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TRANSFORMATION Exhibit at Brahm

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

Guest Curated by Larry Wheeler, Carlos Garcia-Velez, and Allen Thomas. Presented in the Fort Gallery. The photographer is an artist who applies a lens to the world and the contemporary social order. TRANSFORMATION is a gathering of powerful and intriguing images that open stories of our times and portray a world undergoing transformation. Open March […]

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

BRAHM Book Club: Junaluska, Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community

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

Online via Zoom. Junaluska is one of the oldest African American communities in western North Carolina and one of the few surviving today. After Emancipation, many former slaves in Watauga County became sharecroppers, were allowed to clear land and to keep a portion, or bought property outright, all in the segregated neighborhood on the hill […]

Free

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

Learn Sumi-e Japanese Painting

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

Join us to celebrate the 2021 Tokyo Olympics by learning Sumi-e, the art of Japanese ink painting.

$65 – $70

Make your Mark with Stamping on Metal Jewelry Workshop

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

Curious about jewelry making? This is a great introduction to jewelry making and no experience is necessary. Learn to stamp on copper to create a lovely cohesive pattern in your jewelry designs.

$105 – $120

BRAHM Gala

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

Fundraising gala for the Museum! Save the date- more details to come.

Thread Therapy: Exploring Fabric Collage, Hand Quilting & Slow Stitch- Workshop

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

In this one-day workshop, we will explore the art of slow stitch and embroidery in the creation and making of a work of fabric collage. Elements of embroidery, hand quilting, and slow-stitch methods will be demonstrated and will culminate in each participant having the tools, materials, and process knowledge to craft a work of fabric […]

$105 – $120

Plein Air Painting with Scott Boyle 2-day workshop

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

Take your paints outside with North Carolina landscape painter Scott Boyle for a 2-day plein air workshop in beautiful Blowing Rock, NC. The workshop will consist of a brief lecture, group discussions, outdoor painting demonstrations, and student painting opportunities. Scott will paint 2 demonstration paintings and students will have a chance to complete 2-4 paintings […]

$198 – $210

Plein Air Festival

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

With Blowing Rock as the epicenter for this festival, artists are invited to take advantage of the beautiful High Country setting, set up their easels, and paint “en plein air.” Registered artists must check in at BRAHM to have their canvas or paper stamped prior to beginning work. The festival will include artist awards and […]

Lecture & Luncheon: Margot Shaw, Living Floral

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

Each year, the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum presents a Summer Lecture & Luncheon, focused on a topic of interest for our members and friends. The 2020 Summer Lecture and Luncheon features well-known speaker, magazine editor, and flower arrangement specialist, Margot Shaw.

$80