ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING

ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING calendar of art events in Caldwell & surrounding counties

 

CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL EVENTS

 

OCTOBER

·         Continuing through Oct. 31 – Caldwell Visual Artists Competition Caldwell Arts Council

·         Continuing through December – Brendan James photography Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery

·         Stevens Family Scholarships available to Caldwell County artists. Deadline for application is Friday, November 14. Details at http://www.caldwellarts.com/171-stevens-scholarship/

 

NOVEMBER

·         5 – Jury-in artwork for Satie’s Holiday Sale Caldwell Arts Council 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

·         7-21 – “Young At Art” Caldwell Middle & High School Art, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

·         8 - 10am-3pm – Hues and Brews Studio Tours throughout Caldwell County 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com 

·         8 - 2-6pm – Hues & Brews Festival in downtown Lenoir interspersing regional artisan ale brewers with artists/crafters and food vendors. Festival is FREE, beer tasting tickets are $25 in advance, $35 on site. 828-754-2486; www.HuesAndBrews.org

·         8 – 10am-12noon – Fun & Fanciful Bookmaking workshop with Sigrid Hice at the Caldwell Arts Council – make 2 books. $25/person, minimum 4 students, ages 10 to adult. Registration & prepayment required call 828-754-2486 or visit www.caldwellarts.com

·         10 - 9:30-11:30am- Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         12 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “The Monster Who Ate My Peas” by Arts Power 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

·         13 - 5-7pm - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         14 – Deadline for Stevens Family Scholarship applications for Caldwell County adult artists. Click http://www.caldwellarts.com/171-stevens-scholarship/ for more details.

·         21 – 9:30am – “Rip Van Winkle” by Bits N’ Pieces Puppet Theatre 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

·         21 - 10a-12n - Free 30-minute legal consultations for donor artists with attorney Joseph Delk IV, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

 

DECEMBER

·         5-24 – Satie’s Holiday Sale at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

·         6 – A Taste of Christmas (7-9pm) at the Irish Rose Bed & Breakfast, $30/person, limit 75 guests. Call 828-754-2486 for reservations. Main dishes, vegetables, sweets, beer, wine, tea & soft drinks

·         11 – 9:30am – “Shakespeare on Trial” by Jeremy Webb & Off the Leash Creative Ltd. 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

·         19 - 10a-12n - Free 30-minute legal consultations for donor artists with attorney Joseph Delk IV, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

 

JANUARY

·         22 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – David Holt 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

 

FEBRUARY

·         13 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “Jackie Robinson, A Game Apart” by Mike Wiley 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

·         19 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “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

 

MARCH

·         5 – 9:30am & 12:30pm - “Alice Rocks Wonderland” by Atlantic Coast Theatre 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

·         11 – 9:30am & 12:30pm - “Creole For Kidz” by Terrance Simien 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

·         31 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “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

·         14 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “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

 

MAY

 

CALDWELL COUNTY ART EVENTS

OCTOBER

·         Now-Nov. 30 – “Wilson Creek Photography Show” Wilson Creek Visitors Center- www.friendsofwilsoncreek.org

 

NOVEMBER

·         1 – “You Amaze Us Tour” Selah & Mark Schultz JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

·         7 – “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” performed by CCC&TI Compass Classes at JE Broyhill Civic Center www.broyhillcenter.com 

·         8 – “Singer & Songwriters Series” at Tucker’s Barn (1841 Café, 117 Main St. Lenoir) www.tuckersbarn.com

·         8 – Hudson’s Hit Parade of Stars Hudson Uptown Building 828-726-1009

·         14 – “The Sounds of France” CCC&TI Music Faculty Concert room B100 828-726-2357 www.cccti.edu

·         14-16– “Defiance” at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

·         15 – “Shop-a-Paloozza” Artists & Crafters & gift ideas at Rooster Bush, Lenoir;

·         21 – Master Class with Franc D’Ambrosio at Western Piedmont Symphony, SALT Block Auditorium WPSymphony.org  

·         21-23 – “Defiance” Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

·         22 – Holiday Pops with Frank D’Ambrosio Western Piedmont Symphony Hickory WPSymphony.org 828-324-8603 Etix.com

·         22 – Steve Abee kiln opening 10am 2349 Mystery Trail Ln, Lenoir 828-640-0197 cvpottery.com

·         22 “Free Birds” Old Lenoir High School, 828-757-2196 www.cityoflenoir.com

·         23 – Family Concert Holiday Pops with Franc D’Ambrosio Western Piedmont Symphony WPSymphony.org Etix.com 828-324-8603

 

DECEMBER

·         4-7 – “Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity” Foothills Performing Arts at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

·         9 – CCC&TI Chorus concert in room B100 free 828-726-2357 www.cccti.edu

·         13 – Neighborhood Music Crawl JC Harper School 828-754-2297 www.theharperschool.org

·         13 – “Frozen” Old Lenoir High School. 828-757-2196.

