Elsewhere in Greensboro hosts a library cataloging party on Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m. Amanda Fonorow, a graduate of UNCG’s library science program, will teach library skills and share free software as part of a project to catalogue the collaborative’s library. Bring your own laptop.
The downtown Greensboro arts collaborative has received a $150,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to support the creative restoration of its musem. Elsewhere has received previous support for the renovation project from the Andy Warhol Foundation and the Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation in Greensboro. As usual, Elsewhere hosts its Thursday evening visiting artists salon from 8 to 9 p.m.
An exhibit of Curtis Mann’s photography, Modifications, opens at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem. The show runs through Sept. 16.
African American Atelier in Greensboro holds a reception for its Youth Expressions exhibit at 6 p.m. The exhibit features the work of more than 120 underprivileged and underserved Guilford County youth who have been enrolled in Atelier’s Around the World Youth program in the 2011-2012 programming year. The exhibit runs Tuesday through Thursday.
The Green Hill Center for NC Art in Greensboro holds a reception for the new By Example: NC Potters and Their Mentors exhibit on Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Men of the ADORE Poetry Group host a night performances by male slam poets, spoken-word practitioners, singers, rappers and comedians at Rev’s Coffee House, located at 3793 Samet Drive in High Point, on Friday from 7 to 10 p.m.
Associated Artists of Winston- Salem is publicizing a call for a children’s book illustrator. The book features “a cute and expressive cat.” Prospective artists should send three sample drawings or illustrations that are no larger than 8-½ inches of a cat in different poses to Cat Book, PO Box 21027, Winston-Salem, NC 27120-1027.
Artists are invited to bring two pieces of two-dimensional art to the Forsyth County Central Library in downtown Winston-Salem on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. The work will be exhibited through the month of July. Call Rob Norwood at 336.703.3020 for more information.