The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) Winston-Salem, NC, will be closed to the public on the following times:
Wednesday, April 24 — Main Gallery closed (from 10 am to 5 pm) however 2 galleries will remain open
Thursday, April 25 — SECCA closed to the public all day
Friday, April 26 — SECCA opens at noon. Will be open until 5 p.m.
SECCA is closing to prepare for its annual Gala Fundraiser that will be held on Thursday, April 25.
On Saturday, April 27, SECCA will participate in International Slow Art Day. This special event will be held from 11am – 2pm. It is free (lunch will be purchased at local restaurant).
SECCA is one of 200 museums internationally, which are participating in Slow Art Day, encouraging visitors to spend extra time with specific pieces of art and to discuss the experience with friends over lunch. Register at (http://slowartsecca2013.eventbrite.com/). Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration of art that encourages people to look at art SLOWLY – and thereby experience art in a new way. You can see more about Slow Art Day and the mission behind it at (http://SlowArtDay.com).
SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive in Winston-Salem. SECCA is an affiliate of the N.C. Museum of Art, within the NC Department of Cultural Resources and a funded partner of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Additional funding is provided by the James G. Hanes Memorial Fund.
The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources (NCDCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s cultural resources to build the social, cultural and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susan W. Kluttz, NCDCR’s mission to enrich lives and communities creates opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history and libraries in North Carolina that will spark creativity, stimulate learning, preserve the state’s history and promote the creative economy. NCDCR was the first state organization in the nation to include all agencies for arts and culture under one umbrella.
Through arts efforts led by the NC Arts Council, the N.C. Symphony and the N.C. Museum of Art; NCDCR offers the opportunity for enriching arts education for young and old alike and economic stimulus engines for our state’s communities. NCDCR’s Divisions of State Archives, Historical Resources, State Historic Sites and State History Museums preserve, document and interpret North Carolina’s rich cultural heritage. NCDCR’s State Library of North Carolina is the principal library of state government and builds the capacity of all libraries in our state; developing and supporting access to traditional and online collections such as genealogy and resources for the blind and physically handicapped.
NCDCR annually serves more than 19 million people through its 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the N.C. Arts Council and the State Archives. NCDCR champions our state’s creative industry that accounts for more than 300,000 jobs and generates nearly $18.5 billion in revenues.
For more information call 919/807-7300 or visit (www.ncdcr.gov).