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31 Days of Art in Raleigh, N.C.
October 2015


Plan a trip to Raleigh
 to take part in 31 Days of Art, an October calendar filled with all things artful–shows, exhibits, performances, festivals... in North Carolina’s blossoming capital city area.

Doesn’t a weekend getaway sound good right now? A weekend full of the arts and culture, of the finer things? Where can you be energized and relaxed, your mind stimulated and your body refreshed, all at the same time? Take a look at the calendar, then start building your weekend itinerary.

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Use this calendar to plan your trip to Raleigh during 31 Days of Art. As you can see, the calendar is filled with 31 days of performances, exhibits and gallery shows in a broad range of artistic disciplines.

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass
-Day 1-

A Midsummer Night's Dream*

Meredith College; 7:30pm

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-Day 2-

PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass*

Downtown Raleigh; all day

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-Day 3-

PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass*

Downtown Raleigh; all day

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The Screwtape Letters Art Along Blount Street Exhibition: Chisel and Forge Halle Cultural Arts Center Exhibition: Kanchan Gharpurey Dreams, Fantasies and Prophecies 30th International Festival of Raleigh
-Day 4-

The Screwtape Letters*

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts; 2pm

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-Day 5-

Art Along Blount Street*

Blount Street Vacant Lot; all day

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-Day 6-

Exhibition: Chisel and Forge: Works by Peter Oakley and Elizabeth Brim*

North Carolina Museum of Art; 10am-5pm

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-Day 7-

Exhibition: Gail Torbeck & Trish Klenow Art Show*

Halle Cultural Arts Center; 9am-6pm

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-Day 8-

Exhibition: Kanchan Gharpurey: Life in the City

Bond Park Community Center; 9am-10pm

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-Day 9-

"Dreams, Fantasies and Prophecies"

Cary Arts Center; 8pm

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-Day 10-

30th International Festival of Raleigh*

Raleigh Convention Center; 10am-10pm

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A Gala with Renée Fleming Exhibition: Life's Little Dramas Exhibition: Layers of Life: Art Quilts Exhibition: Paintings from the Estate of Robert Broderson Autumn Art Exhibit The Rivals Asylum
-Day 11-

A Gala with Renée Fleming

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts; 7:30pm

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-Day 12-

Exhibition: Life's Little Dramas*

North Carolina State University; all day

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-Day 13-

Exhibition: Layers of Life: Art Quilts by Christine Hager-Braun*

Page-Walker Arts and History Center; 10am-9:30pm

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-Day 14-

Exhibition: Paintings from the Estate of Robert Broderson*

Gallery C; noon-6pm

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-Day 15-

Autumn Art Exhibit*

Garner Senior Center; 8am-5pm

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-Day 16-

The Rivals*

Raleigh Little Theatre; 8pm

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-Day 17-

Asylum*

Burning Coal Theatre; 7:30pm

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Symphonie Fantastique: Un Bal Exhibition: The Beauty of Nature as I See It The Worlds of M. C. Escher: Nature, Science and Imagination Sarah Cain: The Imaginary Architecture of Love Into the Woods Annie, Jr. A Lesson Before Dying
-Day 18-

Symphonie Fantastique: Un Bal*

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts; 2pm

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-Day 19-

Exhibition: The Beauty of Nature as I See It: Bobby Nicks*

Cary Town Hall; 8am-5pm

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-Day 20-

The Worlds of M. C. Escher: Nature, Science and Imagination*

North Carolina Museum of Art; 10am-5pm

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-Day 21-

Sarah Cain: The Imaginary Architecture of Love*

Contemporary Art Museum (CAM Raleigh); 11am-6:30pm

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-Day 22-

Into the Woods*

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts; 7:30pm

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-Day 23-

Annie, Jr.*

Apex United Methodist Church Facilities; 3pm

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-Day 24-

A Lesson Before Dying*

St. Francis of Assisi; 8pm

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Duck Hunter Shoots Angel Exhibition: Emergence: Jessica Dupuis Free Public Tours of Private Eye Exhibition: Capturing the Essence of Umstead State Park Exhibition: Sacred Spaces Madama Butterfly Halloween at Hogwarts  
-Day 25-

Duck Hunter Shoots Angel*

North Carolina State University; 2pm

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-Day 26-

Exhibition: Emergence: Jessica Dupuis*

Cary Arts Center; 9am-10pm

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-Day 27-

Free Public Tours of Private Eye*

North Carolina Museum of Art; 1:30pm

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-Day 28-

Exhibition: Capturing the Essence of Umstead State Park*

Page-Walker Arts and History Center; 10am-9:30pm

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-Day 29-

Exhibition: Sacred Spaces*

Miriam Block Gallery at Raleigh Municipal Building; 8:30am-5:15pm

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-Day 30-

Madama Butterfly*

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts; 8pm

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-Day 31-

Halloween at Hogwarts: The Music of Harry Potter played by the North Carolina Symphony

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts; 1pm & 4pm

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* = Click to see the full calendar for October for other dates this event is offered.

If there are other features you would like to see on a visitRaleigh.com arts calendar, please let us know at visit@visitRaleigh.com

**Photo credits: Header image: M. C. Escher, Waterfall, 1961, lithograph, 15 x 11 3/4 in., Collection of Rock J. Walker, New York, © 2015 The M. C. Escher Company, The Netherlands. All rights reserved. www.mcescher.com and Renee Fleming: Andrew Eccles; Oct. 3: The News & Observer; Oct. 6: Peter G. Oakley, Stack, 2011, white marble, H. 15 x W. 24 ½ x D. 20 ½ in., Purchased with funds from the William R. Roberson Jr. and Frances M. Roberson Endowed Fund for North Carolina Art; Oct. 10: Luster Studios; Oct. 20: M. C. Escher, Hand with Reflecting Sphere (Self-Portrait in Spherical Mirror), 1935, lithograph, 12 1/2 x 8 3/8 in., Collection of Rock J. Walker, New York, © 2015 The M. C. Escher Company, The Netherlands. All rights reserved. www.mcescher.com; Oct. 21: David Broach

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