ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING ARTS CALENDAR

ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING, there’s a lot going on around here!

 

CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL EVENTS - MARCH 2015

Continuing through March 28 – “PRINTED” at the Caldwell Arts Council gallery – printed clay and printed sculptures

Continuing through March 30 – “The Go-o-o-od Life: Dawn Mathews”  art exhibit at Caldwell Memorial Hospital’s Art-in-Healing Gallery; www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

28 – 3rd Annual High School Shakespeare Monologue Competition at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for students in Caldwell & contiguous counties. 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

28Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com hosted by Strictly Clean & Decent.  Caldwell County’s Junior Appalachian Musicians students (a Caldwell Arts Council program) will also perform during this event!

31 – “In One Era & Out The Other” by EbzB Productions at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

 

APRIL 2015

1-June 30 – Stevens Family Scholarship Award winning artists work on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of June open 7am-8pm daily. www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

2 – Make a textured aluminum wrap ring with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council, 6-7:30pm, $35 fee includes materials. Advance registration & payment required; 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

3-24 – “Cuba – Through the Camera Lens” photography by David M. Spear and Elizabeth Matheson at Caldwell Arts Council, www.caldwellarts.com, 828-754-2486

10 – (This party is almost full) “Ahhh, Brazil!” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs!

11 – “Starving Artist at the “New” Thankful Goat Farm” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs! Bring the family & join Dawn & Steve Mathews’ family for a tour of our new farm and a yummy picnic "bowl 'o beans." Enjoy all the county favorites: pinto beans, cornbread, and slaw.  Come hike the trails, meet the goats, and get your family portrait made with cuddly baby animals. 20+ guests  http://www.caldwellarts.com/236-april-food-and-fools-parties/

14 – “My Heart In A Suitcase” by ArtsPower - at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

14 – “Farm to Table” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs! Chef’s Table style dining.  Enjoy "dinner and a show".  You will watch and learn as your meal is prepared by the Culinary Art Students. Chef Keith and Chef Bob will be there to answer all your cooking questions. A one-of-a-kind "mystery meal" as everything served will be local and fresh. The menu includes fresh local fish, seasonal veggies, bread and dessert. Hopefully even a fresh berry pie! What could be better? Limit 16 guests  http://www.caldwellarts.com/236-april-food-and-fools-parties/

16 - Make textured aluminum earrings with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council, 6-7:30pm, $35 fee includes materials. Advance registration & payment required; 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

17 – (This party is full) “Dinner on the Hill” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs!

18 – “Contra Dance Covered Dish Party” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs! Contra Dancing anyone? If you've ever tried it, you are already hooked. If not, be prepared to be addicted. The night will begin with lessons, so don't fret if you are a beginner. If you can walk, you can contra. So swing on over to the American Legion for a night of contra dance, potluck covered dishes and toe-tapping music by Bob Kogut and friends, hosted by Erik and Kourtney Rabinowitz.  All are welcome! Wear comfortable shoes. Non-alcoholic drinks provided; BYOB if you choose. This party is sure to be huge hit. Make plans early to sign up! 30+ guests http://www.caldwellarts.com/236-april-food-and-fools-parties/

18 – “Frogmore Stew and You” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs! The return of a favorite!  You'll be dining in the foothills, but you'll swanny you're in South Carolina's low country after one bite of Frogmore Stew. This one-pot wonder is a combination of shrimp, sausage, corn on the cob and potatoes, served with ice cold beer, hosted by Grey, Tina & Ginny Scheer. Limit 20 guests http://www.caldwellarts.com/236-april-food-and-fools-parties/

25 – “Scandinavian Chimney Sweep Meal” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs! Journey to Sweden with Dr. Mark & Kim Picton for a traditional Scandinavian Chimney Sweep feast. Outdoor dining under the stars as your hosts grill over an open firepit  delicious packets of fresh local trout and prepare traditional fare of potato salad with sausage and "smorgastarta" (a savory sandwich cake). Enjoy beer, wine and a Schnapps toast to wrap up the meal. Limit 12 guests http://www.caldwellarts.com/236-april-food-and-fools-parties/

