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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
Oct
2022

Youth Pottery: Clay Pumpkins

October 12, 2022 3:30 pm - October 26, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Join the Halloween fun! The October installment of our Youth Pottery series provides the opportunity to create clay pumpkins using the pinch pot method, then decorating our creations using cut outs and faces! This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on October 12th, 19th, and 26th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

14
Oct
2022

11th Annual Studio Barn Pottery Show

October 14, 2022 10:00 am - October 15, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

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The fall installment of our 11th annual pottery shows will be held on Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th 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.

17
Oct
2022

Big Pots Through History

October 17, 2022 9:00 am - October 21, 2022 4:00 pm
Instructor(s): Kate Waltman and Bryce Brisco
$750 for Members; $800 for Non-Members

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This 5 day, hands on intensive workshop will explore the art and history of making “BIG POTS”. Kate will teach a physically accessible large pot making process with roots in ancient Thailand.

02
Nov
2022

Youth Pottery: Christmas Ornaments & Clay Gingerbread Houses

November 2, 2022 3:30 pm - November 16, 2022 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
$120.00

Get into the holiday spirit with the November installment of our Youth Pottery series! Learn to make lidded containers using the slab machine, a skill that can then be applied to creating your own Christmas ornaments and clay gingerbread houses. This workshop meets for a total of three(3) sessions from 3:30 - 5:00pm on November 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The tuition is $120/person and includes all three sessions. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

08
Nov
2022

Resident Artist Series: Beginner Slab Work (November)

November 8, 2022 10:00 am - November 17, 2022 12:00 pm
Instructor(s): Frank Vickery
$185.00

The November installment of our Resident Artist Series will focus on providing you with all the basics you will need to know about using hand building techniques and the slab machine to make christmas ornaments, gnomes, and other related holiday projects. The class meets from 10am - 12pm/noon on November 8th, 10th, 15th, and 17th.

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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.