 

JANUARY

·         22 – “David Holt & the Lightning Bolts” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

FEBRUARY

·         24Elliot Engle: The Vanderbilts-All of Them” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

MARCH

·         28Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

APRIL

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

·         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

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

 

JULY

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

 

REGIONAL ART EVENTS

 

OCTOBER

Exhibits:

·         -“Sanctuary” by Eddie Kent Tallent Whippoorwill Academy 828-754-3047
-“Theresa Gloster, Folk Artist” thru Oct. 31 Morganton City Hall
www.ci.morganton,nc.us
-“Raise Me Up: Barns, Quilts, and Communities” thru Oct. 31 Hiddenite Center
www.hiddenitecenter.com
-“In The Midst of Avery” thru Nov. 14 Burke Arts Council;
www.burkearts.org
-“Fall Competition Art Show” thru Nov. 15 Full Circle Arts
www.fullcirclearts.org 828-322-7545
-“Common Threads” thru Jan. 4 Blowing Rock Museum www.blowingrockmuseum.org
-“Raymond Smith Photography” thru Jan. 4 Hickory Museum of Art
www.hickoryart.org
-“Alternative Realities: Mary-Ann Prack & Ward Nichols” thru Jan. 10 Wilkes Art Gallery 336-667-2841
www.wilkesartgallery.org 
-“Whimmy Diddles n’ Flipper Dingers, Toys of Appalachia” thru Feb. 1 Blowing Rock Museum
www.blowingrockmuseum.org
-“A War, The People, A New Museum” thru Feb. 22 Hickory Museum of Art
www.hickoryart.org
Several fine art exhibits at Turchin Center in Boone

·         30-Nov. 2 – “Duck Hunter Shoots Angel” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         31 – “Frankenstein” Ensemble Stage The Uptown in Boone www.ensemblestage.com  828-414-1844

·         31 – Halloween Concert Coe Gallery Hickory Museum of Art www.hickoryart.org 828-327-8576

 

NOVEMBER

·         Exhibits
-Stephanie Wilds and Julia Weatherford Fiber Art through Nov. 30 Morganton City Hall www.ci.morganton.nc.us
-“Oceanic Alchemies” through Feb. 8, 2015 Hickory Museum of Art
www.hickorymuseumofart.org
-“Order, Chaos, and Other New Works” Bud Caywood through Jan 30 at Rebound Massage Therapy, Hickory
-“Beyond the Sampler” Brushy Mountain Quilters Guild display Hiddenite Center Lucas Mansion Gallery
www.hiddenitecenter.com 828-632-6966

·         1 – “Flatt Lonesome” Old Rock School Valdese 828-879-2120 www.visitvaldese.com

·         1 – “Masterworks II Blast From The Past” Western Piedmont Symphony at PE Monroe Auditorium Lenoir-Rhyne University tix 828-324-8603 or etix.com

·         1 – “The Alligators” The Grind Cafe Coffee House Morganton

·         2 – Uni4 Artists Warehouse Sale 1-6pm; 18 2nd St SE Hickory. rakupatti@earthlink.net or 828-244-1889

·         2 – Unifour Brass Ensemble 3pm at Lenoir Rhyne Grace Chapel; 828-328-7148

·         4 – Author Saloma Miller Furlong “Why I Left the Amish” and “Bonnet Strings...” book signing 6pm Patrick Beaver Mem. Library Hickory; 304-0500 ext. 7235

·         6 – “The Cleverlys with Charleyhorse” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         6-15 – Full Circle Arts Pottery Show 828-322-7545 www.fullcirclearts.org

·         7-22 – “Manuscript” Council Chambers Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         8 – “Christmas in November Handmade Craft & Gift Show” Old Rock School Valdese www.visitvaldese.com 828-879-2120

·         8 – Home for Holidays Festival of Tables, Gift Shop, Decorating Demos and musician Kevin Smith Hiddenite Center Educational Complex 828-632-6966 www.hiddenitecenter.com

