Museum holds opening reception for Blue Ridge Realists exhibit | Arts & Culture
The Hickory Museum of Art is holding an opening reception for its newest exhibit this week.
Featuring a selection of paintings by the Blue Ridge Realists, this exhibit celebrates an artistic movement developed in western North Carolina in the 1970s.
The movement was based on rural realism, inspired by a man and his connection to the regional landscape.
The ten artists in this group are Bob Timberlake, Ward Nichols, Cotton Ketchie, Jack Greenfield, Phillip Philbeck, John Furches, Gary Freeman, Richard Oversmith, Scott Boyle and Frederick Craig Franz.
Art lovers can view the display at the Hickory Museum of Art, located at 243 Third Avenue NE in Hickory, Friday January 25, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Admission is free and open to the public.
For more information on the exhibit, call 828-327-8576.
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