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Coffee with the Curator: Drawn to Detail with Adam Whitney

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

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, NC

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, NC

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, NC

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, NC

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

Intro into Precious Metal Clay Workshop

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

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

Learn Sumi-e Japanese Painting

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

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, NC

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, NC

Fundraising gala for the Museum!

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

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

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, 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 […]