·         8 – “An Evening to Remember” Hickory Museum of Art www.hickoryart.org 828-327-8576

·         10-Dec. 20 – Burke Arts Council “First Frost” Annual art show and sale www.burkearts.org

·         11– “LA Theatre Works In the Heat of the Night” ASU’s Schaefer Center pas.appstate.edu 828-262-4046

·         12 – “Mamma Mia” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         14 – Jim Avett Grind Cafe’ Morganton

·         15 – Blowing Rock Art & History Museum “Fall Fables: Passionate about Possums: Stories, Songs and Legends” Free www.blowingrockmuseum.org or leila@blowingrockmuseum.org

·         15 – “Dancing in the Moonlight” community dance parties Hiccenite Center Educational Complex www.hiddenitecenter.com 828-632-6966

·         17 – Free Concert US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors at Morganton COMMA Auditorium 828-433-SHOW

·         17-Dec. 20 – “First Frost” annual art show and sale Burke Arts Council www.burkearts.org

·         20-Jan. 3 – “Holiday Happenings” Full Circle Arts 828-322-7545 www.fullcirclearts.org

·         21-23 – “Miracle on 34th Street-The Musical” The Green Room Community Theatre Newton www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         22 – Gifts – Well Crafted – Holiday Market 2014 The Crossing at Hollar Mill in Hickory www.thecrossinghickory.com

·         28-29 – “Shrek-the Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         28-30 – “Miracle on 34th Street-The Musical” The Green Room Community Theatre Newton www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         29 – “A Celtic Christmas, Featuring Julee and Mark Weems” St. Elizabeth Catholic Church of Boone. www.mountainhomemusic.com

·         29 – “It’s A Wonderful Life” Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock 828-414-1844 www.ensemblestage.com

·         30-Jan. 2015 – “Holiday Art & Fine Crafts show” Old Rock School Valdese www.visitvaldese.com

 

DECEMBER

·         December Exhibits

·         4-7– “Shrek-the Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         5-7 – “Miracle on 34th Street-The Musical” The Green Room Community Theatre Newton www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         6 – “An Appalachian Christmas, Featuring The Mountain Home Music Bluegrass Boys” at Grace Lutheran Church of Boone www.mountainhomemusic.com

·         11 – “BJ Thomas – Home For Christmas” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         11-14 – “Shrek-the Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         13– “Harmony Arts Market-Winter Edition” Keiser Community Room in the SALT Block’s west wing, Hickory; www.harmonyartscollaborative.com

·         31 – “James Gregory-The funniest man in America” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

 

2015

JANUARY

·         Exhibits
“My Brothers Paintings (Gordon Wetmore)” thru Mar. 29 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

·         9 – “Dailey & Vincent concert” Old Rock School Valdese 828-879-2120 www.visitvaldese.com

·         9-10 – “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         15-17– “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         16 – “The Show 3” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         22-23 – “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         23-25 – “Good Ol’ Girls” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         25 – “The Ultimate MJ Experience” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         29-31 – “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         30-31– “Good Ol’ Girls” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

 

FEBRUARY

·         1 – “Good Ol’ Girls” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         5 – “Over the Rainbow” Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         6 – “Battle of the Bows” Western Piedmont Symphony Kontras Quartet 828-324-8603 info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

·         6-7 – “Crowns-The Gospel Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         10 - “Ladysmith Black Mambazo” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         12-15 – “Crowns-The Gospel Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         19-22 – “Crowns-The Gospel Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         20 – “Idle Tymes Opening for The Gentlemen of Bluegrass” Old Rock School in Valdese 828-879-2120 www.visitvaldese.com

·         24 – “Million Dollar Quartet” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

 

MARCH

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

·         4 – “RAIN - A Tribute to The Beatles” ASU’s Schaefer Center; pas.appstate.edu 828-262-4046

·         6-8 – “The Adventures of Robin Hood” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         9 – “Peter and the Star Catcher” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         13 – “Nu Blu & Special Guest TBA” at Old Rock School in Valdese; 828-879-2120 or www.visitvaldese.com

·         13-15 – “The Adventures of Robin Hood” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         13-14– “Much Ado About Nothing” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         14– Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” featuring KAIA; 828-324-8603 or info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

·         14 – “Rhythm of the Dance” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         19-22– “Much Ado About Nothing” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

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

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

 

APRIL

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

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

·         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

·         17-18 – 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

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

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

·         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

·         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

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

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

·         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

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

·         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

 

AUGUST

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

 

ART/MUSIC CLASSES

 

·         Stained Glass lessons $80 includes 12 hours instruction, choice of project & glass for project & use of tools, choice of class hours; contact Lori Richmond at Creative Designs, 2320 Morganton Blvd, Lenoir 828-750-5684

·         Painting classes list for Wine & Design in Hickory are available at http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=10&year=2014&calendarID=38

 

NOVEMBER

·         1 – Annual Quilting Workshop at Hiddenite Center Educational Complex-choice of four all-day classes 828-632-6966 www.hiddenitecenter.com .

