Join us for an evening of blues + barbecue ... Lineup includes Cool John Ferguson, John Dee Holeman, Big Ron Hunter, Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen, Harvey Dalton Arnold and Bubba Norwood.
2016 North Carolina Statewide Juried Pastel Exhibition features works from the Appalachian Pastel Society, Piedmont Pastel Society and Pastel Society of NC.
Join us for the Museum's new series of Afternoon Art Teas in the Coe Gallery. See exhibition ON COMMON GROUND: Pastel Paintings from the Mountains to the Sea, May 21 - August 21.
Hickory Museum of Art will partner with Catawba Science Center for a day of butterflies and bug building.
Public demonstration invites participants to share in worldwide recognition of Knit in Public Day and fiber arts traditions.
Ekphrastic (poetry about art) walking tour through the exhibits.
Make plans now to attend the inaugural Foothills Folk Art Festival (formerly known as Lake Norman Folk Art Festival) 10 AM-4PM in Downtown Newton.
See student work from Catawba Valley Community College Advertising & Graphic Design & Photographic Technology programs.
Hosted by North Carolina Museum of Art, this free event for K-12 educators of all subject areas will have food, adult beverages, engaging speakers, drop-in activities, prizes and a resource fair. Don’t miss this one-time only event. Homeschool parents are also welcome.
Opening reception for IMAGE*INATION: Catawba Valley Camera Club’s 9th Annual Photo Competition, which will be on exhibit in the Museum's Entrance Gallery, April 16 - July 17.
Stacy Pearsall, founder of the Veteran's Portrait Project, will present her talk - Combat from Behind the Camera - in the SALT Block Auditorium.
Join us for an awards reception honoring participants in the 69th Annual Paul Whitener Student Art Show: Middle & High School Division.
Join the Guild for its monthly meeting. Bring a friend and enjoy refreshments.
Join us for an awards reception honoring participants in the 69th Annual Paul Whitener Student Art Show: Elementary Division.
St. Patrick’s Day themed concert with Celtic music by Puddingstone and dancing from St. Joseph's Irish Dancers.
Award-winning nature photographer Jim Ruff’s presentation will focus on capturing the beauty of mountains around the world and highlighting nature’s dynamic movement using time-lapse photography.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS BEING RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE WHEN THE ARTIST WILL BE ON EXHIBIT HERE AT THE MUSEUM, AUGUST 6 - NOVEMBER 13, 2016.
Meet Tom Shields, Century Furniture's Artist in Residence and 2015 North Carolina Arts Council Fellow, during a reception and gallery talk.
Collage greeting cards in the style of Romare Bearden and complete a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum's galleries, while learning about artists in the Museum's collection that were influenced by the Harlem Renaissance Era.
Join us in the Shuford Gallery for a closing reception of the exhibition INTERCONNECTED:
Tangible Dualities by Joël Urruty.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day and the Harlem Renaissance through film, music and related exhibitions at HMA. Includes a screening of documentary Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance. There will also be refreshments and opportunities to explore related exhibitions at Hickory Museum of Art.
Celebrate the final season of Downton Abbey with a Sunday tea in a lovely art setting. Dress in Edwardian- era clothing.
Hickory Museum of Art, together with Catawba Valley Camera Club, presents an evening with international photojournalist Steve McCurry.
Join us for tea as we celebrate artist Josephine Moretz Shipley Lauerman’s 97th birthday.
The Guild invites you to their first monthly meeting of the new year. Enjoy a social time with refreshments and a think-tank meeting to brainstorm future fundraising opportunities.
Area poets will read works based on art in current exhibitions, including Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry.
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.
Hear untold stories behind the photographs during free, docent-led tours of the limited engagement exhibition Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry.
Join us for an evening of 80s rock, art, fashion, food and fun – all for a good cause. The fundraiser for HMA will include live music from 8-10 p.m.
Holiday season kick-off includes live music from Casey Clark, booths with more than 19 area artists, refreshments and more.
Learn about photography in an ever growing visual world. Join faculty and students from Catawba Valley Community College’s Fine and Applied Arts Department for a day of hands-on learning.
Meet Wink Gaines, self-taught naturalist and former journalist specializing in wildlife photography.
Join us after-hours Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4-5 PM for a flashlight tour of Hickory Museum of Art. Hear scary stories and help solve museum mysteries.
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Hickory Museum of Art will host a talk by Carl Zwingli and Vladimir Khudyakov.
The inaugural Footcandle Film Festival will be coming to the SALT Block Auditorium in Hickory, NC between September 25th and 27th, 2015, with the intent of bringing a selection of unique, interesting, challenging and entertaining films to North Carolina. HMA will host the opening reception, filmmaker Q&A session, and closing reception, giving festival attendees the opportunity to enjoy the Museum's latest exhibitions including the extraordinary photographs of Steve McCurry.
Both feature-length and short films will be screened at the festival. There will be 8-12 feature-length and 8-12 short films screened over the weekend with one (1) "Best Feature-Length" and one (1) "Best Short Film" award selected by a jury, and one (1) "Overall Audience Favorite" selected by those in attendance.
The festival is the creation of the founders and members of the Footcandle Film Society, a 550-member group dedicated to screening and discussing films on a monthly basis.
For more information, visit the Footcandle Film Society's web site.
The Hickory Museum of Art and Art of Poetry present a poetic gathering of friends for workshops, open mics, jam sessions, ekphrastic inspiration, and more.
This year’s event will highlight the Volkswagen brand, with about 120 entrants displayed in an informal setting on the grassy expanse. There will also be food, art exhibits, youth judging program, music, beer garden, regalia for sale, raffle prizes, ride and drives, and awards ceremonies.