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Summer 2024 Gallery Renovation Closure


Thanks to a grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, as well as state funding specifically earmarked for infrastructure projects, we now have an unprecedented opportunity to improve our building and the visitor and staff experience therein. We are installing all new lighting throughout the upstairs galleries, and subtly reconfiguring a couple of them to allow […] ...

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition Opens: Interpreting America

Drawn from the Weatherspoon’s stellar collection, these photographs illustrate what artists have had to say about American culture from the late 19th- to the early twenty-first century. The exhibition was organized in conjunction with UNCG’s class, History of Photography 350, whose goal this fall is to think about the flexibility of the term “American” as […] ...

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition Opens: Making Connections

Following the success last academic year of the collection exhibition, Making Room: Familiar Art, New Stories is Making Connections: Art, Place, and Relationships. Building on the museum’s desire to engage its audiences in more personal and meaningful ways, this installation of works from the collection showcases the Weatherspoon as an academic museum with deep connections […] ...

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition Opens: Crip* | Artists Engage with Disabilities

This group exhibition features contemporary artists who engage with experiences and understandings of disability. They do so by thinking about the ways that one’s personal experience of disability always intersects with other aspects of their life. Collectively, their work in sculptures, drawings, videos, prints, and installations encourages us to fracture and reassemble the ways in […] ...

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

WAM 2024 Fall Open House

Location: Sculpture Courtyard Welcome back to the Weatherspoon! Please join us in celebrating our re-opening after a summer of renovations. Come and enjoy refreshments, music, conversation, and gallery tours of our three new exhibitions on display: Crip*: Artists Engage with Disability; Making Connections: Art, Place, and Relationships; and Interpreting America: Photographs from the Collection. Image: […] ...

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