Scholars & Scones: Finding Folk Art in North Carolina

 

Date/Time

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
159 Ginny Stevens Lane
Blowing Rock , NC 28605

Description

In this talk entitled Finding Folk Art in North Carolina, collector Barry Huffman will discuss selected artists in the exhibit including Raymond Coins, Minnie Reinhardt and her daughter Arie Taylor, Burlon Craig, Hubert Walters, and James Harold Jennings. Barry will briefly review the history of interest in contemporary folk art in the state over the last 30 years.
Scholars & Scones is a monthly educational program which invites patrons to spend a morning sipping coffee, eating locally-baked goodies, and learning about the latest research, writing, and creativity taking place in our region. There are complimentary breakfast goods from Backstreet Bakery and fresh cups of Hatchet Coffee Co. Dangerfield Blend will be served.
Admission ia $5 for non-members, and free to members.

Image Credit: Barry Huffman. Matt Jones Pottery, 2016. Oil on board. 28 x 24 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Contact

Name: Willard Watson
Email:
Phone: (828) 295-9099 x3006
  • Closest Town or City:
    • Blowing Rock
  • County:
    • Watauga
  • Event Category:
    • Art/Cultural

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