The Hickory Downtown Development Association will host the Downtown Hickory Art Crawls on Thursday, May 18, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
You're invited to Downtown Hickory to meet new artists and visit some of your favorites on May 18.
hosts the Kick-Off Party from 5:00-5:30pm at their photography studio located at 215-A First Avenue SW. 828-324-8330. Featured is mixed media artist and photographer from Asheville, Jonathan Harrah creates spectacle from the familiar.
provide music on the lawn.
219 First Avenue SW, 828-328-9238, hosts Matthew Strawn (Intaglio Printing), Tom Denne (woodwork), and Richard Wright (pottery).
232 Government Avenue SW, 828-322-2356, features author Adrian Rice signing his new book, "Hickory Station."
101 Government Avenue SW, Suite 300, showcases the urban life and culture revealed in the acrylic artwork of Michelle Oxenberg.
209 Government Avenue SW, 828-391-3592, presents the musical sounds of The Butter Beans.
29 Second Street NW, hosts a diverse group of artists including Leslie Hamlin (acrylics), John Mungro (photography), Jenn Garrich (photography), Terra Gedeon (acrylics), Suzy McGee (quilled cards), and Amanda Dobbins (pottery). Live music will also be featured.
227 First Avenue NW, 828-322-5090, hosts the artistic talents of the Fine Art Students from the Catawba Valley Community College under the direction of Professor Jeff Keifer.
268 First Avenue NW, 828-322-1196, highlights the musical talents of Kevin Lee Smith.
45-B Third Street NW, 828-322-7545, showcases the variety of works from their talented members.
266 Union Square, 828-261-0415, exhibits watercolors by Crystal Witherspoon.
264 Union Square, 805-458-2549, features the jewelry of Ollis Baggett.
256 Union Square, 828-217-2581, hosts Outright Youth of Catawba Valley.
252 Union Square, 828-322-3242, exhibits the pottery of Lynn King.
248 Union Square, showcases the stone sculptures of Harold Humphrey.
242 Union Square, 828-328-9844, hosts Reverend Robert Roach (watercolors) and Rodney Smith (pottery).
238 Union Square, 828-324-4441, holds the monthly wine tasting and hosts Charles Kimso (jewelry & furniture) and Bloomin' Glass Art (recycled glass).
perform on the Sails Stage at 6:30pm.
232 Union Square, 828-324-4244, highlights the pottery of Virginia Hurley and acrylic paintings by Ernie Sills.
228 Union Square, 828-322-6651, features the watercolors of Zan Thompson.
220 Union Square, 828-322-5111, exhibits the mixed, up-cycled pieces (brilliant bugs) of Laurie Bellar Childres.
216 Union Square, 828-256-1950, highlights the wooden spoons of Ricardo Ramirez.
204 Union Square, 828-327-9010, features the oils and watercolors of Eugenie Fein. Her work, "Poppies," is featured on 2017 poster.
222 Union Square, 828-322-1965, serves delicious food with a wide selection of fine spirits, wine, and award winning craft beer. Live music begins at 7pm.
The Downtown Hickory Art Crawls are sponsored by the Hickory Downtown Development Association, Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate, and the United Arts Council of Catawba County. The United Arts Council of Catawba County is committed to advancing the cultural life of Catawba County through grants, marketing, fundraising and facilities management. The council strives to provide awareness of the cultural activities in our area, as well as grant and contribution opportunities. www.artscatawba.org
For more information on The HDDA, membership, businesses, other events and downtown Hickory, please call 828 322 1121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit the website, www.downtownhickory.com.