ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING-CALENDAR OF ART EVENTS

Caldwell Arts Council events are highlighted

 

ONGOING EXHIBITS/EVENTS (look below this section for other current events)

ARTIST CALL - A large and well established local hotel is seeking artwork for permanent display on their lobby level. All 2D media will be considered. The artist(s) chosen for this opportunity must: (a) reside in Western North Carolina, and (b) allow the hotel to have high quality giclées of the original artwork photographed and printed by Double Exposure. The hotel will also be responsible for having the giclées professionally framed. All WNC artists are eligible to submit up to ten images for consideration. Artists who wish to do so may apply a digital watermark to each image for the review process.

ARTIST CALL - The Bethlehem Branch Library is Accepting Applications for the 2017 + 2018 Exhibition schedule. Contact the library for mor information on how to be considered. 

ARTIST CALL - LENOIR - Just For You is looking for vendors, artists, and crafters to participate in their 2016 Spring Fling event being help at the Caldwell County Fair Grounds on April 2nd. Please contact them at justforyouncevents@gmail.com for more information. 

through APRIL 15 - BURLINGTON - Alamanace Arts is seeking sculptures for Willow Walk, 2016 (this event is very similar to our Sculpture Celebration). If interested in participation in this show please contact Jenn Rice at jrice@alamancearts.org or call 336.226.4495. 

through APRIL 18 - LANCASTER, SC - Lancaster's 7th Annual Red Rose Festival is seeking artists, craftsmen, commercial and food vendors, local musicians, and volunteers for participate in their event on May 20th & 21st. If interested or for more information please call 803.289.1498. 

through APRIL 30 – BANNER ELK – 2015/16 Winter Group Exhibition featuring various artists & “Small Works” at The Carlton Gallery www.carltongallery.com/schedule/ 

 

 

2016

 

through FEBUARY - MORGANTON - “Piece Making” – Peggy B. Berley at the Art in the Hall gallery in Morganton.

through MARCH - “A Year of Plein Air” art exhibit by Susan Grant & Ronda Hale; Caldwell Arts Council’s Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

The Artist-In is hosting an open house just in time for Valentine's Day on Saturday February 13, from 10-4. Several of our artists have donated art work that will be given away in drawings at the end of the day. NO purchase necessary though purchases give you more chances to win some great art. The artists will be in for this meet and greet event and we would love to see you there.

We also have open spaces for rent if any artists are interested in joining us.

FEBRUARY 11-13 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Outside Mullingar" at 8 p.m---show will being at 7:30 p.m. on the 11th. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. See also February 18-20. 

FEBRUARY 12-14 – HUDSON – Foothills Performing Arts presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”www.fpatheatre.org

FEBRUARY 13 - BOONE - The Schaefer Center (Ap State) Presents: Dr. John and the Nite Trippers on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.www.theschaefercenter.org

FEBRUARY 13 - BLOWING ROCK - BRAHM Valentine's Day Book Making Workshop from 10 am  -  12:30 pm. Must register by Feb. 10th and the cost of the class is $30 for non-members and $25 for members. Call 828.295.9099 to register. 

FEBRUARY 15 - LENOIR -  Caldwell Arts Council Presents: Artist in Schools show "Caldwell Musicians Showcase" for grades 4-8. Visit www.strictlycleananddecent.com  for more information. 

FEBRAURY 17 - HUDSON - 1pm at the theatre on the CCCTi campus: Full Circle: Tunes and Songs o nthe Living Tradition by Tommy and Saundra O' Sullivan of Dingle, Ireland. 

FEBRUARY 18-20 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Outside Mullingar" at 8 p.m.---show will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the 18th. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. 

FEBRUARY 18 - WILKES - Joe Miller of Cheap Joe's will be presenting a unique one man performance titles "With A Warm Handshake" from 6-7pm. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Wilkes Art Gallery for $7. Doors open at 5:30 pm. 

FEBRUARY 19-21 - ASHEVILLE-  Bluegrass First Class at the Crown Plaza Resort. 

