BRAHM sign

The sign for the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, as photographed on June 7.

BLOWING ROCK – Throughout the year, the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum hosts events that showcase regional artists and cultivates conversation. July’s special event line-up is free for BRAHM members, and the admission price for nonmembers is $5.

“The Maker’s Table: Tartan and Beyond” takes place on Tuesday, July 9, from 6-7 p.m. This discussion explores tartan designs and how it has evolved into the plaid we know today.

At BRAHM’s “Scholars & Scones: Saving the Endangered Bats of Grandfather Mountain,” attendees will hear from Nikki Robinson from the Blue Ridge Conservancy. On Thursday, July 18, from 11 a.m. to noon, Robinson will address what the conservancy is doing to protect the endangered Virginia Big-Eared Bat.

“Coffee with the Curator: Southern Strands Exhibition” on Tuesday, July 23, from 11 a.m. to noon provides a look into North Carolina Fiber Art, which consists of pieces made from fibrous material such as yarn or fabric. This special exhibit is made possible by the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership.

July’s special event line-up is free for BRAHM members, and the admission price for nonmembers is $5.

In addition to these events, BRAHM’s Summer Concert Series continues Sunday, July 28, from 4-6 p.m. with Tim McWilliams & William Ritter. Tickets for this event are available online, and prices range from $13-$20.

Attend these events and explore the region with the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum at 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock, NC, or find more upcoming event dates online at blowingrockmuseum.org.

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