Tag: Quilting

14th Annual Ellen Cook Gaskin Memorial Nature At Its Best Art Competition & Show

The “Nature at its Best” exhibition and competition was created by the Gaskin brothers, Jeff, Chuck, David, Bob and Paul, to promote the visual arts in Stanly County and the Uwharrie region of North Carolina. They also sponsor the show each year, providing all prize money for the winners, as well as funding for the show reception. These wonderful sons of Ellen Cook Gaskin and Dr. John S. Gaskin Jr. of Albemarle have made this show an annual event as a memorial to their mother. Ellen Cook Gaskin had a deep appreciation for both art and nature and she shared that love and appreciation with her...

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Youth Art Show & Competition

This is an event for artists ages 9 to 17. Art take-in will be Saturday, 8/20, 10am-2pm at the Stanly Arts Guild, 330-C N 2nd Street in Albemarle. The show prospectus will be posted on the Guild website, www.stanlyartsguild.com, and will be available in the Stanly Arts Guild store. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. The show will run August 24th thru September 3rd. All forms of art, 2-D & 3-D, will be accepted.

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Airing of the Quilts

It’s already time to begin filling the April calendar with notable arts opportunities and this free one is a must see! Plan now to join the Stanly County Historical Society in recognizing the art of the quilt! In the historic setting of the 1852 Isaiah W. Snuggs and Freeman-Marks Houses, the AIRING OF THE QUILTS will feature quilts by members of the Three Rivers Quilters Guild and the Stanly County History Center’s Civil War-era quilt collection. Please note: the airing is dependent on the weather and will be rescheduled as needed.

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