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Members Challenge: PLAY!

Members Challenge: PLAY!

Now on Display in the Thompson Gallery through September 4, 2021

The Art of Chamber Music

The Art of Chamber Music

Now on Display in the Joel Gallery through August 15, 2021

FreeWheeling

FreeWheeling

Now on Display in the Bunzl Gallery through August 21, 2021

Now on Display at The Bascom

The Bascom’s major exhibitions highlight the work of the artists who live and work in our region, Bascom instructors and students, Artist Fellows and Residents, as well as world-renowned artists whose work might not otherwise be seen in this region. The Bascom's 3 galleries and the Winkler Sculpture and Nature Trail are host to approximately 10 exhibitions each year, which pair with our Outreach and Education departments to attract 20,000 visitors to The Bascom. Free guided tours are available upon advanced request.


Current Exhibitions

Outdoor Sculpture

2021 marks the beginning of an annual outdoor sculpture switch out on The Bascom Campus. Every year, we will select a handful of sculptors to...

The Art of Chamber Music

The Bascom is proud to partner with the Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival and celebrate their 40th anniversary! Each year HCCMF releases a...

Members Challenge: PLAY!

This year’s members challenge is based on our 2021 annual theme: PLAY! Bascom member artists are asked to submit an original piece of art that...

FreeWheeling

This special exhibition is presented in partnership with Highlands Motoring Festival in the Bascom’s Bunzl Gallery. FreeWheeling: The Allure of the...

Coming Soon

Contemporary Sculpture

What is sculpture? What is play? The final exhibition of the year in the Bunzl explores what contemporary sculpture is and looks like and how the medium can best be utilized...

Art League

The Bascom has played host to countless Art League meetings over the years. This year we aim to show off the talent that surrounds us on the Highlands Cashiers Plateau. 

Craft to Art Series: Mosaics

Our fourth installment in our Craft to Art series covers Mosaics and their history of use from wall decorations to modern fine art pieces. The Craft to Art series seeks to...

THE BASCOM WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR 2021 EXHIBITION SPONSORS

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EXHIBIT SPONSORS

Lorena D. Bayless, Dan + Marty Boone, Elva + Tom Brady, Lynn DeVault + Glo Ghegan, Dimmitt Chevrolet, Martha + Michael Dupuis
Ruthie Edwards, Highlands Chamber of Commerce, Jane Jerry, Madeline + Fred Knox, Ione + John Lee, Bert Mobley, Stephanie + William Reeves
Schulzman-Neri Foundation, Marie Sharpe, Martha Sutherland-Wright, Beth Townsend: Mckee Properties Cashiers

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Whether you fell in love with a piece or were moved by an exhibit, inspired by an instructor, had a blast in our smART Space, or any other wonderful experience at The Bascom, we want to hear about it!

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