25 – “Turkish Delights” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTs! An authentic Turkish meal of Meze (like tapas), served with baskets of grilled bread slices, Biber Dolmasi (stuffed green peppers with ground Ripshin goat, rice and herbs), Suzme yogurt (strained yogurt), fresh fruit, Kasar (Turkish aged yellow cheese, Lokum (Turkish delight), one glass Turkish red or white wine or Raki (spirit),  (BYOB any other beverage you desire). "Afiyet olsun!" (Bon appetit!) say your hosts Rachel Plaster, Wanda Prince, and Liza Plaster. Limit 10 guests http://www.caldwellarts.com/236-april-food-and-fools-parties/

29 - “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” by Tarradiddle Players at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

30 - Make a textured aluminum pendant with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council, 6-7:30pm, $35 fee includes materials. Advance registration & payment required; 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

30 – Lenoir Comedy Club Night benefitting the Caldwell Arts Council featuring comedians Julie Scoggins and Will Jacobs. In addition to the load of laughs, beer/wine/soft drinks will be available for purchase. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. www.caldwellarts.com/comedy

 

MAY 2015

1-29 – “The Other Group-Reunited” art exhibit at the Caldwell Arts Council; opening reception May 1, 5-7pm, hosted by Lenoir Woman’s Club. www.caldwellarts.com, 828-754-2486; This exhibit will be partially sponsored by LifeStore.

1-June 30 – Stevens Family Scholarship Award winning artists work on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of June open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

2 – “Yoga and Vegetarian Garden pARTy” April Food & Fools pARTy for the ARTS! Join your hosts Christie Arney and Torre Hinnant and gather in Triangle Park for a beautiful stress-relieving yoga session and then return to Torre's home for a delicious vegetarian garden party-style meal. Beer and wine will be served. Wear comfortable clothes. If it rains, the whole event will be held at Torre Hinnant’s home. Limit 12 guests http://www.caldwellarts.com/236-april-food-and-fools-parties/

14 - Make a textured aluminum cuff bracelet (1” to 1.5” wide) with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council, 6-7:30pm, $35 fee includes materials. Advance registration & payment required; 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

 

 

 

JUNE 2015

1- 30 – Stevens Family Scholarship Award winning artists work on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of June open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

5-26 – “Schooled” with art by NY artist Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt, and artwork by Penland School of Craft Fellows on display. Opening Reception June 5, hosted by _________________, 5-7pm; www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

 

 

JULY 2015

1-Sept. 30 – Cathy Taylor’s exhibit “Pigments Of Your Imagination” on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of September; open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

10-17 – CCC&TI Compass Class artwork on display; reception _____________, 5-8pm; much of the artwork will be for sale with proceeds going to provide programming and field trips; www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

 

AUGUST 2015

1-Sept. 30 – Cathy Taylor’s exhibit “Pigments Of Your Imagination” on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of September; open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

7-Sept. 25 – “Figuratively Speaking” exhibit featuring regional figurative sculptors and 2-D artisans. Reception August 7, 5-7pm hosted by _______________________. www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

1-25 – “Figuratively Speaking” exhibit featuring regional figurative sculptors and 2-D artisans. www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

1-30 – Cathy Taylor’s exhibit “Pigments Of Your Imagination” on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of September; open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

4-6 – Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention on the Jones Farm in Happy Valley; www.happyvalleyfiddlers.com

11 – Blue Jeans (casual) dinner party 7-9pm to welcome sculptors attending 30th Annual Sculpture Celebration. 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

12 – 30TH annual Sculpture Celebration 9am-4pm at the TH Broyhill Walking Park off Norwood Street. www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

 

 

OCTOBER 2015

1-December 30 – Vaun Healey’s exhibit “Art Is My Heart” on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of December; open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

2-31 – “Caldwell Visual Artists Competition” features 2-D and 3-D artwork by Caldwell County artists in competition for cash prizes. www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

 

NOVEMBER 2015

1-December 30 – Vaun Healey’s exhibit “Art Is My Heart” on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of December; open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

6-21 – “Young At Art-Middle/High Student Artwork” exhibit; reception November 6, 3-6pm. www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

 

DECEMBER 2015

1-30 – Vaun Healey’s exhibit “Art Is My Heart” on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of December; open 7am-8pm daily. 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

4-23 – “Satie’s Holiday Sale” at the Caldwell Arts Council; whole house filled with beautiful handmade items for creative gifting. www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486 Grand opening Friday December 4th, 5-7pm, hosted by Caldwell Women’s Club; open M-F 9-6 & Saturday 10-3.

