SEEK Raleigh is a temporary public art program that engages artists to use unique, non-traditional interiors, structures, and outdoor spaces for site-specific, performative, and participatory installations and experiences. Raleigh Arts is working with community partners to launch the SEEK Raleigh program at Dorothea Dix Park May 31 to June 1. During this event the Black On Black Project will present “The Will of the Father,” a performance piece that looks at some of the history of the Dorothea Dix property.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we invite you to attend an event that is part of the programming that complements artist Telvin Wallace’s exhibition "I Feel Like That," the currently on display at Block Gallery in downtown Raleigh. #IFeelLikeTelvin
Check out Raleigh's hottest art destination for one night only! It's the Museum of Natural Sciences' Adult Night: Art Dissected.
Join the LCAC as we host The Black on Black Project for a film screening of “Wilmington on Fire.” A community discussion will follow the film screening. Event is free, but please RSVP via Facebook.
Join The Black On Black Project on Thursday, April 18 for a community discussion based on the artwork in the exhibition “The Perspective of the ‘Others’” at the Leland Cultural Arts Center. #BlackOnBlackLCAC
Black On Black Project founder and curator Michael Williams will discuss “The Perspective of the ‘Others’” exhibition that’s currently on view inside the Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland, NC. The event will take place during the Art League of Leland meeting and is public.
Join us April 13, 4 to 7 p.m. for the closing reception for Alexandria Clay’s first solo exhibition, “Colored Me.” The solo exhibition questions if public spaces — our daily backgrounds — can reflect each and every one of us. #ColoredMeExhibit
In this Asserting Self in Space workshop, artist Alexandria Clay will lead participants in collaging an image to represent what their ideal world would look like, as well as counteracting the experiences of being in uncomfortable spaces. This event is part of the programming for her exhibition, “Colored Me.” #ColoredMeExhibit
"The Perspective of the 'Others'" opens Thursday, March 28 6 to 9 p.m. at the Leland Cultural Arts Center. This exhibition features eight artists sharing their perspective on culture through art. #BlackOnBlackLCAC
Join us at Anchorlight Wilmington for the closing of "Bricks Need Mortar" by artist William Paul Thomas. The reception will be on Friday, March 8, 6 to 9 p.m. #BricksNeedMortar
Artist Lamar Whidbee is back with a new exhibition, this time focusing on fatherhood. Join us Saturday, Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. as we close out “Daddy’s Home,” which explores the decisions Whidbee’s father made while raising him and how those choices affected the artist’s approach in raising his own son. #WhidbeeDaddysHome
Join us at Anchorlight Wilmington for the opening of "Bricks Need Mortar" by artist William Paul Thomas. The opening reception will be on the Fourth Friday Gallery Walk, Jan. 25, 6 to 9 p.m. #BricksNeedMortar #ALWilmington
Celebrate the rich and diverse season of African American theater in the Triangle on Jan. 20 at Raleigh Little Theatre! The Triangle Friends of African American Arts is bringing together several performing arts organizations to showcase the wonderful African American plays and musicals that will hit the stages in 2019. Buy tickets here.
Artist Lamar Whidbee is back with a new exhibition, this time focusing on fatherhood. Join us Saturday, Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. for the opening reception for “Daddy’s Home,” which explores the decisions Whidbee’s father made while raising him and how those choices affected the artist’s approach in raising his own son. #WhidbeeDaddysHome
Is the portrayal of black men in America fair and balanced? Do we perceive every black male as being the worst our society has to offer? Are black men a monolith?
The Black On Black Project is back at American Tobacco Campus in Durham with the group exhibition called "Black On Black V2." In association with the 2018 Beats n Bars Festival, the exhibition is available for viewing in the Reed Building Lobby through November 16. #BlackOnBlackV2ATC
In "Declarations of Success," artist Lamar Whidbee collaborates with youth from DREAMs of Wilmington to present paintings, photographs and assemblages that represent how the students have declared what their success will be. Join us for the closing reception.
Join poet, writer and educator Dasan Ahanu and the Black On Black Project for a Spoken Word performance Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. inside Artspace in downtown Raleigh. The program will be a response to "artfor(us)," a thought-provoking art exhibition by artist Sherrill Roland. Follow the conversation using the hashtag #jumpsuitartforus.
The Triangle's arts and culture sector is growing. Woven throughout the leadership of this artistic growth are several women of color. Moderated by Carly Prentis Jones, join the Black On Black Project Thursday, March 29 for a discussion on the roles of black women in the arts. #RightBeforeWeFly
Artist Dare Coulter will speak with members of the community Saturday, March 17 about her latest solo exhibition, "Right Before We Fly," which is on view at Anchorlight in Raleigh. #RightBeforeWeFly
Tune in at 9 p.m. to watch Kevin "KAZE" Thomas and Bishop Omega from the Facebook Live show Intelligently Ratchet as they talk to Dare Coulter, whose exhibition "Right Before We Fly" is on view at Anchorlight in Raleigh. #RightBeforeWeFly