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2019 Programs at the Gregg

Thurs. Oct. 24, 6pm. “Do you believe in Centaurs?” 

Artist talk with Beauvais Lyons. The famed archaeologist, scientist, revolutionary, and artistic visionary discusses the mythical visions behind his art.

Sat. Oct. 26, 1:30pm. Southbound: Ride the Bus

with photographer Daniel Kariko.

Meet at the Gregg Museum in Raleigh at 1:30, then board the bus for a round trip to the Power Plant Gallery in Durham’s American Tobacco Campus to experience Southbound at both locations. Kariko will discuss his own work along the way. Pre-registration required – Register for your seat.

Thurs. Oct. 31, 7pm.—Halloween at the Gregg. Roger Corman’s “Sharktopus”

Low-budget cult film king Roger Corman’s Sharktopus is half-shark, half-octopus and 100% killing machine. But is it art? Bring blankets, beach towels or lawn chairs. Outdoor film, weather permitting plus sweet treats and a costume photo booth.

Friday Nov. 1, 5-7pm. First Friday Wind Trio featuring Carly Graves, Brandon Haga and David Reiner


Thurs. Nov. 7, 6pm. Taco Night featuring Gonza Tacos y Tequila Food Truck


Thurs. Nov. 14, 6pm. Artist Talk: Suzanne Anker.

A Bio Art pioneer, visual artist, and theorist working at the intersection of art and the biological sciences, Anker talks about her work as it relates to Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology, setting the stage for The Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood’s presentation at NCSU Libraries the following evening (Nov. 15).

Thurs. Nov. 21, 6pm. Artist Talk: Deborah Luster.

For over 20 years, photographer Deborah Luster has been engaged in an ongoing investigation of violence and its consequences. In “Archive of Lamentations” Luster discusses the evolution of her photo series One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana; Tooth for an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish; and Passion Play, a series depicting Angola Prison inmates’ theatrical performance of “The Life of Jesus Christ.” NOTE: Chorography is “the systematic description and mapping of regions.”  Luster’s series is about describing and mapping.

Thurs. Dec. 5, 6pm. End of Semester Student Party


You can check out past events on our Past Programs page.

The Gregg Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10am-5 pm, Thursdays until 9 pm, First Fridays until 7pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Closed Mondays. Events are open to the public and admission is free. The Gregg Museum of Art & Design strives to maintain the best accessibility standards possible. If you need access accommodations or have suggestions for improving accessibility at the Gregg, call 919-515-3503 or e-mail prior to your visit.