Fearrington Friends of the Arts

  April 30th., 2020  North Carolina Museum of Art, “Rodin and Dante: Steeped in Hell, Cast in Bronze” Shelly Crisp will lead 10:30 and 11:30 lecture/tours in the Rodin Collection, with connections to Dante’s “Inferno”. Crisp, a docent since 2010 at the North Carolina Museum of Art,...

Dec. 9th 11:00 a.m., a backstage tour of Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC.) Have you ever wondered how the shows at DPAC are put together? Join Jacob Holland for an overview of the sets, scenery and costuming done backstage. We will enjoy lunch together (ala carte)...

April 6th. 1:30 p.m. Howard Sawhill “Cone Blue Pottery - the Secrets of Ceramic Glazes” HowardSawhill, a materials scientist, has embarked on his second career with his company Cone Blue Pottery, Ceramic Glaze Research and Development Studio. He is using his technical background for understanding the...

  March 2nd. 1:30 p.m. Jacqueline Bartlett “All Things Harp” Bartlett has played harp since childhood and studied harp and piano at Oberlin College. She has performed with major orchestras in the U.S. including many years with the NC Symphony. She has been on the faculties of...

February 3rd. 1:30 p.m. Paul Fackler and Julie Gorka, "The Traditional Music of French Canada." Fackler, a fiddler since his teens, plays from musical traditions of New England, French Canada, Cape Breton, and Ireland. In his non-musical life, he works at NC State University doing mathematical...

November 11th, 1:30 p.m .    John Eckblad, “Stone Upon Stone; Construction, Destruction, and Evolution in the Built World”     Eckblad, an art collector and exhibition producer, will present photographs and commentary from his new catalog depicting industrialization and ‘organized work’. His collection includes prints of coal mining, iron and...

         October 7th., 1:30 p.m. Ramsey Terhune, “Architectural Woodwork in the renovation of Baldwin Auditorium” Terhune is a master woodworker, and designer of furniture for his company Woodpecker Enterprises. Working with sound engineers and architects, he was instrumental in the reconstruction and wood paneling...

September 16th., 1:00 p.m. at the Gathering Place   1:00 p.m. To kick off the new season. Refreshments and presentation of the season's programs. 1:30 p.m. Billy Stevens “Sincere Forms of Flattery: Blacks, Whites, and American Popular Music.” Stevens has thirty years of professional performance experience speaking all over...

{module [118]} Membership is open to residents of Fearrington Village and Galloway Ridge. Dues are $15.00 per member, per year. The dues offset speaker honorariums, hospitality refreshments, and the minimal club expenses. Checks should be made payable to FFA and deposited in the FFA mailbox at...