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Arts Datebook, May 18

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Several pieces of artwork created by Pitt County school teachers, hang on the wall before the "Rock the Bus" Exhibit at Emerge Gallery Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

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Friday, May 18, 2018

GMA

Art from Pitt County Schools high school students will be on exhibit from today through June 10 in the Commons Gallery. An opening reception will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. today.

The Greenville Museum of Art is at 802 Evans St. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Gray Gallery

The exhibit “110 Years of Excellence: In Memoriam” will be displayed from Wednesday through June 29. The first in a series of community shows, it will feature the work of retired faculty, including Kate Lewis, who taught the first art classes at ECU. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. June 1.

The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. Call 328-6665.

Emerge

Rock the Bus, which features the artwork of Pitt County Schools art teachers, continues through May 25. Also on exhibit at Emerge are winners of the Third Congressional District’s Annual Art Competition.

A Pitt County Schools arts exhibition, featuring work of students in kindergarten through eighth grade, will be exhibited from June 1-Aug. 17. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. June 1 during First Friday Artwalk.

The Downeast Sculpture Exhibition, featuring 11 outdoor sculptures on display throughout Greenville as well as Winterville and Farmville, continues through February 2019. For a map of locations, visit emergegallery.com/community/public-art/downeast-sculpture-exhibition.

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Call 551-6947 or visit emergegallery.com.

City Art Gallery

An exhibition featuring the abstract artwork of Ben Knight, the impressionistic painting of Hilarie Lambert and the contemporary metal sculpture of Jordan Parah continues through June 2.

City Art Gallery is at 511 Red Banks Road. Visit www.cityartgreenville.com or call 353-7000.

Pitt Community College

Neverland Never Grow Up: Fine Arts Exhibition, featuring the work of PCC art student C. Michael Aman Jr., will be on exhibit from May 31-June 30 at PCC’s Goess Student Center. An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. May 31.

Greenville Brushstrokes

Greenville Brushstrokes members will have work on display at Ironwood Golf and Country Club, 200 Golf Club Wynd, through May. Works by artist Dodi Grosser will be displayed at a’Tavola, 620 Red Banks Road, through June 2. For more information, visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com.

Greenville Brushstrokes will host a demonstration by award-winning watercolor artist Georgia Mason at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Greenville Museum of Art, 802 Evans St. For more information, visit www.georgiamason.com.

Faulkner Gallery

The Janice B. Hardison Faulkner Gallery, located in ECU’s Joyner Library, will host the Friends of Joyner Art Purchase Award Winners Retrospective Exhibition through June 30.

Farmville Community Arts Council

Water colorist Karla M. Jennings is Artist of the Month for May at the Farmville Community Arts Council, 3723 Main St., Farmville. She paints realistic scenes that reflect her rural upbringing in Greene County. Visit farmvillearts.org.

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