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Definition of tableauX (tăb′lō′)

1a graphic description or representation picture; 2a striking or artistic grouping arrangementscene

See paintings and sculpture come to life in the form of artistic floral arrangements inspired by select works in the exhibition, One Man Group Show: Cartoons and Other Art by Matthew Diffee. The weekend will include works by floral designers from the North Carolina State Florist Association and by four of our beloved HMA members. 


opening Reception

Thursday, April 26
6:30 - 8:00 PM | Coe Gallery
$15 Members | $20 Non-Members

Join us for a fresh first look at the bloomHMA awe-inspiring designs. Enjoy a wide variety of flute and harp selections by Denise Baxter-Yoder (L) and Suzanne Williams (R) of  Tapestry. Also enjoy beer, wine, and floral-inspired desserts.

Call 828.327.8576 for reservations or complete the form online at the link below.

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Volunteer Appreciation Brunch

Saturday, April 28
10 - 11:30 AM | Coe Gallery

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That’s what HMA’s phenomenal group of hard-working volunteers bring to the table. Hickory Museum of Art would not be what it is today without their dedication and support. We invite all HMA 2017/2018 volunteers to be our guest at a delightful brunch given in honor of their tireless service to Hickory Museum of Art. Please RSVP by Thursday, April 26 to Taylor Edwards by phone at 828.327.8576, extension 201 or email at


EXPLORE NATURE: Floral Artistry Workshop


(AM Session) 10 AM - 12 PM
(PM Session) 1 PM - 3 PM
Education Wing
$50 Members | $65 Non-Members

Textural elements surround us everyday.  Come and explore grouping, terracing, and line with floral designers Stephanie Garrett, AIFD, CFD, NCCPF, and Jody McLeod, AIFD, CFD, NCCPF. You will be designing formal linear and vegetative parallel designs to take home. As spring is emerging you’ll want to take advantage of this fun, educational experience with Stephanie and Jody. We are looking forward to having these two dynamic designers join us once again. Don’t miss out, sign up early! 
Call 828.327.8576, extension 207 or email to register.