Foothills Folk Art Festival
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

Foothills Folk Art Festival

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.

Artist Reception
Oct
21
6:00 pm18:00

Artist Reception

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.

 

Evening for the Arts
Nov
12
6:00 pm18:00

Evening for the Arts

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. 


Footcandle Film Festival
Sep
23
Sep 25

Footcandle Film Festival

Hickory’s own film festival brings unique, challenging and entertaining films to Western NC each September in Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block.

Afternoon Art Tea
Sep
18
4:30 pm16:30

Afternoon Art Tea

Join us for an English style tea in the Museum's Coe Gallery. Program includes artist speaker and a brief history of tea.

Artist Reception
Sep
10
6:00 pm18:00

Artist Reception

Meet Newton, NC artist Pat Viles as she shares watercolors, collages, mixed media works, and paintings on silk from her extensive career. 

The AutoLawn Party
Sep
10
10:00 am10:00

The AutoLawn Party

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.

Artist Reception
Sep
1
5:30 pm17:30

Artist Reception

Meet Hickory photographers Sally Fanjoy and James Labrenz, along with Penland wood sculptor Tom Shields.

Artist Reception
Aug
12
6:00 pm18:00

Artist Reception

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. 

To Dance on Common Ground
Jul
29
7:00 pm19:00

To Dance on Common Ground

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.

Knit in Public Day
Jun
18
10:30 am10:30

Knit in Public Day

Public demonstration invites participants to share in worldwide recognition of Knit in Public Day and fiber arts traditions.

Build a Bug
Jun
11
10:00 am10:00

Build a Bug

Hickory Museum of Art will partner with Catawba Science Center for a day of butterflies and bug building. 

Afternoon Art Tea
Jun
5
4:30 pm16:30

Afternoon Art Tea

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.

Music Makers Blues Revue + BBQ
May
14
7:00 pm19:00

Music Makers Blues Revue + BBQ

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. 

CVCC Student Art Show
Apr
26
11:00 am11:00

CVCC Student Art Show

See student work from Catawba Valley Community College Advertising & Graphic Design & Photographic Technology programs.

Educators Night Out
Apr
21
4:00 pm16:00

Educators Night Out

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.

 

IMAGE*INATION - Opening Reception
Apr
15
6:00 pm18:00

IMAGE*INATION - Opening Reception

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. 

Combat from Behind the Camera
Apr
8
6:30 pm18:30

Combat from Behind the Camera

Stacy Pearsall, founder of the Veteran's Portrait Project, will present her talk - Combat from Behind the Camera - in the SALT Block Auditorium. 

Art of Poetry Tour
Mar
19
2:00 pm14:00

Art of Poetry Tour

Ekphrastic (poetry about art) walking tour through the exhibits. To participate, visit Hickory Museum of Art, then submit poem(s) written about artwork to Kelly Demaegd by March 5.