North Raleigh: Community

Arts Notes: Feb. 8

N.C. Museum of Art

The N.C. Museum of Art hosts exhibits and events at 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. For details, go to

Vintage Valentines

The Third Place coffeehouse is hosting a Valentine’s exhibition throughout February featuring vintage prints. Jerry Johnson, of Frederick, Md., is showing a collection from his Charm City Chickens of Baltimore and Iron City Pickles of Pittsburgh series. Rock Kershaw is showing antique French postcards from his personal collection. The Third Place is located at 1811 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh.

Art After Hours

There will be a reception as part of Art After Hours from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at The Cotton Company, 306 S. White St., Wake Forest. Sally and Tom Terrell of Havenhill Studios are the featured artists for February.

Sketch comedy at Moonlight Stage Co.

Moonlight Stage Co. will present an evening of sketch comedy featuring Estes Tarver from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14. Tickets are $11 and are available at Moonlight Stage Co. is located at 1304 Paddock Dr., Suite F-103, Raleigh.

The Business Side of Art

The Franklin County Arts Council will host a seminar on “The Business Side of Art – Keeping it Simple” from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at 22 S. Main St., Franklinton. Registration costs $40 for members, $45 for nonmembers, and is due by Feb. 14. For details, go to

Art reception

The Mahler Fine Art will host an exhibit by Malu Fatorelli of Rio de Janeiro and Marty Baird of Raleigh through Feb. 18 at 228 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. For details, go to

CAM Raleigh exhibit

CAM Raleigh will host an exhibit featuring the works of Sarah Anne Johnson from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through May 3 at 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh. The free public opening will be Feb. 6. General admission is $5; free for children ages 10 and younger, NCSU College of Design students, faculty and staff, local college students, NARM and ModCo members, active military members and their families, veterans and their families, teachers, and first responders. For details, call 919-261-5920.

‘Around the City’

During the month of February, ArtSource will feature an exhibition for three artists who each take on a different meaning of “cityscape.” Works by Larry Dean, Scott Harris and Gina Strumpf will be on display through Feb. 27. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. ArtSource is located in the North Hills shopping center at 4351-107 The Circle at North Hills St., Raleigh.

Winter Film Series

The N.C. Museum of Art will present a Winter Film Series at 8 p.m. Fridays at the East Building at 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. The series will focus on costumes and the films that used them to great effect. For details, go to

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Raleigh Little Theatre will present “Much Ado About Nothing” at 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. The show will open at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, and will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through March 1. There will be a student matinee Wednesday, Feb. 18. For details, go to

Black History Month at COR Museum

The City of Raleigh Museum will celebrate Black History Month with an exhibit and lectures that explore African-American identity through photographs. The museum is located at 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. For details, visit

Public art project

The city of Raleigh invites artists and teams of artists to submit qualifications to create public art for up to three bioretention basins as part of the road-widening project on Sandy Forks Road. Up to three finalists will be selected for interviews and will receive a $1,000 travel stipend. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27. For details, go to

Garden and art show

Lasting Impressions will host its ninth annual Open Garden & Art Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at 4904 Hermitage Drive, Raleigh. Local artists and crafters will be at the event, and plants will be for sale. For details, go to

N.C. State University Theatre

N.C. State University Theatre will present shows for its 2014-15 season. Season tickets cost $62; $58 for senior citizens, NCSU faculty and staff, alumni association members, parent association members and students; and $48 for NCSU students. Pick three shows for $48. Individual tickets cost $16-$18.

Call for artists

The Cotton Company in historic downtown Wake Forest is seeking a variety of artists and musicians for Art After Hours. The event, which takes place the second Friday of each month, allows local artists and musicians to display their work, network and sell to the public. The Cotton Company is now accepting applications for 2015. For details, email