The Fifth Annual Western North Carolina Studio Glass Exhibition

JUNE 24 – JULY 29, 2016
 ARTIST RECEPTION – SATURDAY, JUNE 25,  4 until 6 PM

The mountains of North Carolina are home to some of the world’s most talented studio glass artists. To recognize the exceptional work of these distinguished artists, and others, an exhibition of work is scheduled in a collaborative effort taking place in three downtown Morganton, North Carolina venues: The Burke Arts Council, Hamilton Williams Gallery, and The Local’s Market.  The Fifth Annual Western North Carolina Studio Glass Exhibition will open on June 24 and will close on July 29.  An opening reception for the artists is scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 4 – 6 pm at each participating gallery.


The exhibition includes glass that is functional and sculptural in design. This includes many unique vessels in varied shapes and hues, as well as sculptural forms in blown or cast glass. The three galleries will serve as serve as singular venues for the exhibition and each will offer participants a distinct experience in viewing the entire exhibition of work.

The Burke Arts Council Gallery Hours:  Monday-Friday 10am – 4pm
115 E. Meeting Street

Hamilton Williams Gallery Hours:  Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm, and Saturday10am-5pm.
403 E. Union Street

The Locals Market Gallery Hours:  Wednesday: 10-4, Saturday: 10-6, and Sunday 1-5.
134 N. Sterling Street


The Locals Market will have the following extended gallery hours during the week of July 4: 

  • Sunday 7/3: closed
  • Monday 7/4: closed
  • Tuesday 7/5: 10-6
  • Wednesday 7/6: 10-4
  • Thursday 7/7: 10-6
  • Friday 7/8: 10-6
  • Saturday 7/9: 10-6
  • We are also available by appointment !