·         1-2– Sharon Grubbs will instruct Oil/Acrylic Painting class at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

·         8 – Hues and Brews Studio Tours (10am-3pm) and Festival (2-6pm) – all events are free; craft beer tasting tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the gate. 828-754-2486 or www.HuesAndBrews.org for tickets

·         8 – 10am-12noon – Fun and Fanciful Books workshop with Sigrid Hice at the Caldwell Arts Council, $25/person minimum 4 students, ages 10 to adult. Call 828-754-2486 or visit www.caldwellarts.com for more information

·         8 – One-Stroke Painting brief classes at Caldwell Arts Council during Hues and Brews Studio Tour – free throughout the day 10am-3pm

·         10 - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         11– Ellen Ball will instruct how to make a textured aluminum cuff at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

·         13 - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         17– Make textured copper earrings with Ellen Ball at Bisque n’ Beads downtown Hickory; 828-320-2005 or ellen@ellenballstudios.com

·         18 – Intro to Chalk Painting Burke Arts Council 828-433-7282 or www.burkearts.org

 

DECEMBER

·         9 – Advanced Chalk Painting (intro class Nov 18) Burke Arts Council 828-433-7282 or www.burkearts.org

·         15 Make a sterling silver wrap ring with Ellen Ball at Bisque n’ Beads downtown Hickory; 828-320-2005 or ellen@ellenballstudios.com

 

ARTIST CALLS

OCTOBER DEADLINES

·         Bethlehem Library Exhibiting Artist Series accepting submissions for 2016 schedule. For info email caywoodstudio@charter.net

·         Would any artists like to set up / teach a class or mini-classes during our Hues and Brews event, 10am-3pm on November 8 at the Caldwell Arts Council? It’s a studio tour ending with a festival and I think it would be neat to have classes going on that day. I’ll teach One-Stroke Painting, Sigrid Hice teaching artist book-making class.  Call Cathy at Caldwell Arts Council 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         Calling all Artists - Blowing Rock Furniture Gallery is now hosting art exhibitions, offering emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work free of charge. Accepting applicants now for our Christmas tree exhibit and other holiday events To apply or for more information contact Connie at 828-295-7755 or email
connie@blowingrockfurniture.com.

·         Artist Exhibit space – one month exhibits – Martin Luther King Center in Lenoir (Greenhaven Drive) has a room available for rotating art exhibits, and seeks artists to hang their artwork for one month shows. Contact Lester Whittington at 828-757-2170

·         Auditions for Ensemble Stage performances this fall/winter/spring – call 828-414-1844 for appointment; information: www.enstemblestage.com/auditionsfall.html   

·         31-Nov. 2 – Charlotte Art League Gallery show Nov 7-28 open to any artist www.charlotteartleague.org 704-376-2787

 

NOVEMBER DEADLINES

·         3 – BRAHM seeks artists for Artists in Residence series for 2015 brhsartistinresidence@gmail.com

·         5 – Jury date to be included in Caldwell Arts Council’s annual Satie’s Holiday Sale held throughout December. www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

·         8 – seeking Pottery artists for Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center www.artsdelivered.com  704-618-2222

·         14 – Caldwell Arts Council and The Stevens Family offer up to 3 scholarships to take workshops at Cheap Joe’s Art Supply in Boone in 2015. See

 

DECEMBER DEADLINES

·         15-16 - auditions for “Almost Maine” at Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

 

JANUARY DEADLINES

·         12 – (March-April event) – 2015 North Carolina Artists Exhibition-The Best of NC Creativity. For details visit www.raleighfinearts.org/exhibit-prospectus

 

FEBRUARY DEADLINES

·         16-17 -  auditions for The Battle of Shallowford at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

·         19 – (April 2015 event) The Asheville Symphony Orchestra fourth annual Spotlight on Young Musicians http://ashevillesymphony.org/sym/

 

MARCH DEADLINES

 

 

APRIL DEADLINES

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