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Public Art Collaboration on the Square

  • The Court House on the Square 115 E. Meeting St. Morganton, NC USA (map)

Saturday, Sept 26th, 10AM-2PM: 

TOSS artists Lowther and Ervin will be tossin' up on the square for a collaborative art project Saturday the 26th. The result of this "art happening" will be a public art piece hosted in downtown Morganton, 2016. Come by and participate! 

This will be apart of Revolutionary war week, y'all:

Historic Burke Foundation's Revolutionary War Week is a celebration of the Revolutionary History of Burke County. Over several days, we will host, along with the Overmountain Trail Association and others: crafting demonstrations, lectures, music, food and dance. 
 

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The following images:

+ Check out the material we will be using to embroider the council oak (right now serving as a backdrop for my studio)

+ One of the few images we have of the actual oak before it was struck by lightening in 1904

+ Our inspiration: Madame Magars Makeshift Studio project: A endeavor of LEIGH MAGAR of Johns Island, SC. Magar sets up studios all over the Southern States and makes. Her primary medium is textiles and she is a seasoned and well-respected hat maker, well known in Charleston and New York where she formerly sold her items to Vogue, Martha Stewart, and Garden & Gun, Barneys NY & Isetan, Japan.  

Read more about her here.


Earlier Event: September 24
TOSSafter, Middle-School
Later Event: September 28
TOSSafter, Grades Prek-1st Grade