AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

SCHEDULE: VISUAL ARTS

2018 PAST EVENTS
Rosen Sculpture Walk
Jul
28
followed by Awards Reception
Smith Gallery in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
10:00am
Visual Arts

The Rosen Sculpture Competition & Exhibition is a national, juried competition presented annually by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. To celebrate the 32nd anniversary of this inspiring installation, join competition jurors Daniel T. Beck and Ian Henderson on an educational outdoor tour of the ten selected pieces from this year’s competition. The tour concludes at the Schaefer Center with an awards reception. An additional work of sculpture will be installed at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.

Lunch & Learn Series: Forbidden Sounds: The Suppression of Music in Nazi Germany
Jul
25
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Visual Arts

Presented by Dr. Racelle R Weiman, Holocaust scholar, educator, filmmaker and co-director of Appalachian State University's 2018 Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on the Holocaust.

Lunch & Learn Series: Collaboration and the Creative Process with Noyes Capehart and Peter Petschauer
Jul
18
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Visual Arts

Writer and collector Peter Petschauer teams up with artist-writer Noyes Capehart for this fun and fascinating glimpse into the process of writing novels and poetry, while exploring the ways in which collaboration can create a stronger and more meaningful artistic outcome.

Lunch & Learn Series: A Walk With the Curator
Jul
11
Mary Anne Redding and Kelsey Wagner
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Visual Arts

Appalachian State University alumna and Turchin Center Curatorial Assistant Kelsey Wagner will discuss the history of human-elephant relations and the anthropology of conservation across Asia and Africa in relation to her exhibit The Elephantine in the Anthropocene. Turchin Center Curator Mary Anne Redding will provide her curatorial insights into working on this summer’s international biennial, Art from Down Under: Australia to New Zealand. Immediately following the lecture, Mary Anne and Kelsey will lead participants on a walking tour of the international exhibitions.

Summer Exhibition Celebration at the Turchin Center
Jul
6
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
6:00pm
Visual Arts

Celebrate summer at the Turchin Center and “engage, discover and connect through the arts!” The Summer Exhibition Celebration is an opportunity for art lovers to meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and spend time with fellow arts patrons, while viewing the featured exhibitions in one of the most exciting venues in town: a collection of eight galleries filled with a diverse mix of contemporary art from local, regional, and international artists.