ASHEVILLE ART MUSEUM
“ Fire on the Mountain: Studio Glass in Western North Carolina” now-May 27. “Ancient Forms, Modern Minds: Contemporary Cherokee Ceramics” March 17-Aug. 12.
ACKLAND ART MUSEUM, THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
“Thornton Dial: Thoughts on Paper” March 30-July 1: Fifty of Dial’s earliest drawings from 1990-1991.
BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
“A Legacy of Friendship: Hans Bechtler’s Birthday Book” now-April 16: A one-of-a-kind portfolio filled with artwork by several artists for Hans Bechtler’s 60th birthday in 1964.
MINT MUSEUM OF ART
“Jun Kaneko: In the Round” now-April 29: Hand-built sculptures the combine traditional ceramic techniques with the ancient idea of “attachment through space.”
NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART
““Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver” now-June 24: Exhibition of work from the last decade by this artist, who’s a North Carolina native. “Presence/Absence” now-May 27: Photographs from the museum collection revealing the exchange between an environment and its inhabitants.
“Bulldog Pottery’s Daffie Days” March 30-April 1: Potters Bruce Gholson and Samantha Henneke feature a variety of studio art pottery during their spring kiln opening. “Cousins in Clay” May 26-27: A celebration of contemporary ceramic art.