Join us for an ekphrastic (poetry about art) walking tour through exhibits. In honor of Women's History Month the main focus of the tour and poems will be WOMAN MADE: Women Artists from the Hickory Museum of Art Collection.
“Tearing fabrics and applying them to canvas, mixing various media in with the paint, and building surfaces over time is the foundation of my process." Hearon has lived, studied art and painted in Hickory since the 1980’s, saying “I cannot not paint.” (more)
Harvey had a special regard for tongues, as she explained in an interview towards the end of her life, "He speaks that all animals and everything in the earth has been tamed by mankind except the tongue, ... the tongue cannot be tamed. So before you use it to say things that will hurt yourself or someone else, remember that love covers a multitude of faults, and it's a fault to go around hurting others." (more)
Our Woman Made exhibition from December 17, 2016 to April 23, 2017 will feature over 90 works created by female artists that are part of HMA’s Permanent Collection. The show is intended to spotlight the Museum's women artists and as a celebration and encouragement of all women in the arts.(more)