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ENVISION | St. Agnes Hospital Block Gallery

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ENVISION | St. Agnes Hospital Block Gallery

October 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ENVISION Saint Agnes Hospital at Block Gallery
Is an ongoing collection of events from September 27, 2017 – January 5, 2018

ENVISION Saint Agnes Artist Reception
DATE: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

TIME: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Block Gallery – Raleigh Municipal Building
222 W. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27602

ENVISION Saint Agnes Hospital, an art exhibition sponsored by St. Augustine University and the Office of Raleigh Arts, will be on display at the Miriam Preston Block Art Gallery in the Avery C. Upchurch Government Complex, 222 W. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27602

Following a day of art making at the site of Saint Agnes Hospital this past April, we are happy to present works by 31 artists. This project is meant to show how art and collaboration can envision a living history and constructive future for sites that might otherwise be forgotten or even worse meet their demise in a city that is growing so rapidly. This exhibition brings awareness to the rich history of the site while showcasing the broad talents of community artists.

Thirty percent of all exhibition sales will go toward creating a student-designed public artwork that acknowledges St. Agnes Hospital. 

NC State College of Design students participating in the graduate Public Interest Design studio will present their work that was produced in collaboration with St. Augustine’s Professor Linda Dallas and her art students. The work is an exploration of what can be done today, to revitalize the historic landmark of Saint Agnes Hospital. 

Faculty Advisor: Associate Professor of Architecture Bryan Bell

Details

Date:
October 25, 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Organizer

College of Design

Venue

The Block Gallery
222 West Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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