Art

Art
A carved gourd from Quito, Ecuador
by Freeman, Margery. A carved gourd from Quito, EcuadorA gourd is decorated with a colonial scene. The highly-detailed scene is carved into the gourd.Quito is the capital of Ecuador, though with a population of 1,865,541 [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A potter at work near Jodhpur, India
by Freeman, Margery. A potter at work near Jodhpur, IndiaA potter near Jodhpur, India, is throwing a pot on the wheel. He is wearing a tan shirt with blue pants. He squats near the wheel near a bowl of slip -- clay [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A potter near Jodhpur, India, turning the wheel with a stick
by Freeman, Margery. A potter near Jodhpur, India, turning the wheel with a stickA potter near Jodhpur, India, turns the wheel by pushing it quickly with a wooden stick. He is wearing a tan shirt and blue pants. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A Potter Working in Seagrove, NC
by . A Potter Working in Seagrove, NC This is a potter working in Seagrove, North Carolina. Seagrove, located in Randolph County, North Carolina, is famous for its unusual number of pottery studios and [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A water puppet appears near lily pads at a performance in Hanoi
by Freeman, Margery. A water puppet appears near lily pads at a performance in HanoiA water puppet appears near lily pads at a performance in HanoiA single water puppet appears splashing in a spotlight near lily pads at [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
African American Dance Ensemble
by Pertalion, Patricia L. The African American Dance Ensemble, founded in Durham in 1984 by Raleigh native Chuck Davis, seeks to preserve and promote traditional African and American dance and music while entertaining and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
African and African American Storytelling
by Wilson, Madafo Lloyd. African and African American Storytelling By Madafo Lloyd Wilson Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Spring 2002. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
All-Seeing Eye image in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. All-Seeing Eye image in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh This All-Seeing Eye image framed in a triangle surrounded by sun rays and carved lotus blossoms is displayed in the Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
American Dance Festival
by Pertalion, Patricia L. The American Dance Festival (ADF) is a six-week summer gathering of dance students, choreographers, and dance professionals of emerging and legendary status who work together in an exchange of dance [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
American Indian stalking deer
by . This 1993-1994 painting depicts an American Indian hunting deer with a bow and arrow. The hunter stands on a rock in a stream facing a buck and a doe. He is camouflaged, wearing a deer head and skin [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Apprenticeship
by Stevenson, George, Jr., Canipe, Jeremy T. Apprenticeship, the system of binding a child to a master to learn a craft, trade, or occupation, has taken two forms in North Carolina. Compulsory apprenticeship was used from the last quarter of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Art of John White
by Mewborn, Suzanne. The Art of John White By Suzanne Mewborn Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2007. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History If you travel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Arts and arts organizations
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein. North Carolina is known for a rich cultural heritage rooted in the arts. The arts communicate the essence of the state’s community and culture. They also contribute to a diversified and innovative [...] (from NCpedia.)
Baby Sita discovered in gold urn by king (Thai Ramayana mural)
by Freeman, Margery. Baby Sita discovered in gold urn by king (Thai Ramayana mural) A painted mural at the Emerald Buddha Temple shows the infant Sita sitting in a gold urn as she is discovered by a king ploughing his [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Balinese painting of Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter
by Freeman, Margery. Balinese painting of Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter A red-toned modern Balinese painting depicts Hanuman courting Ravana's mermaid daughter. Swooping above moonlit waves and an [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
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