Museums


BLOWING ROCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Blowing Rock Historical Society (BRHS) is a non-profit community organization dedicated to protecting the town's historical character, BRHS administers the annual summer Artist-in-Residence program. and the Blowing Rock 1888 Museum on Main Street. For information pertaining to exhibits, events, and activities, please check the BRHS website. www.blowingrockhistoricalsociety.com

BRAHM (BLOWING ROCK ART & HISTORY MUSEUM)

Experience the visual arts and our rich mountain heritage through enlightening exhibits, family-friendly cultural events, art workshops, and engaging lectures. Open year-round Tues - Sat, 11am - 5pm. Open Sundays, 11-4p, May-Oct. Free Admission.

HORN IN THE WEST

Seasonal outdoor drama that tells a story of Daniel Boone, the famous frontiersman and the hardy mountain settlers of the Blue Ridge Mountains in their struggle to preserve their freedom during the years before and during the War of Independence. The drama highlights those settlers who came to the region seeking freedom and escape from the British tyranny. Summer evening performances at the Daniel Boone Amphitheater in Boone, NC. The adjacent Hickory Ridge History Museum is open before the show. Donations are encouraged. All seats reserved, walk-ups welcome. www.horninthewest.com - 828-264-2120

TURCHIN CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS

Visual arts come to life at Appalachian State University's premier art museum featuring contemporary art works by national and international artists as well as the finest artists of the region. Explore acclaimed exhibitions, ARTtalks, special events and workshops for all ages. Admission is free and guided tours available upon request. Open Tues-Sat 10am-6pm; Fri noon-8pm; (Closed Sunday & Monday) 423 West King Street, Boone - 828-262-3017 - www.tcva.org