Art exhibitions during the Third Friday Art Walk in Durham

"Cotton Club II" by Yuko Nogami Taylor. See her solo exhibit "Majesty Incognito" at Pleiades Arts.

Here is a guide to the art exhibits and events happening during the Third Friday Art Walk on Nov. 17 in Durham.

Art Of Paper, featuring work by Mary Ann Anderson, Pauline Galiana, Shiho Rice and Terry Schupbach-Gordon
Durham Arts Council, Allenton & Semans Galleries, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through Jan. 12

Colors of Latin America, by Yholima Vargas-Pedroza
Durham Arts Council, Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through March 26

Photographs by Henry Greene, Marilyn Telen and Yousuf Zafar
Durham Art Guild, SunTrust Gallery at Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: 5 to 8 p.m., on view through Dec. 9

The Durham Art Guild presents “Photographs by Henry Greene, Marilyn Telen and Yousuf Zafar,” all members of DAG featuring images from their individual travels and experiences abroad.

When War Comes to a Gallery, by Sarah Dale, photographs and interactive exhibition
Durham Art Guild, Room 100 Gallery at Golden Belt, 807 E. Main St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through Nov. 30

In this exhibit, artist Sarah Dale displays select images from her Instagram project: @whenwarcomeshome. Sarah finds images on Instagram posted by military families then reposts them to the group feed, giving an electronic portrait of the realities of life after war. Exhibition attendees are encouraged to join in the conversation through interactive components in the gallery and online.

Holiday Shopping – November Third Friday at Golden Belt
Golden Belt, 807 E Main St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

Need to do some Holiday Shopping before the big rush? November Third Friday at GB offers a place to choose original art from roughly 30 artists – and original art is an awesome gift idea. This month we have six new pop-up artists, Route Bistro Food Truck and more.

The details: This month’s pop-up artists include Judy Bauman, Laura Berendson, Peter Borsay, Ellie Edwards-Smith, Anna Niwa and Xia Zipper… each setting up for one night only to show their newest work.

  • “When War Comes Home” Art Exhibit in Room 100 with artist Sarah Dale.
  • Route Bistro Food Truck will return to GB and serve up delicious Central and South American flavors to delight anyone who eats.
  • Gypsy Jazz and Rock Violinist Gabe Pelli returns to thrill your ears.

And those are the just the additional features this month! We’ll still have new work by studio artists which including favorites like Chad Hughes, J’Nai Willingham, Beth Hammett, Madelyn Smoak, Beth Mann, Chandler Thomas, Cristine Hager-Braun, Matt Tomko, Stephen Hayes, Anna Sircar, Edie Cohn, Bill Neal, Jill Snyder, Shelby Dillon, Alec Himwich, Josh Billions, Sarah Wilkins, Chieko Murasugi, Christine Long, Caroline Trippe, Roxanne Lorch, Jim Jenson, Rachel Campbell and Judith Snyderman. If one of the reasons you live here is for the many different flavors you get fom the spicy dish that is Durham, you don’t want to miss this collection of events!

Third Friday at Pleiades Arts
Pleiades Arts, 109 E. Chapel Hill St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

Yuko Nogami Taylor’s solo exhibit “Majesty Incognito” and the member artists’ themed exhibit “Collaboration: We are greater than the sum of our parts.” Pleiades artists each contribute artworks that, when placed together, create the iconic Durham Bull.

Yuko Nogami Taylor’s paintings in “Majesty Incognito” are inspired by archival photographs of South African Americans dating from the 1900s. Drawing from her Japanese heritage, Yuko brings color and life to these images to celebrate the strength, to honor the humility and to share the beauty that is in all our lives. “Majesty Incognito” is on view from until Nov. 30. “Collaboration” is on view until Dec. 23.

Reflections Within the Transitioning Grid, by Merrill Shatzman and libi rose (multimedia, woodprints, laser cut paper)
Power Plant Gallery, 320 Blackwell St., American Tobacco Campus
Third Friday reception: Open late until 8 p.m., on view through Nov. 22

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.

Holiday Art Show and Annual Campaign Event
Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.

Bring your family and friends and let’s make some art together to support The Scrap Exchange and enjoy 3rd Friday! Shop for the holidays at our Holiday Art Show in the Cameron Gallery, enjoy free Make N Take and purchase ticket to participate in our group art project lead by Sara no H. Can’t make the event? No problem – support the great work of The Scrap Exchange at:

Camera Lens, Brush Mind, by Lucia Marcus, glass painting and photography
Through This Lens, 303 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through Dec. 24

Emotional Landscapes, Karen Klinedinst, photography
Through This Lens, 303 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through Dec. 24

More this weekend

Find more events this weekend in our events calendar.

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