Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Cool Places and Spaces

If you are in the Raleigh area, check out some of these places:

Flanders Art Gallery
This gallery features a variety of established and upcoming artists. They are located at 18 Seaboard, just north of downtown. Currently showing: Float: engravings, photographs, and silverpoints, and featuring prints by artist Andy Farkas.

Marbles Kid's Museum
Located at 201 East Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh, this is the place to take your young and curious. There are a variety of things to see, touch, and learn about. While there, check out their IMAX theater, showing movies about bugs, the Grand Canyon, and also, "The Dark Knight".

To see a variety of local art and sometimes artists at work, visit Artspace.

Artspace is a non-profit visual art center dedicated to presenting quality exhibitions and educational programs within an open studio environment.

Artspace promotes the visual arts by making the creative process accessible to the public. Since 1986 Artspace has provided the community with a unique environment where artists, working in a variety of media with studios open to the public, have invited the community to become part of the creative process, a visual art center where children and adults can express their creativity through enriching educational programs, and a venue for exhibitions by regional, national, and international artists.

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