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Events

The Bascom is working towards creating a more integrated and user-friendly experience for our visitors. Please read the following information to familiarize yourself with the process.

How does it work?

Whenever you register for a class or workshop online, you'll be prompted to create a user account during the registration process. The information you provide there can then be used to log in here.

  1. Register for a Workshop
  2. Create your username and password during the registration process
  3. Check your email (Don't see it in your inbox? Check your junk/spam folder and mark it as not junk/spam)
  4. Click on the activation link in the email and... Voila! You're good to go!

What's it good for?

Right now, this portal will be used specifically for managing your class and workshop registrations, but there will be a lot more coming soon. Stay tuned!


 

 


12
Jul
2022

Painting Smarter, Not Harder

July 12, 2022 9:00 am - July 15, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Bill Davidson
$650 for Members; $700 for Non-Members

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In this workshop, we will explore techniques to paint smarter (not harder), to see better, and to eliminate confusing mental thoughts that might hamper your creative process.

13
Jul
2022

Art in Motion - Kinetic Art

July 13, 2022 10:00 am - July 15, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: Art in Motion - Kinetic Art

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

Ages 7 - 12

20
Jul
2022

Youth Summer Workshop: Creatures and Critters

July 20, 2022 10:00 am - July 22, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: Creatures and Critters

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

Ages 7 - 12

21
Jul
2022

Still-life in Oils with Gina Brown

July 21, 2022 9:00 am - July 22, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Gina Brown
$500 for Members; $550 for Non-Members

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This 2 day still life oil painting workshop is for all level artists, *beginners to advanced, that want to learn a new style of painting that results in loose and free paintings.

22
Jul
2022

11th Annual Studio Barn Pottery Show

July 22, 2022 10:00 am - July 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

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The summer installment of our 11th annual pottery shows will be held on Friday, July 22nd and Saturday, July 23rd from 10am - 5pm in the historic Dave Drake Studio, formerly known as Crane’s Riding Stable. Enjoy wonderful and beautiful handmade pottery including both functional wares and sculpture. All work is made by studio members and made in the Dave Drake Studio. Contact Frank Vickery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

27
Jul
2022

Intermediate Woodturning

July 27, 2022 9:00 am - July 29, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): John Tagliarinin
$375 for Members; $425 for Non-Members

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For students with previous woodturning experience, learn many ways to cut and turn bowls, safe techniques for using the bowl gouge, and more.

27
Jul
2022

Youth Summer Workshop: Magic and Mystery

July 27, 2022 10:00 am - July 29, 2022 1:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$175.00

Youth Summer Workshop: Magic and Mystery

Spend the summer in a fun, youth-centered art community at The Bascom! The Bascom’s Summer Art Sessions provide an exciting and creative learning environment where kids will explore a variety of mediums, art history, and more. Campers’ adventures will take them both through the Bascom art galleries indoors and the creekside nature trail outdoors.

30
Jul
2022

Three Potters Symposium: Tradition and Place, Past and Present

July 30, 2022 10:00 am -4:00 am
Instructor(s): David Stuempfle, Pam Owens, and Chad Brown
$60 (Members); $110 (Non-Members)

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“Tradition and Place, Past and Present”: Celebrating its 12th anniversary, The Bascom's annual Three Potters Symposium for 2022 will highlight the pottery and clay traditions of Seagrove, NC, featuring potters David Stuempfle, Pam Owens, and Chad Brown.

03
Aug
2022

Realism vs Abstraction in Landscape Using Oil, Various Mediums & Mixed Media Studio Workshop

August 3, 2022 10:00 am - August 5, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Chris Groves
$450 for Members; $500 for Non-Members

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This workshop will cover two main topics: Pushing one’s landscape artwork with a variety of mediums and tools as a way of loosening up, as well as heavy discussion on changing design and composition to push outside the obvious.

09
Aug
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Slab Construction (August)

August 9, 2022 10:00 am - August 18, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The August installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know about using the slab machine to construct various shapes from templates. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on August 9th, 11th, 16th, and 18th.

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Whether you fell in love with a piece or were moved by an exhibit, inspired by an instructor, had a blast in our smART Space, or any other wonderful experience at The Bascom, we want to hear about it!

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Visit: 323 Franklin Road
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Call: 828-526-4949 (Main)
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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Learn more at http://www.ncarts.org.

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Funded in part by a grant from South Arts
in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.