The Arts Directory Of Transylvania County, NC
Brevard Music Center 2019 Season - Led by Artistic Director Keith Lockhart, the 2019 BMC summer music festival provides audiences with an exceptional array of performances by gifted young musicians and some of the most celebrated names in music — from classical superstars to pops, classical guitar and jazz legends, to acclaimed R&B and bluegrass artists — at our lakeside home in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. To see full schedule go to www.brevardmusic.org
This week long workshop held at the TC Arts Council will introduce the students to the concepts of digital photography and how their cameras work. Each class will combine classroom games and information with actual picture taking, so that students can reinforce the concepts and terminology that they are learning throughout the week. Students aged 8 – 10 years old will have photography class Monday thru Friday, July 29 thru August 2 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm and students aged 11 – 13 years old will have class from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Cost is $150 per student, plus optional $15 for a photo book. The workshop will be led by Kathy King, Brevard photographer, who has experience teaching photography and writing. To register call TC Arts at 828.884.2787. TC Arts is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC 28712. To learn more about TC Arts go to .
The Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard will host its annual Art Party called Art Spark Art Extravaganza on Saturday, August 10 at Old Bishop Place Farm in Cedar Mountain, NC from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm. The theme for the Art Party is “des masques . . . something hidden”. The Art Party includes an art auction, featured art chefs, live painting demonstrations, a DJ, and painted servers. Tickets for this event are $85 per person. Tickets go on sale in June. Proceeds from this event fund the art programs of the TC Arts Council. For more information call the TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787 or go to .
The TC Arts Council has partnered with the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club to present this photography exhibit at the TC Arts Council from August 23 thru September 20. Meet the photographers at the opening reception on Friday, August 23 at Brevard’s 4th Friday Gallery Walk from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712. For more information call 828-884-2787.
Enjoy an evening stroll in downtown Brevard as you explore art, music and wine. More than 30 galleries, studios, stores and restaurants will stay open late. Make an evening of it and have dinner after gallery walk. Participating venues include: TC Arts Council, Number 7 Arts, Red Wolf Gallery, Artists @ Work, Heart of the Matter, Starfangled Press, The Haen Gallery, Local Color, Gravy, Blue Moon Gallery, Brevard Clay, Shuptrine Gallery, Dragonfly Gallery, Hollingsworth Gallery, Gallery @ 44, Aura Gallery and Studio, Color Wheel Gallery, Art Lab, Sun Dragon Art & Fiber, Poplar & Ash, D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors & Moose Tracks Footwear, Theophilus, Main Street Ltd., Wine Down on Main, Penny Lane Exchange, 185 King Street, Magpie Meat & Three, Marco Trattoria, The Tavern, Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop & Corner Market, The Square Root, and Broad Street Wines. A brochure for the gallery walks can be found at any of the participating galleries or at the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce. For more information call the TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787 or go to .
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Steep Canyon Rangers
Chatham County Line
Shannon Whitworth & Tonk
Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
Del & Dawg (Del McCoury & David Grisman)
Steep Canyon Rangers
Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers
Pretty Little Goat
Workshop: Capture Nature on Silk
Jo-Ann Jensen, Instructor - Friday, September 13
1:00 pm—4:30 pm
Workshop Fee: $50 (Paid to TC Arts) Supply Fee: $10 (Cash or check paid to Instructor)
Come enjoy the unique experience of painting and hand mono-printing on silk. In this fun workshop, you will learn how to artistically press real leaves and branches onto silk. Then, using high quality silk paints, add color to your composition, creating your own ONE OF A KIND piece of art.
Experience the mesmerizing way paint flows over silk to add vibrant color with fantastic “first time” results! All supplies are provided to create your own unique, finished piece of silk art. No experience needed.
You will create silk art that can be framed, sewn into a pillow, quilted, made into a wall hanging, etc. This is a great introduction into the art of silk painting.
REGISTER: TC Arts Council 828-884-2787 or .
WORKSHOP - SILK BATIK PAINTING - Making Cards on Silk
Jo-Ann Jensen, Instructor - Saturday, September 21 - 1:00 pm—5:00 pm
Workshop Fee: $60 (Paid to TC Arts)
Supply Fee: $20 (Paid to Instructor)
Discover the appeal of the ancient art form of Batik painting! In this introductory, fun workshop, you will learn how to draw with wax and other silk resists to create your own ONE OF A KIND piece of art.
Experience the mesmerizing way paint flows over silk to add vibrant color with fantastic results. Learn to use wax resist drawing tools and other Serti resist methods from an experienced teacher. All supplies are provided to create your own unique, finished piece of silk art. Simple, contemporary designs are provided. No drawing experience needed.
You will create 2-3 small pieces that can be mounted on card stock or watercolor paper. Your finished pieces can be used as a cards or placed in a frame. This is a fun class for beginners!
REGISTER by Calling 828-884-2787.
FIGURE & FORM - an open art exhibit The Transylvania Community Arts Council has placed a call for artists to enter this open show with the theme “Figure and Form”. All mediums will be accepted, just needs to fit the theme. The exhibit will run September 27 thru October 18. To get an application call TC Arts at 828-884-2787 or email . Artwork should be delivered with the paperwork on September 23 or 24. An opening reception will be held on September 27 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm during the Brevard 4th Friday Gallery Walk. The TC Arts Gallery is open Monday thru Friday from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. For more information call 828-884-2787.
Enjoy an evening stroll in downtown Brevard, NC as you explore art, music and wine. More than 30 galleries, studios, stores and restaurants will stay open late from 5:00 pm -8:00 pm. Make an evening of it and stop by and have dinner in one of our downtown restaurants. A brochure for the gallery walks can be found at any of the participating galleries or at the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce. For more information call the TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787 or go to www.artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours.
October 26 - HALLOWEENFEST - We want to see you in costume ready to enjoy Food and Craft Vendors, Games, Music, Trick-or-Treating, The Pet Costume Contest and our very competitive Pumpkin Carving Contest. Also Sesame Street is back with Characters who will be available for pictures throughout the day. Join the fun and let's celebrate Halloween together in Downtown Brevard hosted by the Heart of Brevard. Event is 10 am - 5 pm.