EXHIBITS and EVENTS

Pleiades Arts has exciting and engaging exhibits happening all the time. Fresh shows are installed in our main gallery approximately every 6-8 weeks, and a different artist is featured in our upstairs gallery every month. We have monthly receptions every Third Friday (from 6-9 pm) as well as many other events. See below for show listings and events for 2019.

THE SECRET INGREDIENT

January 31 – March 31, 2019

Opening Reception: February 15, 6-9 pm

Closing Reception: March 15, 6-9 pm

Like Iron Chef, but for artists! See what each of the Pleiades artists produce, inspired by the color, material, and theme of “the secret ingredient.” Visit the gallery and do a little detective work. Can you find the secret ingredient?

February Featured Artist: Kim Wheaton

March Featured Artist: Jenny Blazing

COMMUNITY SHOW

PLANET eARTh

April 4 – 28, 2019

Third Friday Reception: April 19, 6-9 pm

Pleiades artists and guest environmental artist, Bryant Holsenbeck, present artwork highlighting the beauty and vulnerability of our planet. Artist and futurist, Chuck Pell, will join us for this vital tribute.

April Featured Artist: Teddy Devereux

OOPS! (HAPPY ACCIDENTS)

May 2 – June 2, 2019

Third Friday Reception: May 17, 6-9 pm

You have a plan. You have a vision of what you’re creating. And then something goes horribly wrong. A spill, melt, drop, stain, or cut results in something better than you’d planned! See what happy accidents have befallen the Pleiades artists.

May Featured Artist: Dawn Hummer

COMMUNITY SHOW

INTERSECTIONS: FINDING COMMON GROUND 

June 6 – 30, 2019

Third Friday Reception: June 21, 6-9 pm

INTERSECTIONS is a call and response exhibit bringing together the Triangle’s exceptional talent in music, performance, poetry, spoken word, and visual art.

COMMUNITY SHOW

TRUTH TO POWER: Juried Community Show on Issues of Social Justice

July 4 – 28, 2019

Third Friday Reception, Juror and Artists’ Talk: July 19, 6-9 pm

TRUTH TO POWER is a juried community show focusing on matters of social justice. “Speak Truth to Power” illustrates a commitment to voicing our diverse truths to the system and shaping society.

BEACHY KEEN

August 1 – September 1, 2019

Third Friday Reception: August 16, 6-9 pm

POPPIN’ 

September 5 – October 13, 2019

Third Friday Reception: September 20, 6-9 pm

September Featured Artist: Renee Leverty

October Featured Artist: Frank Myers

November Featured Artist: Yuko Taylor

December Featured Artist: Mark Abercrombie