Hickory Museum of Art Hosts 'SilverArts' Exhibition

Heritage & Visual Arts entries in Shuford Gallery April 25 - 29

View Heritage and Visual Arts entries from area participants in the 2017 Unifour Senior Games, an athletic and arts event for seniors over 50, at Hickory Museum of Art, 243 Third Ave. N.E., Hickory. SilverArts entries will be on exhibit in the Museum's Shuford Gallery, April 25th through April 29th.

The Unifour Senior Games is a fitness event designed to provide an outlet for competition and health benefits. The Games also includes an arts component, called SilverArts, which allows participants to express their creative side. Arts categories include performing arts, literary arts, heritage and visual arts.

Heritage Arts entries include traditional craft items, such as hooked rugs, woven baskets, quilts, crochet and knit pieces, and more. Visual Arts entries include photography, sculpture, drawing, oil, watercolor and acrylic painting, mixed media and more. Check-in for Heritage and Visual Arts entries will be held at the Museum on Friday, April 21st, from 10 AM - noon.

The Unifour Senior Games Performing Arts Follies will take place at 3 PM on Saturday, April 29th, in the Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block. Admission is free. The event will feature singing, dancing and other performances by participating seniors. Performances will conclude with an awards ceremony and artwork may be retrieved from HMA staff afterwards. Light refreshments will be served during intermission.

Hickory Museum of Art is located on the SALT Block, 243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory. Admission is free. For more information about Museum exhibitions, art classes, field trips, and events, visit www.HickoryArt.org or call 828-327-8576.

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