1000 x 90

Families Invited to the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts for a Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, Feb. 9

DSC_0019Feb. 6, 2013. Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts hosts a Winter Family Arts Festival on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. This free event gives families a chance to come into the center for a fun-filled day of arts and crafts and escape the coldness of winter.  

The Winter Family Arts Festival will feature a few Valentine’s Day themed activities such as Scandinavian heart baskets, mouse valentines, tissue paper flowers, secret room books and much more.   Participants can drop in for a bit or stay the whole time. For more information on this event, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/events/902.

For more information on other Turchin Center happenings, visit the Turchin Center’s calendar at http://tcva.org/calendar. For a complete list of outreach workshops and programs, visit http://tcva.org/workshops

About the TCVA Education Outreach Program

The Education Outreach Program, lead by Pegge Delaney Laine, is to offer arts enrichment opportunities to underserved populations in the High Country and to provide opportunities for children and adults in the community to receive quality instruction from local artists through classes offered at the Turchin Center.  Throughout the year the Turchin Center offers workshops for participants to explore their creativity through drawing, bookmaking, painting, collage, printmaking, puppetry and more.

About the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts 

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource. 

The Turchin Center is located at 423 West King St., in Boone. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues.-Thurs. and Saturday, and Noon-8 p.m., Friday. The Center is closed Sunday and Monday, and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are gratefully accepted. 

For additional details about the Turchin Center, becoming a donor, the upcoming exhibitions, to be added to the mailing list or to schedule a tour, please call (828) 262-3017 or visit www.tcva.org. You can also follow the Turchin Center on Facebook and Twitter @TurchinCenter. 


The Turchin Center receives critical support from a group of outstanding media sponsors that are dedicated to promoting the arts in our region, including: WNC Magazine, Charter Media, Mountain Television Network, Mix 102.3, Oldies 100.7, WFDD 88.5, WDAV 89.9, WETS 89.5 and WASURocks 90.5FM.