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Katonah, NY

The Katonah Museum of Art
  • Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography
    • March 25 - Sept. 2
  • Xu Bing: Square Word Calligraphy
    • Through August 26
    • In the Project Gallery
  • The Art of Grace Lin
    • Through September 2
    • In the Learning Center
  • Joseph Wheelwright: Tree Figures
    • Extended through April 2013
Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography

Albany, NY

Albany Institute of History & Art

  • Great, Strange and Rarely Seen: Objects from the Vault
    • April 14 - August 16
  • A GATHER OF GLASS: SELECTIONS FROM THE MUSEUM’S COLLECTION
    • Through June, 2012
  • Events
A GATHER OF GLASS: SELECTIONS FROM THE MUSEUM’S COLLECTION

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • The Essential Idea: Robert Motherwell's Graphic Works
    • March 31 - August 26
  • Artworks Project Space: Hoss Haley
    • March 23 - October 28,
  • Prime Time: New Media Juried Exhibition
    •  March 23 - Sept. 9
  • Fire on the Mountain: Studio Glass in Western North Carolina
    • March 23 - July 8
  • Ancient Forms, Modern Minds: Contemporary Cherokee Ceramics
    • March 23 - Sept. 16
  • Looking Back: Celebrating 60 Years of Collecting at the Asheville Art Museum
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Ancient Forms, Modern Minds: Contemporary Cherokee Ceramics

Hickory, NC

Hickory Museum of Art

  • The Catawba Valley Remembered: Paintings by Arie Reinhardt Taylor
    • June 2 - Sept. 16
  • From Billy to Wiili
    • Through August 26
  • Waking Up with Van Gogh
    • April 7 - July 29
  • Susan Webb Tregay: Contemporary Art for Adult Children
    • May 26 - August 26
  • Waking Up with Van Gogh
    • April 7 - July 29
  • DISCOVER FOLK ART: Unique Visions by Southern Self-Taught Artists from the Hickory Museum of Art Collection
    • Ongoing
  • SOUTHERN CONTEMPORARY FOLK ART
    • Ongoing
  • AMERICAN ART POTTERY: From the Museum's Moody Collection
    • Ongoing
  • BORN OF FIRE: Glass from the Museum's Luski Collection
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Waking Up with Van Gogh

Winston-Salem, NC

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)
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    • April 27 - Sept. 16
  • Light and Space: The Sculpture of Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová
    • April 27 - August 5
  • Events
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Chapel Hill, NC

Ackland Art Museum
  • Adding to the Mix 4: Johann Joachim Kändler’s Apollo (c. 1748)
    • June 1 - August 12
  • Thornton Dial: Thoughts on Paper
    • March 30 - July 1
  • Piece by Piece: Quilts, Collages, and Constructions
    • March 30 - July 1
  • Chords of Memory: Lithographs by Thomas Hart Benton
    • Extended through August 5
  • Highlights from the Permanent Collection
    • Through Dec. 31, 2013
  • Event
Thornton Dial: Thoughts on Paper

Durham, NC

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

  • Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy
    • Closes June 17
  • Angels, Devils and the Electric Slide: Outsider Art from the Permanent Collection
    • Dec. 10, 2011 – July 8, 2012
  • Containing Antiquity
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy

Raleigh, NC

Gregg Museum of Art & Design North Carolina State University
  • In Response - Weaving by Ann Roth and Vita Plūme
    • May 31-September 6
  • Barkcloth, Bras, and Bulletproof Cotton: The Powers of Costume
    • EXTENDED THROUGH AUG. 31!
Earth with Meaning: the photographs of Alan Cohen

Wilmington, NC

The Cameron Art Museum
  • Elliott Daingerfield: Art and Life in North Carolina
    • May 25 – August 19
  • Julie VonDerVellen: Tailored Narratives
    • April 28 – August 19
  • Out of Fashion
    • April 28 – August 19
  • Event
Elliott Daingerfield: Art and Life in North Carolina

Cincinnati, OH

Contemporary Arts Center

  • Jannis Varelas
    • May -September
  • Francis Upritchard
    • May -September
  • Spectacle: The Music Video
    • March 3 - Sept. 3
  • Event
Jannis Varelas

Greensburg, PA

Westmoreland Museum of American Art
  • 2012 Westmoreland Juried Biennial
    • April 28 - July 22
  • Event
2012 Westmoreland Juried Biennial

Chadds Ford, PA

Brandywine River Museum
  • Summer Sojourns: Art on Holiday
    • June 9 - September 3
  • A Painter's View: The Andrew Wyeth Studio
    • March 27 - Oct. 28
  • Pierced, Punched, Painted: Decorative Tinware from Winterthur
    • May 26 - July 15
  • Events
Summer Sojourns: Art on Holiday

Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  • PAFA and Dr. Barnes
    • April 7 - July 8
  • Of, To, and From Ray Yoshida
    • April 7 - July 8
  • American Art Starts Here: PAFA Refreshed and Reloaded
    • Ongoing
  • Bill Viola: Ocean Without a Shore
    • Ongoing
  • Event
PAFA and Dr. Barnes
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • MAYA 2012: Lords of Time
    • May 5, 2012 - Jan. 13, 2013
  • Super-Athletes of the Sierra Madre: contemporary color photographs by Diana Molina
    • March 31 - Sept. 30
  • Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum
    • Through Sept. 16, 2012
  • Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Super-Athletes of the Sierra Madre: contemporary color photographs by Diana Molina

Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design
    • April 28 - August 26
  • Events
The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art
  • Mary Whyte: Working South
    • May 4 - Sept. 9
  • Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens of the South
    • May 4 - Sept. 9
  • Events
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
  • RETURN TO THE SEA: SALTWORKS BY MOTOI YAMAMOTO
    • May 25 – July 7
  • Events
RETURN TO THE SEA: SALTWORKS BY MOTOI YAMAMOTO

Myrtle Beach, SC

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
  • Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society
    • June 7 - Sept. 23
  • Andrea Baldeck: Sea Treasures
    • June 7 - Sept. 23
  • At First Light: The Katagami Sculpture of Jennifer Falck Linssen
    • Through September 16
Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society

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