Photo by Anna Norton

Featured Workshop

This Week at The Bascom

Opening Reception for Faces and Places Exhibition, Saturday, August 23
The Dave Drake Studio Barn Resident Artists, Landing Gallery

Adult Classes:

                Sold out Parmentier Ceramics Workshop
                                                 August 2014
Dave Drake Studio Barn Events
The Dave Drake Studio Barn Founding Members Preview Show: Friday, August 15, 6 to 10 pm
The Dave Drake Studio Barn Founding Members Sale: Saturday, August 16, 10 am to 5 pm Ongoing Class and Open Studio (Please contact Frank Vickery, Director of Ceramics, for more information or to register 828.787-2892 or 828.787.2866.)
Open Studio:
Monday to Thursday: 5 to 8 pm Friday: no open studio - Barn cleanup for Founding Members Sale
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm on the Barn Terrace (space is very limited)
Youth Classes:

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 1: Photographer Benjamin Dimmitt
ArTalks 2: Sculptor Wesley Wofford, Beneath the Surface
ArTalks 3: Potter Frank Vickery, Art by Appointment
ArTalks 4: Ceramicist John Britt, Glaze Calculation

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)

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