FEBRUARY 19-21 – HUDSON – Foothills Performing Arts presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”www.fpatheatre.org

FEBRUARY 20 - LENOIR - Newsong Church will be hosting a CONTRA-DANCE class at 7pm. No partner necessary and all dances are taught. Chekc out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lenoircontradance for more information on the night. 

FEBRUARY 20 & 21 - WILKES - Collage Workshop Offered at Wilkes Art Gallery. Cost is $100 for members and $110 for non members. Class runs from 1-5 pm. 

FEBRUARY 21 - BLOWING ROCK - BRAHM presetns "Heros of the Underground Rainroad" at 2 pm as part of their mini Matinee series. Admission is $10 per maily for nonmembers and $8 perfamily for members. Call 828.295.9099 ext. 3006 for more information. 

FEBRUARY 21 - CHARLOTTE - Live music by Strictly Clean and Decent at the Free Range Brewing Company in Charlotte from 4pm - 6pm

FEBRUARY 22- LENOIR - Caldwell Rotary Chili Cook. Live music will be available inside 1841 Cafe from 11am - 2pm - tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door 

FEBRUARY 26 - LENOIR -  Caldwell Arts Council Presents: Artist in Schools show "Jack & the Beanstalk" for grades K-2. Visitwww.bct123.org  for more information. 

FEBRUARY 27 – LENOIR – JE Broyhill Civic Center presents the Caldwell Musicians Showcase; 828-726-2407;www.broyhillcenter.com

 

MARCH through APRIL - MORGANTON - “Quilts for a Lifetime” – Suzanne McMahon at the Art in the Hall gallery in Morganton.

MARCH 3 – LENOIR – JE Broyhill Civic Center presents Disney Fantasia Live in Concert; 828-726-2407;www.broyhillcenter.com

MARCH 3-6 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents 'Ain't Misbehavin'" at 7:30 p.m. on the 3rd, at 8 p.m. on the 4 & 5, and at 2:30 p.m. on the 6th. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. See also March 10-13.  

MARCH 4 – HICKORY - Western Piedmont Symphony Soup, Salad & Strings Luncheon Music Series with the Kaia Quartet, 12noon Keiser Room; www.WPSymphony.org ; 828-324-8603

MARCH 5 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Classics Series presents the Tesla Quartet with the Kaia Quartet at the SALT Block Auditorium; www.WPSymphony.org ; 828-324-8603

MARCH 7 - HICKORY - CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS - The Catawba Valley Photography Club is having their 9th Annual Open Photography Competition. Entry fee of $10 for 2 photos. Winners will recieve a cash prize as well as having their pieces on display in the Hickory Museum of Art April 16 - July 10. 

MARCH 10-13 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents 'Ain't Misbehavin'" at 7:30 p.m. on the 10th, at 8 p.m. on the 11th & 12th, and at 2:30 p.m. on the 13th. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. 

MARCH 10, 17, & 24 - HICKORY - "Animal Planet" 4-5 pm, K-2nd Grade, for costs and how to register visit Hickoty Museum of Art website, registration deadline is March 7th. 

MARCH 12 - WEST JEFFERSON -  "Pysanky" Egg Dyeing from 10 am - 3 pm for all levels. Class is $70 with all materials included and $115 for an adult/youth combo (7th  grade and above). Call 336.846.3827 to reserve a seat. 

MARCH 17 & 18 - LENOIR -  Caldwell Arts Council Presents "Shakescollage" a show that will travel to high schools. Visitwww.sharedradiance.weebly.com   for more information. 

MARCH 18 - HUDSON - at 1 pm in the theatre on the campus of CCCti: The Art of Guitar Justin Butler and Robert Steadman present a concert of Classical Art Music and Jazz Standards for the guitar. 

MARCH 18 - LENOIR -  Caldwell Arts Council and Western Piedmont Symphony presents "Time for Three" for all 6th Grade students. Visitwww.wpsymphony.org  or www.tf3.com  for more information. 

MARCH 19 - LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY- The Western Piedmont University presents "Time For Three Trio" at 7:30 p.m. in the P.E. Monroe Auditorium. Call 828.324.8603 for more information. www.wpsymphony.org

 

 

APRIL 1 & 2 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Incorruptible" at 8 p.m. Call 828.328.2283 or visitwww.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. See also April 7-9, April 14-16, & April 21-23.

