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Exhibit: Jagged Path: the African Diaspora in Western North Carolina in Craft, Music, and Dance

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

Presented in the Fort Gallery at Blowing Rock Art & History Musem. This exhibit will illuminate the obscured history of African contributions to craft, music, and dance in Western North Carolina. Drawing connections from the 17th through 21st centuries, the Jagged Path will demonstrate how African traditions that survived the Middle Passage have helped create […]

Free admission

Exhibit: Uncommon Volumes: Sculptural Selections from Studio Glass in the Region

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

This exhibition draws together more recent works from the past 30 years that illustrate continued experimentation in sculptural glass. Ranging from the decidedly abstract to figural studies, these examples constitute only a small cross-section of the varied strategies deployed by artists as they continue to push and shape the medium to meet the needs of their own studio practices.

Free Entry

Exhibit: Coast to Coast: Contrasts & Shared Values Across American Impressionism

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

Presented in the Rankin West Gallery at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

Coast to Coast draws connections across impressionist painting as it was practiced on opposite sides of America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, focusing on the artists who made the journey—some permanently and some temporarily—and how the relationships that emerged between them led to a dynamic and often divergent approach to plein-air painting.

Free Admission

Exhibit: Earth & Fowl: Ceramic Poultry

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

The ceramic objects found in this exhibition are obviously of a kind. Birds have long been a common subject for sculptural objects meant for the home. In particular, domestic poultry—ducks, geese, guineas, pigeons, and turkeys, with chickens chief among them—are animals that have been deeply integrated into our visual culture.

Free

BRAHM: Lush and Vivid Paintings in Water-based Mediums

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

Discover the process of creating expressive and loose artwork in your choice of watercolor or acrylic media. Gain confidence in painting any subject- from landscapes to portraits and figures - capturing mood, atmosphere and feeling in a bold and impressionist style.

$159 – $189

BRAHM: Preserving Your Family Photos and Papers

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

Are your precious family photos and/or papers stored in a shoe box under the bed? Are they in a trunk in the attic? Or, are they on your old 1997 Nikon Coolpix digital camera? Would you like to share them with family and preserve them for future generations but don’t know how? Join App State’s Kim Sims and Pam Mitchem for an engaging and interactive workshop to learn how to properly preserve important historical documents.

Free

BRAHM: Movies at the Museum: Trash Trout Motion Picture Show

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

Join BRAHM for an original film by artist Tom Hansell with musician Trevor McKenzie and dancer Julie Shephard-Powell providing the soundtrack in anticipation of the upcoming exhibition Trash Trout Picture Show, which will be on view in the Alexander Community Gallery December 8, 2022 – February, 4, 2023.

$8

BRAHM: A Conversation with John Littleton & Kate Vogel

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

Join BRAHM for a conversation with the artist team John Littleton and Kate Vogel about their lives, artistic process, and current body of work.

$8

Cork & Canvas: Mary Bradish Titcomb’s “Monterey Cyprus Coastal”

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

Join BRAHM as they paint inspired by Mary Bradish Titcomb's "Monterey Cyprus Coastal" 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.

$45 – $50

BRAHM: Life and Times of Louis Armstrong

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

Join App State’s Todd Wright for an exciting examination of Louis Armstrong — famed trumpeter and vocalist and one of the most influential figures in jazz.

Free

BRAHM: 2023 Summer Luncheon

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

BRAHM's annual Summer Luncheon will take place on Friday, June 23, 2023. Save the date! More information to follow. 

2023 BRAHM Gala

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

The 2023 BRAHM Gala will take place on Saturday, July 29. More information to follow!

BRAHM: 2023 Wet Paint Sale

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

The 2023 Wet Paint Sale will take place on August 19th. Save the date. More information to follow!