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August 2017

Reschedule of Nicotine Cinema!

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Nicotine/Tom Whiteside

We have a new date! Join us for the reschedule of Nicotine Cinema! Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6–9pm #PPGArtist Julia Gartrell, in collaboration with Tom Whiteside of Durham Cinematheque, presents an evening of discussion and film at the Power Plant Gallery. Screenings will occur throughout the night and include two versions of Tobacco Land USA made in Durham in 1939 by March of Time; Princess Nicotine, a 1909 trick film by J. Stuart Blackton; cigarette commercials from the 1960’s and…

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Summer schedule: Open

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - September 2 @ 5:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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In June, July, and August the PPG operates on a summer schedule. The gallery transforms into the PPGstudios as our #PPGArtists-in-residence take over. We are open to the public on most Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 12pm-5pm. You can always give us a call at 919-660-3622 before making a special trip.

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FSP@PPG: The Artist as Researcher

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: The Artist as Researcher A panel discussion with Julia Gartrell, Howard Craft, MC Taylor, and Aya Shabu August 31, 2017 12pm-1:15pm Join us for this lunchtime discussion with current #PPGArtist and sculptor Julia Gartrell, playwright Howard Craft, musician MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger, and former #PPGArtist and performance artist, Aya Shabu as they discuss their research methodologies in the pursuit of their craft. A light lunch will be served. This program is held in collaboration with the Forum…

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September 2017

Opening Reception & Artist Talk with libi rose and Merrill Shatzman

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Image by Merrill Shatzman

September 15, 2017 Third Friday Durham Opening reception: 5pm–8pm Artist talk begins at 6:30pm Join us for the opening reception of Reflections Within the Transitioning Grid with libi rose and Merrill Shatzman. The artists will hold a talk begining at 6:30pm detailing the processes and thoughts behind their work. Come learn about the motion sensor and mapping technology being deployed in this art exhibition. ___ The prints and installations in the exhibition were generated from photographs capturing abstractions within contained…

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October 2017

Mariette Pathy Allen: Pop-up exhibition, lecture, and book signing

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Full Frame Theater, 320 Blackwell St.,
Durham, 27701 United States
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Mariette Pathy Allen: Transcendents

Mariette Pathy Allen: Transcendents: Spirit Mediums in Burma and Thailand Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5pm–8pm Artist's talk begins at 6:30pm A one-night pop-up exhibition with lecture and book signing sponsored by Daylight Books and the Power Plant Gallery Join us on Tuesday evening for a reception and lecture with Mariette Pathy Allen. A pop-up exhibition of her new photographs from Transcendents will be on view in the boiler room lobby prior to the lecture. Transcendents, in collaboration with Dr. Eli…

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FSP@PPG: The City and the Grid

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: The City and the Grid Thursday, October 19, 2017 12pm – 1:15pm A lunchtime discussion with Tony Sease, Jina Valentine, and Tim Stallmann. Inspired by the exhibition Reflections Within a Transitioning Grid by artists Merrill Shaztman and libi rose (on view September 15–November 22, 2017) the panel, comprised of urban planners, activists, artists, cartographers, and teachers, will explore urban geography and psychology - the way space shapes our movement, our thinking, our relationships, and possibilities for justice. A light…

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Open Late

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The PPG will be open late tonight for Third Friday Durham. Stop by and see the work by Merrill Shatzman and libi rose Reflections Within the Transitioning Grid, on view through November 22, 2017.

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November 2017

Open Late

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The PPG will be open late tonight for Third Friday Durham. Stop by and see the work by Merrill Shatzman and libi rose Reflections Within the Transitioning Grid, on view through November 22, 2017.

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Durham Art Walk

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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We will be open our regular Saturday hours, from 11am-6pm, and welcome all those enjoying the Durham Art Walk to stop by and explore the events and exhibitions inside American Tobacco Campus.

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Durham Art Walk

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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We will be open special hours on Sunday, from 1pm-5pm, and welcome all those enjoying the Durham Art Walk to stop by and explore the events and exhibitions inside American Tobacco Campus.

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Power Plant Building, Suite 100 American Tobacco Campus 320 Blackwell Street Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-660-3622 | Email: PowerPlantGallery@duke.edu | Mailing Address: Box 90800 Durham, NC 27708-0800