Cary‘s new arts center, etc.) and are not only benefitting from the programs and events offered at these spaces, but are also benefiting economically from the vibrancy these spaces add to their towns and the visitors they attract. Chapel Hill simply needs such a facility.  The Creative Community needs to get behind the Cultural Arts Office and support this effort.

How to show your support!

Individual action works and this is especially true at the local level.  Your elected officials want to know how their constituents feel about an issue.  So, if you live in Chapel Hill and support the continued use of 523 E. Franklin by the Cultural and Public Arts Department, call, write or email your city council and Mayor NOW.  Here is their contact information.  It’s easy and quick to do.

Don’t know what to say?  You can tell them a personal story about how the arts in Chapel Hill have benefited your family or business and that you want more of it.  Or you can simply tell them that you support use of 523 E. Franklin as an arts center.  Making the contact and registering your support of this effort is the most important thing, it is not how well you say it.

523 Franklin as part of growing arts programming in Chapel Hill

523 Franklin is part of the Cultural Arts Concept Statement submitted by the Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission to the Council in its last meeting. Although this Statement only talks about future possibilities, and with the current economy it is not clear when such programs could move forward,  the retention of the use of 523 Franklin is key to the future of arts and culture programming in Chapel Hill.  Jeff York sees the creation of the space as an arts incubator.  As he writes in his Concept Statement.

The Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission recognizes that 523 East Franklin Street is a desirable facility in which to test and refine many elements of a cultural arts program. One concept for launching a cultural arts program at 523 East Franklin is that of an arts incubator that would be a community-based public resource, flexibly managed, collaboratively programmed, and innovative in spirit. The 523 Arts Incubator would support existing and emerging artistic ventures in a growing art community that both nurtures local arts traditions and seeks understanding through the arts of Chapel Hill’s place in region, nation, and world. As a community-based public resource, the 523 Arts Incubator will be available for exhibitions, cultural activities, meetings, programs, and events related to its mission. The facility and programs will be flexibly managed and open to both non-profit and for-profit organizations. Collaboration will be encouraged, including public-private partnerships.

Collaboration as key to future use

As noted in the concept statement, the Town sees collaboration with public and private entities as an important component of the future use of the 523 Franklin building.  If the continued use of the building is approved by Council, the Town Arts Department is currently working with elin o’Hara slavik on an agreement for slavik to oversee use of and curate part of the building for shows and to allow students to learn the business of art administration and curation.  Under this agreement, slavik’s time would be paid for by UNC, which would save the town money, while allowing the space to be open longer and more programming for the Town to enjoy.

TO SUPPORT MORE CREATIVE ARTS PROGRAMMING IN CHAPEL HILL, CALL OR WRITE YOUR COUNCIL MEMBER NOW.  LETS WORK TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THIS EFFORT!

Beth

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