Raleigh Events

14th Annual Art of the Carolinas
11-13-2014 to 11-16-2014 - Jerry's Artarama, a nationwide retailer of art supplies and materials based in Raleigh, will host the 14th annual Art of the Carolinas trade show. The free, family-friendly event will be held at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown. Artist workshops, which are available to participants for a one-time fee of $15, will begin Thursday, Nov. 13 at 9am and continue throughout the weekend. Art of the Carolinas offers more than 100 workshops for art enthusiasts of all ages from professionals from around the country, covering nearly every artistic medium. Attendees can enjoy instruction on acrylics, drawing, encaustics, journaling, mixed media, oils and pastels, figure painting, mat cutting, water-soluble oils, watercolors and lectures. The trade show includes a wide range of vendors offering high quality art supplies at bargain prices, as well as demonstrations from the artists themselves. Artists and returning instructors include Bob Burridge, Paul McCormack, Suzanna Winton and Joe Digiulio. Those interested in attending a workshop are encouraged to sign up quickly as spots are running out. Art of the Carolinas is the country's largest consumer art supply trade show, covering more than 30,000 square feet. The trade show will feature many of the art materials industry’s top vendors, who will demo and provide samples of a variety of art supplies. Attendees will be able to participate in free demonstrations and see, try and ask questions to the manufacturers of brands they know and use on a daily basis. Art of the Carolinas has a positive impact on the greater Triangle area economy, as the event attracts more than 6,000 art enthusiasts from across the country to Raleigh. For more information about the 2014 Art of the Carolinas trade show and workshops, visit website.

"Be Kind, Rewind..."
11-16-2014 to 11-16-2014 - ANNA CLYNE Rewind; COPLAND Our Town; DVOK Symphony No. 8.

"Tales from the Road and New Discoveries" by Ken Farmer
11-07-2014 to 11-07-2014 - In conjunction with their Nov. 8 Antiques Appraisal Fair, the Friends of Page-Walker are proud to present noted PBS antiques expert Ken Farmer who will share some of the interesting adventures he's encountered working with the Antiques Roadshow as well as at other appraisal fairs.

13th Annual Collectors Gala
11-22-2014 to 11-22-2014 - The Collectors Gala will spotlight the art with a chance to bid on local artwork in live and silent auctions, as well as to purchase artwork displayed throughout the building. The evening will feature passed hors doeuvres, chef stations serving small plates and desserts created by Ladyfingers Catering.

"Sacred Motherhood"
11-21-2014 to 11-21-2014 - Spanning thousands of years and numerous cultures, Sacred Motherhood explores the symbolism behind the representation of a woman caring for a child. Egyptologist and exhibition curator Caroline M. Rocheleau brings context and meaning to the 13 beautiful works in this thematic permanent collection exhibition.

"Warsaw: Formative Years"
11-14-2014 to 11-14-2014 - Lecture by Adam Wibrowski (Krakow, Paris), Professeur de Piano, Conservatoire de Paris "Warsaw: Formative Years."

Pianist: Andrew Tyson, (New York), Curtis Institute; Chopin contestant in Warsaw, 2010.

This event is part of the Raleigh Paderewski Festival.

"New York/Raleigh: Triumph in the English-Speaking World"
11-16-2014 to 11-16-2014 -

Lecture by Maja Trochimczyk (Los Angeles), University of Southern California, Polish Music Center " New York/Raleigh: Triumph in the English-Speaking World."

Pianist: Peter Toth (Hungary), First Place, Paderewski Competition, Los Angeles, California, 2013; International F. Liszt Record Grand Prix from the Hungarian Liszt Society, 2006.

This event is part of the Raleigh Paderewski Festival. 

"Paris: Breakthrough to Fame"
11-15-2014 to 11-15-2014 -

Lecture by Adam Wibrowski (Paris, Krakow), Professeur de Piano, Conservatoire de Paris "Paris: Breakthrough to Fame."

Pianist: Krzysztof Ksiazek (Poland), Second Place, Paderewski Competition in Los Angeles, California, 2013.

This event is part of the Raleigh Paderewski Festival.

11-01-2014 to 11-01-2014 - Music Director Evan Feldman leads the 50-member symphonic ensemble in a selection of classic and contemporary works for wind band. Featured on the program are Ralph Vaughn-Williams Toccata Marziale, David Biedenbenders Luminescence, John Mackeys Kingfishers Catch Fire and Durham composer Steven Bryants Ecstatic Waters.

Little Shop of Horrors
11-13-2014 to 11-16-2014 - William Peace Theatre Company presents Howard Ashelman's "Little Shop of Horrors" directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Bush. "Little Shop of Horrors" is an affectionate rock-n-roll spoof of 1950s sci-fi movies that will have you laughing and dancing in your seats. Tickets: $5 Students; $10 Senior Citizens and Alumni; $15 Adults. General Admission.