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Domesticity and the Feminine Mystique

This spring, Artspace features several exhibitions that explore the themes of domesticity and the feminine mystique. While women’s issues have persisted in cultural dialogue throughout the 21st century, the months after the presidential election have been characterized by an increased impulse to make women’s voices heard. The artists featured throughout the building touch on various […]

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Holding On: Jessica Dupuis, Karen Hillier, and Sarah Malakoff

Of all the priceless objects left behind, this is what we rescue. These artifacts. Memory cues. Useless souvenirs. Nothing you could auction. The scars left from happiness. -Chuck Palahniuk Through photography, embroidery and ceramics, the artists of Holding On explore the ways that personal objects function as portraits, family histories and memorials.  Each artist turns […]

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Printmaking Sampler – A Little of This, A Little of That

Ever wonder what the difference is between printmaking techniques? Try your hand at a range of techniques in this sampler class! Experiment with waterless and polyester plate lithography, white line etching, relief techniques, and chine colle (a collage method). You’ll also have a chance to play around with various printmaking papers. Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 […]

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CSA Artist Spotlight: King Nobuyoshi Godwin

The Artspace CSA is a great way to buy local and support artists. Six Artspace member artists have been selected to participate in our second annual CSA. Each will produce a series of 40 works of art; the resulting 2017 CSA collection will contain one work of art from each artist. Find out more about each of the participating CSA artists in this […]

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CSA Artist Spotlight: Sarah West

The Artspace CSA is a great way to buy local and support artists. Six Artspace member artists have been selected to participate in our second annual CSA. Each will produce a series of 40 works of art; the resulting 2017 CSA collection will contain one work of art from each artist. Find out more about each of the participating CSA artists in this […]

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Celebrating 30 Years of Inspiring Creative Energy

This November, Artspace kicked off our 30th Anniversary Celebration. Can you believe we’re the big THREE – OH? When we first opened our doors in 1986, downtown Raleigh was such a different place. Vacant buildings, empty streets … it was nothing like the vibrant creative community around us now. Over the years, we’ve seen many […]

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CSA Artist Spotlight: Liz Kelly

The Artspace CSA is a great way to buy local and support artists. Six Artspace member artists have been selected to participate in our second annual CSA. Each will produce a series of 40 works of art; the resulting 2017 CSA collection will contain one work of art from each artist. Find out more about each of the participating CSA artists in this […]

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CSA Artist Spotlight: Becky Joye

The Artspace CSA is a great way to buy local and support artists. Six Artspace member artists have been selected to participate in our second annual CSA. Each will produce a series of 40 works of art; the resulting 2017 CSA collection will contain one work of art from each artist. Find out more about each of the participating CSA artists in […]

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Do You Have a Moment? Reflections on our Pop In Residency.

Saved: Objects of the Dead As collaborators, Jody and I live and work on opposite coasts, yet a residency at Artspace, gave us the opportunity to work side by side, and enjoy the synergy, camaraderie, and insight that our collaboration, a creative environment, and a community inspires. In July we spent time working in the […]

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Thank You for Creating with Artspace

Thank you for another wonderful summer! From June to August, Artspace’s Summer Arts Program offered more than 60 classes for children and adults. Our classrooms, studios and galleries were once again energized by the creative work of our local community. I had such a great time meeting you and your amazingly creative young artists. The highlight […]

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