New Music Offerings at HCC!!!

Posted December 2, 2016

CLYDE, NC – Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts is pleased to announce an expanded selection of music classes spearheaded by Julie and Bryan McConnell of local music school McConnell’s Music . Julie and Bryan will be teaching vocal, percussion and two levels of string classes with an emphasis on practical theories and physical techniques –…

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Rachel Meginnes Lecture: Thursday September 15th, 4pm

Posted September 12, 2016

Free Lecture: Room 7104, Creative Arts Building CLYDE, NC – Free Lecture! Open to the public: Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Visiting Artist series heartily welcomes artist, educator and recent Penland resident Rachel Meginnes. Ms. Meginnes will be giving a free lecture at 4 pm on Thursday, September 15th in the Creative Arts Building in…

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Blacksmith Elizabeth Brim to Teach 3-Day Workshop in May!

Posted April 18, 2016

Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts is thrilled to announce that blacksmith Elizabeth Brim will be teaching a three day class in May: Blacksmithing for Jewelers: Hammer and Heat.   Accomplished Blacksmith Elizabeth Brim, an instructor at Penland School of Crafts, is perhaps best known for feminine imagery in her ironwork. In May she…

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Soft and Stitched: Textile Artists from Haywood Community College

Posted March 17, 2016

Opening at HART Theater April 8th – May 9th Rodwell Gallery Waynesville, NC – Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts Department, Haywood County Arts Council and Hart Theater invite the community to enjoy artwork by local fiber artists on view in the Rodwell Gallery and running concurrently with Red Velvet Cake War, a play…

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Announcing Additional Spring Classes!

Posted February 16, 2016

Registration is open now! Haywood Community College Continuing Education Creative Arts is pleased to offer a selection of additional classes for April and May. Local ceramicist Kelsey Schissel, of Plays in Mud Pottery (www.playsinmud.com), will be teaching two 8 week courses aimed at the more advanced potter: Ceramics 2: Intermediate Throwing and Finding Your Voice…

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Announcing a New Class! Blacksmithing for Jewelers – Hammer and Heat

Posted February 16, 2016

Get creative with an inexpensive material you can get at the scrapyard! Learn the basics of blacksmithing and see how far you can take it. Techniques covered in this course will include forging tapers, upsetting, bending, scrolling, splitting and torch welding steel. The scale of these techniques can be enlarged or decreased to meet the…

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Opportunity For Current Students And Recent Graduates

Posted October 28, 2015

Please keep checking this site and our Facebook page for updates, deadlines and a date for the first informative meeting! The Creative Arts department at Haywood Community College is excited to announce our participation in the Atlanta American Craft Council show in March 2016.  This is an amazing opportunity we are eager to share with current students…

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A VIEW INTO HCC’S CREATIVE ARTS PROGRAM BY GREG VINEYARD: Part II

Posted August 10, 2015

A View Into HCC’s Creative Arts Program, Part II by Greg Vineyard – In July’s issue, we started a conversation with Kari Rinn, Director of Creative Arts at Haywood Community College. HCC’s Mission is to “provide accessible, affordable, and high-quality education, workforce training, and lifelong learning.” This month, we continue with more of her answers about art and craft in our region, and at…

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