 

 

CALDWELL COUNTY ART EVENTS - MARCH 2015

Courtesy Post – Lenoir Downtown Farmers Market (on West Avenue across from County offices) has fresh flowers and fresh bread Wednesday through Saturday weekly, and fresh seafood delivered on Thursdays.

25 – (12-12:45pm) – CCC&TI Music Programs present: David Smith, solo guitar concert (W372112, Watauga Campus); 828-726-2357 www.cccti.edu

28 “17th Annual Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com hosted by Strictly Clean & Decent.  Caldwell County’s Junior Appalachian Musicians (a Caldwell Arts Council program) will also perform during this event! Sixteen new artists in this show titled Caldwell Country. Purchase tickets at http://www.broyhillcenter.com/EventDetail.asp?eid=CTMS

31 – CCC&TI Film Series presents “Who is Dyaani Cristal?” at J.E. Broyhill Civic Center, 7pm; free, open to the public

 

APRIL 2015

2 – Tucker’s Barn Singer & Songwriters Series at 1841 Cafe in downtown Lenoir featuring J. Patrick Warren, Cory Kinal and Andrew Massey.  www.tuckersbarn.com 828-729-5959

4 – Easter at the Barn, 12noon-4pm - FREE - featuring arts/craft vendors ($5 admission), horse rides, horse drawn carriage rides & Easter egg hunt throughout the property. Oakwood Stables, 2604 Pisgah Church Road, Lenoir. Find Oakwood Stables on Facebook; email oakwoodstables10@gmail.com or Amber Hartline 704-775-0914

4 Sarah Jarosz to perform at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

16 – CCC&TI Music Programs present: “It’s Mighty Dark to Travel: Brother Duets of the American South” featuring Kay  Patrick Crouch (B100 FPA Theater, Hudson Campus) at 12pm; 828-726-2357 www.cccti.edu

17-19 – “The Battle of Shallowford” at Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

21 Rapunzel” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

24-26 – The Battle of Shallowford at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

 

MAY 2015

2 – Butterfly Festival downtown Hudson 9am-3pm; Hudson Community Development Association; 828-726-8871 janice.woodie@townofhudsonnc.com

4 – Harper School presents “Music Together Program weekly for 10 weeks; www.theharperschool.org; 828-754-2297

7 - Tucker’s Barn Singer & Songwriters Series at 1841 Cafe in downtown Lenoir www.tuckersbarn.com 828-729-5959

9 – “Jim Breuer” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

17 – The South Carolina Broadcasters concert 4pm Chapel of Restin Happy Valley; 828-758-0906

21 – Downtown Hickory Art Crawl; 828-322-1121 or www.downtownhickory.com

 

JUNE 2015

4 - Tucker’s Barn Singer & Songwriters Series at 1841 Cafe in downtown Lenoir www.tuckersbarn.com 828-729-5959

8 – Blues Jam 7pm (free admission; part of Pop Ferguson Blues Festival  VII) www.cjblues.com

9 – Ladies Night Blues Jam and Open Mic 7pm (free admission; part of Pop Ferguson Blues Festival VII) www.cjblues.com

10 – Wing-dang-doodle (free admission; part of Pop Ferguson Blues Festival VII) www.cjblues.com

11 – Thursday Night VIP “Jook Joint” 6:30pm (part of Pop Ferguson Blues Festival VII) www.cjblues.com

12 – Friday night “Jook Joint” 6pm; 3 shows at 3 locations (part of Pop Ferguson Blues Festival VII) www.cjblues.com

13 – Saturday night “Jook Joint” 6pm 2 shows at 3 locations; late night “Jook” 9pm (part of Pop Ferguson Blues Festival VII) www.cjblues.com

 

JULY 2015

2 - Tucker’s Barn Singer & Songwriters Series at 1841 Cafe in downtown Lenoir www.tuckersbarn.com 828-729-5959

24-26 – “God’s Man In Texas” Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

 

AUGUST 2015

6 - Tucker’s Barn Singer & Songwriters Series at 1841 Cafe in downtown Lenoir www.tuckersbarn.com 828-729-5959

