Final Friday Events

Beginning in 2016, Final Fridays will kickoff this year with Arts Entertainment Hubs! Three designated areas around Downtown Cary have been selected to host outdoor performing arts with food trucks. Check this page each month to see where your favorite artists and food will be.

 

Jan
27
Fri
2017
Amanda El Jaouhari: Soulful Strangers @ Page-Walker Arts and History Center
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Amanda El Jaouhari: Soulful Strangers @ Page-Walker Arts and History Center | Cary | North Carolina | United States

Personally connecting with the subjects of her street portraits, Amanda El Jaouhari transitions from observer to participant in “Soulful Strangers.” Challenging ideas of race, gender, and socioeconomic status by photographing the essence of what it means to be human, the soul, the artist invites you to see yourself in the reflections of others. www.amandadeljaouhari.com.

Medium: Photography

Cary Art Loop @ Various locations
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kate Lagaly Artist Reception @ Cary Senior Center
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kate Lagaly Artist Reception @ Cary Senior Center | Cary | North Carolina | United States

Kate Lagaly’s art exhibition will include artwork from several of her recent series. Kate works in a variety of mediums.  The show will include work in watercolor, colored pencil, pencil, gouache, acrylic, and mixed media.  Subject matter will include people, plants and animals.

Medium:  Watercolor

Kulsum Tasnif: Journey to the Good Life @ Page-Walker Arts and History Center
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kulsum Tasnif: Journey to the Good Life @ Page-Walker Arts and History Center | Cary | North Carolina | United States

In “Journey to The Good Life,” artist Kulsum Tasnif tells the story of migrants and refugees in various phases of their journeys. Through the use of cultural patterns, illustrations, Arabic calligraphy, and audio accounts (only during reception), her work strives to connect the audience with the universal human struggle of loss, pain, and the basic need for survival. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit www.kulsumtasnif.com.

Medium: Mixed

Nature’s Beauty -Tulips, Sunsets and Reflections: Michael Weitzman @ Herbert C. Young Community Center Gallery
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nature's Beauty -Tulips, Sunsets and Reflections: Michael Weitzman @ Herbert C. Young Community Center Gallery | Cary | North Carolina | United States

Celebrate the joy of nature with striking landscape and nature images by New York and Cary nature photographer Michael Weitzman. His work can be found in many private collections, and several of his pieces have been acquired for permanent display in patient rooms by Duke Hospital.

Medium:  Photography, on canvas and metal

Weightlessness of Forgiveness: Maya Freelon Asante @ Cary Arts Center Gallery
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weightlessness of Forgiveness: Maya Freelon Asante @ Cary Arts Center Gallery | Cary | North Carolina | United States

“Let go with me,

Make room for joy

The weightlessness of forgiveness

Seeks peace!   With Love

Art + Life + Grief + Love + Beauty + Now”

 

Medium:  Mixed Media installation, photographs and monoprints