Past Programs

Below you can browse through programs that we have had in the past.  If you have any questions about these or other programs, please contact Curator of Education Zoe Starling at zoe_starling@ncsu.edu or 919.513.7244.

2021 PROGRAMS

Programs for Spring and Summer 2021 are all virtual.
  • Thursday, January 21, 4 p.m. | Welcome Week Guided Virtual Tour
  • Thursday, January 28, 4 p.m. | Artist Virtual Interview Series: Andy Nasisse. Colorado ceramic artist and photographer Andy Nasisse talks about his work and process in conjunction with his current exhibition Animate Earth: Adventures in Mimetolithia.
  • Thursday, February 4, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch – Thoughts from the Artist: Daniel Johnston, Part 1. Gallery walk-through of A Thousand Throws and interview with master ceramic artist Daniel Johnston.
  • Thursday, February 11, 4 p.m. | Virtual Studio Visit: Stephen Althouse Artist-photographer Stephen Althouse joins the Gregg Museum from his studio in Pennsylvania to discuss his artistic process and local Amish influences.
  • Thursday, February 25, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch – Thoughts from the Artist: Daniel Johnston, Part 2. Gallery walk-through of A Thousand Throws and interview with master ceramic artist Daniel Johnston.
  • Thursday, March 4, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch of “behind the scenes” interviews with Gregg staff featuring Art Preparator Matthew Gay
  • Thursday, March 11, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch – The Architecture of Installation. Gallery discussion with NC master potter Daniel Johnston and renowned NC architect Frank Harmon. Harmon and Johnston explore architectural elements in the Gregg Museum installation A Thousand Throws.
  • Thursday, March 18, 4 p.m. | Virtual Guided Tour of Objects of Intention, led by sculptor-photographer Stephen Althouse
  • Thursday, April 1, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch – Show & Tell: Callot Soeurs Evening Dress. A stunning dress the Callot sisters made more than a century ago (and now in the Gregg’s permanent collection) reveals the obsession with mummies and all things Egyptian.
  • Thursday, April 8, 4 p.m. | Virtual film screening – NC State Premiere of All the Possibilities . . . Reflections on a Painting by Vernon Pratt, a documentary meditation on Pratt’s most ambitious painting, a 1,400 square foot systematic abstraction. Live via Zoom, join Marsha Gordon, Louis Cherry, William Dodge, and Arts NC State Executive Director Rich Holly for an online panel discussion after the screening.
  • Tuesday, April 20, 4 p.m. | Virtual Guided Tour of exhibitions at the Gregg Museum. “Walk through” current exhibitions at the Gregg Museum with a live guide from the museum staff, via Zoom.
  • Thursday, April 22, 4 p.m. | Earth Day Virtual Screening: Chasing Coral. Using footage from thirty countries, director Jeff Orlowski spent three years creating a film that seeks to raise awareness of a global climate catastrophe already well underway.
  • Thursday, May 6, 4 p.m. | YouTube Launch of Show & Tell: Tokoname “Redware” Urn, a Show & Tell video that examines a single object.
  • Thursday, May 20, 4 p.m. | Guided virtual tour.
  • Beginning Tuesday May 25 | Silent Film Celebration A film series highlighting women, people of color, and explorations in silent film. All summer through August 29.
  • Thursday, May 27, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch – Gregg Staff “behind the scenes” interview with Assistant Registrar Jordan Cao.
  • Thursday, June 3, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch – Show & Tell: Chris Hondros Liberian Government Troops Push Back Rebels.
  • Friday, June 4, 3 p.m. | In Concert: Kirsten Jermé, Cellist
  • Thursday, June 10, 4 p.m. | YouTube launch – Fantastic Fans: The Collection of Emma Hanford Smith
  • Thursday, June 17, 4 p.m. | Virtual Tour of Animate Earth: Adventures in Mimetolithia by Andy Nasisse
  • Thursday, June 24, 10 a.m. | Socially Distanced Yoga in the Rose Jackson and Evelyn Thiem Garden
  • Thursday, July 8, 4 p.m. | Virtual Tour of Bob Trotman: Business as Usual
  • Thursday, July 15, 4 p.m. | Virtual Screening of The Cameraman’s Revenge (1912) and presentation on the work of Władysław Starewicz.
  • Thursday, July 29, 4 p.m. | Virtual Screening of The Angel that Stands by Me and Q&A with director Allie Light.
  • Thursday, August 12, 3:30 p.m. | Wolfpack Welcome Week Staff-Guided Tour of Pastels and Drawings by Will Henry Stevens and Conflict Photography by Chris Hondros.
  • Thursday, August 19, 6 p.m. | Staff Lecture, “The Fantastical & Feminist Films of Germaine Dulac,” presented by Educational Programs & Communications Coordinator, Christina Wytko Marchington
  • Thursday, September 2, 6 p.m | Staff guided-tour of crossed kalunga by the stars in the Adams and Woodson galleries.
  • Thursday, September 16, 6 p.m. | Staff guided-tour of Chris Hondros – Conflict Photography in the Historic Chancellor’s Residence.

