SUJETS D’INTÉRÊT (ITEMS OF INTEREST)
Raleigh Sister Cities Art Exhibit:
Our friends at Raleigh Sister Cities are hosting an art exhibit titled “Art from Raleigh Sister Cities” through the end of July. The exhibit features 51 works created by 17 artists from Raleigh’s sister cities in Kingston-upon-Hull, UK; Compiegne, France; Rostock, Germany and Nairobi, Kenya.
Co-curated by Lee Hansley, proprietor of Lee Hansley Galleries, and Melissa Peden, art consultant, the works were selected from 135 submissions. You can find “Art from Raleigh Sister Cities” in the Betty Ray McCain Art Gallery at the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., now through July 31st.
Raleigh Sister Cities fosters opportunities for business, cultural, educational and civic experiences through citizen exchanges and collaboration. As a nonprofit, volunteer organization, it is a cooperating member of Sister Cities International, which connects 545 U.S. cities with 2,121 partner cities around the world.