Arts & Culture Archive


WFU’s Hanes Art Gallery to host Robert Motherwell exhibition

January 17, 2020  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Hanes Art Gallery is hosting works by American artist Robert Motherwell. “Motherwell: product. placement” opens January 20 and runs through March 29. The exhibition focuses on Motherwell’s collage pieces utilizing everyday materials. The exhibition is free and open to the public.


WFU artist Joel Tauber will ‘play ball’ on the U.S.-Mexico border

October 22, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Top Stories

It’s a whole new ballgame for artist, filmmaker and Wake Forest associate professor Joel Tauber who will be undertaking a 40-day pilgrimage along the U.S.-Mexican border to build community through baseball.


WFU hosting international exhibition “video ergo sum,” I video, therefore I exist

October 11, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Top Stories

Wake Forest University’s Hanes Art Gallery and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) are joint venues in the final stop of the interactive video exhibition, “video ergo sum,” by peter campus.


‘From the Ground Up’ put WFU facilities staff center stage

October 8, 2019  |   Alumni, Arts & Culture, Community in Progress, Events, Staff, Top Stories

Housekeeping staff, arborists, turf crew members, locksmiths and carpenters were among the nearly 70 participants performing on Hearn Plaza in the original dance piece “From the Ground Up.” Performances were held on Oct. 3, 4 and 5.


WFU facilities staff to star in performance this fall

March 26, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Community, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Staff, Top Stories

Wake Forest and Forklift Danceworks will co-create “From the Ground Up” – a large-scale, outdoor ‘dance’ production featuring the movement and stories of the University’s facilities and campus services staff.


Public art video project to transform Bailey Power Plant

February 27, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Faculty, Student, Top Stories

Bailey Power Plant will look different tonight when Wake Forest University students turn the old coal-fired plant into a modern work of public art.


‘Hamilton’ star Renée Elise Goldsberry to visit Wake Forest

January 11, 2019  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Renée Elise Goldsberry, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning star of the Broadway musical “Hamilton,” will speak and perform at Wake Forest University on Friday, Feb. 1, at 6 p.m. in Wait Chapel.


WFU awards and recognitions briefs

November 29, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Faculty, Recognition, Top Stories

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.


Tibetan monks to create sand mandala at WFU’s Hanes art gallery

October 11, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Top Stories

Tibetan monks from the Gaden Shartse Cultural Foundation will create a two-dimensional sand mandala at Hanes Gallery in Scales Fine Arts Center from Monday, Oct. 15 through Thursday, Oct. 18.


Writer, photographer and photo critic Teju Cole to speak at WFU

October 5, 2018  |   Arts & Culture, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Writer and photographer Teju Cole, photography critic of the New York Times Magazine, will speak at Wake Forest as part of the University’s Voices of Our Time series.

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