Greenhill on the Road - Trip to Wilmington
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03/12/2015
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GREENHILL ON THE ROAD

Wilmington, NC | April 10, 2015

We are so looking forward to our next Greenhill on the Road trip to Wilmington. Last December, Bethany and I had the honor of meeting Hiroshi Sueyoshi-not only is his retrospective at the Cameron Art Museum spectacular (and their best attended show ever!), Hiroshi is truly a NC treasure and to have an opportunity to meet him will bring you joy. Is he worth a trip to Wilmington and back? ABSOLUTELY!  Even more intriguing than our visit to CAM, we will get to peak into two of Wilmington's sweetest homes, designed by Michael Ross Kersting, AIA. These are not Wilmington's grandest homes, not the largest by far, but they are special- one, a home of an artist and the other where an NC transplant calls home, each with elements that will surprise and craftsmanship to be envied. We can't wait to get in and check these two homes out!

-Laura Way, Executive Director, Greenhill

Details for the trip:

  • Leave Greensboro from Greenhill at 8:00 AM
  • Travel to Wilmington on passenger bus, with coffee, breakfast and snacks provided
  • Arrive at the Cameron Art Museum at 11:30 AM to view Hiroshi Seuyoshi's exhibition with a guided tour with Hiroshi Seuyoshi and CAM director Anne Brennan.
  • Lunch provided by the Cameron Art Museum's Cafe restaurant in the reception hall at 12:30 PM. (View menu here)
  • View the grounds and second exhibition at the Cameron Art Museum
  • Enjoy an exclusive, private tour of two beautiful, modern homes in Wilmington by architect Michael Kersting, AIA.
  • Return home on the bus at 3:30 PM, with wine and light hors d'oeuvres.
  • The cost is $85 for Non-Members, Greenhill Members at the Household level and above receive 10% off.
  • Space is limited - reserve your space before March 25. 

    Space is limited! Click Here to reserve your spot

 

Vollis Simpson, Caroline, 2012, Steel and other media. Purchased with funds provided by the Caroline Butts Memorial, the Ren Brown Memorial and the Claude Howell Endowment for the Purchase of North Carolina Art. Cameron Art Museum honors Vollis Simpson (1919-2013). His wonderful whirligigs delight us all. Vollis’ whirligig “Caroline” can be seen on museum grounds. Click here to view other Outdoor art at the Cameron Art Museum.

 

Above are works by Hiroshi Sueyoshi in the current exhibition at the Cameron Art Museum, Hiroshi Sueyoshi: A Matter of Reverence (November 15, 2014 - April 12, 2015). For over forty years, Hiroshi Sueyoshi (Japanese, b. 1946) has worked in the medium of clay. This exhibition explores the evolution of Sueyoshi’s art and philosophy as well as his major influences including Hamada Shoji, Isamu Noguchi, Teruo Hara, Ruth Duckworth and Peter Voulkos. Featuring work from CAM’s permanent collection as well as loans from private and public collections including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC and the Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC. For more about the exhibition at the Cameron Art Museum Click Here.


Michael Ross Kersting was born and raised in the southern New Mexico town of Las Cruces.  Inspired by the forts he built in the desert as a child, Michael went on to study architecture and received his first degree from the University of New Mexico.  After working in architecture firms in Albuquerque and Washington DC, Michael found his way to North Carolina State University where he received his Master of Architecture.  After a three year period designing custom homes in Santa Fe, Michael returned to North Carolina and founded Michael Ross Kersting Architecture, P.A. in 1995. Michael truly enjoys the challenge of merging the specific preferences of each client with the unique attributes offered by a particular property.  Approaching each project as a brand new challenge, Michael lead’s his group to design high quality award winning architecture that leaves a positive impression with the Owner and the environment on which it is built. To view Micheals website click here.