Open 10 am to 5 pm daily

Reserved on Wednesdays and Saturdays, or by appointment, for research

Located in the downstairs Conference Room at The Bascom

This special collections library is filled with more than 2,500 donated art books for easy reference.  The Art Library is a non-circulating library that contains valuable resources for browsing and research.

Thank you to everyone who participated in Mountains In Bloom! 
Sponsored by PNC Bank

The Bascom Launches New ARTalks Video Series
Watch the entire playlist!  

ARTalks 3: Potter Frank Vickery, Art by Appointment, Summer 2014
ARTalks 4: Ceramicist John Britt, Glaze Calculation, Summer 2014
ARTalks 5: Kids' Sculpture Camp with Kelsey Sickmeyer, Summer 2014
ARTalks 6: Painter Sheri Erickson, Pet Portraiture, Summer 2014
ARTalks 7: Artist Michael Polomik, Silkscreen T-Shirts, Summer 2014
ARTalks 8: Southern Lights Abstract Painting, Summer 2014
ARTalks 9: Tom Turner, A Passion in Porcelain, Summer 2014

2014 Community Outreach Video, Touching Hearts Through Art
Special thanks to Synergy Films 


The Bascom is proud to now offer a "gym model" membership for our Ceramics Department.  Buy a membership and you are automatically enrolled in our weekly on-going class taught by the Director of Ceramics, Frank Vickery.  There is a different project every week for eight weeks.  We will cover a wide variety of projects from wheel-throwing to slab work to glaze test tiles.

The Ceramics Open Studio Calendar through October is now available.  Download your open studio calendar today and find time to come play in the clay.   The first 100 to register will be our Founding Members of the Dave Drake Studio Barn!  
Ceramics Schedule for Open Studio and Ongoing Classes Ceramics Schedule for Open Studio and Ongoing Classes (165 KB)

The Book Club Meeting at The Bascom

Download the reading list here!
Book Club Reading List Book Club Reading List (15 KB)

For more information, please contact Patricia Williams at patlesjasmine@yahoo.com

Hours of Operation
Exhibition, Galleries
& The Shop

Monday through Saturday:
Sunday: 12–5pm

Administrative Offices
Monday through Friday:

Contact Us
Open Year Round!
323 Franklin Road
Highlands, NC 28741
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