Fine Art Museum to host Family Fun Day, handmade item sale

The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will host a holiday sale of handmade items and a Fall Family Day from 3-7 p.m. on Nov. 10.

Both events are free and the public is invited.

The second-annual Handmade Holiday Sale will include wine and appetizers beginning at 5 p.m. in the Star Lobby, adjacent to the museum. The sale is an opportunity to buy directly from artists including WCU students and staff and community members. All items are priced at less than $100 and include silk scarves, ceramics, jewelry, knitted wear, soaps, note cards and more.

The Fine Art Museum will host a Fall Family Day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19. This will be an opportunity to view the art exhibits currently on display at the museum, activities including a scavenger hunt and opportunities to create works of art, as well as music, stories, snacks and prizes.

The Fine Art Museum’s hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. The museum also is open one hour before Fine and Performing Arts Center Galaxy of Stars performances. For more information about these events, contact Denise Drury, interim director of the WCU Fine Art Museum, at 828.227.2553 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Visit the museum online at

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