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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

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Address: 159 Chestnut St, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6036
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+1 828-295-9099
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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A nice mix of modern and traditional art

This was our first time visiting the museum. The have pottery, works of art, and a library with a sitting area in the museum. The building is large enough too to be able to view... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Loudon, Tennessee

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Loudon, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was our first time visiting the museum. The have pottery, works of art, and a library with a sitting area in the museum. The building is large enough too to be able to view the larger works at a distance to see the different vantage points of the art. The staff was helpful and provided a brochure to help... More 

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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

BRAHM - world class art in an unexpected location. This new, state-of-the-art museum features works by Elizabeth Bradford, Bob Timberlake, Elliott Daingerfield, Philip Moose, and more. BRAHM curators know that these artists cannot be appropriately understood without the context of the history of the area. The synergy of art and history makes this a most special museum. I have marked... More 

Thank Beth S
Corolla, North Carolina
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202 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

In August there was an amazing exhibit of artwork on display. Blowing Rock is so fortunate to have this museum! Check it out...you won't be disappointed!

Thank DK B
Asheville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a beautiful museum for such a small community. A very nice way to spend time in Blowing Rock! Very centrally located. Nice exhibits.

Thank CHAndry
Charlotte, NC
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495 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Recently I took a class at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum learning about Face Jug Pottery and actually making one! What a fun afternoon and great learning experience. Just a few days ago I was fortunate enough to get tickets to the Dom Flemons and Dante Pope performance. Playing to a sold out crowd Grammy Award winner Folk... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Enjoyed our walk around the museum. Lovely art works on display. Nice pottery and glassware. Personnel we nice.

Thank brandy26
Cary, North Carolina
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110 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I took my wife, on our 50th anniversary, to brahm to see a North Carolina native plant inspired art exhibit. To set this stage, we have been going to Blowing Rock since the 50's when it was a cool treat, literally, to go up the mountain to the "auctions." We have gone back fairly often but our visits were confined... More 

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were amazed at the beautiful new building. It fit perfectly in the charming ambiance of Blowing Rock. The varied and enjoyable collection held equal or higher footing to the lovely grounds and creative architecture. We especially enjoyed a special exhibit that was focused on native plants. This provided extensive information about the value of native plants in our gardens;... More 

Thank Pat H
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful collection of paintings, photography, and pottery. Small museum but worth the stop amidst the downtown shops. Plenty of parking in deck nearby.

Thank Jennifer L
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 May 2016

What a lovely little museum! Art and history exhibits in a great new building. Definitely worth a stop if you are in Blowing Rock!!

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