Keith Dannemiller's photo of Grandmother and her grandson listening to prayers from a smartphone

Barton Art Galleries will Focus on Photography in “Homesweet, Homeland” Exhibition, Reception March 17

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2022 — Photography will be the focus of “Homesweet, Homeland,” an exciting exhibition of works opening in March in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. “Homesweet, Homeland” will feature the photography of Keith Dannemiller, artist-in-residence on campus this spring semester. The exhibition will be on view from Monday, March 14, until Saturday, April 16.   On Thursday, March 17, the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host an opening reception at 5 p.m. for “Homesweet, Homeland.” An artist lecture, featuring Dannemiller, will follow at 6 p.m. These two events will be open to the public at […]

Dr. Julia McHugh, Trent A. Carmichael Curator of Academic Initiatives at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

FOVA Welcomes Nasher Museum of Art’s Julia McHugh to Speak on February 22

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WILSON, N.C. — January 19, 2022 — The Barton Art Galleries at Barton College is excited to host the Friends of Visual Arts Spring Lecture featuring Dr. Julia McHugh, Trent A. Carmichael Curator of Academic Initiatives at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. The event will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on campus. McHugh’s talk will center on several initiatives that she has led to assess, digitize, and critically engage with the Nasher’s Art of the Americas collection through technology. In particular, she will discuss the work she does with Duke students, faculty, and staff to create […]

Wall image from installation for a art/sound exhibition by Miguel Elizalde

Barton Art Galleries Presents “Grounding Whispers” Exhibition and Installation in January

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WILSON, N.C. —January 18, 2022 — Barton Art Galleries presents “Grounding Whispers Infrasound Recordings of Wilson,” an exhibition and installation by Miguel Elizalde, Assistant Professor of Communications at Barton College. The exhibition will run from January 18-February 23. On Thursday, January 20, the Barton Art Galleries will host an opening reception at 5 p.m. for “Grounding Whispers.” A gallery talk by the Elizalde will follow at 6 p.m. This event will be open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Reservations will be required for the opening reception and gallery talk, and space will be limited. Social distancing and masks also will be required when visiting […]

Michael S. Williams

Barton Art Galleries and the Friends of Visual Arts Welcome Curator Michael S. Williams on October 28

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WILSON, N.C. —October 15, 2021 — The Barton College Friends of Visual Arts and the Barton Art Galleries will welcome curator Michael S. Williams, Thursday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. A North Carolina native, Williams fosters community engagement through his work as a consultant and through the Black On Black Project, an organization he founded that works with artists on exhibitions and events that unpack issues affecting the community. The event will be held in the Virginia Thompson Graves Gallery at the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on campus. Seating will be limited and advance reservations are required because of social distancing requirements, but there is no charge to […]

Vital Records exhibit with Stacey Kirby

Barton Art Galleries Welcomes Artist-in Residence Stacey Kirby in October

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WILSON, N.C. — October 15 — The Barton Art Galleries at Barton College welcomes Durham-based artist Stacey Kirby in October. Her exhibition, Vital Records, will be on display October 18 through November 19. Kirby is scheduled to be the Artist-In-Residence October 18 – 30. On Thursday, October 21, the Barton Art Galleries will host a reception and performance by Stacey Kirby from 5-7 p.m. Attendees will be directed into the gallery in small groups to view the installation and performance. This event is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Social distancing and masks will be required when visiting this exhibition. To make reservations for this […]

Artist William Paul Thomas painting a portrait

Barton Art Galleries will Focus on Painting in “A Good Look” Exhibition Opening March 18

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2021 — Painting will be the focus of “A Good Look,” an extraordinary exhibition of works opening in March in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. “A Good Look” will feature the paintings of William Paul Thomas, artist-in-residence on campus this spring semester. The exhibition will be on view from Thursday, March 18, through Friday, April 16. On Thursday, March 18, the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host an opening reception at 5 p.m. for “A Good Look.” An artist lecture, featuring Thomas, will follow at 6 p.m. These two events will be open to […]

Linda Johnson Dougherty, Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Rescheduled for February 24th – Barton Art Galleries Program with N.C. Museum of Art’s Chief Curator Linda Johnson Dougherty

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WILSON, N.C. — January 28, 2021 — The Barton College Friends of Visual Arts and the Barton Art Galleries has rescheduled its program with Linda Johnson Dougherty, Chief Curator and Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art for Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. Dougherty will discuss “Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art,” including recent solo exhibitions of contemporary artists (Leonardo Drew and Scott Avett), Museum Park art projects, permanent collection reinstallation plans, and an indoor/outdoor exhibition currently under development that focuses on contemporary artists whose work explores climate change and environmental impact. The event will be held in the Virginia Thompson Graves Gallery […]

Anglea Lombardi silverpoint work

Silverpoint Works Will Be The Focus Of The Barton Art Galleries’ Upcoming Exhibition

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WILSON, N.C. — January 4, 2021 — Silverpoint drawings will be the focus of an extraordinary exhibition of works opening this January in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. This exhibition will be a combination of a selection of work from the Paula Patterson Collection at Barton College and silverpoint works by the Raleigh based artist Angela Lombardi. Lombardi will curate the Patterson works from the collection with assistance from the Barton Art Galleries’ student interns. “Silverpoint” will run from January 25 through February 25.   On Thursday, January 28, the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host a reception at […]

2020 Barton Art Graduates Exhibition Oct. 16 – Nov. 20

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WILSON, N.C.  — September 30, 2020 — A mixture of painting, graphic design, audio recording technology, and documentary will be part of the 2020 Barton Art Graduates Exhibition scheduled to open on Friday, Oct. 16, in the Virginia Graves Gallery located in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on the Barton College campus. The exhibition will be on view through Friday, Nov. 20. The exhibition is open to the public by appointment only, and social distancing and masks will be required during visits to the gallery. Individuals and small groups, not exceeding 10 people, will be greeted by a Barton Art Galleries’ intern at the appointed time. Please contact Maureen […]

Sara Pedigo’s “Postscripts” Exhibition to Open in Barton Art Galleries on March 16

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WILSON, N.C. — March 16, 2020 — The spring semester is a great time for art lovers, especially those with an interest in observational painting. Barton Art Galleries is pleased to announce the opening of artist Sara Pedigo’s new exhibition, “Postscripts,” in the Barton Art Galleries on Monday, March 16. The exhibition will be on view through Friday, April 17. Gallery hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. About the artist —  Sara Pedigo grew up in the American South. She received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2007. She currently serves as a professor and […]