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2022-2023 EXHIBITIONS

Inspiration. Knowledge
Community. Entertainment.

Visiting an art gallery is a fantastic way to relax, have fun, learn about the world we live in, and find inspiration for your own artistic endeavors. Cain Center for the Arts is proud to announce the presentation of 5 wonderful exhibitions during the 2022-2023 season with the Cain Center for the Arts. 

Explore this year’s inviting selection of shows and learn more about the artists and their work below.

Take note of the opening and closing dates and make plans to join us for the reception of each exhibit, where you will have the opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy an evening of artist talks with light refreshments provided.

Shows offering a “Call to Artists”  will include information on how to submit your work for consideration

Gallery Hours of Operation: 10am-4pm Monday-Friday

MUD AT THE MILL

Mud at the Mill

9/12 - 11/11

ABOUT SHOW: The gallery show showcases functional, sculptural and experimental work that utilizes clay as the primary material.  The show is open to all, from students to established artists as we celebrate a variety of use and techniques.

CALL TO ARTISTS DETAILS: 

Mud at the Mill 2022. 

Application for Artists. 

Submission Deadline is August 15th, 2022 at 5pm. 

RECEPTION: Join us for the  Mud at the Mill opening reception on Friday, September 16th, 6:30pm-8:30pm 

Through Our Lens

11/18- 01/13

 ABOUT OUR SHOW:  Through Our Lens is a exhibit that brings forth colorful, perspective and story telling through Digital Art, and Photography. A small group of Digital Artists and Photographers from North Carolina come together and display their love for their art. The purpose of the exhibit is to show our community the variety of art that people can use, appreciate and know. 

The exhibit will be on display in the Cornelius Art Center Gallery from November 18, 2022,  through January 13, 2023. 

RECEPTION:

PAST EXHIBIT EVENTS

FIBERS & FRAMES

11/19 - 1/22

ABOUT THE SHOW: A charming multi-disciplinary exhibition featuring a husband and wife team. Terry and Sue Ruhs combine his love of painting with her passion for quilting for an unforgettable art experience. Residents of Waxhaw, NC, the couple are both members of multiple art guilds and have received critically acclaimed success at arts festivals throughout North Carolina. More information about Terry can be found at www.nearlyfineart.com. Fabrics & Frames will be presented at the Cornelius Arts Center gallery from November 19 – January 22, 2022.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RECEPTION SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, JAN 21 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.

MUD AT THE MILL

ABOUT THE SHOW: This juried show showcases both functional and sculptural works by local artists that incorporate clay. Stroll through the gallery and find something beautiful for your home, as show exhibits are also available for purchase. Mud at the Mill will be housed in the Cornelius Arts Center gallery from September 17 – November 6, 2021.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

EXPRESS YOURSELF

ART CLASSES

Cain Center for the Arts is proud to offer year-round opportunities for local artists of all levels. Programs are available for adults and children of all ages, in a positive environment where you or your child will feel welcome and inspired, no matter where you are along your artistic journey.

Whether you’re just getting started or are looking to sharpen your skills, classes are available across a wide variety of mediums, including ceramics, painting, drawing, and more! 6-week sessions offer multiple dates and times to accommodate all schedules.

All classes are located at Cornelius Arts Center | 19725 Oak Street Suite 1 | Cornelius, NC 28031

Accessibility for all is a cornerstone of the Cain Center for the Arts mission. If you or someone you know are unable to register for class due to financial reasons, please contact info@cainarts.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

class schedule

SUMMER A June 13 - July 22 (5 week session, no class the week of July 4)

REGISTRATION - 5/2 for Cornelius Residents and 5/4 for non-residents

ADULT ART CLASSES (age 16 and up)

  • Adult Wheel Throwing
  • Adult Wheel Throwing and Handbuilding
  • Drawing 101
  • Bold Watercolos

SUMMER B August 1 - September 2 (5 week session)

REGISTRATION - 6/13 for Cornelius Residents and 6/15 for non-residents