Art exhibits and events during the Third Friday Art Walk on June 16 in Durham.
Third Friday reception: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Explore downtown Durham’s galleries, artist studios, shops, restaurants and music every Third Friday. Get to know the dynamic crop of local buskers around every corner, playing from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This month: Alice Osborn, Juliana Bedhead Finch, Mysti Mayhem, Matt Grady, Alex Weiss and Luis Del Rio, sponsored by Downtown Durham Inc.
The Carrack, 947 E. Main St. Durham
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.
Twice a year The Carrack invites any artist to bring one work of art for display in an open group show. Our current show features work by 175 local artists working in all media.
Red Dot: In celebration of our 6th anniversary, over 100 artists donated small works of art to support The Carrack’s operations. All RED DOT works are available for a donation of $25 or more to The Carrack. RED DOT sales begin on June 10. Artworks can be taken at time of purchase and we will replenish while supplies last.
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To Cut is to Think, collage
Cameron Gallery at The Scrap Exchange, The Shoppes at Lakewood, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.; on view through July 15
Twenty-three collage-makers bring their special dialects of the language of design. Using lost images and re-use materials, they move things around until an uncanny, daydreaming encounter tells them it is time to cut and paste. An opening reception will be held on Third Friday. The evening’s festivities include light snacks and drinks, as well as free collage-making in the Make N Take Room.
Finished with Flame
Claymakers Gallery, 705 Foster St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m., on view through July 15
Three-person show featuring the wood-fired stoneware of Durham area potters Julie Jones, Matt Hallyburton and Curry Wilkinson.
The Music Makers
Pleiades Gallery, 109 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham
Third Friday closing reception: 6 to 9 p.m.
This exhibit expresses the artist’s love for the musicians of the past as well as cutting edge artists of the future.
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Forecasts and other disturbances
Durham Arts Council, Allenton Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: Gallery open to the public until 9 p.m. for Third Friday Durham; on view through July 7
In the Allenton gallery, “Forecasts and other disturbances” looks at the storm-inspired mixed media screen prints and assembled cut paper of Raleigh artist Julie Anne Greenberg.
Durham Arts Council, Semans Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: Gallery open to the public until 9 p.m. on April 21 for Third Friday Durham; on view through July 7
In the Semans gallery, “Our House” highlights the visual artwork of students and instructors from the Durham Arts Council School.
Small to large: delight in the practice of painting
Durham Arts Council, Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: Gallery open to the public until 9 p.m. on April 21 for Third Friday Durham; on view through Oct. 10
“Small to large: delight in the practice of painting” is on display in the Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery — showcasing the paintings of Margie Stewart, the 1998 Ella Fountain Pratt emerging artist recipient.
Reconstructing Existence: I Create Therefore I Am
Durham Art Guild, SunTrust Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Third Friday reception: 6 to 9 p.m.
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#PPGArtists Dasha Chapman and Aya Shabu
Power Plant Gallery, 320 Blackwell St., American Tobacco Campus
Third Friday reception: open until 8 p.m.
#PPGArtists is a program of the Power Plant Gallery. Each summer the gallery transforms into the PPGstudios, handing over our 1500-square-foot space for artists to use in the creation of their work. The studio will be open late on Third Friday Durham.