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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Exhibition "The Vocabulary of Printmaking: Its Origins & Techniques" (Art Installation)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Waterworks Visual Arts Center

Celebrating the rich tradition of fine art printmaking in its many forms, 5 artists highlight an exceptional array of printmaking techniques. Originally used as a form of communication, printmaking is now valued as an artistic medium with unique qualities. John D. Gall (Jamestown) tells stories with his art, incorporating figures, symbols, & scientific data in surreal ways. Robert Dunning (UNC- Asheville) blends abstract biomorphic forms with figurative imagery using collage, printmaking, drawing, & painting. Julie Niskanen (Raleigh) focuses on the beauty of forms found in nature. David Faber (Wake Forest University) practices printmaking techniques including intaglio, lithography, relief, monotype, & mixed media. Matthew Thomason (Phoenix, AZ) creates & provides spaces through which the viewer can wander through their own thoughts & memories. 123 E Liberty St., Salisbury. Open MWF 10a–5p, TT 10a–7p, S 11a–3p. Admission free, donations appreciated. www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882.

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Dias de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

MOA’s annual exhibit features a traditional Mexican ofrenda: a home altar with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, food and beverage offerings, marigolds, and photos of deceased relatives to honor the dead. A children’s ofrenda and photographs illustrating different aspects of the celebration are also on display. This exhibit features text in English and Spanish. Admission is free. Open Tuesday to Saturday.

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Weaving along the Silk Road: Amazing Asian Saddle Rugs (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This new long-term exhibit examines the creation, function, and cultural importance of saddle rugs across Central Asia. It features colorfully woven horse covers and saddle covers, as well as elaborately decorated saddles from an area spanning the ancient Silk Road from China to Constantinople (Istanbul). Open Tuesday to Saturday.

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Truck & Treat (Childrens Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Join us for Truck & Treat on Sunday, October 28th from 1:00-5:00p.m. More than 25 big, shiny & unique vehicles parked outside the Children's Museum for you and your family to explore. You can also trick-or-treat for novelties and candy, enjoy music, fun activities, crafts and more. Halloween costumes are encouraged! Don’t miss out on the fun.The cost is $5.00 per person for members and non-members, and includes Museum admission.

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"The President is Coming!" U.S. Presidential Visits to Greensboro (Exhibit)
Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27401

What do Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt and Bill Clinton all have in common? A new display at the Greensboro Historical Museum illustrates that there have been at least eighteen U.S. President's who have stopped in the Gate City. Come visit the lobby display, our preview to the full display that will be on view on August 23, 2012. As always, all exhibitions at the museum are free for visitors.

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Vibha Galhotra: Metropia (Exhibit)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: SECCA

Galhotra's works serve as a critique of urbanization and an examination of her own place in the world.

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