Penland Gallery & Visitors Center hosts Further Evidence: The Art of Natural Dyes, an exhibition featuring the work of 16 international artists, from Tuesday, May 28, through July 14. The exhibit, co-curated by textile artist and dyer Catharine Ellis, recognizes the resurgence of the use of natural dyes in both studio practice and commercial dying.
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Nichols Nursery, a family-owned Japanese Maple Nursery in East Flat Rock, will host its fifth annual Mr. Maple Festival on Monday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will showcase rare and unusual trees and feature arboretum and garden tours as well as a gardening lecture on “Area 51,” where the nursery’s top-secret species are grown. Hundreds of maples, including rare cultivars, will be...
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On Memorial Day weekend, throngs of gardening enthusiasts will descend upon downtown Hendersonville for Garden Jubilee, one of Western North Carolina’s largest gardening shows. On Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., more than 265 plant and craft vendors will line Main Street between Sixth Avenue and Caswell Street.
The second annual Masterful Collaboration, an exhibit of new artwork inspired by a familiar masterpiece from the past, takes place Friday, May 24, from 5–8 p.m. at artists’ studios and galleries throughout downtown Brevard. This year’s event was inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting Two Calla Lilies on Pink.
Art in Bloom, a juried exhibition of floral designs paired with fine art, returns to The Gallery at Flat Rock Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. The exhibit is free and open to the public. A ticketed Preview Reception will be held Friday, May 24, from 5–8 p.m. Proceeds will benefit local high school art programs.