Virtual Tour

1944: A War, The People, A New Museum

Click here to "walk through" the popular exhibition! The exhibit will be on view at the Museum through March 29, 2015. 

This tour was prepared by Suzanne Williams.

Call for Artists

2015 Angel Contest
Click here for Submission Guidelines for the HMA Guild's contest for artists to create an original angel to represent their 2015 holiday fundraising event [two-dimensional media only].


The Miracle of Hickory
Sunday, February 1
2:30 - 3:30 PM, Coe Gallery

Melinda Herzog, Executive Director of Iredell Museums, presents a talk on Hickory's polio epidemic of 1944.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition 1944: A War, The People, A New Museum.




The Man Behind the Hats...An Artist Talk
Saturday, February 7
4 PM, Coe Gallery

Enjoy high tea and meet Michael Cunningham, photographer of CROWNS: Black Women in Church Hats. Enter raffle drawing for photo by Cunningham.
His appearance is courtesy of Hickory Public Library, HPL Endowment and HCT.

In collaboration with Hickory Community Theatre presenting the local premiere of CROWNS by Regina Taylor adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham & Craig Marberry onstage February 6 – 22 [828-328-2283 for tickets].

Image by Michael Cunningham