Intern Distraction The best way I could have imagined spending my last semester of college and completing a degree in Art Studies was in a museum. I am lucky enough this semester to get hands on experience with the art in the Gregg Museum by conducting an inventory on the objects in the permanent collection. … Continue reading
Exotic is the first term that came to mind when I scanned the gallery at the just-opened exhibition “Theater of Belief: Kings, Chiefs, and Women of Power” at the Frankie G.Weems Gallery at Meredith College, featuring photographs by Phyllis Galembo. Then lots more words came tumbling in—dignified, noble, colorful, fascinating, beautiful, curious, amusing, ancient, modern—in … Continue reading
The fringe, the far flung and the FARFETCHED! As a child I can remember even the mildest of Nancy Drew mysteries causing me immense fear and horror with every creak or footstep in my house. Never one to take the farfetched lightly, my imagination has always been able to allow for the unrealistic to gain … Continue reading
Fall 2012 Exhibitions Opening Attendance Encourages Bright Future The Gregg Museum of Art & Design would like to thank all of the wonderful guests who attended the first opening of the season last week. On display are three mind-bending exhibitions that are sure to leave quite an impression on future attendees. The first exhibit, ‘SPIRIT- … Continue reading
Interning at the Gregg Museum of Art and Design: Fall 2012 A week ago yesterday I excitedly started my internship with the Gregg. I am currently a junior in the College of Design majoring in Design Studies and hoping eventually to become a curator. I was thrilled when I received news that I had gotten … Continue reading
Come visit this display of the work of artist, Annie Hooper. It’s located in Talley Student Center on the 2nd floor. It’s in the South Gallery right before the entrance to the Talley Ballroom. Gregg Museum summer interns, Maggie and Cassie worked on curating this case.
Come visit the “Red” exhibition on the second floor of Talley Student Center (2610 Cates Ave). The exhibition is located in the “North Gallery” before the entrance to the Talley Ballroom.
The statues in the basement finally have a name, or at least a true story. Having a background in the University Theater here on campus, I have found myself on many occasions meandering around Talley Student Centre, through Stewart Theatre, and down into the dark, horror-film-esque basement of this building. I can recall the first … Continue reading
With just a couple of weeks remaining in my internship here at the Gregg, I thought it might be a great idea to reflect upon my experience. Interning at the Gregg has been a firsthand experience that has turned out to be great learning opportunity. As a Fashion & Textile Management major, I was not … Continue reading
When I first walked through the Textiles of Exile exhibit, I admired the panorama of colorful images and embroidery. It wasn’t until I read the booklet that I became aware of the gruesome stories that inspired these pieces. Coming from a partially South African household, I became immediately attached to the embroidery pieces made by … Continue reading