APRIL 1 – LENOIR – 5-7pm Opening Reception at the Caldwell Arts Council for “ArtMix: Creative Women Making Art” and “Mountain Whimsy” featuring art by Alan F. Gordon. 828-754-24868 www.caldwellarts.com

APRIL 1-MAY 28 - LENOIR “Art Mix: Creative Women Making Art” and “Mountain Whimsy” featuring art by Alan F. Gordon at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

APRIL-JUNE - LENOIR -  “Scenic Perspectives” photographic art exhibit by Daniel Amick at Caldwell Arts Council’s Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

 MONTH OF APRIL - April Food & Fools pARTies supporting the Caldwell Arts Council

 

APRIL/MAY DATE TBD -  Lenoir Comedy Club event supporting the Caldwell Arts Council

APRIL 1 - WEST JEFFERSON - "Yes I Can" Acrylic First Friday With Kelly Cameron. From 6-9 pm, $130, All materials included. Call 336.846.3827 for more information and to reserve a seat. 

APRIL 2 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Classics Series presents the Tesla Quartet at the SALT Block Auditorium;www.WPSymphony.org  828-324-8603

APRIL 2 - LENOIR- Just for You Presents: Spring Fling Festival 2016 from 10 am - 4 pm at the Caldwell County Agricultural Fairgrounds in Lenor. 

APRIL 7 - HUDSON - Concert by the Paige Brothers at the CCCti campus theatre for Jazz appriciation month. Starts at 1 pm. 

APRIL 7-9 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Incorruptible" at 7:30 p.m. on the 7th and at 8 p.m. on the 8th & 9th.  Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. See also April 14-16 & April 21-23.

APRIL 7-9, 14-16 - HUDSON - 21st Dinner Theatre production at the HUB in. Dinner and the Classic comedy " Harvey" will be performed with dinner at 6:30 and the show at 7:30, tickets are $15 for just the show and $30 for dinner and the show. RESERVATIONS are required and can be made at the HUB. 

APRIL 8 - LENOIR - J.E. Broyhill Civic Center presents "Barrage 8" at 7:30 p.m. Call 828-726-2407 or visit www.broyhillcenter.com

APRIL 9 - LENOIR - High School students from Caldwell & Contiguous Counties compete in the 4th Annual Shakespeare Monologue Competition at the JE Broyhill Civic Center, 8:30am; details at www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

APRIL 9 - LENOIR - Middle School students from Caldwell County will compete in the 11th Annual Poetry Recitation Competition at the JE Broyhill Civic Center, 1:00pm; details at www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

APRIL 9 – LENOIR – JE Broyhill Civic Center presents Barrage 8  828-726-2407; www.broyhillcenter.com

APRIL 14-16 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Incorruptible" at 7:30 p.m. on the 14th and at 8 p.m. on the 15th & 16th. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. See also April 21-23.

APRIL 16 - LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY- The Western Piedmont Symphony presents the Western Piedmont Symphony & the Western Piedmont Youth Symphony in Side by Side and John Cheek, Pianist at 7:30 p.m. Call 828.324.8603 for more information. www.wpsymphony.org

APRIL 21-23 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Incorruptible" at 7:30 p.m. on the 21st and at 8 p.m. on the 22nd & 23rd. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. 

APRIL 22 - BOONE - The Schaefer Center (Ap State) Presents: CONTRA TIEMPO Urban Dance Theatre on Friday, April 22, 2016.www.theschaefercenter.org

APRIL 26 - LENOIR -  Caldwell Arts Council Presents: Artist in Schools show "Princess Thimbelina" for grades K-5. www.puppetworld.com

APRIL 28-MAY 1 – LENOIR – Foothills Performing Arts presents “Jesus Christ Superstar” at the JE Broyhill Civic Center;www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407 or www.fpatheatre.org

 

 

MAY through JUNE - MORGANTON - “Folk and Americana Art” – Charlie Frye  at the Art in the Hall gallery in Morganton

MAY 2-3 – HUDSON – Auditions for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at Foothills Performing Arts;www.fpatheatre.org

MAY 6 & 7 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Young Frankenstein" at 8 p.m. Call 828.328.2283 or visitwww.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. See also May 12-15 & May 19-22.

