Extravaganza of art receptions to be offered in Tryon Friday night

Published 10:00 pm Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Cathy Fischer, Marianne Carruth, Michele Deudne

Cathy Fischer, Marianne Carruth, Michele Deudne

The executive directors of three of Tryon’s arts organizations got together for a photo to promote their upcoming gallery receptions on Friday night, Oct. 14, and encourage attendees to gallery hop! Pictured are Cathy Fischer from Tryon Arts & Crafts School, Marianne Carruth from the Tryon Fine Arts Center and Michele Deudne from the Upstairs Artspace.

The Tryon Fine Arts Center’s exhibit, Tryon Film Connections, will run from 5 to 7 p.m. and will feature a number of Tryon’s motion picture connections, including film and theatrical actors, such as Zachary Scott, Patti D’Arbanville and William Gillette, and screenwriters such as F. Scott Fitzgerald.   

Upstairs Artspace’s closing reception for Art Trek, featuring the work of 20 artists, will be from 5-7:30 p.m. with silent auction bidding ending at 6 p.m. on works by artists such as Bonnie Bardos, Ann Gleason and Keith Spencer. 

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Tryon Arts & Crafts School’s reception for their Black & White Show gala benefit, with a People’s Choice Award given out by Mayor Peoples, silent auction, hors d’oeuvres by Shanna, and wine tasting by Russian Chapel Hills Winery, with guests invited to dress in black and white, will start at 6 and run to 9 p.m. Donations of $20 per person are suggested.

– article submitted by Cathy Fischer