2020 PROGRAMS

  • Thursday, January 9, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. | Wolfpack Winter Welcome Week: Guided tours of the museum and its current exhibitions. 
  • Thursday, January 16, 6 p.m. | Poetry reading with Jeffery Beam, from An Elizabethan Bestiary Retold. Ippy Patterson’s illustrations also featured.
  • Thursday, January 23, 6 p.m. | Double exhibition opening reception for All That Glitters—Spark and Dazzle from the Permanent Collection and Design by Time.
  • Thursday, January 30, 6 p.m. | Sketching in the galleries led by Education Program Assistant, Christina Wytko.
  • Thursday, February 6, 6 p.m. | Guest lecture with Adam Hartstone-Rose.  “Visualizing Past and Future Species”.
  • Friday, February 7, 5:30-7 p.m. | First Friday: NC State Woodwind Quintet
  • Thursday, February 13, 6 p.m.| Film screening: Tom Tykwer’s Sundance prizewinner Run Lola Run.
  • Friday, February 21, 6 p.m. |(snow date) Exhibition opening reception for All is Possible— Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal. 
  • Thursday, February 27, 6 p.m. | All Is Possible Highlight Tour with curator Ana Estrades of All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal.
  • Thursday, March 5, 6 p.m. |Short lectures in conjunction with Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology
  • Friday, March 6, 5:30-7 p.m. |First Fridays: Irish Sessions at NC State
  • Tuesday, March 10, 3 p.m. | Highlight Tour of All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal.
  • Thursday, March 12, 6 p.m. | Docent tours of all the open exhibitions.
  • Thursday, March 19 – CANCELED Guest lecture: “Of Space Suits and Gas Masks: The Biosensing Jewelry of Mary Ann Scherr” by Kayleigh Perkov
  • Thursday, March 26 – CANCELED Yoga in the Garden.
  • Thursday, April 2 | Virtual Tour:  All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal
  • Friday, April 3, CANCELED | First Friday
  • Tuesday through Thursday April 7, 8, 9 – 2020 Eco Film Series – CANCELED
  • Tuesday, April – CANCELED | Highlight tour of All is Possible—Mary Ann Scherr’s Legacy in Metal.
  • Thursday, April 16 – CANCELED | Artist talks: From Design by Time, and Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology
  • Thursday, April 23 Opening Reception – RESCHEDULED FOR 2021 Across the Threshold of India—Art, Women, and Culture, featuring photographs by Martha Strawn

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES

Fall 2020

AUGUST 4, Virtual Guided Tour
AUGUST 11, Virtual Guided Tour
August 20, 4pm Virtual Guided Tour of the Gregg.  Join Gregg Education staff as they provide a virtual walk-through of the museum’s online tours.
Sept 3, Premiere 4pm
“A Conversation about Art”
The first of three interviews with Roger Manley, Director, Gregg Museum. On the Gregg’s YouTube Channel.
Sept 17, 4pm Virtual Guided Tour of the Gregg
Oct 1, Premiere 4pm
“A Conversation about Art” –
discussions with Roger Manley, Director, Gregg Museum (second of three).
Oct 15, 4pm Virtual Artist Talk and presentation with sculptor-photographer Stephen Althouse. Objects of Intention, now open at the Gregg Museum. (via Zoom)
Oct 22, 12pm A Conversation with Artist Susan Harbage Page and Gregg Director Roger Manley (via Zoom)
Oct 22, 4pm Virtual Guided Tour of the Gregg – Featuring Borderlands-Evidence from the Rio Grande, photographs by Susan Harbage Page.
Nov. 5th – “A Conversation about Art” Last of three in-depth interviews with Roger Manley, Director, Gregg Museum. On the Gregg’s YouTube Channel.
Nov 12, 2020 Livestream of “A Thousand Throws” inatallation. Now available to view on YouTube
Nov. 19th Virtual Guided Tour of the Gregg
December 14th Windhover Instagram Livestream event.
December 17th Virtual Tour of the Gregg