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.
Hickory Museum of Art (HMA), together with Catawba Valley Camera Club, presents an evening with international photojournalist Steve McCurry on Saturday, Jan. 9, at Hickory Museum of Art and SALT Block Auditorium, 243 Third Ave., N.E., Hickory. The evening program is being held in conjunction with the Museum’s limited engagement exhibition, Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry.
In 1954 Paul Whitener received eight Starkweather paintings for consideration, works that Paul Whitener happily acccepted for HMA. You can enjoy these and other of HMA's Starkweather works between October 31, 2015 and August 14, 2016 in the Paul Whitener Gallery. (more)
The professional restorer's initial report was grim, "The painting is in very poor condition. It was painted on poor quality canvas. There are extensive tears with many missing areas of canvas along the edges. The very weak, brittle and torn canvas ... [more]
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.