Artist Talks + Events

Artspace offers artists’ talks, events and demonstrations in conjunction with our exhibitions.  All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

First Fridays, 6-10pm

APR 5  // MAY 3 // JUNE 7 //  JULY 5  


Curator Talk with Bill Fick + Judy Jones
SAT March 23, 12 – 1pm 

Hear from the curators about their vision and process for the National Print Invitational exhibition on display in Gallery Two.


Community Conversation: Cross Cultural Narratives with Artist Lien Truong
SAT May 11, 1 – 2pm 

Join us for this community conversation led by artist Lien Truong whose work is on display in the Gallery One exhibition The Sky is Not Sacred.



BIG INK at Artspace
November 9 + 10, 2019

The public is invited to see artists print large-scale woodblocks on BIG INK’s giant mobile printmaking press at Artspace in Raleigh, NC.

If you are an artist interested in participating, please visit for more information. See the Facebook event with additional details here.

Recent Events

Artist Talk + Tour w/ Brett Morris
SAT March 9, 12-1pm

Learn about Brett Morris’ process and works on exhibition.

Floraffiti Charette
SAT March 9, 11 am-2pm

Floraffiti is hosting a charette at Artspace to learn what words you’d like to see grow in our community. Come and share your thoughts and you might see your idea pop up around town this spring! Floraffiti is a community engagement project founded by Carter Hubbard where seedlings are planted to spell inspiring and motivating words to foster community engagement.

Printmaking Demo w/ Bill Fick + Local Printmakers
SAT February 23, 1 – 3pm

Learn about various printmaking techniques from local artists. Participate in a free make + take activity. Event sponsored by Speedball.

Artist Talk + Tour w/ Dane Winkler
SAT January 19, 1 – 2pm 

Learn about Dane Winkler’s process and works on exhibition.

BYOB Drink + Draw w/ Julia Caston + Oami Powers
TH January 17, 7 – 9pm 

Bring your sketch materials and a drink and come draw with us! Caston and Power’s are hosting a BYOB Drink + Draw in conjunction with their Marriage of Opposites exhibition. Free! Detail of drawings by Oami Powers.

Artist Talk + Tour w/ Julia Caston + Oami Powers
SAT January 12, 1 – 2pm 

Learn about Caston and Power’s residency, process and works on exhibition. Artwork by Julia Caston.