Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, located in ithe small village of Blowing Rock, NC, works to promote and celebrate the visual arts, history, and rich heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

While not continually on exhibit, the museum’s permanent collection includes a number of works by its "patron artist," Elliott Daingerfield, donated by Cora and LaMont Hudson, a gift that led to the organization of the museum in 1999. It opened to the public in a new building in October 2011. The BRAHM's permanent collection also includes a selection of glass art made by artists at the Penland School of Crafts, donated by Sonia and Issac Luski, and examples of North Carolina pottery, donated by Elizabeth and Leo Kohn.

The museum offers many educational  opportunities for both adults and youth, as well as many special events throughout the year.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. (admission between 4 and 7 p.m. is free)

Sunday 12-4 p.m. (May-October)

Closed Mondays and most major holidays.


Members FREE, Adults $7, Seniors $6, Active Military $6, Students $4, Children 5 and older $4, Children 4 and under free

Note: Admission on Thursdays between 5 and 7 p.m. is free.

College students and military personnel must provide ID.


159 Chestnut Street (on the corner of Chestnut and Main streets) in Blowing Rock, North Carolina 28605.


Free parking is available in the deck adjacent to the Museum.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

159 Chestnut Street
Blowing Rock, 28605
Blowing Rock Arts and History Museum

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