Join us after-hours Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4-5 PM for a flashlight tour of Hickory Museum of Art. Hear scary stories and help solve museum mysteries.
Learn about photography in an ever growing visual world. Join faculty and students from Catawba Valley Community College’s Fine and Applied Arts Department for a day of hands-on learning.
Holiday season kick-off includes live music from The Quick Walkers 12-4 PM, booths with more than 10 area artists, refreshments and more.
Join us for an evening of 80s rock, art, fashion, food and fun – all for a good cause. The fundraiser for HMA will include live music from 8-10 p.m.
The HMA Guild presents its 41st annual Angels of the Arts Brunch from 10 AM - 1 PM Saturday, December 5 at Lake Hickory Country Club. This popular holiday event features a silent auction, live auction and brunch. All proceeds benefit the Museum.
The Hickory Museum of Art shares space with other Hickory cultural organizations in the SALT Block, the extensively renovated former Claremont High School building. The Museum occupies three floors with nine galleries. Many of the galleries are named for HMA supporters.
"Trees are vital to life, mythic. Their symbolism is woven into our subconscious mind, informing us on a basic level. The tree image is in our dreams and stories. The image and meaning is as complex and important to us as we believe we are to the world." (Artist's Statement.)
"The importance of art in awakening a sense of the appreciation of beauty cannot be measured. Even meager training in Art opens the eyes. Nothing is ever quite the same once you have learned enough about art to see the color variations in the trees, or the clouds – why,” he said, smiling broadly, “suddenly you realize there’s more beauty in one day than you could exhaust in a century.“