by Madison V. Fisler
Sept. 10, 2013. The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum in Blowing Rock (BRAHM) will host a book luncheon as well as an exhibit of the Water Color Society of North Carolina in the month of September.
On Sunday, Sept. 8, the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum will host the opening of the Watercolor Society of North Carolina’s show.
The Watercolor Society of North Carolina 68th Juried Exhibition 2013 is scheduled to be held Sept. 8 through Nov. 2 at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM) in Blowing Rock. The juror, Mary Ann Beckwith, chose 70 paintings from more than 270 images submitted by 155 artists who are members of the Watercolor Society of North Carolina.
“Last year, we did a preview show, but this is the first time we have hosted their juried exhibition,” said Allison Wonsick of Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.
Beckwith’s impressive credentials include signature membership in the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society and the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.
For more information on the Watercolor Society of North Carolina and to register for the workshops, please click here.
Along with the exhibit, the BRAHM will also host the ever-popular “Eat Your Words” book luncheon. This event will feature a themed catered meal and lively discussion of Barbara Kingsolver’s novel “Flight Behavior.”
The event will be held on Friday, Sept. 13, at 12 p.m. at the museum. The cost of the luncheon is $40 per person. Space is limited so advanced registration for this event is required. Call 828-295-9099 by Sept. 10 to reserve your seat.
“Those who attended last year had a really great time.Barbara Kingsolver is a great author.
“We did this last year and it was a success, so we are looking forward to doing it again,” Wonsick said.
“We hope to turn this into an annual event.”
Kingsolver, known for her New York Times bestselling books such as “The Lacuna,” “The Poisonwood Bible,” and “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle,” draws on her Appalachian roots in Flight Behavior. The suspenseful novel is set in rural Tennessee and has received impressive reviews nationwide.
For more information about these events and more, please visit the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum’s website here.