Gallery Activities

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm DURING EXHIBITIONS
The Galleries are closed TO THE PUBLIC DURING transitions
Exhibitions:
Clay - Thursday, November 8, 2018 - Saturday, January 26, 2019
Selections - Thursday, February 14 - Thursday, April 18, 2019
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 Paper - Thursday, May 16 - Friday, July 26, 2019

The Galleries have many activities that offer gateways to the exhibitions, allowing visitors to go beyond looking and talking about works of art to engage with art in new ways. With these interactive programs, students and families experiment, play, discover, and create as they make connections between their own creation explorations and the ideas, tools, and techniques of contemporary art.

Art Lab

Next Art Lab: June 12, 2019, 10 am - 11:30 am

Art Lab is an immersive arts experience for students that includes a guided tour of The Galleries exhibition, On Paper, and a fun hands-on art activity.

Limited to 12 students per class
Where: The Galleries of the Cabarrus Arts Council, 65 Union Street South, Concord, NC 28025
Cost: $5 per student
Instructor: Deb Reid, Volunteer & Educator
Ages: 7+
Adult supervision required
Registration is suggested to ensure enough materials are ordered for the lesson. Click here to sign up for the April Art Lab!

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Focusing on the FUNdamentals of Photography

Saturday, June 15, 10 am – 5 pm

Fundamentals of Photog June 2019This initial dive into photography will teach how to understand light, see details, color, form, pattern, and utilize compositional and technical elements to create more intriguing and successful photographs. You will learn aperture, shutter speed, ISO, the creative purposes of focal lengths, and how to photograph in Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority and Manual Mode.

Instructor: Laurie Schorr
Supplies: Bring your DSLR or mirrorless camera, fully charged with a memory card free of space; a notebook
Recommended for ages 12+
$130 per person
Register online: https://forms.gle/14DuuMSRDnp8LwMG8
Registration and payment required by 6/7

I Spy Artwork Scavenger Hunt

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Discover the details in a fun and challenging way! With two levels of difficulty this gallery activity invites participants of all ages to examine art work with a fine-toothed comb.

Give everyone a list of things to find in paintings. There are two ways to win the game. One way to win is to find everything on the list first. Another way is to find the most things in a single painting.

iSpy Is Available During the Following Exhibitions
Clay - Thursday, November 8, 2018 - Saturday, January 26, 2019
Selections - Thursday, February 14 - Thursday, April 18, 2019
On Paper - Thursday, May 16 - Friday, July 26, 2019

Think About It!

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Our guided questionnaire is full of colorful pictures of artwork accompanied by conversation starters such as, "What questions would you ask this artist if he or she were here right now?"

This activity is great for anyone who wants to examine artworks in a new way.

Art Box

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Boxes full of art materials and instructions provide guided art projects for children of all ages when they visit The Galleries.

The projects relate to the current exhibition, and the artwork can be made right here in The Galleries, on the front steps, or outside on the lawn.

Art-O-Mat

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Art-o-mat machines are retired cigarette vending machines that have been converted to vend art. The experience of pulling the knob alone is quite a thrill, but you also walk away with an original work of art.

What an easy way to become an art collector.

Learn more on the Art-o-Mat website.

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