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Afternoon Art

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Children ages 6 - 10 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay. Each week features a famous artist, book, or theme to serve as inspiration and guidance for the art-making activity.

$8
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Doodlebug Club

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Preschool-age children and a parent/guardian are invited to Doodlebug Club — a fun, educational art program focused on basic art skills (holding your paintbrush, identifying primary colors, etc.).

$8

Emergent Landscapes Exhibit at Brahm

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Presented in the Rankin West Gallery. Emergent Landscapes: Mountains, Music, & Improvisation in the Paintings of Abie Harris. Abie Harris paints the mountains—he also paints the equally dynamic landscape of Bluegrass music. He is often doing both of these things at the same time. Rooted in Harris’s iterative approach to painting, the pictures in Emergent […]

Free

Potters & Patrons: The Gorelick Collection exhibit at BRAHM

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Carol Gorelick (1939-2019) began building her collection of pottery in 1970. Along with her husband Shelton (1929-2014), the Gorelicks were drawn to the medium’s texture and tactility and built a substantial collection of predominantly North Carolina pottery and ceramic objects over the proceeding decades. Interviews with exhibited artists, intimate archival imagery of the collection in […]

Free admission

Artists in Residence: Zan Thompson

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock

Free art shows in Blowing Rock! Meet different High Country artists each week and buy original art directly. This week: Zan Thompson, Watercolor Art. Watercolor artist, teacher and observer of place, Zan grew up playing and experimenting with art in his parents’ Atlanta studios. Of all the mediums, he was most attracted to watercolor but […]

Free

Artists in Residence: Linda White

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock

Free art shows in Blowing Rock! Meet different High Country artists each week and buy original art directly. This week: Linda White, Art on Glass Windows. Linda adds oil or acrylic paint to windows, framed glass or plexiglass to create feelings of happiness and hope. Each piece comes to life with the addition of light […]

Free

Wildflowers: Blown Glass by Ronnie Hughes Exhibit at BRAHM

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Blown glass works, presented in the Schaefer Gallery. September 14, 2021 - May 8th, 2022. Check museum hours. Photo: Ronnie Hughs, Bleeding Heart 1, 2003, blown glass. Collection of Bo Henderson and Ed Springs.

Free

Cork & Canvas: Tom Thompson’s “The Jack Pine”

BRAHM 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Join us as we paint inspired by Tom Thompson's "The Jack Pine" in a relaxed atmosphere. Each participant goes home with a finished work of art inspired by a famous work. All materials, including canvasses, acrylic paint, brushes, and aprons, are provided. Our trained instructor will lead you step by step. Wine, beer and light snacks […]

$45
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Music on the Lawn – Fridays June 4-Oct 8

Inn At Ragged Gardens 203 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock

June 4 through October 8, Free outdoor concerts every Friday evening, weather permitting! Enjoy classic country, blues, bluegrass, and other genres in an always-changing lineup. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. See link for performance listings!

FREE

Beautiful Needle Felted Landscapes

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Attendees will learn to needle felt a beautiful landscape using dyed wool roving. Using only barbed needles, students learn to turn a pile of fluff into a memorable scene of our amazing mountains. No experience needed and all are welcome. Kits will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring photos of their favorite mountain scene […]

$105 – $120
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Guided Gallery Tours

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Join us for a docent-led tour to experience the artwork and historical artifacts on a deeper, more knowledgeable level.  Each Thursday and Saturday at 2pm!

Free

Making a Turkey Wing Broom- Workshop

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Participants in this session will learn how to make a turkey wing broom. Cull processed hurl, separate the hurl into nine sections, tie sequentially into the shape of a wing, and fasten the handle using broom corn stalks.

$90 – $105