MAY 7 - HUDSON -  Butterfly fesitval 2016 

MAY 7 - HICKORY - Derby Party on the SALT Block from 4 - 9:30 pm. Tickets $30 in advance(go on sale March 1st)  and $40 after April 15. Go to www.SaltBlockFoundation.org for more information. 

MAY 12-15 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Young Frankenstein" at 8 p.m--show will start at 7:30 p.m. on the 12th and at 2:30 p.m. on the 15th. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. See also May 19-22.   

MAY 19-22 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "Young Frankenstein" at 8 p.m--show will start at 7:30 p.m. on the 19th and at 2:30 p.m. on the 22nd. Call 828.328.2283 or visit www.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. 

MAY 31 DEADLINE – LENOIR – Caldwell Visual Artists Competition delivery deadline for artists (over age of 18) residing in Caldwell County or who attend school or work full time in Caldwell County; details at www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

 

 

JUNE 3 – LENOIR – 5-7PM Opening reception for the Caldwell Visual Artists Competition at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486info@caldwellarts.com

JUNE 3 – JULY 2 – LENOIR – Caldwell Visual Artists Competition at Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 info@caldwellarts.com

JUNE 6 - HICKORY - The Hickory Community Theatre presents "2016 Vacation Extravaganza" Call 828.328.2283 or visitwww.hickorytheatre.org  for more information. 

 

JULY-SEPTEMBER - LENOIR -  Stevens Scholarship Award Winners Carole Childers, Margaret Martine and Deone Roe will exhibit their artwork at Caldwell Arts Council’s Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

JULY 15-17 – HUDSON – Foothills Performing Arts presents “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” www.fpatheatre.org

JULY 22-24 – HUDSON – Foothills Performing Arts presents “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” www.fpatheatre.org

 

AUGUST 5 – LENOIR – 5-7PM opening reception for “Sculpt Mettle: Redux” and “Thinking Outside the Box” at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

AUGUST 5 – OCTOBER 1 – LENOIR – “Sculpt Mettle: Redux” featuring sculptural and other creative artwork by Dr. Gaston Henry Michaux and “Thinking Outside the Box” with artwork by Bob Ebendorf, Jane Harrison, et al, on display at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486www.caldwellarts.com

 

SEPTEMBER 9 - LENOIR -  Blue Jeans Preview Dinner Party welcoming sculptors to Lenoir for the 31st Annual Sculpture Celebration, 7pm, Broyhill Walking Park; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

SEPTEMBER 10 - LENOIR -  31st Annual Sculpture Celebration at the Broyhill Walking Park 9am-4pm FREE (awards announced at about 3:30pm followed by Judge’s Walking Tour of winners) Caldwell Arts Council 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

SEPTEMBER 14 – FIRST DEADLINE to jury in handmade items for the Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486www.caldwellarts.com

 

OCTOBER - DECEMBER - LENOIR - "A Walk Atop America" featuring photography of the highest points in the USA by Douglas Butler at the Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery

OCTOBER 2 SECOND DEADLINE to jury in handmade items for the Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486www.caldwellarts.com

OCTOBER 7 – LENOIR – 5-7pm opening reception for “2 Squared” exhibit featuring artwork by Rob Amberg, Mercedes Jelinek, Jon Sours & Tamie Beldue. 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

OCTOBER 7 – NOVEMBER 19 – LENOIR – “2 Squared” exhibit of artwork by Rob Amberg, Mercedez Jelinek, Jon Sours & Tamie Beldue at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

OCTOBER 1 – DECEMBER 30 – LENOIR – “A Walk Atop America” photographic art exhibit by Douglas Butler at Caldwell Arts Council’s Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

 

 

NOVEMBER 5 FINAL DEADLINE to jury in handmade items for the Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486www.caldwellarts.com

 

DECEMBER 2-23 – LENOIR – Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council – the entire house changes over to a gift shop full of local and regional handcrafts. 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

 

 

 

 

  

 

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