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Bridgers, Ann Preston
by Bridgers, H. C., Jr. Ann Preston Bridgers, teacher and actress, was born in Raleigh. During most of her childhood she lived in Adrian, Ga., with her parents, Annie Preston Cain of Hillsborough and Robert Rufus Bridgers, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cultural Resources, Department of
by Williams, Wiley J. The Department of Art, Culture, and History was created by the Executive Organization Act of 1971 and activated in 1972. By this statute, various commissions, boards, and independent state agencies [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ecce Homo
by Powell, William S. Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), a famous oil painting by Francisco Pacheco measuring about 30 by 40 inches in size and depicting Christ wearing a crown of thorns, hangs in St. James Episcopal Church in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Folk Art
by Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Kress, Kelly. Folk Art by Philip McFee and Bruce E. Baker, 2006 Additional research provided by Kelly Kress. See also: Black Mountain College; Decoys; Fraktur; John C. Campbell Folk School; Pine [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gettysburg Monument
by McCaslin, Richard B. The monument to North Carolina soldiers who fought and died at the Battle of Gettysburg (1-3 July 1863) during the Civil War was created by Gutzon Borglum of San Antonio, Tex., at a cost of $50,000. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Governor's School of North Carolina
by Cherry, Kevin. The Governor's School of North Carolina is the nation's oldest statewide residential summer program for academically gifted high school students. Founded in 1963 at the urging of Governor Terry [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Great Migration
by McKinley, Cynthia Risser, McKinley, Shepherd W. The Great Migration and North Carolina by Dr. Shepherd W. McKinley and Cynthia Risser McKinley Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 2006. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum
by Johnston, W. Lee, Jr. The Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum opened in 1962 in St. John's Masonic Lodge at 114 Orange Street in Wilmington as the St. John's Museum of Art. The building had been designed to house St. John's [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mint Museum of Art
by Baker, Bruce E. The Mint Museum of Art is located in Charlotte in a building that once served as the first branch of the U.S. Mint outside Philadelphia. Gold was discovered in the Charlotte area in 1799, and by the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
by Caldwell, Martha Belle. The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), founded in Winston-Salem in 1965 by Frank L. Horton, is dedicated to exhibiting and researching the regional decorative arts of the South before [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Arts Council
by Hayworth, Marianne B. Governor Terry Sanford created the North Carolina Arts Council in 1964 to survey the status and needs of the arts and to advance the interests of the arts in the state. The Arts Council became a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Museum of Art
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. The North Carolina Museum of Art was established in Raleigh in 1947 when the General Assembly appropriated $1 million for the purchase of Old Master paintings. By that action, North Carolina became [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina School of the Arts
by Whittenburg, Catherine A. The North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem was established in 1963 by the North Carolina General Assembly as the nation's first state-supported residential school of the arts. A [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North-Carolina Museum
by Murray, Elizabeth Reid. The North-Carolina Museum was one of the names associated with a short-lived effort in Raleigh in the 1810s to gather and display an assemblage of natural and manufactured objects, curiosities, and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Penland School of Crafts
by Bumgarner, Sheila. The Penland School of Crafts is one of the oldest and most prestigious handicraft schools in America. Located in the western mountains of Mitchell County, the school was established in the late 1920s [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poetry Part 1: North Carolina Poets of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
by McFee, Philip, Kress, Kelly. Although their acclaim has varied and their notability fluctuated, North Carolina poets have always been active, and the poetic drive has always been present in the state. Like its prose counterpart, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pottery
by Simpson-Vos, Mark, Egner, David M. North Carolina's internationally renowned pottery tradition reaches back centuries-to the time native inhabitants formed local clay into functional pots and ceremonial vessels. Archaeologists have [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Sawtooth Center for Visual Art
by Kress, Kelly. The Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, an arts education facility located in downtown Winston-Salem in a renovated 1910 textile mill with a distinctive jagged roofline, serves the Triad community [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
by Kress, Kelly. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), located in Winston-Salem, serves as a nonprofit community resource and revolving exhibit space for American contemporary art. SECCA is dedicated [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 1: Introduction
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 2: Early North Carolina Painting and Portraiture
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 3: A Growing Artistic Community in the State
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 4: Producing and Teaching Art in North Carolina Colleges and Universities
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 5: The Evolution of Photography
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 6: North Carolina Art Museums, Exhibits, and Centers
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Watkins, Franklin Chennault
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Franklin Chennault Watkins, artist, was born in New York City, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Shirley Chennault Watkins. His father, a Reidsville, N.C., native, was an inventor and made a career of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel
by Walser, Richard. Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel by Richard Walser, 1996 12 June 1796–30 Aug. 1841 (Christian) Daniel Welfare (Wohlfahrt), Moravian painter, was born in Salem, the youngest son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whistler's Mother
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Wilmington-born Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler was the mother of artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler and the subject of his most famous painting. Although officially titled Arrangement in Black and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill
by Whiteside, Heustis P. Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill by Heustis P. Whiteside, 1996 27 Sept. 1804–31 Jan. 1881 See also: Whistler's Mother; William Gibbs McNeill, brother Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler, was the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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