The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion and Educational Complex will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day.
Congratulations to all who exhibited in our 2017 Regional Artists Exhibit and Competition Youth Division! We are always grateful for the art teachers who inspire and educate these talented students, making it possible for them to reach for their highest creative potential.Learn More
Painting category first place winner Richard Bruns, honorable mention recipient and Hiddenite Arts Exec. Dir. Pete Woods, and honorable mention recipient, Karen Parker. Honorable mention recipient in the drawing category, Lindsay Bowman, Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center Executive Director, Pete Woods, and first place winner Richard Bruns. Honorable mention recipient in quilting, Dorothy Karvelis, Exec. […]Learn More
Mountain Arts Program artist in residence, Mickey McMasters, taught drawing techniques at Hiddenite and Bethlehem Elementary Schools during the month of February. The residency was made possible through a grant written by the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center and funded by Duke Energy. Drew Nowlin led Ellendale Elementary students in the art of […]Learn More
“We are honored be featured on this exceptional UNC-TV show as we share the Center’s arts and heritage programing with a statewide audience,” said Pete Woods. “We encourage everyone to tune in and discover all that we have to offer. Together, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center and Alexander County provide visitors with the perfect NC weekend.” Click to watch the segment and learn more!Learn More
If you love our arts programming, then we invite you to “Like” our brand new facebook page – Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center. “Like” us today and stay connected to our online arts community! Be the first to know about upcoming events, exhibits, programs, and news. View fun photos and videos from our events and […]Learn More
In an effort to offer a more descriptive understanding of their role in the arts community, The Hiddenite Center announced this week that the organization has enhanced its brand name and will be known as the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center. Read More…
The Center, a non-profit organization located in Alexander County, has offered quality arts and heritage programming for the region since it’s founding by the late Eileen Lackey Sharpe in May of 1981.Learn More
“With a rich 34 year history and a bold vision for the future, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center will continue to serve the public with events, exhibits, classes, and programs that educate and inspire creative expression.
When I began working with the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center last year, it was clear to me that this organization serves a unique and vital purpose in our community and in the region. Every great brand grows and develops over time and that is exactly what we are doing now. The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center has a long and prosperous future and everyone at the Center is enthusiastic about what lies ahead.” Read More…Learn More