We feature a variety of work from local and regionally known artists at the Wilson Arts Center, rotating work approximately every two months with opening receptions held on Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Visiting artist lectures take place at 5:30 p.m., just prior to the opening reception.  All gallery exhibits and artist receptions are free and open to the public!

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Visit our Gallery Shop at the Wilson Arts Center, 204 Nash Street South, featuring a variety of handmade and one-of-a-kind treasures from local and regional artists!


"Viewpoints", a Barton College Art Faculty Group Exhibition

March 2-30
Opening Reception: March 2, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: 6:00 p.m.
Wilson Arts Center Truist Event Gallery / 204 Nash Street S
Hosted by: Rena & Stan Corbett, Renee J. Moore, RJM Artwork Studios, Linda & Skip Hanson, Beth & Doug Searcy, Vernon Mason & Andy Summerlin and Wilson Paint & Wallpaper


Wilson Arts is thrilled to bring this amazing group of artists together in one exhibition. Barton's art faculty are all working artists who exhibit regionally, nationally, and internationally.
"Viewpoints is an art exhibition that explores individual innovative approaches to relevant issues of our times. There will be a breadth of styles, media and approaches that demonstrates the creative talents of Barton's art faculty," said Susan Fecho, Dean of the School of Visual, Performing and Communication Arts.
Participating artists will be showcasing a variety of mediums from pastel to mixed media to ceramics and more!
Ben Bridgers, Miguel Elizalde, Susan Fecho, Josiah King, Amanda Lange, Gerard Lange, Brittany Moore, Maureen O’Neill, Debra Pylypiw and Theresa Scott will all be featured in this exhibition opening on Thursday, March 2 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Wilson Arts Center’s Truist Event Gallery. The show will be on display through March 30 and is free and open to the public.
The Wilson Arts Center’s normal business hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Truist Event Gallery 2022-2023 Series

A Barton College Art Faculty Group Exhibition

March 2 - 30

Miniature Masterpieces
April 13

"Covid Collages / Pandemic Paintings"
featuring Jane Mylum Gardner
April 20-May 25
Opening Reception: Thursday, 20
Artist Talk: 6:00 p.m.

"Love letters and thank you notes"
featuring Caprice McNeill
April 20-May 25
Opening Reception: Thursday, 20
Artist Talk: 6:00 p.m.

Image showing four examples of 2023 Miniature Masterpieces - a rooster, an orange, an African American woman, and a mixed media piece with birds sitting on tree branches. Text says Miniatures Masterpieces - A Fun Night for a Great Cause

Thursday, April 13
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $50 each

The ticket price includes a fun, festive evening of scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and desserts, lively libations, and an original 8”x8” miniature masterpiece of your very own to take home. All original artwork is generously donated by local and regional artists. Tickets will first go on sale to 2023 Wilson Arts Members on Wednesday, February 1 by calling us at (252) 291-4329 to pay by phone, visiting us at the Wilson Arts Center, or use the button below to purchase online.
Haven't joined yet or renewed for 2023? Stop by the Wilson Arts Center, call us 252-291-4329, or visit www.wilsonarts.com/membership and you can take care of that and be immediately eligible for the member perks - like early access to Miniature Masterpiece tickets.
General public tickets will go on sale beginning Wednesday, February 15.


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