July 22, 2015

Opening Reception at the Asheville Art Museum for "Heritage & Home"

July 24, 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Gallery Talk at 5:30 at the Asheville Art Museum, 2 S Pack Square in downtown Asheville NC: Opening Reception, Gallery Talk and Book Release for Heritage and Home. Heritage and Home is an exhibition featuring the captivating photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm by photographer Ken Abbott. To celebrate the opening of this exhibition, the Museum is excited to host a reception and gallery talk this Friday. The evening will also celebrate the release of Abbott's book "Useful Work.

photo by Ken Abbott courtesy Asheville At Museum
The exhibition features approximately 40 images, as well as a selection of historic photos and artifacts, from Abbott's Hickory Nut Gap Farm Project. After discovering the old Sherrill's Inn in 2004 while chaperoning his daughter's preschool field trip to Hickory Nut Gap Farm, Abbott, a newcomer to Western North Carolina, spent the next several years photographing the Fairview NC house and family. "  read more here...

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