Raleigh Urban Design Center Talks | Patrick Dougherty, Sculptor

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Raleigh Urban Design Center Talks | Patrick Dougherty, Sculptor

August 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


The City of Raleigh will host a unique lecture series this year to highlight bold ideas, issues, and topics important to the development of the new City of Raleigh Dix Park project. Topics will include inclusivity, ecology, access, arts and culture, history, transportation, economic development, and connectivity, among others. These talks attract design professionals, government officials, and members of the general public to educate them on local design issues. The 2017 Lecture Series titled Bold Ideas for Dix Park and the City of Raleigh, will be jammed pack with lectures @noon and some @night.

On Wednesday, August 16th at Noon  |  Briggs Building, CORMuseum  | Lecture: Patrick Dougherty, a North Carolina native, began combining his carpentry skills with his love of nature to create sculptures using tree saplings as construction material. He is now an internationally renowned sculptor that is known for this use of saplings to create monumental environmental works that have gained acclaim worldwide. He will discuss his sculpture in detail and its interplay with the public, reminiscing about the adventures he has had in his long career making art in public.

All events are free and open to the public. Registrations not required and no reservations are needed. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch to the talk.


August 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Category:


College of Design


COR Museum
220 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
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