Gregg Museum of art & design

Gregg Museum Events

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Opening reception for Smokes and Mirrors: Reflections of the Self in Photographs by John Menapace

Thursday — September 25, 6-8pm at the historic Chancellor's Residence (future Gregg Museum site), 1903 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Refreshments served.

 

 

Programs offered during the month of October are presented as part of the Click! Triangle Photography Festival. See clicktrianglephoto.org for additional Click! events.

 

Forensic Photography Presentation

Thursday — October 2, 6pm Calling all fans of CSI! The Gregg Museum and NC State's Crafts Center present Forensic Photography in Today's Criminal Justice System at the Crafts Center, lower level, Thompson Hall, 210 Jensen Drive, Raleigh. Gary Knight, forensic photographer and Adjunct Lecturer in Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, shares his experience in crime scene photography.

 

Short Film Screenings

Monday — October 6, 12-1pm Short films on master photographers Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan screen at the Erdahl Cloyd Auditorium, DH Hill Library. Siskind began in the 1930s as a documentary photographer but soon morphed into a leading abstract image maker. Callahan transformed photography at Chicago's Institute of Design and founded the photo department at the Rhode Island School of Design while focusing his lens on his own family to create his now-iconic images.

 

Ansel Adams film

Thursday — October 16, 6pm Film screening of Ansel Adams: American Experience, directed by Ric Burns (brother of Ken Burns), at the historic Chancellor's Residence, 1903 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Celebrated for his stunning black and white photos of Yosemite and the American West, Adams became not only the most famous American photographer of the 20th century, but a major figure in the early wilderness conservation movement.

 

Open House

Saturday — October 18, 2-4pm Open House at the historic Chancellor's Residence, 1903 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. In conjunction with NC State's University Open House, the Gregg offers a special Saturday viewing of the exhibition Smokes and Mirrors: Reflections of the Self in Photographs by John Menapace. Architect's renderings of the future Gregg Museum addition soon to be built at this site will also be on display.

 

John Menapace Lecture by David Simonton

Thursday — October 23, 6pm Photographer David Simonton speaks about John Menapace and the images in the Smokes and Mirrors: Reflections of the Self in Photographs by John Menapace exhibition, most of which have never been shown publicly. Simonton, regarded as one of the state's living master photographers, owns and uses Menapace's original view camera (also on display). Historic Chancellor's Residence, 1903 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.

 

Behind the Scenes in the Gregg's Permanent Collection

Wednesday — November 12, 2-3pm Go behind-the-scenes at the Gregg's interim facility at 516 Brickhaven Drive, Suite 200 (near J.C. Raulston Arboretum). Tour the permanent collection's archival storage, artifact study workrooms, intern stations and photo areas. All objects on view are part of the museum's vast collection of more than 34,000 educational artifacts and works of art.

 

North Carolina Photography Lecture and Portfolio show and share!

Thursday — November 13, 6pm Roylee Duvall, owner/director of Through this Lens Gallery in Durham, NC, speaks about the ongoing metamorphosis of the North Carolina "photography scene" over the past several decades. Photographers are encouraged to bring their own portfolios to share with each other following the talk. Historic Chancellor's Residence, 1903 Hillsborough St., Raleigh.