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Art to the Rescue
June 25 – 30, 2016 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Mon.-Sat., 10am-6pm
Venue: ArtSource
Area: Midtown Raleigh
Admission: Advance $15; At the door $20

The second annual “Art to the Rescue," with more than 30 pieces of art from 20 well-known local artists and a new online viewing gallery with electronic bidding, will be a fantastic experience for art lovers. The online gallery opens June 16; on the Second Chance website, art fanatics and animal enthusiasts can view the artwork, place bids and even purchase pieces outright. From June 25-30, supporters can visit ArtSourcein North Hills to see the exhibition live. On June 30 from 6-8pm, Second Chance and ArtSource will host a ticketed closing reception; tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and include wine tickets. Guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres from Flights at the Renaissance Hotel and Rocky Top Hospitality as they bid on art, purchase raffle tickets and meet adorable animals in need of homes. Be it a painting or 3D artwork, these pieces will beautify any home or office or make a thoughtful gift to an animal lover. They will also save lives: up to 90% of the sales of the artwork will go to Second Chance. View artwork and bid online, and join Second Chance for the closing reception, to support the mission of the oldest no-kill rescue in Wake County!

Open Mic Night
June 27, 2016
Times: 7pm
Venue: Fortnight Brewing Company
Area: Cary
Admission: Free

Open Mic Music 7pm, every other Monday, hosted by Brian Jones!



The Just Bob Band
June 27, 2016
Times: 9pm
Venue: O'Malley's Pub & Restaurant
Area: Midtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

The Just Bob Band will be performing live at O'Malley's Pub, June 27!

Trivia at Kings!
March 28 – August 1, 2016 (Every Monday)
Times: 7-9pm
Venue: Kings North Hills
Area: Midtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Put your brains together and come out for weekly trivia! Kings offers an array of scratch made foods and hand crafted cocktails to enjoy while you rack your brains. There will be prizes for the top three teams! Once trivia is over, stick around for half price gaming throughout the venue!

A Walk in the Park
June 01 – July 15, 2016 (Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Times: Mon.-Fri., 1:30-5pm and during events
Venue: Garner Performing Arts Center
Area: Garner
Admission: Free

The Garner Arts League sponsors "A Walk In The Park." An art exhibit featuring scene from parks and nature.

Can You Survive an American Adventure?
June 20 – September 7, 2016 (Recurring Every Week Day)
Times: Mon.-Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $5

Take a trip to the risky, rugged, realities of colonial America, 1607. Can you survive the year? Only 38 of the 104 English colonists did! Step into their shoes and navigate the bewildering landscape that bedeviled so many – your next decision could mean life or death!

Exhibition: Altered Land- Works by Damian Stamer and Greg Lindquist
April 16 – September 11, 2016 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm (Unless Otherwise noted)
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: Free

Greg Lindquist and Damian Stamer, both N.C.-raised, create shimmering landscape paintings, simultaneously abstract and representative, that slide in and out of focus. Their environments from the natural to the man-made are haunted by the past, appearing to be in the process of eroding, degrading or fading into nothingness. Memory and loss, as well as the effects of time and economic and environmental ravages, are at play in these beautiful, melancholy landscapes.

Exhibition: Bonded Llama Studios 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition
June 01 – July 21, 2016 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5:15pm
Venue: Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Mixed media works by Sherry di Filippo, David Eichenberger, Raymond Goodman, Ann Marie Kennedy, Sean Kernick, Cayce Lee, Luke Miller Buchanan, Jennifer Partridge,Shelley Smith, Tracy Spencer Stonestreet and Derek Toomes will be on exhibit at the Block Gallery.

Exhibition: Burk Uzzle- American Chronicle
April 16 – September 25, 2016 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm (Unless Otherwise noted)
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: Free

This exhibition provides an overview of Uzzles career and is organized in collaboration with the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-CH and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. As a tribute to one of N.C.'s most renowned photographers, each museum is focusing on a different aspect of Uzzles' work, and all three shows will be on view concurrently during the Summer of 2016.

Exhibition: N.C.'s Favorite Son: Billy Graham and His Remarkable Journey of Faith
November 6, 2015 – July 10, 2016 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
Venue: North Carolina Museum of History
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Explore Billy Graham's life and a ministry that spanned several decades and included the Civil Rights movement and the Cold War through memorabilia, audio and video displays and interactive galleries.

Photo courtesy of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.