Don’t miss your last chance to see the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum’s latest exhibit, Curious Collections: An Exhibit Celebrating the Passion of Collecting, which closes at 5 p.m. Sunday, August 26. More than 1,600 visitors have toured Curious Collections, which features more than 25 fascinating collections—from folk art to high art—gathered from across the region.
The Museum will open North Carolina Treasures: A Painter, a Potter and a Rocking Chair Maker, its third major exhibit since opening in October 2011, with a Preview Reception at 6:30 p.m. on August 10 ($30). The new exhibit will feature three of the state’s most talented and beloved artists and artisans: Lexington native and renowned painter Bob Timberlake, whose paintings have been featured in galleries and museums from North Carolina to New York to California to Tokyo; Blackberry resident Glenn Bolick, who with his wife Lula Owens Bolick and daughter Janet Bolick Calhoun is continuing a family tradition of pottery that spans six generations; and Marion craftsman Max Woody, a seventh-generation chair maker whose work graces homes around the world. The exhibit will open with a Preview Reception on Thursday, August 10 ($30 per person, includes wine and hors d’oeuvres).
The Museum is open 10-5 Tuesday and Wednesday, 10-7 Thursday, 10-5 Friday and Saturday and 1-5 Sunday. General admission is $8 for adults; admission is free from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday. For more information, call (828) 295-9099.
Tues -Wed: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thurs: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY
Adults: $ 8 | Children 5+, Students & Military: $5 | Groups (10+): $6
PO Box 828 | Blowing Rock, NC 28605 | p:(828) 295-9099 | f: (828) 295-9029
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