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

3 - Tucker’s Barn Singer & Songwriters Series at 1841 Cafe in downtown Lenoir www.tuckersbarn.com 828-729-5959

17 – Downtown Hickory Art Crawl; 828-322-1121 or www.downtownhickory.com

 

ONGOING ART EXHIBITS

now through March 26 – Bethlehem Library Exhibiting Artist Series presents Catawba Valley Camera Club Best of 2014; 828-495-8753

now through March 28 – “Printed” featuring Benjamin Entner and regional printed clay artisans at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

now through March 28 – “Ruined Landscapes: Paintings of the Balkan War Zone” BRAHM www.blowingrockmuseum.org

now through March 29 - “My Brother’s Paintings (Gordon Wetmore);” reception March 28, 6pm Hickory Museum of Art;

now through March 31 – Newton “Spring Into Art” exhibit by the Uni4 Artists Association at the Newton-Conover Auditorium; reception March 5, 6pm; 828-455-0313 Donna Robinson

now through April 4 – Youth Art Month at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841, www.wilkesartgallery.org  8-April 17 – Rock School Arts www.hickorymuseumofart.org

now through April 4 – Selections from the Collection at BRAHM, 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

now through April 9 – Basic Handbuilding with Amber Smith at Wilkes Art Gallery; www.wilkesartgallery.org

now through April 12 – “Black Women...Their Hats and Their Stories” art exhibit Hickory Museum of Art; 828-327-8576 or www.hickorymuseumofart.org

now through April 30 – 28th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, ASU in Boone; www.tcva.org

now through April 30 – “Landscapes and Portraits” by Renee Whisnant on display at Morganton City Hall; www.ci.morganton.nc.us

now through Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

now through April 18 – Full Circle Arts competitive exhibition “Art About Women” www.fullcirclearts.org

now through April 23 – Kids Class Modern Figure Sculpting with Melanie Parish at Wilkes Art Gallery; www.wilkesartgallery.org

now through April 28 – Hiddenite Center presents emerging artist Devyn Lopez; www.hiddenitecenter.com

 

REGIONAL ART EVENTS - MARCH 2015

 

26-29 – “Much Ado About Nothing” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

27 – Preview Party for Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival; Hickory Metro Conv. Center 7-10pm; www.catawbavalleypotteryfestival.org  Primary event Saturday 3/28

28 – Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra featuring Ursula Oppens on piano, 7:30pm; www.wpsymphony.org or 828-324-8603

28 – Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival; Hickory Metro Convention Center; 828-322-3943 or www.catawbavalleypotteryfestival.org

28 – Scheduled Auditions in Hickory for a recording contract with Pretty World Records; 110 3rd St NW, Hickory 28061; call 828-327-3349 and visit www.nashvilleinthecarolinas.com for more details

28 – The Original King Street Jazz Band performs at Grind Cafe Coffeehouse in Morganton 7:30pm

29 – Lenoir-Rhyne Concert Series presents the Kruger Brothers along with the Kontras String Quartet at the PE Monroe Auditorium, 3pm; Tickets available at http:/mus.lr.edu/concert or 828-328-7234

29 – “God So Loved the World” choir, solos, orchestra Viewmont Baptist Church, Hickory www.viewmontbaptist.org; 828-322-6732

31 – “Barry Biller & the Beatles” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

 

APRIL 2015

1- 4 – Selections from the Collection at BRAHM, 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

1-30 – “Landscapes and Portraits” by Renee Whisnant on display at Morganton City Hall; www.ci.morganton.nc.us

1-April 12 – “Black Women...Their Hats and Their Stories” art exhibit Hickory Museum of Art; 828-327-8576 or www.hickorymuseumofart.org

 

1-June 30 – Stevens Family Scholarship Award winning artists work on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of June open 7am-8pm daily.

