Summertime in the Mountains

Catherine J. Smith Gallery

Throughout the course of An Appalachian Summer Festival, we invite the public to enjoy work by several talented artists from our local community at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. Artwork is displayed on both the main and mezzanine levels of the Schaefer Center lobby, and many of the works are offered for sale! Featuring […]

We Are the Music Makers!

Catherine J. Smith Gallery

We Are the Music Makers! will feature photo documentation of Southern Roots musicians active in the past 20 years, all photographed by Tim Duffy in his quest to preserve Southern traditional […]

Through a Unique Lens: Celebrating 10 Years of Appalachian Mountain Photography

Catherine J. Smith Gallery

A special exhibition in partnership with the Turchin Center and Outdoor Programs This special exhibition takes a look at an in-depth catalog of the Southern Appalachia’s through artistic documentation over the past 10 years of the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition (AMPC). This exhibition will feature a selection of photographs from photographers featured in the AMPC […]

The Halpert Biennial National Juried Visual Art Competition & Exhibition

Catherine J. Smith Gallery

The Halpert Biennial, made possible by a generous endowment from Buddy and Charlotte Halpert, and dedicated to the memory of Charlotte Halpert, is a national, juried competition and exhibition program sponsored bi-annually by An Appalachian Summer Festival. The exhibition is designed to recognize new works by emerging and established artists residing in the United States. […]