Arts Calendar


Caldwell Arts Council - Sale of art collection donated by
Bob & Ina Holland, Cathy Minton, et al

601 College Ave SW, Lenoir
May 8, 9am-2pm

Ann Miller - Sale of art, fine furniture, ceramics at Foothills Framing
647 Pennton Ave, Lenoir - details
May 8, 9am-2pm

Fort Defiance - General William Lenoir's Birthday! website
Kay & Patrick Crouch will provide music
1792 Fort Defiance Drive, Lenoir

May 8

Margaret Carter Martine Mosaic Workshops
Whippoorwill Academy, Ferguson - details
May 12 & June 5

Liquid Roots Brewing Project - website
Caldwell Rotary Fundraiser for local scholarships, live music
May 21 

Appalachian Pastel Society - website
Purely Pastel, the 2021 exhibition viewable online
July 1-August 31

Sculpture Celebration - the 35th Annual Event! - website
Broyhill Walking Park, Lenoir
September 11

Foothills Folk Art Festival - website
October 2, 10am-4pm



Ashe County Arts Council - Concerts in the park website
May 21 - Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road
June 18 - Steve Lewis & Bluegrass Inc.
July 16 - Burnett Sisters Band with Colin Ray
August 20 - Wayne Henderson

Broyhill Civic Center, Lenoir - 828-726-2404 website
May 15 - Western Piedmont Symphony Comeback Concert - tickets:
June 26 - Milton & Harkey Bluegrass presents Dailey & Vincent
July 23 - Relay for Life presents "A Duel Threat" - The Catalinas & The TAMS
July 31 - 23rd Annual Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase "Hey Diddle Diddle the Cats with the Fiddles"
August 12 - John Driscoll Hopkins Band
August 13 - Relay for Life presents Balsam Range
August 27 - Masters of Soul
November 6 - Comedian Chonda Pierce

COMMA Performing Arts Center - 828-433-7469  website
May 6 - Casey Clark
May 27 - Joseph Hasty & Centerpiece Jazz
June 10 - Family Reading Night with Mark Daniel
June 24 - Jason Allan King & Tara Brown

Hickory Choral Society - 828-322-2210  website
May 9 - Virtual Late Spring Mini Concert

Hickory Community Theatre - 828-328-2283  website
May 13-23 - "Skeleton Crew"
June 10-20 - "Evita"
August 9 - "Vacation Extravaganza" event at LP Franz Stadium

Western Piedmont Symphony, Hickory - website
May 15 - Comeback Concert - at the JE Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir

The Green Room Community Theatre, Newton - 828-464-6128  website
May 7-9, 14-16 - "Always A Bridesmaid"
June 11-20 - "Steel Magnolias"
August 5-8 - "Alice in Wonderland"


Caldwell Arts Council - 828-754-2486
Young @ Art - Middle & High School Student Art Show

Through May 20 at The HUB Station, 145 Cedar Valley Rd, Hudson
Art Auction with works donated by Bob & Ina Holland, Cathy Minton, and others
Through May 28
CCC&TI Spring Student Art Show
June 4-June 30 in the upstairs gallery
Mary Dobbin & Margaret Carter Martine: Together Again
June 4-July 30 in the main floor galleries
Roberta Kogut: Reflections in Pastel
July 9-August 27 in the upstairs gallery
Jenna Bailey:
August 6-September 24 in the main floor galleries
Thomas Thielemann and Friends
September 3-October 15 in the upstairs gallery
Steve West & Andrew Atkin: Old Things
October 1-November 26 in the main floor galleries
CCC&TI Faculty Showcase
October 22-November 26 in the upstairs gallery
Caldwell Visual Artists Competition
December 3-January 14 in all galleries
Exposures Photography Competition
January 22-February 25 in all galleries

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum - 828-295-9099 or website
The Janet H. Wilson Collection and The Alexander Collection
Through August 1
Transformation: contemporary photography
Through August 21
Drawn to Detail: Metalsmiths of North Carolina
Through September 19

City Hall of Morganton Art in the Hall Exhibitions - website 
Three Sisters - Painting
Through May 31
Cindy Douglass - Mixed Media
June and July
Thomas Kelly Pauley - American Revolution Portrait Painting
August and September
Joseph Medina de Silva - Mixed Media
October and November
Tim Ambrose - Photography
December and January

Florence Thomas Art School - 336-846-3827 or website
Structures in the Landscape
Through May 5
Jane Munroe Floyd: Flora
May 8-June 24

Hickory Museum of Art - 828-327-8576 or website
Junior HMA
May 8-September 19
A Break from the Terrible Modernistic
Through June 6
Works by Warhol
Through June 6
Betty Bowles Garrou: A Retrospective of Paintings
June 12-September 19 (with a special  meet & greet with daughter Elizabeth Furr June 12 or August 7; call 828-455-9757 to register)
Life Has Nothing Sweeter Than Its Springtime: Paul DeLongpre
June 19-September 19

New Window Gallery (Play it Again Records Building), Valdese (24/7 gallery)
Rose Tripoli-Mueller Drawings and Paintings
May 7-21

Rock School Arts Foundation, Valdese - 828-838-9806 website
Foothills Visual Arts Guild / Multimedia
Through May 28, continuing online through June 4
Katherine Lee & Priscilla Wallace / Acrylic, Collage, Mixed Media
June 4-July 23, continuing online through August 13
Open Art Competition
August 13-September 24, continuing online through October 1
Tracy Gansrow & Kelly Gross / Acrylic, Oil
October 1 - November 5, continuing online through November 19
Holiday Craft Show at Old Rock School
November 12-13
National Pastel Society Show
November 19-December 31

The HUB Station, Hudson - 828-726-8871 website
Young @ Art - Middle/High, presented by the Caldwell Arts Council 
Through May 20 on-site at The HUB Station or virtually on the website

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts - 828-262-3017  website
Fictive Strategies: Suzanne Sbarge & Holly Roberts
Through June 5
Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition
Through June 5
Rowhouse Workshop
Through August 7
Ruminations: Cheryl Prisco
Through August 7