HMA Guild AOA Presents: Tea Around the World
Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

HMA Guild AOA Presents: Tea Around the World

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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.)

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Holiday Ornament Workshop
Dec
11
4:00 PM16:00

Holiday Ornament Workshop

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 gzellmer@hickoryart.org

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Remembering Mickey + Paul: The Early Days
Nov
19
2:00 PM14:00

Remembering Mickey + Paul: The Early Days

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.

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LIGHT UP THE BLOCK
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

LIGHT UP THE BLOCK

A sampling of the excitement you can indulge in when you kick off the holiday season with a fun day at the SALT Block featuring its arts and cultural organizations through programs happening across the campus.  Art, science, music, and shopping too!

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HMA ART GUILD  PRESENTS:  THE 43RD ANNUAL AOA EVENING FOR THE ARTS
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

HMA ART GUILD PRESENTS: THE 43RD ANNUAL AOA EVENING FOR THE ARTS

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. 

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An Evening with Joel Sartore
Oct
14
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening with Joel Sartore

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."

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Opening Reception for New Horizons: Self-Taught Art in The 21st Century
Oct
7
4:30 PM16:30

Opening Reception for New Horizons: Self-Taught Art in The 21st Century

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.

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Foothills Folk Art Festival
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

Foothills Folk Art Festival

This family-friendly festival will showcase a variety of local and regional contemporary folk artists — whose work will be for sale — as well as artist demos, hands-on art activities for kids, two stages of live music, food stands from area restaurants, food truck vendors,
beer gardens and more.

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Coffee in the Coe Hits the Road!
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Coffee in the Coe Hits the Road!

Coffee in the Coe is going on a road trip to Reynolda House Museum of Art in Winston-Salem, NC to see their current exhibition, Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern. We will meet in the front parking lot of the museum at 9 AM to carpool to Winston-Salem. Tickets are $18 and must be purchased via this link for the 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM tour. Tickets are selling very quickly and should be purchased ASAP.

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