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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

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Address: 159 Chestnut St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6036
Phone Number: +1 828-295-9099
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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A nice mix of modern and traditional art

This was our first time visiting the museum. The have pottery, works of art, and a library with a sitting area in the museum. The building is large enough too to be able to view... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
TravelingthegreatUSA
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Loudon, Tennessee

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Loudon, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This was our first time visiting the museum. The have pottery, works of art, and a library with a sitting area in the museum. The building is large enough too to be able to view the larger works at a distance to see the different vantage points of the art. The staff was helpful and provided a brochure to help... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

BRAHM - world class art in an unexpected location. This new, state-of-the-art museum features works by Elizabeth Bradford, Bob Timberlake, Elliott Daingerfield, Philip Moose, and more. BRAHM curators know that these artists cannot be appropriately understood without the context of the history of the area. The synergy of art and history makes this a most special museum. I have marked... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

In August there was an amazing exhibit of artwork on display. Blowing Rock is so fortunate to have this museum! Check it out...you won't be disappointed!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a beautiful museum for such a small community. A very nice way to spend time in Blowing Rock! Very centrally located. Nice exhibits.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I went with a group from another Museums Volunteer Guild. The exhibit was wonderful with a fine mix of Historic, Traditional, and Modern.

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Recently I took a class at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum learning about Face Jug Pottery and actually making one! What a fun afternoon and great learning experience. Just a few days ago I was fortunate enough to get tickets to the Dom Flemons and Dante Pope performance. Playing to a sold out crowd Grammy Award winner Folk... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Enjoyed our walk around the museum. Lovely art works on display. Nice pottery and glassware. Personnel we nice.

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I took my wife, on our 50th anniversary, to brahm to see a North Carolina native plant inspired art exhibit. To set this stage, we have been going to Blowing Rock since the 50's when it was a cool treat, literally, to go up the mountain to the "auctions." We have gone back fairly often but our visits were confined... More 

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were amazed at the beautiful new building. It fit perfectly in the charming ambiance of Blowing Rock. The varied and enjoyable collection held equal or higher footing to the lovely grounds and creative architecture. We especially enjoyed a special exhibit that was focused on native plants. This provided extensive information about the value of native plants in our gardens;... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful collection of paintings, photography, and pottery. Small museum but worth the stop amidst the downtown shops. Plenty of parking in deck nearby.

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