Art exhibits and events during the Third Friday Art Walk on September 15 in Durham.
The SuperNatural opening celebration
21c Museum Hotel, 111 N Corcoran St. Durham, NC
Third Friday reception: 6 p.m.
Following the reception, there will be a conversation between visiting artist Chris Doyle and 21c Chief Curator Alice Gray Stites.
On opening night, “The SuperNatural” will also occupy the exterior of 21c Durham: Chris Doyle’s “Rondo,” a digital animation that combines elements from the natural world with the stained-glass designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany, will be projected onto the building from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where We Find Home: Recent Southern Photography
Cameron Gallery at The Scrap Exchange, The Shoppes at Lakewood, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through Oct. 14
As a prelude event for the Click! Festival, The Scrap Exchange is partnering with professional photographer Jeremy Lange to present its first photography exhibition. The exhibition, a collection of 12 photographers from around the country, explores the contemporary landscape of the Southern United States. With an emphasis on the voice of the photographer, the images are direct, personal and at times experimental, but ultimately reach out into the larger world to engage, question and embrace the places in which we work and live. Contributing photographers include Ben Alper, DL Anderson, Aaron Canipe, Justin Cook, Phyllis Dooney, Matt Eich, Preston Gannaway, Lissa Gotwals, Jeremy M. Lange, Jared Soares, Aaron Turner and Will Warasila.
The evening’s festivities include light snacks and drinks, as well as free art-making in the Make and Take. This event is free and the public is warmly welcomed.
The Muse Masquerade ticket release party
The Carrack Modern Art, 947 E. Main St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 8:30 p.m.; one night only
Ticket Release Party & Pop-up Shop for The Muse Masquerade featuring costumes and masks from Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern, Maxx Adult Emporium, and local artisans The Odd Cog and Sara Bloo, with family-friendly mask-making art activities with Happymess Art Studios, Classes, and Supplies.
De*lib*er*ate, works by Darius Quarles
Pleiades Arts, 109 East Chapel Hill St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.
Stars Come Up Spinning, Bewildered In Love, new installation work by Virginia Tyler
Durham Art Guild, Room 100 Gallery at Golden Belt, 807 E. Main St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through Sept. 26
The works in this exhibition were created in collaboration with Joseph Agyemang, Paul Amponsah, and the Metal Casters of Krofofrom as part of Ms. Tylers studies and travels in Ghana, West Africa.
Durham Art Guild’s 63rd Annual Juried Exhibition
Durham Art Guild, SunTrust Gallery at Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham
Third Friday reception: 5 to 8 p.m., on view through Oct. 14
Public Juror Lecture: Oct. 12, 6:30-8 p.m., (Alexys J. Taylor will give a free public lecture and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be announced)
This annual showcase is the Durham Art Guild’s largest and most impressive exhibition of the year featuring a diverse mix of regional artwork selected by a new juror from year to year. DAG’s 2017 distinguished juror is Alexys J. Taylor, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in Charlotte, North Carolina. Taylor selected 83 works of art by 73 regional artists for the 63rd Annual Juried Exhibition.
Reflections Within the Transitioning Grid, by Merrill Shatzman and libi rose
Power Plant Gallery, 320 Blackwell St., American Tobacco Campus
Third Friday reception: 5 to 8 p.m., artist talk 6:30 p.m., on view through Nov. 21
This exhibit visually and formally examines the relationship between organic form and the grid through deciphering images of contemporary curtain-wall architecture found in New York, London, Shanghai and Tokyo. It presents the artists’ vision of subjects in multiple ways and formats while fusing traditionally made imagery with technologically generated applications. Wood cut prints, 3D prints, projection and motion sensors.
Gamut, Heather Gordon
SPECTRE ARTS, 1004 Morning Glory Ave. Durham
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through Oct. 6
Artist Talk: Saturday, Sept. 16, 1 p.m.
The works in “Gamut” are physical objects representing silent intervals that form the structure of our sound ocean. They are the result of a wide range of scientific research, intuitive knowledge, philosophical meanderings, and improvisation. Learn more here.
Third Friday Durham Dance Series presented by Proxemic Media
Empower Dance Studio, 109 West Parrish St.
Performances: 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Proxemic Media adds to the Third Friday experience by bringing more dance performances to downtown Durham. Performances by real.live.people.durham, ShaLeigh Dance Works and Ginger Wagg & Wild Actions. More info here.