1-Sept. 6 - “From The Master’s Hands (Eddie Hamrick, Woodright)” thru Sept 6 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

1-Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

3-Aug. 8 – Lynn Duryea sculpture exhibit at Turchin Center in Boone; reception April 3, 6pm www.lynnduryea.com

6 – Canvas Painting with Raney Rogers at Wilkes Art Gallery; www.wilkesartgallery.org

9 – Film Screening at Blowing Rock Museum of “Herb Key: Nurturing American Heritage), www.blowingrockmuseum.org

10-May 22 – Northwest Artist League juried competition, Wilkes Art Gallery, 336/667-2841, www.wilkesartgallery.org

11 – Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” features OMER; 828-324-8603; info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

11 – Artist reception for Norma Suddreth  5:30-7:30 Blue Ridge Art Space/Watauga Arts Council in Boone; info call 828-264-1789 or email wcac@watauga-arts.org

11 – Lenoir-Rhyne University and Hickory Museum of art bring to artists a full day of 4 different models with which to paint, draw or sculpt, 12 different sessions; $30; Contact Clay James (john.james@lr.edu) or Lindsay barrick (lindsaybarrick@gmail.com) to reserve a space.

11, 12, 17, 18 – Clayter Kaye Theatreworks presents Oliver!; 828-294-2582

12 – Hiddenite Center presents Adult Division of Local Artist Exhibit and Competition

13-April 17 – Fourth Annual Woodworkers Exhibition at Burke Arts Council in Downtown Morganton opens with an artist reception and gallery talk Friday March 13, 5-7pm; exhibit continues through April 17. www.burkearts.org

16 – “The Texas Tenors” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

17 – Koresh Dance Company at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts; pas.appstate.edu or 828-262-4046

17 – Cork & Canvas at Blowing Rock Art Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

17-18 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

17-19– “Trip to Bountiful” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

18 – Springtime in Appalachia, BRAHM, www.blowingrockmuseum.org

22 – Lynn Duryea artist talk at Turchin Auditorium, 7pm www.lynnduryea.com

22-23 – Norma Suddreth Workshop “Painting the Hills of NC” (handmade paper, paper pulp, watercolor) – 1st day make design & prepare paper/pulp, 2nd day: sculpt & paint the image. Times: 1-3pm or 6-8pm (sign up for either) call 828-264-1789 email wcac@watauga-arts.org, Watauga Arts Council, 377 Shadowline Dr., Boone

23-25 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

24 – Bluegrass at the Rock featuring Victoria Lee & New Ground & Wildfire; Old Rock School; www.visitvaldese.com

24-26 – “Trip to Bountiful” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

25  - Hickory Choral Society & Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks V, PE Monroe Auditorium at Lenoir Rhyne University. www.wpsymphony.org

26 – How to Sell From Your Facebook Page with the Shopify App, presented by HandMade in America at the Blue Ridge ArtSpace in Boone; registration call 347-526-5418 or www.handmadeinamerica.org  

30 – Artist Portfolio-Digital and Print, presented by HandMade In America at Blue Ridge ArtSpace in Boone, 6-8pm; 828-264-1789; www.watauga-arts.org

30-May 2 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

 

MAY 2015

1-June 30 – “Whimsical Folk Art” by John David Brown III at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

1-June 30 – Stevens Family Scholarship Award winning artists work on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of June open 7am-8pm daily.

1-Sept. 6 - “From The Master’s Hands (Eddie Hamrick, Woodright)” thru Sept 6 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

1-Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

7 – “Blood Sweat & Tears” featuring Bo Bice at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium

7-9 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

8-10– “Little Shop of Horrors” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

15-16– “La Cage Aux Folles” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

15-16 – Joara Pottery Festival; 828-433-7282 or www.burkearts.org

15-17– “Little Shop of Horrors” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

16 – Daniel Boone Day at Whippoorwill Academy and Village 10-4; for crafts booths contact whippoorwillvillage@gmail.com or 336-973-3237

21-24– “La Cage Aux Folles” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

22 - Sawmills Elementary School will be hosting their 2nd annual Art Extravaganza on Friday May 22nd from 5pm until 8pm on campus. This will be a festival that incorporates both the visual and performing arts. We are inviting local artists within the community to come and display artwork, sell own artwork if you would like, and possibly help students make little crafts to take with them that night. Our goal is to have a variety of artists and art styles and mediums. If you would be interested please RSVP by Friday May 1st. You may contact me by email at bwright@caldwellschools.com or at the school at 828-396-2610

22-24 – “Little Shop of Horrors” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

28-31 – “La Cage Aux Folles” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

 

JUNE 2015

1-30 – “Whimsical Folk Art” by John David Brown III at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

1-June 30 – Stevens Family Scholarship Award winning artists work on display at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery through end of June open 7am-8pm daily.

