To support its exhibition and educational programs, The Bascom offers several special events throughout the year. They provide needed revenue to enable the art center to continue to meet our standards of excellence and they provide an enjoyable occasion for community members to socialize with other art lovers. In addition to our special events, The Bascom offers the its various campus facilities for rent to those who are looking for a beautiful setting for their own special event such as weddings, business gatherings, and reunions.
Public Events

The Bascom is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizati -10on. All proceeds from the following events benefit The Bascom and further our mission.

Artist Presentations with Art League of Highlands-CashiersSelect Mondays, May – September, 4:30 pm, Social; 5 – 6 pm Presentation 

Exhibition Opening Receptions

Bascom Exhibitions are free and open to the public. Join us for hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and educational talks.

Sunday at Sotheby’s Receptions: Select Sundays, January - December, 3 - 4 pm
Location:Highlands Sotheby’s International Realty, 114 N. 4th Street (Main & 4th), Highlands

Director's Circle Events

For more information about becoming a Director's Circle member, please contact Julia McRae at or by calling 828-787-2864. 

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