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Address: 323 Franklin Road, Highlands, NC
Phone Number: 28741
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Description: High on a mountain plateau, The Bascom art center provides audiences of...
High on a mountain plateau, The Bascom art center provides audiences of all ages with stimulating, diverse exhibitions, studio art instruction and other cultural experiences. Join us at our six-building, six-acre campus in Highlands, North Carolina. The Bascom offers you and your family and friends a community gathering-place amid art and nature, along with many program offerings. Free Admission!
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LOVE and ART

A beautiful museum and campus. Perfect location for events. The staff is outstanding. Love this place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

they have a nice exhibit on the hudson river school artists which i enjoyed having spent summers in ny state.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A beautiful museum and campus. Perfect location for events. The staff is outstanding. Love this place!

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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We went to see our friends art exhibit and it was amazing! We saw so much wonderful stuff! We spent about and hour just looking and exploring. We will go again.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We go by the Bascom each year for either an event of a visit. Last year for a wine tasting and water color class, this year for a stop after a hike. Modern, upgraded, with rotating artist and exhibits. always worth a visit!! Many larger towns wish they had a venue like this one!!!

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South Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Amazing little museum worth a visit. Great sculpture garden and short hike. They hold classes too. Fun afternoon visit a must see and do.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Lovely art and pottery exhibit close to town with free entry to the public. Many landscape oils by American artists and a separate shop where kids and adults could learn to make their own pieces of pottery. The covered bridge entering the property was beautiful.

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Salem, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been visiting and attending events at the Bascom for the last 5 years. Their rotating exhibits are world class. From an exhibit of motorcycles to a recent one of art in light they have all been entertaining and interesting in a casual atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Small museum, great on our rainy day! Architecture of the Bascomb alone is worth stopping. Outdoor sculptures and pottery barn are a must see. Staff was eager to talk, they were all students. Took about and hour, free

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Daufuskie Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A great visit for art, wonderful exhibits, terrific staff and great classes. Whether you are staying in the area or just passing through - don't miss The Bascom!

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I came to visit a show my friend Tom Patterson curated. I fell in love with the farm building, creek setting, and many outdoor sculptures. The gallery had diversified shows in visionary art, ceramics, wooden vases, and a new Hudson Valley exhibit. This is truly a wonderful gallery in a rural setting.

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Address: 323 Franklin Road, Highlands, NC
Phone Number: 28741
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Highlands

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