On the evening of Black Friday about one hundred people, some in costume, came to the Museum for some '80s rock, art, fashion, food and fun. Live music by the rock cover band Graffitti encouraged dancing by some of the more adventurous guests. Look at the pictures and read about what else you missed if you weren't there.Read More
If you missed our Open House this year, remember that you can still gift shop in the Museum's Galleria until Christmas or other special holiday! This is a selection of pictures from the Open House, which took place against the backdrop of the Steve McCurry exhibit and in other galleries.Read More
A taste of art along with your tasty eats is what you will get at the Museum's new off-site gallery space at Atlanta Bread Company, 1756 Catawba Valley Blvd. S.E. in Hickory. Every three months the gallery will feature something new from HMA for your viewing pleasure, beginning with the current Live With History display of images from The New York Times photo archives.Read More
Hickory Museum of Art Guild (HMAG), together with Catawba Valley Community College’s (CVCC) second-year graphic art students, recently joined forces to create this year’s image for the Guild’s Angels of the Arts Brunch and Auction (AOA) to be held 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at Lake Hickory Country Club.Read More
Every month, the HMA Acquisitions Committee meets to evaluate possibilities: Should we accept this gift offer? Should we consider buying that possibility? The committee consists of several community volunteers who are knowledgeable about art and its care, as well as relevant HMA staff. We say yes more often than not, butRead More
Hickory Museum of Art (HMA) seeks volunteer tour guides to interact with visitors throughout its upcoming photographic exhibition – Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry – on display in the Museum’s Coe, Entrance and Windows galleries Sept. 12, 2015 – May 8, 2016.Read More
The Hickory Museum of Art recently named two new Board of Trustee members at its Annual Meeting. Kim Whitley and Zack Taylor will each serve a two-year term, and will work with other Board members to inspire growth and development.Read More
Hickory Museum of Art (HMA) Galleria seeks area artists to display and sell their works as part of its Open House and Holiday Sale on Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.Read More
Hickory Museum of Art is seeking European classic cars for the third annual Autolawn Party, set for Sept. 12 on The SALT Block lawn, 243 Third Avenue N.E., Hickory.Read More
Hickory Museum of Art (HMA) recently welcomed several new staff members as part of its re-organization and plans to grow museum presence and participation throughout the region.Read More
These are some of the moments before and during HMA's well-attended Annual Meeting on June 24, 2015. The Museum's activities of the past year were summarized, outgoing Board members were thanked and incoming ones welcomed, the many volunteers were honored, and the gavel was passed.Read More
The inaugural Footcandle Film Festival will be 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.Read More
At this year's Annual Meeting of the Hickory Museum of Art (on June 24, 2015) we celebrated the many volunteers who help make the continued existence of the Museum possible. During the current July-June year, 338 volunteers have donated over 8,447 hours of their time to the Museum, an increase of almost 13% over the previous year!Read More
We welcome all HMA members to attend the Museum's Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6 PM in the upstairs Coe Gallery, with refreshments and conversation beginning at 5:30 PM.
At the meeting we will recognize and thank our many dedicated volunteers who help make the existence of our Museum possible.
Local artist Joe Lafone will be at the Hickory Museum of Art to kick-off the Lafone Living Art Project, Friday, June 12th, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm in the HMA Galleria!Read More