Mountain Heritage Center

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Calendar of Events 


Mountain Arts and Heritage event

Free music, dancing, hands-on craft activities related to logging, pottery, Cherokee language

July 24 3:00 - 6:00 pm


 

Quilt analysis event

August 28

with Merikay Waldvogel

 Have your old quilt analyzed and possibly dated.

7:00 - 9:00 pm
Free program, $5 per quilt


Exhibits

The Dearest Spot of All: WCU's 125th anniversary

and

Y'all Come, the Best Kind of Get-Together: 40 years of Mountain Heritage Day

 June 12 – Dec 12, 2014


Traveling Exhibits

"Horace Kephart in the Great Smoky Mountains"
through September 1 2014 Gunter Cabin, Fontana Village

"Decoration Day in the Mountains"
through July 31, 2014 Hiddenite Center

Mountain Heritage Center

Come join us at the Mountain Heritage Center -- celebrate the natural and cultural heritage of the southern Appalachian region. Through our exhibitions, publications, educational programs, and demonstrations, you'll discover the rich traditions of the mountains, see the Appalachian region from new perspectives, and come away with an enhanced understanding of its land, culture, and people.

 

Mountain Heritage Center Mission
The Mountain Heritage Center at WCU is a regional resource for education and research: 

We CONNECT people with local history and culture.
We BUILD bridges between the University and wider community.
We SERVE as a resource for regional cultural heritage organizations.

 

Hours of Operation

Galleries: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursdays, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, February 1 - December 7

Offices: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To confirm hours or to arrange a special tour, please contact us at  (828) 227-7129, by email, or visit our Facebook page.

The Mountain Heritage Center follows the university holiday calendar.

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