Lasting Impressions presents sixty of the finest Japanese prints in the Read-Simms Collection at the Gibbes Museum of Art.
Our fifth installment in our Craft to Art series covers Musical Instruments and their history of use, importance in defining regional culture, material construction, and evolution of design in Southern Appalachia.
Help the Appalachian Animal Rescue Center Fill the Van' again at Tractor's Supply on Georgia Road in Franklin. WISH LIST: * Purina Cat & Kitten Food (Wet/Dry) * Purina Dog & Puppy Food (Wet/Dry) * Low Sodium Beef or Chicken Broth * Low Sodium Canned Vegetables – no corn * Rice * Dawn DW Detergent * Tidy Cat Kitty Litter * Laundry Detergent & Bleach * All other donations welcome!
The Bascom’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Show provides a unique shopping experience on the plateau, showcasing a selection of high-quality handmade works by local and regional artists. Gift wrapping for a fee will be provided. Please join us Nov. 19th from 10 am - 4:00 pm for this unique shopping experience.
We are now accepting submissions from local and regional artists. Please click here to view the application.
The Bascom’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Show provides a unique shopping experience on the plateau, showcasing a selection of high-quality handmade works by local and regional artists. We invite submission of works that are suitable for giving, whether or not they have an explicit holiday theme. The Selection Process Submission consists of two photographs, (each an image of a representative piece proposed by the applicant), and a brief description of the work and materials/techniques used, and number of works for sale, and price point range. Our selection committee will review works for their artistic quality, and marketability. There will be 14 spaces available. Deadline is October 22, midnight; applicants will be informed of the results of the committee’s decisions by no later than October 25, via email. Please read through this entire document and complete the application at the end. APPLICATION AND SHOW INFORMATION SHOW DATE & TIMES: The show will start promptly at 10AM on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Exhibiting Artists are required to be present and to maintain their exhibition space until 4PM. FORMAT: Exhibiting Artists will be assigned a display space on The Bascom terrace or porte cochere (two covered outdoor spaces). They will also be assigned an artist code which must be displayed along with the price on each item for sale. The Bascom will provide a central checkout station. A packaging station will be managed by The Bascom staff during the show. Special gift wrapping will be made available to purchasers for an additional fee. DISPLAY SPACE: Each Exhibiting Artist will have a 12’x12’ display space. A 6-foot folding table and two chairs will be provided in each space for the duration of the show. Please bring your own table covering. Exhibiting Artists may provide additional setup and displays for their space. If you will require electricity, you will need to provide your own extension cord. SETUP: Exhibiting Artists may set up their space from 7:00AM-9:30AM on Saturday, November 19. CLEANUP: Exhibiting Artists are required to remove all artwork and display materials from their booth. Additionally, all garbage, including food, must be disposed of in the containers provided. CONDUCT: All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner. PETS: The terrace is a pet friendly property, and some attendees may bring pets. Exhibiting Artists however, are not permitted to bring pets to avoid disruptions and to protect their artwork. We will provide signage if you would like to keep pets away from your display area. Service animals are permitted. SMOKING: The Bascom is a non-smoking campus. Exhibiting Artists must abide by this restriction. FOOD and BEVERAGE: You may bring your own food and beverage for the day; no alcohol is permitted. FEES & PAYMENT: There is no application fee. Exhibiting Artists will receive 60% commission of the Retail Price. The Bascom will remit North Carolina State Sales Tax. Exhibiting Artists will be paid by the 15th of December for sales made at the show and are responsible for providing accurate contact information to receive timely payment. A completed W9 must be on file before payment will be processed CANCELLATION POLICY: The Bascom reserves the rights to cancel the event within 24 hours of November 19, 2022, due to weather or any circumstance related to safety, public health, or any reasonable circumstance
Known as the “Cheers” of Bookstores, the Bookworm in Highlands is affiliated with the Hudson Library: all books are donated; all staff are volunteers; and all funds go to help support the library. More than a retail store, we are a community service offering carefully sorted donated books to provide the best quality at a used bookstore price.
Chef Ken Naron of EnvieNC is bringing the bayou to the mountains at The Vineyard at 37 High Holly! He will be mixing Louisiana staples with North Carolina ingredients.