The 32nd National Arts & Crafts Conference at the Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC February 15 - 17, 2019
"The most important weekend of the year for Arts & Crafts collectors." - The New York Times
Asheville Art Museum Presentation & Reception
Photo courtesy of Romantic Asheville
FEBRUARY 17, 2018 — Saturday , 5:00 – 7 :00 p.m.
Stephens - Lee Center | 30 George Washington Carver Avenue , Asheville 28801
Cost: $ 25 Museum Members, $ 35 non - members
(includes light reception , and shuttle service for conference attendees )
A native of the Netherlands, William Frerichs (1829 - 1905) brought his Northern European training in landscape painting to his adopted homes in New York and North Carolina. The Southern Appalachian region inspired him with its pristine wilderness; he recorded some sites for posterity before westward expansion changed them forever, and blended streams, hills, and the Blue Ridge haze into o ther more imaginative scenes like the Museum’s
Western North Carolina Landscape . In this talk, explore Frerichs’ wilderness landscapes, and discover how they reflect his associations with the Hague and Hudson River Schools of landscape painters.
Dr. Richa rd A. S. Hall is a professor of philosophy at Fayetteville State University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina. He has authored and edited books, essays, and papers in the areas of the history of American philosophy, aesthetics, and the philosophy of art, ethics, and religion.
Join us at 4:30 p.m. for an optional overview of the Stephens - Lee Center, previously the site of WNC’s renowned high school for African - American students, provided by the Stephens - Lee A lumni Association .
Presented in partnership with The 31st National Arts & Crafts Conference at the Omni Grove Park Inn and
Stephens - Lee Center .
Space is limited; regist e r by February 11 . For more information about the program and shuttle service, visit
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