Ray Matthews Photography Retrospective extended through October 13

Published 2:05 pm Wednesday, October 11, 2023

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The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series has announced the extension of the Ray Matthews Photography Retrospective, a captivating exhibition that has won the hearts and imaginations of visitors from near and far. In response to the overwhelming enthusiasm and demand, the exhibition will now remain open to the public until October 13, 2023.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Friday, 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery, located at 210 E Driftwood Street in Nags Head.

Ray Matthews’ extraordinary ability to capture the timeless beauty and character of the Outer Banks has resonated deeply with visitors and art enthusiasts alike. The retrospective has become a must-see attraction, drawing in a vast audience of people who wish to experience the coastal charm and artistic brilliance that Matthews so masterfully depicted.

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The extension of this exhibition is a testament to the enduring appeal of Matthews’ work and the lasting impact it has had on those who have had the privilege of viewing it. This additional time provides an extended opportunity for more people to immerse themselves in the artistry of Matthews and explore the exquisite landscapes of the Outer Banks as seen through his lens.

The Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series and Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery remain committed to making this retrospective accessible to the public, and the extension allows even more individuals to appreciate the legacy of this exceptional photographer.

This retrospective is a free event, open to the public, and a unique chance to experience the coastal charm and natural splendor that Matthews so brilliantly captured. “Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this extraordinary tribute to an artist whose work continues to inspire and resonate,” stated the announcement of the extension.

TowneBank of Currituck, OBX Chevrolet Buick, Ramada Plaza Hotel of Kill Devil Hills, and Hilton Garden Inn of Kitty Hawk provide substantial support for this cultural offering of events. 

The Bryan Cultural Series is a non-profit organization formed in 2012. The board of directors is composed of nine community leaders dedicated to offering a series of high-quality cultural events. These events will include a variety of visual, literary and performing arts. The board strives to glean from the talent that has attained regional as well as national recognition to maintain a high standard.