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.
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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.
“We share the stories of the artists. While we do represent their art, we really represent them. It is personal, and we take that seriously.”
“Working on this collection gives me opportunities to reflect on what inspires my heart, to do some experimenting and push myself to say new things and tell new stories.”
"I didn’t really think of creating it on such a large scale, but after researching Sitting Bull, I realized I had to go grand.”
“What better way to unwind from the week than with an evening amongst flowers and friends?”
The Bob Moog Foundation will open The Moogseum in downtown Asheville on Thursday, May 23, which would have been Bob Moog’s 85th birthday. The Moogseum is intended to inspire and educate people through electronic music.