AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

2017 SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

2017 SCHEDULE: LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

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Upcoming Events

Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Maryrose Carroll</em>
Jul
26
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Visual Arts
Lectures & Workshops

For nearly 30 years, Maryrose Carroll has been a central figure in the world of contemporary sculpture. In this lecture-demonstration, Maryrose will examine the Rosen Sculpture Competition & Exhibition and its influence on sculpture in North Carolina.

Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Suzi Mills: Connecting Students, Community & Visiting Artists through Cultural Music Pedagogy</em>
Aug
2
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Music
Lectures & Workshops

Susan W. Mills is Professor and Director of Music Education in the Hayes School of Music. Her teaching focuses on development of accessible music education that is relevant, balanced, and inclusive of both classical and folk music traditions.

2017 PAST EVENTS
Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Mary Anne Redding</em>
Jul
19
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Visual Arts
Lectures & Workshops

Turchin Center Curator and Assistant Director Mary Anne Redding will provide an overview and curator’s perspective on the center’s featured summer exhibitions. Mary Anne will lead participants on a walking tour of the exhibitions with a Q&A in each of the gallery spaces.

Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Jackie Alexander, NC Black Repertory Company</em>
Jul
12
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Theatre
Lectures & Workshops

The North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) presents The National Black Theatre Festival every odd-numbered year, hosting over 120 performances and attracting over 65,000 visitors to Winston-Salem. In this presentation, NCBRC Artistic Director Jackie Alexander will lead a discussion about the festival and its production of Maid’s Door.

Appalachian Energy Summit Keynote Speakers: Gina McCarthy and Majora Carter
Jul
10
11
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:30pm
Free Event
Lectures & Workshops

Former EPA head Gina McCarthy and Peabody Award winning radio broadcaster Majora Carter will serve as the keynote speakers for the 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit, an annual gathering of progressive energy thought-leaders and innovators from 17 public institutions and seven private colleges and universities.

Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Circles of Influence: Barbara Hardy &#38; Bob Ray</em>
Jul
5
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Visual Arts
Lectures & Workshops

Circles of Influence highlights Barbara Hardy and Bob Ray, artists who have been living and working together for over twenty-five years, sharing a deeply rewarding intimate, creative and artistic bond. Their two-person exhibition in the Turchin Center’s Main Gallery brings together their artwork for only the second time. The artists will share the influence they have on one another and their mutual love of rich texture and layered patterns.

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