Blowing Rock Art and History Museum in Blowing Rock, NC, Calls of Works Inspired by Native Plants – Deadline 1, 2015

North Carolina is rich with plant species, and they provide endless subjects for artistic interpretation. Celebrating this, the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) in Blowing Rock, NC, is collaborating with the NC Native Plant Society (NCNPS) to showcase works by contemporary artists that are inspired by our native plants. Artists across the southeast are invited to participate and submit original works of art to the exhibition. Guest juried by artist Lynn Duryea, the exhibit will be on view at the Museum from April 9 – July 24, 2016. Applications are being accepted online at (http://www.ncnps.org/application), and the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2015.

BRAHM is located in the beautifully scenic mountain town of Blowing Rock, NC. The Museum caters to the interdisciplinary potential of both art and history, and features artwork and artifacts that educate the public on our rich regional culture. Surrounded by a lush, natural environment consisting of many native plant species, the Museum is an ideal place to celebrate and feature artwork inspired by native plants found all over the state, from the mountains to the coast.

NCNPS’s mission is to promote the enjoyment and conservation of North Carolina’s native plants and their habitats through education, protection, propagation, and advocacy. NCNPS is a non-profit group of volunteers who accomplish our mission through events and programs that promote the proper care, preservation, and education of native plants across the state.

General admission to the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum is $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, active military, and children ages 5 and up. Donations are accepted for full admission to the Museum on Thursdays. Located at 159 Chestnut Street on the corner of Chestnut and Main in Blowing Rock, NC, the Museum is open 10am – 5pm Tuesday and Wednesday, 10am – 7pm Thursday, and 10am – 5pm Friday and Saturday, and 1pm – 5pm Sunday throughout the Fall.

For more information, please call 828/295-9099 or visit (www.blowingrockmuseum.org).

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