TCVA hosts Winter Family Arts Festival
Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual
Arts hosts a Winter Family Arts Festival on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
According to organizers, “This free event gives families a chance to come into the center for a fun-filled day of arts and crafts and escape the coldness of winter.”
The Winter Family Arts Festival will feature a few Valentine’s Day-themed activities, such as Scandinavian heart baskets, mouse valentines, tissue paper flowers, secret room books and more. Participants can drop in for a bit or stay the whole time. For more information on this event, visit http://tcva.org/calendar/events/902.
For more information on other Turchin Center happenings, visit the Turchin Center’s calendar at http://tcva.org/calendar. For a complete list of outreach workshops and programs, visit http://tcva.org/workshops.
About the TCVA Education Outreach Program
The Education Outreach Program, led by Pegge Delaney Laine, is designed to offer arts enrichment opportunities to underserved populations in the High Country and to provide opportunities for children and adults in the community to receive quality instruction from local artists through classes offered at the Turchin Center.
Throughout the year, the Turchin Center offers workshops for participants to explore their creativity through drawing, bookmaking, painting, collage, printmaking, puppetry and more.
About the Turchin Center
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education and collection programs that support Appalachian State University’s role as a key regional educational, cultural and economic resource.
The Turchin Center is located at 423 W. King St. in downtown Boone. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, and noon to 8 p.m. Friday. The center is closed Sunday and Monday and observes all university holidays. There is no admission charge, although donations are accepted.
For more information, call (828) 262-3017 or visit http://www.tcva.org.