Hugh Morton panel, ARTSpectrum at TCVA
Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual
Arts is offering opportunities to learn more about the artists and the works of the exhibitions on
display at the center.
The Work of Hugh Morton: Panel Discussion, Gallery Tour and Reception
Saturday, Oct. 5
2 to 4 p.m., Turchin Center Lecture Hall
Free and open to the public
Panelists Woody Durham, Jack Hilliard and Betty McCain will hold a discussion on the long-standing career of the late North Carolina photographer, Hugh Morton. Led by Robert Anthony and Stephen J. Fletcher of the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the panel discussion will be followed by gallery tours through the current Hugh Morton exhibition at the Turchin Center and a reception. For more information, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/events/1121.
ARTSpectrum Lecture Series
A new series at the Turchin Center, ARTSpectrum Lectures are gallery talks led by the artists exhibiting at the Turchin Center, as well as artists leading programs in the community. These free lectures are held on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Turchin Center. Below is the fall 2013 schedule of lectures. For more information, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/super/id/1113.
Devil’s Mark Reading and Presentation by author, Noyes Capehart
Author Noyes Capehart will read excerpts from and discuss his latest book, “Devil’s Mark.” There will be a question and answer session following the reading. For more information, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/events/1122.
N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti: Poetry Reading & Artist Collaborative Discussion
Joseph Bathanti shares poetry he wrote in response to Carl Galie’s artwork in the upcoming exhibition, “Lost on the Road to Oblivion: The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country.” For more information, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/events/1118.
Hugh Morton’s Rise to his Photographic Peak- Stephen J. Fletcher
Stephen J. Fletcher, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archivist at the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC-Chapel Hill, takes a look at Hugh Morton’s photographic career throughout eight decades. For more information, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/events/1142.
Carl Galie: Artist Gallery Talk
Photographer Carl Galie discusses his work in the upcoming exhibition, “Lost on the Road to Oblivion: The Vanishing Beauty of Coal Country.” This exhibition focuses on the controversial practice of mountaintop removal. For more information, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/events/1120.
About the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.
The Turchin Center is located at 423 W. King St., in Boone. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Friday. The center is closed Sunday and Monday and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are accepted.
For more information, call (828) 262-3017 or visit http://www.tcva.org.