Waterworks art opening is Friday

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Waterworks Visual Arts Center will hold an opening reception Friday for “Through a Soldier’s Eyes: Remembering Vietnam.” The reception is from 6-8 p.m.
At 4 p.m., there will be a gallery talk with artist Mona Wu.
“Through a Soldier’s Eyes” is a collaborative project between the Rowan Public Library and Waterworks that honors and illustrates the Vietnam experience of local servicemen through an assemblage of selected artifacts, photographs and oral histories gathered over the last twelve months, as well as lithographs, paintings, and woodblock prints from two visual artists, Thomas L. Floyd (Tecumseh, NE) and Mona Wu (Winston-Salem).
The reception is free and open to the public.
Gallery hours are Monday, Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m-7 p.m, Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 123 E. Liberty St., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org