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.
St. Stephens High School Tractor Shed Theatre presents an artistic response to PALIMPSEST: New Works from Fanjoy-Labrenz with Sculpture by Tom Shields.
Meet the artists while viewing the new exhibition DIFFERENT STROKES BY DIFFERENT FOLKS: Works by the Foothills Painters, in HMA's Regal & Gifford Galleries October 15, 2016 - February 12, 2017.
Learn about and sample local craft beers and ciders curated by Carolina Vines Wine Shop.
Explore HMA after hours, hear spooky stories and help solve Museum mysteries during a self-guided flashlight tour.
Make monoprints on gelatin molds using handmade papers. Get creative and make prints for Halloween.
Hickory Museum of Art's Guild presents an "Evening for the Arts" to benefit Museum educational programs and offerings. This year's 42nd annual fundraiser features live and silent auctions, heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.
2nd Annual Holiday Open House & Festival features 20+ local artist booths, live music and treats from Atlanta Bread Company.
Hickory’s own film festival brings unique, challenging and entertaining films to Western NC each September in Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block.
Join us for an English style tea in the Museum's Coe Gallery. Program includes artist speaker and a brief history of tea.
Poetry and art combine during this ekphrastic walking tour through exhibits.
Meet Newton, NC artist Pat Viles as she shares watercolors, collages, mixed media works, and paintings on silk from her extensive career.
Visit Shop HMA, our newly renovated museum store, during its grand re-opening.
The 4th Annual Autolawn Party is a celebration of the road’s number one traveler - the automobile. This year’s event highlights all the wonderfully beautiful British classics.
Meet Hickory photographers Sally Fanjoy and James Labrenz, along with Penland wood sculptor Tom Shields.
Celebrate the end of summer and the start to a new school year by spending a Saturday on the SALT Block.
Sample a selection of international wines curated especially for HMA members during this fun and educational wine tasting event.
Meet Lenoir, NC artist Norma Suddreth and sample Middle Eastern food while viewing the exhibition - HOLY LAND REVISITED: Works by Norma Suddreth - inspired by the artist's travels and her faith.
Hickory Ballet Academy, Fanjoy Labrenz Photography and HMA collaborate in an innovative, live performance of ballet and visual art in the Museum's Coe Gallery.
Ekphrastic (poetry about art) walking tour through the exhibits.
Public demonstration invites participants to share in worldwide recognition of Knit in Public Day and fiber arts traditions.
Hickory Museum of Art will partner with Catawba Science Center for a day of butterflies and bug building.
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.
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 an evening of blues + barbecue ... Lineup includes Cool John Ferguson, Wilbur Tharpe, The Branchettes, Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen, Harvey Dalton Arnold and Bubba Norwood.
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.