May 23 Monday
Opening in June 2022, the Greenville Museum of Art (GMoA) is honored to host "Growing Up Queer in the South," a juried group exhibition curated by Parks McAllister, which documents the experiences of LGBTQ+ folks through art influenced and inspired by their formative years spent in the American South.This exhibition will be on display at the Greenville Museum of Art from June 3 - September 24, 2022.Join us for the opening reception, hosted by the Dr. Jesse R. Peel Center LGBTQ Center at ECU, on June 3rd from 5-8pm for refreshments and an opportunity to celebrate the artists!More exhibition-related programs to come!Thank you to our exhibition sponsors: Dr. Jesse R. Peel, Terry Hardy, Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center at ECU, George Bailey, Michael Aho and Joe Esparza, and the Campaign for Southern Equality.
Craven Arts Council & Gallery is seeking sponsors for upcoming public art project, Peace by Piece. Peace by Piece is Craven Arts Council & Gallery’s latest project in their Art in Public Places program. Art in Public places is a new initiative to create and document large-scale community centered public art pieces, made by the community for the community.
Peace by Piece will be a long-term art installation symbolizing our community working together for harmony and the diversity of our town inspired by the legend of 1000 cranes popularized by Sadako and the 1000 Cranes.
Sponsorship benefits include name or company logo on Peace by Piece pole, media recognition, invitation to dedication and a handmade table top crane. All sponsorships are tax-deductible and support Craven Arts Council’s endeavors to continue their Art in Public Places series and create more community focused public art throughout Craven County.
To learn more about supporting Peace by Piece, please visit CravenArts.org. Sponsorships can be submitted in person at Bank of the Arts, online at CravenArts.org, or over the phone at 252-638-2577.
In this Community Connections Program you will create, share and inspire yourself and others. Create redacted poetry, put words in motion with dance, inspire yourself at our arty table filled with ideas and materials. To register for this FREE workshop, or for more information please call 252-638-7804 or email NBOutreach@MyCPRL.org.
Dr. Arwin Smallwood will speak about the lives of the Tuscarora and other native people in North Carolina up to the mid-1800's. This group was welcoming of all people, including most likely the Lost Colony, but were dispersed after the Tuscarora War.
May 24 Tuesday
May 25 Wednesday
Learn more about Camp Lejeune's ongoing efforts to clean up contaminated sites across the Base in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of North Carolina by attending its Restoration Advisory Board meeting on May 25th at 6 PM. Presentations will be given on the Site UXO-31 Munitions Response Site Prioritization Protocol (MRSPP) and on Base-wide vapor intrusion activities. The meeting will begin at 6pm at Coastal Carolina Community College in Room BT106. Meetings are held quarterly. For additional information please contact Mr. Thomas Richard, Co-Chair, at (910) 451-9641.
May 26 Thursday