Photo by Anna Norton

This Week at The Bascom

Adult Classes:
Bridging Plein Air to the Studio
Tom Turner Lecture at CLE
Wesley Wofford: Capturing a Portrait in Clay
Open Studio:
Monday to Thursday: 5 to 8 pm Friday: no open studio
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 12 to 5 pm
Youth Classes: Sculpture Camp
Franklin Summer Art Adventure
Free for The Family: Movie Night: This week our Free Movie is Sixteen Candles! Free Admission. Free Popcorn. Food service begins at 7:30 pm. Join us on The Bascom Terrace!

The Bascom's Upcoming Events

Come for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with Alexander Matisse and enjoy coffee and dessert!  FREE!

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

The Bascom Launches New "ArTalks" Video Series
The Bascom is pleased to launch a new series of educational videos, "Art Talks." This first video in the series features artist, Benjamin Dimmitt. In this video the film crew follows Dimmitt and his students into the beautiful Highlands landscape to capture nature through digital landscape photography. Benjamin Dimmitt's next workshop at The Bascom will be September 22 to 24, 2014. 
For more information, or to sign up, please click the link here
Video Credit: Aimie Burns
The second video in "ArTalks" features artist, Wesley Wofford.  Wofford's next class at The Bascom is July 28 to August 2, 2014.  
For more information, please CLICK HERE
Video Credit: Aimie Burns

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

Hours of Operation
Exhibition, Galleries
& The Shop

Monday through Saturday:
Sunday: 12–5pm

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