Children ages 6 to 10 years are invited to join us at the Museum for creative art-making activities.
Join this informal group of oil painters each Thursday morning to paint in a supportive environment.
A fun, educational art program for preschoolers age 3-5 years.
For more than 200 years, the Melungeons have been the subject of folklore and speculation in Appalachia and beyond. Wayne Winkler, director of public radio station WETS-FM in Johnson City, TN, will discuss this mixed-ethnic population and share some of the latest research on their mysterious ancestry.
Experience the magic of Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and explore how it can be transformed into beautiful fine silver jewelry shaped by your hands.
This three day mini camp will explore uncharted territories of cartography, art and crafts as we explore many types of maps, Medieval to modern.
The film A Weaverly Path offers an intimate, visually stunning portrait of Swiss-born tapestry weaver Silvia Heyden and captures the inner dialogue and meditations of an extraordinary artist in the moments of creation.
The Vivaldi Project brings to life the overlooked 18th-century string trio, presenting rich and varied works by lesser-known composers including Campioni, Giardini, Cannabich, Cambini, Gossec, and Rolla, as well as familiar ones including Haydn, Boccherini, and J.C. Bach.
Take a walk through the galleries with the Curator and get a behind-the-scenes look into "The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908-1918."
Ted Olson discusses the history of the legendary East Tennessee 1920s-era Appalachian recording sessions and how they shaped modern American music
Join Dr. McDaniel as she discusses North Carolina labor songs and links them to issues of child labor and family in mill villages in North Carolina.
Book-signing with NYT best-selling author Sharyn McCrumb.
Join curator Jerald Melberg as he shares stories and anecdotes about his friend Romare Bearden.
Take a walk through the galleries with the Curator, and guest curators Dr. Andrea Burns and Trent Margrif, and get a behind-the-scenes look into "The History of Blowing Rock."