1-Sept. 6 - “From The Master’s Hands (Eddie Hamrick, Woodright)” thru Sept 6 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

1-Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

5-7 – “Red, White and Tuna” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

6 – “And a Child Shall Lead” – Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock; www.ensemblestage.com; 828-414-1844

12-14 – “Red, White and Tuna” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

19-21 – “Red, White and Tuna” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

20-28 – “The Love List” Ensemble Stage, Blowing Rock; www.ensemblestage.com

27 – Photography Workshop with Kevin Adams, 1-5pm, Wilkes Art Gallery; www.wilkesartgallery.org

 

JULY 2015

1-August 31 – “Watercolor Society of North Carolina” on display at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

1-Sept. 6 - “From The Master’s Hands (Eddie Hamrick, Woodright)” thru Sept 6 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

1-Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

6-10 – Kids Theatre Camp at Ensemble Stage, Blowing Rock for ages 7-11; www.ensemblestage.com

11-19 – “Killing Time” Ensemble Stage, Blowing Rock; www.ensemblestage.com

13-24 – Kids Theatre Camp at Ensemble Stage, Blowing Rock for ages 12-15; www.ensemblestage.com

25-26 - “And a Child Shall Lead” – Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock; www.ensemblestage.com; 828-414-1844

 

 

AUGUST 2015

1-31 – “Watercolor Society of North Carolina” on display at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

1-Sept. 6 - “From The Master’s Hands (Eddie Hamrick, Woodright)” thru Sept 6 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

1-Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

8-16 – “I Ought To Be In Pictures” Ensemble Stage, Blowing Rock; www.ensemblestage.com

10-Nov. 9 – Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Century Paintings of the South from the Johnson Collection at Blowing Rock Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

29-Sept. 6 – “Ears on a Beatle” Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock; www.ensemblestage.com

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

1-6 - “From The Master’s Hands (Eddie Hamrick, Woodright)” thru Sept 6 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

1-Oct. 31 – “Downtown Yesteryear” Picture Burke at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

1-Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

 

OCTOBER 2015

1-31 – “Downtown Yesteryear” Picture Burke at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

1-Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

6-Nov. 4 – Autumn Inspiration artwork by Foothills Visual Artists Guild at Bethlehem Library

18 – Hickory Choral Society performs at First Baptist Church, Hickory

 

NOVEMBER 2015

1-15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

1-Dec. 31 – “Paint, Pen, and Pastel” – Edgewood Cottage Artists from 2014 on display at Morganton City

 

DECEMBER 2015

1-31 – “Paint, Pen, and Pastel” – Edgewood Cottage Artists from 2014 on display at Morganton City

4-6 – Hickory Choral Society performs at Corinth Reformed Church, Hickory

 

APRIL 2016

10 – Hickory Choral Society performs at First Baptist Church, Hickory

 

 

ARTIST CALLS - MARCH 2015 DEADLINES

27 - The United Arts Council has announced that grants for Innovative Artists are due on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm in the UAC office located in the West Wing on the SALT Block in Hickory. Please go to www.artscatawba.org for applications, guidelines and directions to our offices by clicking the link or call us at 828-324-4906.

27-29 – Deliver artwork for juried Charlotte Art League show, exhibit scheduled for April 3-24. www.charlotteartleague.org; exhibitions@charlotteartleague.org; 704-376-2787

28 – Scheduled Auditions in Hickory for a recording contract with Pretty World Records; 110 3rd St NW, Hickory 28061; call 828-327-3349 and visit www.nashvilleinthecarolinas.com for more details

30 – Deadline to submit for Martin F. Weber Co. People, Pets & Painting competition – Details at http://weberart.com/assets/ppp_nov2014_2.pdf

31 - Art 4 A Purpose deadline for artist/crafter vendor applications for April 25 Community Strong event in downtown Morganton www.art4apurpose.org

NOTE NOW for May 1 deadline - Sawmills Elementary School will be hosting their 2nd annual Art Extravaganza on Friday May 22nd from 5pm until 8pm on campus. This will be a festival that incorporates both the visual and performing arts. We are inviting local artists within the community to come and display artwork, sell your own artwork if you would like, and possibly help students make little crafts to take with them that night. Our goal is to have a variety of artists and art styles and mediums. If you would be interested please RSVP by Friday May 1st. You may contact me (Brad Wright) by email at bwright@caldwellschools.com or at the school at 828-396-2610

