Mini Grant

20th Century Women Leaders - Film and Discussion Series

20th Century Women Leaders: Catalysts for Change

Cultural Awareness Fair

5th Event for CCT’s 35th Anniversary Celebrations
Saturday, March 22, 2014
11:00am - 5:00 pm
Tillery Community Center 321 Community Center Rd Tillery NC 27887

Music, Food, Arts & Crafts, Speakers
11:30am - Documentary Film - Children Go Where I Send You
(The Story of Rosenwald Schools in Hertford County)
Discussion Leader Caroline Stephenson of Barn Films, LLC (invited)
William Goldsmith, PhD Candidate at Duke University
1:00pm - Musical Guests & Keynote Speakers

Look Homeward Angel: Memory, Imagination and the Worlds We Share

Dr. Charles Russell will be discussing the prominent roles of memory and imagination in Outsider Art. Dr. Russell is Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies at Rutgers University, Newark, where he was Director of American Studies and Associate Director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience. He is author to several publications on self-taught and outsider artists, including most recently: Groundwaters:A Century of Art by Self-Taught and Outsider Artists (2011).

Select Collection | Prints of Romare Bearden

About Select Collection at Greenhill
Select Collection (April 15 - June 22, 2014) is an exhibition and art sale at Greenhill
celebrating one collector and his extraordinary collection of Romare Bearden
etchings, screenprints, lithographs, bon à tires, drawing and collage. On display will
be over 40 of his works with 83 works available for sale. Romare Bearden was a
seminal African American artist and is recognized as one of America’s most
important 20th century artists.

Envisioning America: The Illustrative Art of N.C. Wyeth and Norman Rockwell

Joyce Schiller, curator of the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies at the Norman Rockwell Museum, will compare and contrast the work of Rockwell and Wyeth in two paintings: Rockwell’s The Tattoo Artist (1944), and Wyeth’s Vision of New York (1926).

Writers Series

"Our Writers Series this semester  will introduce our community to two new faces:  Thomas Young, a native of North Carolina who served in the military and wrote novels reflecting his personal experience. Thomas Young’s books received starred reviews by Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. Leonard Rogoff, a research historian of the Jewish Heritage Foundation in North Carolina will be sharing his experiences and his research about Jews in North Carolina.

ELIZABETH CATLETT: Artist -- Activist

Elizabeth Catlett was an American-born Mexican sculptor and printmaker, best known for the black, expressionistic sculptures and prints she produced during the 1960s and 1970s, which are seen as politically charged. This exhibition features the Museum’s recent acquisitions Cartas and Nina, as well as works borrowed from local collectors.

Sacred Spaces of Hickory

Sacred Spaces of Hickory is a website created and designed by a community of Lenoir-Rhyne University students.  We set out to document some of the spaces in and around the city of Hickory that might be considered "sacred."


“Voices from Guantánamo”

“Voices from Guantánamo” is a three-part cultural event series, produced by UNCG Public History graduate students, that will take place at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum. This series accompanies the traveling exhibition, The Guantánamo Public Memory Project, which will be showcased at the museum from December 12, 2013-February 1, 2014.

“Behind the Cactus Curtain: Life at GTMO During the Cold War,”

Preparing for the Future By Reclaiming Our Self-Reliance

 (HENDERSONVILLE, NC, October 15, 2013) – The world has changed dramatically over the past several years, directly impacting our local economy from the value of our homes to the value of our crops.  These whirlwind changes on the economic and environmental front have profoundly affected many of our lifestyles.  A special program is planned that looks at how our community and the larger world community have become more vulnerable and how we reclaim the self-reliance of the past. 

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