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Hugh Morton panel, ARTSpectrum at TCVA

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Article Published: Oct. 3, 2013 | Modified: Oct. 3, 2013
Hugh Morton panel, ARTSpectrum at TCVA

‘David Brinkley on dock in Wilmington’ by Hugh Morton

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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

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

Devil’s Mark Reading and Presentation by author, Noyes Capehart
Oct. 9

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

N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti: Poetry Reading & Artist Collaborative Discussion
Nov. 6

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

Hugh Morton’s Rise to his Photographic Peak- Stephen J. Fletcher
Nov. 13

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

Carl Galie: Artist Gallery Talk
Nov. 20

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

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

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