ArtPlace America named Highlands as one of America’s Top Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces in April 2013.
Escape to Highlands, North Carolina for Live Theater, Live Music, Museums and Art Galleries, a World Class Nature Center, and lectures for hands-on learning experiences. If you are looking for a cultural experience, we have the Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center that offers year-round plays, concerts and Live via Satellite programming of the MET Opera, Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre of London. Also year-round are just-released movies at the Highlands Playhouse.
The summer brings summer stock theater at the Highlands Playhouse and classical music concerts with the Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music as well as Friday and Saturday free concerts in downtown Highlands. The Center for Life Enrichment offers several classes each week on varied topics – from May through October. And don’t forget the American Museum of Cut and Engraved Glass as well as numerous shows at our art galleries and auctions at Scudders.
Enjoy and Art Class at Easley an Artist or The Bascom. While at the The Bascom take a stroll through the Gallery then over to the Pottery Studio to see the works on display.
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Art Glass Creations
Original and unique designs on various sizes and shapes of fused glass pieces
Carolina Gallery of Fine Art
Fine art gallery of local and regional artists
Center for Life Enrichment
Lectures, Classes, Learning
Antiques, Home Goods, Gifts, Art, Accessories, Garden, Books, Jewelry and Kids
Highlands Cashiers Chamber Music Festival
Classical Chamber Music
Highlands Cashiers Players
Local Community Players and Actors
Highlands Historical Society
Historical Museum & Village
Movies, Summer Stock, Theatre, Plays Professional Actors
Innovation & Creativity Institute
ICI is a global institute that provides life-altering educational experiences.
Martin-Lipscomb Performing Arts Center
Performing Arts Center for Music, Dance, Plays, Live Opera & Theater Broadcasts
Mill Creek Gallery and Framing
Photography, Frames and Art
Silly Ridge Round Up
An eclectic blend of Americana, Folk, Bluegrass music mix with fun entertainment
American and Local Hand Made Crafts
Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
Professional Live Music, Big Name Bands
The Bascom ~ A Center for Visual Arts
Art Gallery, Event Venue, Pottery, Classes Giftshop
The Shuptrine Gallery
Fine art gallery bringing unique artwork from top artists across the US