2017 Winner of the Best Downtown Special Event from the N.C. Chamber of Commerce for the N.C. Mainstreet Program
Meet artist Paul Hunter Speagle and view the exhibition that pays homage to the local landscape he loves.
Enjoy an intimate performance from Hickory favorite, pianist John Coffey including a bonus musical performance by WDAV veterans Ted Weiner and Frank Dominguez.
The student exhibition will be on view in the Shuford Gallery from March 17-April 29, 2018.
The Hickory Museum of Art Guild is holding a spring fundraiser to benefit the Hickory Museum of Art and the HMA Guild. The name of the event is 'Tea Around the World'. It will take place on Monday, March 26, 2018 from 3pm to 5pm at the Hickory Museum of Art in the Coe Gallery. It will be an elegant, global, late afternoon tea tasting social, representing 12 countries, and will offer delectable treats, a silent auction, and much more.
This event is in collaboration with Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) Advertising & Graphic Design Students and the Hickory Career & Arts Magnet High School (HCAM) for design, photography and culinary needs.
Our event is sponsored in part by The Spice and Tea Exchange of Blowing Rock, and the Charleston Tea Plantation. For more information, please call the Hickory Museum of Art at 828.327.8576.
Make your reservation by March 21.
Cost is $25 per person. *Select which themed table you would like to sit.
Your reservation includes the tea served at your table, delectable tea-time treats and 3 tea tastings.
*Additional tea tasting may be purchased both online or at the event for $1.00 per tasting or $5.00 for all 12 teas. (You will simply receive and present your ticket(s) or arm band at the tea tasting tables.)
The Paul Whitener Elementary Student Art Show will be on view in the Shuford Gallery from March 17-April 29, 2018.
Self-Portait of Go...TEAM...Go! Illustator, Hootie Bowman
Join HMA and special guest, Wine & Design for a fun-filled evening to have a blast with your other half!
Margaret H. Berry, J. Summie Propst House, 1978, Collection of Hickory Landmarks Society
Meet Derrick Chalfant, featured artist of Hickory Museum of Art's newest Around Town exhibition.
We hope you'll join the festivities as Coffee in the Coe celebrates the holiday season with Cookies! Crafts! and Hot Cocoa!!!
FREE for HMA Members | $5 Non-Members
Call 828-327-8576 to reserve space.
Create several lovely ornaments for the giving or the keeping. Handmade is the key here. We will use a variety of materials and designs to create lovely accents for the tree.
Cost: $18 HMA Members | $25 Non-Members
Please contact Ginny Zellmer, Education Manager, to register and pay.
828.327.8576, ext.207 or email@example.com
Whitener Gallery | 2 PM
Please join Pat Turner Mitchell, guest curator of Mickey + Paul: The Early Days to reminice and reflect upon the lives of long-time director Mildred McKinney Whitener Coe and HMA founder, Paul Whitener. We invite you to bring your photos and share precious memories in tribute of those who contributed so dearly to the cultural community we call home.
The evening event features live and silent auctions, drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and raffle drawing. You do not need to be present to win. Raffle winner will have a choice of one of the following trips:
- GOLF ANYONE? Enjoy airfare and a three-night stay for two at Fairmont Scottsdale Golf and Spa.
- RETAIL THERAPY AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE CHICAGO! Receive a $1000 Shopping Spree along with a two-night stay and airfare for two.
- BON VOYAGE! Choose between a four- or five-night Caribbean or Bahama cruise on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line.
Reservations: $50* | Raffle Ticket: $35
*Cost includes two drink tickets.
Click here to purchase your raffle or reservation tickets or stop by the HMA Office, located on the second floor.
Catawba Valley Camera Club and Hickory Museum of Art present "An Evening with Joel Sartore" in conjunction with the exhibition ENDANGERED: Joel Sartore Retrospective on view September 16, 2017 - February 25, 2018 in the Museum's Coe Gallery.
AN EVENING WITH JOEL SARTORE -- Saturday, October 14
Reception with the Artist, 6 - 7:30 PM, HMA's Coe Gallery
HMA & Camera Club Members: $40 / Non-Members: $60
Reception includes admission to Artist Talk
Artist Talk, 7:30 PM, Drendel Auditorium
HMA & Camera Club Members: $15 / Non-Members: $20
***HMA & Catawba Valley Camera Club Members may take advantage of advanced ticket sales starting July 5. Tickets will then go on sale to the public on July 15.***
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Joel Sartore is a photographer, speaker, author, teacher, conservationist, National Geographic Fellow, and a regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine. His hallmarks are a sense of humor and a Midwestern work ethic Joel specializes in documenting endangered species and landscapes in order to show a world worth saving. He is the founder of The Photo Ark, a multi-year documentary project to save species and habitat.
In his words, "It is folly to think that we can destroy one species and ecosystem after another and not affect humanity. When we save species, we're actually saving ourselves."
Following the Foothills Folk Art Festival, join us for a party!
Saturday, October 7
4:30 PM, Musical Performance by David Thomas Roberts
5 - 7 PM, Reception in the Shuford Gallery
Guest Curators Robert & Margaret Allen, author of When the Spirit Speaks: Self-Taught Art of the South, present the work of 9 self-taught artists who make art in a contemporary style.