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Current & Upcoming Exhibits

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Sassona Norton, An Hour Before Dawn, bronze, 2001. Collection of Craig Ponzio.

Human | Nature: Figures from the Craig Ponzio Sculpture Collection

April 19 – Sept. 15, 2019
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Human | Nature presents 18 sculptures that explore the human form in both classical and abstract styles, from the early 20th century to today. Learn more

Chatfield Farms
Ready or Not (2013) North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, NC. Photo: Juan Villa.

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty

Opening April 27, 2019
Outdoor
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Chatfield Farms

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty is a large-scale installation made of natural materials. Learn more

Past Exhibits

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Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses

Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses

May 23, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Outdoor
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Deborah Butterfield captures the essence of the horse with her contemporary sculpture—characters of strength, spirit and grace. Explore the American artist’s use of minimalistic line and powerful form amid the Gardens’ outdoor environment. Learn more

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Broken: Horse-Riding Textiles

May 9, 2015 - August 9, 2015
Indoor
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Broken: Horse-Riding Textiles examines weavings that have developed as a result of horse culture and hold a special beauty and significance. Learn more

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The Ancient Art of Stone Appreciation

March 30, 2015 - April 24, 2015
Indoor
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Originating some two thousand years ago in China, the tradition of collecting and appreciating scholars’ stones has endured in contemporary times. Learn more

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Edge of the Plains: Paintings by Sharon Feder

February 18, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Indoor
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Sharon Feder’s paintings are a testament to her skills of observation. She notices a building or a particular vantage point that is easily overlooked and in the process creates works that are a contemporary reminder of the passage of time. Learn more

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Drawn from Nature: Selections from the School of Botanical Art & Illustration

November 23, 2014 - February 8, 2015
Indoor
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Botanical art and illustration is the well-established tradition of portraying plants for scientific purposes, recording vanishing species for historical record, or rendering the beauty and inspiration we experience in the flora of the world around us.  Learn more

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Make It Rain: Paintings by Ian Fisher

August 13, 2014 - November 9, 2014
Indoor
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The cumulous clouds of emerging artist Ian Fisher’s paintings are voluminous and majestic. Intended not only as sublime representations of what clouds actually are–formations as a result of amassed water droplets–but also as an expression of the creativity and timelessness these forms reveal.  Learn more

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