NOTE NOW for May 16 event – Daniel Boone Day at Whippoorwill Academy and Village in Ferguson invites crafts people, herbalists, etc. for free booths contact whippoorwillvillage@gmail.com or 336-973-3237

 

 

APRIL 2015 DEADLINES

1 – Deadline for artist applications for Downtown Hickory Art Crawl on May 21. blsinclair1@bellsouth.net or info@downtownhickory.com or 828-322-1121

3 – Deadline for art/craft vendors for RockyFest at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area May 9 in Hiddenite http://rockyfacepark.com/RockyFest/

4 – deadline to submit applications for the Hudson Butterfly Festival; www.townofhudsonnc.org or Janice Woodie, 828-726-8871 Event Date: May 2, 2015

15 – Deadline to participate in Hickory Habitat’s “Home Tweet Home” Birdhouse Auction at Hollar Mill on 4/23. Call 828-328-4663 or email anne@hickoryhabitat.org or jeff@hickoryhabitat.org

20 & 21 - auditions for “God’s Man In Texas” Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

26 – Deadline for photographers to enter Knoxville Photo 2015 Exhibition; www.knoxalliance.com/knoxphoto.html

 

MAY DEADLINES

1 - Sawmills Elementary School will be hosting their 2nd annual Art Extravaganza on Friday May 22nd from 5pm until 8pm on campus. This will be a festival that incorporates both the visual and performing arts. We are inviting local artists within the community to come and display artwork, sell your own artwork if you would like, and possibly help students make little crafts to take with them that night. Our goal is to have a variety of artists and art styles and mediums. If you would be interested please RSVP by Friday May 1st. You may contact me (Brad Wright) by email at bwright@caldwellschools.com or at the school at 828-396-2610

18 – Spring auditions for the Hickory Choral Society; call Bonita Ferretti, 828-322-2210 for appointment

30 - (date of event; I couldn’t find deadline date) – City of Pineville Spring Clay & Pottery Sale, $600 in awards visit www.artsdelivered.com

 

JUNE DEADLINES

13-17 – Hickory Choral Society Children’s Choral Camp for rising 4th-6th grade students; www.hickorychoralsociety.org

JULY DEADLINES

 

AUGUST DEADLINES

1 – Deadline for artist applications for the September 17 Downtown Hickory Art Crawl; blsinclair1@bellsouth.net or info@downtownhickory.com or call 822-322-1121

1 – Deadline for arts/craft booth applications for Hickory Oktoberfest; www.hickoryoktoberfest.com , info@downtownhickory.com

 

SEPTEMBER DEADLINES

28 – Caldwell Visual Artists (2-D and 3-D) invited to compete for cash awards in the annual Caldwell Visual Artists Competition; deliver 2 pieces of artwork on September 28. Prospectus with requirements at www.caldwellarts.com, 828-754-2486

 

OCTOBER DEADLINES

 

Ongoing & farther-reaching artist calls are listed at www.artdeadlineslist.com

 

 

 

ART CLASSES – MARCH 2015 (more at http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes/)

April 2 – Make an aluminum wrap ring with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council.  Continuing Aluminum Jewelry classes with instructor Ellen Ball will be held at the Caldwell Arts Council too: 4/16-Aluminum Earrings; 5/21-Aluminum Pendant; 6/18-Aluminum Cuff. For more details, visit http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes/

April 16 – Make a pair of aluminum earrings with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council. For more details, visit http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes/

April 22-23 – Norma Suddreth Workshop “Painting the Hills of NC” (handmade paper, paper pulp, watercolor) – 1st day make design & prepare paper/pulp, 2nd day: sculpt & paint the image. Times: 1-3pm or 6-8pm (sign up for either) call 828-264-1789 email wcac@watauga-arts.org, Watauga Arts Council, 377 Shadowline Dr., Boone

April 30 – Make an aluminum pendant with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council. For more details, visit http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes/

May 14 – Make an aluminum cuff with Ellen Ball at the Caldwell Arts Council. For more details, visit http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes/

 

Other art agencies and individual artists are listed on our website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes/

 

If you are a teaching artist, please let me know of your classes and I’ll add them to our weekly e-blast to help advertise them? info@caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486.