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Cork and Canvas: Monet’s Haystack at Giverny””

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

Each participant goes home with a finished work of art inspired by a famous work. All materials, including canvasses, paint, brushes, and aprons, are provided. Wine, beer and light snacks are complimentary. Tables for participants are spaced and masks are required.

$40 – $45

Exhibit Opening: Metalsmiths of North Carolina

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

Guest Curated by exhibiting artist and metalsmith Adam Whitney. Presented in the Atwell Gallery. Metalsmiths of North Carolina explores a wide range of metal art and design, from jewelry to functional housewares and sculpture, both static and kinetic. The metals used to create these pieces are as diverse as the works themselves and include precious […]

Free admission

TRANSFORMATION Writing Workshop

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

ONLINE: Join BRAHM and Appalachian State University professor Lorraine Affourtit, M.A./ Ph.D. for a conversation and writing workshop responding to the TRANSFORMATION exhibition’s themes, questions, challenges, and ruminations.

Free

BRAHM Book Club: Daniel Boone: An American Life

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

Online via Zoom. Daniel Boone: An American Life brings together over 30 years of research in an extraordinary biography of the quintessential pioneer. Based on primary sources, the book depicts Boone through the eyes of those who knew him and within the historical contexts of his 86 years. About the Author - Michael A. Lofaro […]

Free

Coffee with the Curator: Drawn to Detail with Adam Whitney

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

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the museums' latest contemporary craft exhibition, Drawn to Detail: Metalsmiths of North Carolina with guest curator Adam Whitney.Coffee with the Curator is a monthly program where guests are invited to converse and pose questions. Image Credit: Timothy Lazure. Untitled Vessel. 2020 Copper Courtesy of the artist.

$8

Documentary Screening: Stranger with a Camera

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

During the 1960s, filmmakers from around the world came to Appalachia to document the dire conditions of the region’s poorest residents. In 1967, tension between media and community led to an extreme and tragic response, when Eastern Kentuckian Hobart Ison shot and killed Canadian filmmaker Hugh O’Connor, who was in the region to document conditions […]

$8

Cast Iron Tile Sculpture Workshop

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

Learn about cast iron as a sculptural medium in this hands-on workshop. Make your own cast iron tile design by carving into a sand block mold using simple tools.

$30 – $35

Cast Iron Tile Sculpture Workshop

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

Learn about cast iron as a sculptural medium in this hands-on workshop. Make your own cast iron tile design by carving into a sand block mold using simple tools.

$30 – $35

Crafting with the Guild: Sinuous Silver Bracelet Workshop

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

Students will learn the “drape and hammer” technique of bonding wire in a fluid style to create a bracelet with a built-in clasp. This technique is adaptable to many other types of wire-work. No experience necessary. All tools will be provided to make one bracelet.

$120 – $135

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

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

Intro into Precious Metal Clay Workshop

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

Explore jewelry making using Precious Metal Clay. PMC is clay made of metal particles, which allows you to sculpt and create pieces that become solid, fine silver when fired. Each student will be able to create a pair of small earrings and a charm or a bead.

$105 – $120