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Special Events

09
Oct
2021

Artist Talk with Gregor Turk

October 9, 2021 3:30 pm -5:30 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

Join The Bascom and guest curator, Gregor Turk, for a discussion regarding the recently opened contemporary sculpture exhibtion, Re: Play. 

Known for his public art installations, sculpture, photography, and mixed-media constructions, Gregor Turk often incorporates mapping imagery and cultural markings into his artwork. He has had over 30 solo exhibitions. His work is included in the High Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art – Georgia (MOCA – GA), JPMorgan Chase Art Collection and numerous other public and private collections. Turk has permanent public art installations in the Atlanta and Jacksonville airports as well as at various other public facilities and parks. He has been involved in the visual arts in Atlanta for over three decades in a variety of capacities: artist, administrator, curator, educator, juror, grass-roots advocate, panelist, policy advisor, and on occasion, public art tour guide.    He received his B.A. from Rhodes College and his M.F.A. from Boston University.  Between degrees he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia, West Africa.   He is a frequent visitor to Highlands and his go-to hikes are along the Bartram Trail. More info at: www.gregorturk.com

10
Oct
2021

Sip & Swine 2021: A Fundraiser for The Bascom

October 10, 2021 5:00 pm -7:30 pm
Instructor(s):
$200.00

Enjoy fantastic barbecue and small-batch bourbon at Sip and Wine 2021, a fundraiser to support The Bascom!

15
Oct
2021

10th Annual Studio Barn Pottery Show

October 15, 2021 10:00 am - October 16, 2021 5:00 pm
Instructor(s):
Free

TBS Events BarnSale2020 1800x700The 10th annual pottery show and sales event will be held in the historic Dave Drake Studio Barn, formerly known as Crane’s riding stable. Enjoy wonderful and beautiful handmade pottery including both functional wares and sculpture. All work is made by studio members and made in the Dave Drake Studio. Those wishing to have their work featured in the show should contact Frank Vickery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Learn more at http://www.ncarts.org.