fbpx
MASKS ARE REQUIRED WHILE INDOORS IN ALL PUBLIC SPACES IN BLOWING ROCK. MORE INFO →

Plein Air Painting with Scott Boyle 2-day workshop

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

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, NC

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, NC

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

Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival Wet-Paint Sale and Reception

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

View works created during the Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival! Featuring gallery-represented and emerging artists, this show offers the works for sale. Admission is free, but tickets must be reserved.

Free

Scholars & Scones: Ginseng

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

Dr. Jim Hamilton is Watauga County's Director of Cooperative Extension. For the last ten years, he's been huntin', plantin', transplanting, consuming, and teaching workshops about ginseng. Dr. Hamilton will discuss the significance of ginseng to western North Carolina, its role in local and global markets, and other cultural nuances of ‘seng.

Beautiful Needle Felted Landscapes

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

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

Making a Turkey Wing Broom- Workshop

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

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

Blowing Rock Garden Club presents Jasmin’s Garden

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

Answering the Call of Your Land: Seeing The Practical, Delightful, and Sacred in the Landscape This program will cover the functional issues in garden design and show how to transform your garden into something special. We will discuss techniques and draw from examples in our community that show beauty and utility in harmony and alignment. […]

$8
Recurring

Doodlebug Club

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

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
Recurring

Afternoon Art

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

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
Recurring

Guided Gallery Tours

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

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