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Art All Around

Opportunity:  Exhibitions for visual artists in all mediums, Alexander County Bethlehem Branch Library.  Shows in 2016, two months each.  Contact Bud Caywood, 828-495-1057, caywoodstudio@charter.net. 
Display:  The Hickory Museum of Art is opening a new off-site gallery space at Atlanta Bread Company, 1756 Catawba Valley Blvd. SE, in Hickory.  www.hickorymuseumofart.org, 828-327-8576.

Opportunity: Art display space available at the Granite Falls History & Transportation Museum; 828-396-2792. 

Welcome to Red Leaf Artist Collective, a new gallery displaying the work of local artists, 24 East First Street, Newton, open Wed. - Sat., www.facebook.com/redleafartistcollective,    828-719-1959.

Exhibitions:  “Woman Made: Women Artists from the Hickory Museum of Art Collection”, Dec. 17 – April 23, 2017, “Jonathan Brilliant Installation”, April 27 – Sept. 9, 2017, Hickory Museum of Art, www.hickorymuseumofart.org, 828-327-8576.

Exhibition: “Emergence: Imagining the Unseen Story”, Noelle Rasmussen. Feb. 18 – April 30, Hickory Museum of Art, www.hickoryart.org, 828-327-8156, or www.lr.edu/publicevents.

Exhibit: Woodworkers Exhibit, March 10 – April 22, Burke Arts Council, www.burkearts.org. 828-433-7282.

Exhibits: Emerging Artists Wall Features Work of Donald Dabner, March - April 2017; Adult Division Regional Artist Exhibit and Competition, April; Hiddenite Arts and Heritage Center, www.hiddenitearts.org, 828-632-6966.

Exhibition: Art Department Show featuring the works of Daniel Kiser, Tuesday March 14, Lenoir Rhyne University in the Rudisill Library

Exhibit: Ekphrastica, April 6-May 25. Bethlehem Branch Library, 828-495-8753

Art Exhibition: Foothill Painters, April 19 - May 17, Main Floor - Carl A. Rudisill Library, Lenoir Rhyne U.

Festival: MARKET ON THE LAWN, April 29, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Connections Clubhouse, Newton, NC,  828-466-0030

Festival: Apple Blossom Festival, May 6, Town of Taylorsville.

Opportunity:  The Foothills Folk Art Festival. Oct. 7, is accepting artist applications for its juried event in Newton, www.foothillsfolkartfestival.com/artist-information.  Early registration due June 1, regular registration due Sept. 1.

 Opportunity:  Downtown Hickory is looking for artists for the Downtown Hickory Art Crawls, May 18 and Sept. 21.  Contact Barbara at blsinclair1@bellsouth.net or Connie at info@downtownhickory.com, 828-322-1121.  Applications due April 15 or Aug. 15.

Other Art Places

Taste Full Beans

Hickory Museum of Art

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center

Full Circle Arts is an educational organization whose mission is to encourage public appreciation and education for the arts.