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August 2017

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Hunt Seat and Equitation” By Elise Schweitzer

August 22 - October 13
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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A collection of paintings and drawings exploring the visual conventions of the equitation style of horseback riding. This series is also an examination of that strange visual overlay found in competitive horse shows of nineteenth century fashion, sharp black boots and black blazers and beautiful horses, jumbled up with electric blue North face fleeces and Gatorade bottles. Please call 336-841-4680 for more information. Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am –…

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September 2017

Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Stephanie Watts

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce, One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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Stephanie Powell Watts won the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for her debut story collection, We Are Taking Only What We Need (2012), also named one of 2013’s Best Summer Reads by O: The Oprah Magazine. Her short fiction has been included in two volumes of the Best New Stories from the South anthology and honored with a Pushcart Prize. Ms. Powell Watts’s stories explore the lives of African Americans in fast food and factory jobs, working door to door as Jehovah’s Witness…

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“Hunt Seat and Equitation” Opening Reception

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Artist Talk by Elise Schweitzer starting at 5pm. Please call 336-841-4680 for more information. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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HPU Chamber Music Series: A Schumann Hour

September 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Join us for performances of Robert Schumann's Papillons Op. 2 and excerpts from his Sonata in F Minor Op. 14, given by HPU piano faculty member Robert Hallquist. To conclude, Hallquist will partner with HPU violin faculty member Matt Kiefer in Schumann's Violin/Piano Sonata in A Minor Op. 105. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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October 2017

Building Bridges Through Art

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Argentinean artist Fernanda Piamonti has been awarded many national and international awards during her career. In 2008, she participated in an International Scholarship in Saint Martí de Empuriers, Spain, with the idea of working with “the circular space.” Terraces of overlooks allowed her to see complete 360 degree panoramic views. In 2014 and 2016, she obtained artist residencies in the Cité International des Arts, Paris in order to carry out a project on the aerial panoramic. The panoramic works delved into…

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HPU Theatre Presents: Seascape by Edward Albee

October 5 - October 11
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Thursday, October 5 – Saturday, October 7th Monday, October 9 – Wednesday, October 11th No performance on Sunday. Starts at 7:30pm each night.   On a deserted stretch of beach a middle-aged couple, relaxing after a picnic lunch, talk idly about home, family and their life together. She sketches, he naps, and then, suddenly, they are joined by two sea creatures—lizards who have decided to leave the ocean depths and come ashore. Initial fear, and then suspicion of each other, are…

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Sechrest Art Gallery Presents “Murta-Kruti” By Vilas Tonape

October 24 - December 7
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday November 9, 2017 from 4 to 6PM with Artist Talk 5PM by Vilas Tonape. Sanskrit for “Embodied Creation”, Murta-Kruti is a series of portraiture and figure works by artist and Methodist University Art Department Chair, Vilas Tonape. Murta-Kruti celebrates the uniqueness of the individual human form, with contemporary realism rooted in classical inspiration.   Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm…

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Fall Dance Concert

October 26 - October 28
Black Box Theatre, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Performance will begin at 7:30pm. The Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to share and showcase the talents of students in the first ever Fall Dance Concert. It is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. However, we are asking attendees to bring a school supply item for us to donate to our local schools.  We have a lot to be thankful for and we want us to pass that along to help out the community.…

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Melinda Whittington Masterclass

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hayworth Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Melinda is one of America's most promising young opera artists. She is singing major roles at leading national and international opera houses. Following an exciting performance with the Chamber Music Singers, Melinda will lead a masterclass where HPU singers are guided by Melinda's instruction, and culminate in a discussion about developing careers in the arts as well as overcoming challenges and staying focused in a highly competitive environment. This is a public event. No tickets are required.

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Vocal Division Rep Class

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wilson Commerce, Ballroom, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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November 2017

Symphonic Band Concert

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hayworth Fine Arts Center,

  No tickets required. Open to the public.

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“Murta-Kruti” Opening Reception

November 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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    Open to the public. No tickets required.

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January 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents Kyle Lusk Solo Exhibition

January 9, 2018 - March 2, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday February 1, 2018 from 4 to 6PM with Artist Talk at 5PM by Kyle Lusk.   Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

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February 2018

Kyle Lusk Solo Exhibition Opening Reception

February 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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No tickets required. Open to the public.

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March 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents Jessica Burke Exhibit

March 13, 2018 - April 20, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday March 22, 2018 from 4 to 6PM. Jessica Burke will give an artist talk at 5:00pm. Open to the public. No tickets required. The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

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Burk Uzzle: The View from North Carolina

March 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Burk Uzzle was the youngest photographer ever hired by LIFE magazine at age 23, and mentored by Henri Cartier-Bresson, one of the founders of the prestigious international Magnum photographic cooperative. Uzzle was an active contributor of Magnum and served as its President in 1979 and 1980. During the sixteen years he was associated with Magnum, he produced some of the most recognizable images we have of Woodstock (album cover and worldwide reproduction of its iconic couple hugging at dawn) to…

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Jessica Burke Exhibit Opening Reception

March 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Opening Reception Thursday March 22, 2018 from 4 to 6PM with Artist Talk at 5PM by Jessica Burke.   Open to the public. No tickets required.

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April 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents Senior Studio Exhibition

April 25, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center,

Opening Reception Friday April 27 from 4-6PM, No Artist talk Our senior Studio Art majors have the opportunity to show their selected work in a professional gallery setting. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in the collaborative process of curating and hanging the exhibition.   Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

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Senior Studio Exhibition Opening Reception

April 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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