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  1. Offsite Gallery exhibition "Beyond The Box" by Regent University Professor of Media & Fine Arts, Willie Cordy, Jr.

    January 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - March 5, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Offsite Gallery at MacArthur Center, Suite #287

    Join us for an opening reception, 5-7pm. Safety measures are in place throughout MacArthur Center. Masks & social distancing required. Gallery hrs: M-Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 12-6pm. "Beyond the Box" explores the comic book world, where imagination becomes a visual reality and creative, out of the box concepts exist. A diverse mix of sketches, inked drawings and paintings create a unique journey into Cordy’s popular City Earth series and upcoming 2021 Bass Reeves comic book release. One of his most powerful acrylic paintings, part of a developing series reflecting on real historical events in America is also on debut. A Portsmouth, VA native, Cordy knew at an early age he was destined to live a creative life. He earned an undergraduate degree and MFA from Norfolk State University then became an NSU Art Educator. Cordy is currently an Adjunct Professor of Media & Fine Arts at Regent University and an Art Instructor at the Art Institute. cordystudio.com

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  2. National Geographic’s Planet or Plastic? at Nauticus

    January 30, 2021 - April 25, 2021 @ Nauticus & Battleship Wisconsin

    National Geographic’s Planet or Plastic? exhibition showcases the global plastic waste crisis and highlights innovators working to solve this urgent issue. Featuring the work of researchers, scientists and artists, the exhibition traces the history of plastic and explores the devastating impacts of plastic pollution on our world’s oceans. The exhibition will also feature a look into the rise of single-use plastics due to COVID-19. Through powerful imagery, Planet or Plastic? makes the important case for the need to find a balance between using this material and protecting our environment.

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  3. Hermitage Museum and Gardens present "Whistler and Company"

    February 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hermitage Museum and Gardens

    Whistler & Co. includes more than sixty etchings by James Abbott McNeill Whistler and ten of his contemporaries from Britain, France, and America. Whistler’s gritty images of the River Thames and views of Venice and Paris revived, in part, the art of etching in the 19th century.

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