August 9, 2015

The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts Hosts Annual Bascom in Bloom Garden Festival

August 13-16, 2015  Annual Bascom in Bloom Garden Festival   Over 1,000 garden and nature lovers from across the US come together to celebrate. The event features a tour of majestic mountain gardens in the Ravenel community, a flower show that includes flower arrangement, horticulture and photography divisions, an exclusive Benefactor tour of the Southern Highlands Reserve and the always elegant Benefactor Party. 

Proceeds support The Bascom, a nonprofit visual arts center. Friday-Saturday Flower Show, Garden Tours, and Luncheon. Sunday concludes with a special benefactor party at The Farm at Old Edwards Inn featuring the award winning cuisine of Chef Johannes Klapdohr and music by Liquid Pleasure. This fundraiser for The Bascom ensures that the unique education, exhibition and community outreach will continue for years to come. 

photo courtesy of The Bascom
The Bascom: a center for the visual arts  is an important cultural resource for the Western North Carolina region and its many residents and visitors. The Fine Art Center is a not-for-profit art center in Highlands NC. For over twenty years The Bascom  Visual Art Center has been the only non-profit visual art center in Highlands.  From humble beginnings in the Hudson Library as a room to display regional art, the Bascom has evolved into a dynamic visual art center with a six building six acre campus with diverse exhibitions, studio art instruction and cultural experiences. Exhibits and educational programs operate year around with season hours, Tuesday - Saturday. Check the website for exact times and dates.

The Bascom is located at 323 Franklin Road in Highlands NC

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