Library Friends Groups Jointly Welcome Author Terry Roberts to Wilson on October 29

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WILSON, N.C. — October 8, 2019 — The Barton College Friends of Hackney Library and the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library are delighted to host author and educator Terry Roberts as the featured speaker for their collaborative Fall Dinner and Lecture, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Hardy Alumni Hall on the campus of Barton College. The evening will begin with a wine reception and book signing 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the program at 6:30 p.m. Books by the author will be sold during the book signing, as well as after the program, when Roberts, again, will be available for signing. Admission to the event is $35 for all guests. For additional […]

Barton’s Friends of Visual Arts Welcomes Artist Stacey L. Kirby to Speak on October 24

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WILSON, N.C. — October 8, 2019 — The Barton Art Galleries at Barton College is excited to host the Friends of Visual Arts” Fall Lecture featuring Durham-based artist Stacey L. Kirby. The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m., in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on campus. The lecture is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. For more than a decade, Kirby has combined installation and performance to create “performative interactions” in alternative, private, and public spaces. Her work addresses identity, citizenship, and civil rights. Kirby believes in freedom through creative embodiment and invites visitors to […]