Talks, Events & Demos

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

October 5 // November 2 // December 7




Artist Talk with Summer Rezeli
SAT September 29, 12pm

Learn about Summer Rezeli’s time as a resident artist and works on exhibit.



Día de los Muertos

We’re collaborating with artists Pepe Caudillo, Peter Marin, Cornelio Campos and Leticia Alavarez to explore the artistic and cultural traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos. Stay tuned in October for special classes, outreach + community programs, the creation of an altar/offrendas at Artspace, and a panel discussion on October 13 on the origins of this tradition + issues of cultural appropriation.


Panel Discussion
SAT October 13, 11am

Join us for a free talk with artists Pepe Caudillo, Peter Marin, Cornelio Campos and Leticia Alavarez as we talk about the origins of the tradition Día de los Muertos + issues of cultural appropriation.


Artist Talk with Jillian Goldberg + Susan LaMantia
SAT October 20, 12pm 

Learn about Jillian Goldberg + Susan LaMantia’s processes and artwork on exhibit.


Mural Painting at Centro’s Day of the Dead 5k
SAT October 27, 10am – 2pm

Centro is hosting a Day of the Dead 5k and celebration and we’ll have an interactive mural that you can help paint! Artist Cornelio Campos worked with the Brentwood Boys + Girls Club to design the mural and now we need you to help paint it. Come celebrate with us and be a part of this community art project!



First Friday // Ofrenda Celebration
FRI November 2, 6 – 10pm 

It’s Día de los Muertos! Come celebrate with us and see Peter Marin’s Ofrenda installation, indulge in a Videri chocolate and Pan de Muertos tasting, all while enjoying traditional Mexican music.

Artspace Gala
SAT November 17, 12pm 

Celebrate creativity with us during an evening of fine art, food and fun. Proceeds benefit Artspace + the Triangle arts community. Tickets go on sale October 1, sponsorships available now!



Artspace Holiday Market
SAT December 8, 11am – 5pm 

Join us for our holiday market featuring Artspace artists and artists from our community. Perfect time to get a last minute gift!


Recent Events

Summer Celebration
SAT August 18, 12:30 – 3pm 

Join Artspace as we host a special exhibit showcasing the work of all of our young artists. Work will be on display starting Th. August 16th and will be celebrated with a special closing reception on Sat August 18th. Dress up, bring your family for treats, music, art and community!

Artist Talk with Summer Artist in Residence Dana Lynn Harper + PNC Pop in Artist in Residence Jeana Eve Klein
SAT August 4, 12pm 

Hear from our Summer Artist in Residence Dana Lynn Harper and our PNC Pop in Artist in Residence Jeana Eve Klein as they discuss their residencies, processes, and works on exhibit.

Artist Member Field Trip
FRI July 13

Join Annah Lee, Director of Artistic Programs, to visit Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington. Space is limited, contact to reserve your spot.

Impulse Control with Julia Caston and Harriet Hoover
SAT June 30, 7pm 

Body Slams. Jumping. Bopping. These are all impulses deemed inappropriate in the workplace. Join Julia and Harriet for a performance about wanting to express oneself at work or in other regulated social space. This performance grapples with what it means to be one’s true authentic self in all settings.

Julia Caston is a queer cisgender woman from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received her BA from Barnard College and an MFA from UNC Greensboro. She is a current Regional Emerging Artist in Residence at Artspace and is an upcoming Brightwork Fellow at Anchor Light Studio.

Harriet Hoover is a multi-disciplinary artist whose sculptures and performances explore personal responses to space, place, and memory. She received her BA + BS from NC State University and her MFA from UNC Greensboro. She is a 2016 NC Arts Council Fellowship recipient and lives in Raleigh, NC.