The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards High Point's premier destination for the visual arts! Classes in pottery, painting, drawing for all!

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards (TAG) is High Point's premier destination for the visual arts. Located in the heart of Congdon Yards, TAG showcases diverse artwork from established and emerging artists in various mediums. The gallery offers a variety of art classes, workshops, and special events for all ages and interests. TAG is committed to making art accessible and inclusive for everyone, and its welcoming atmosphere makes it a great place to gather with friends and family.

We had an incredible time hosting the talented young artists from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point at The Art Ga...
05/24/2024

We had an incredible time hosting the talented young artists from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point at The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards! They got to explore the current exhibit by Sabrina Tillman and proudly display their own clay creations in our education gallery.

Aren't these landscapes amazing? Our Education Director, Michaela Hafley, has taught this youth watercolor class for the...
05/23/2024

Aren't these landscapes amazing? Our Education Director, Michaela Hafley, has taught this youth watercolor class for the past few weeks. Visit our website for more classes and workshops for young artists!

https://tagart.org/youth-education/

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards will close Friday, May 24 at 2 p.m. and close Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial ...
05/23/2024

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards will close Friday, May 24 at 2 p.m. and close Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Visit our website for information on upcoming classes and workshops for adults and youth.

05/22/2024

Michaela Hafley, TAG Education Director, and Catherine Cross Tsintzos visited FOX on Tuesday, May 2. They guided Cindy Farmer and Shannon Smith through the intricate process of crafting beautiful, handmade books. Watch as they explore the techniques and artistry involved, from selecting materials to binding the finished product.

A bookmaking class will be held at The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards in June. Register online https://tagart.org/instructors/catherine-cross-tsintzos/

A big thank you to Cut The Music Prints & Design as well as our supporters, High Point Arts Council, North Carolina Arts...
05/21/2024

A big thank you to Cut The Music Prints & Design as well as our supporters, High Point Arts Council, North Carolina Arts Council, and The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro, for making another fantastic screen printing workshop at The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards possible! The young artists learned a lot and created some amazing designs!

Fabulous glass etching workshop last week. Just look at these beautiful creations – aren't they wonderful?
05/20/2024

Fabulous glass etching workshop last week. Just look at these beautiful creations – aren't they wonderful?

Last night we held our opening reception for our Annual Middle School Art Show featuring artwork from 15 schools. The sh...
05/17/2024

Last night we held our opening reception for our Annual Middle School Art Show featuring artwork from 15 schools. The show will be on display all summer - don't miss it!

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards

Excited to try your hand at throwing pottery on the wheel? Join The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards for Ceramics I, a six-w...
05/17/2024

Excited to try your hand at throwing pottery on the wheel? Join The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards for Ceramics I, a six-week class where participants will learn the basics of creating pottery on the potter's wheel. Instructor Jack Blanchard, TAG's Clay Studio Manager, will guide participants through the process, from learning basic techniques to crafting functional pieces like mugs, bowls, and plates.

Class Details:
Dates: Thursdays, May 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27, and July 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $190 for TAG members, $210 for non-members

No experience with clay or the potter's wheel is needed—this class is perfect for beginners and anyone interested in learning pottery. Each participant will receive 25 pounds of clay, and basic pottery tools are included. Plus, you'll have access to open studio time to practice and complete your pieces.

Ready to start your pottery journey? Register now! https://tagart.org/calendar/ceramics-i/

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards Summer Camps are the perfect destination for young artists eager to explore their talen...
05/16/2024

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards Summer Camps are the perfect destination for young artists eager to explore their talents and unleash their creativity in a fun and supportive environment.

The camps are designed to nurture, spark and inspire budding artists to explore various mediums, techniques, and styles under the guidance of experienced instructors. With a focus on both traditional and contemporary art forms, teachers aim to foster self-expression, confidence, and a lifelong love for the arts.

Register today! https://tagart.org/youth-education/camps/

Are you interested in learning how to create beautiful ceramic pieces with your own hands? Then this six-week clay handb...
05/15/2024

Are you interested in learning how to create beautiful ceramic pieces with your own hands? Then this six-week clay handbuilding class at The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards is the perfect opportunity for you!

No prior experience is necessary! This beginner-friendly course will guide you through the exciting world of hand-building pottery.

Class Details:
Thursdays, May 23, 30 and June 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Instructor: Jack Blanchard, TAG Clay Studio Manager
Cost: $190 TAG members / $210 Non-members

What you'll learn:
Hand-building techniques
Different stages of clay and glazing
How to use various studio equipment for hand-building pottery

What's included:
25 pounds of clay
Basic pottery tools

Ready to get started? Sign up today and discover the joy of working with clay!

Space is limited, so register now! https://tagart.org/calendar/clay-handbuilding/

Looking for a fun and creative way to spend an evening? Join us on Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for a Jewelry W...
05/14/2024

Looking for a fun and creative way to spend an evening? Join us on Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for a Jewelry Wrap workshop with the talented Malika Moore!

In this beginner-friendly workshop, you'll learn the art of wire wrapping and create your own unique jewelry pieces. Using aluminum wire, you'll discover how to manipulate and secure wraps, and incorporate beautiful beads and gemstones into your designs. Whether you want to make a ring set, a pair of earrings, or a piece of hair jewelry, this is the perfect place to get started.

All materials are provided, and no prior experience is necessary. Just bring your creativity and enthusiasm! Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity—spots are limited, so sign up today!

https://tagart.org/calendar/learn-how-to-jewelry-wrap-with-malika-moore/

🎨Last Saturday, our Education Director, Michaela Hafley, had a blast at The High Point Farmer's Market! Visitors of all ...
05/14/2024

🎨Last Saturday, our Education Director, Michaela Hafley, had a blast at The High Point Farmer's Market! Visitors of all ages got hands-on with creativity, making bubble art and fly swatter splatter paintings.

🌸🎨 Crafting with kids for Mother's Day was a successfully fun afternoon! Missed out? No worries! Our next crafting sessi...
05/13/2024

🌸🎨 Crafting with kids for Mother's Day was a successfully fun afternoon!

Missed out? No worries! Our next crafting session for Father's Day is on June 6. Mark your calendars and get ready for another round of heartwarming fun.

https://tagart.org/calendar/crafting-with-kids-fathers-day/

Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate artist, our Basic Drawing Class is the perfect place to learn or refresh yo...
05/13/2024

Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate artist, our Basic Drawing Class is the perfect place to learn or refresh your skills. Join instructor Kelly Taylor for a series of six engaging sessions designed to help you master fundamental drawing techniques and build your creative confidence.

Class Details:
Dates: Thursdays, May 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $160 for TAG members, $180 for non-members

In this class, participants will explore various types of charcoal and practice refining their way of "seeing" to create drawings with a three-dimensional quality. Each week, you'll work with a different still-life set up to focus on composition, proportion, and perspective. Plus, you'll get into the "sketchbook habit" and build a small body of work to be proud of.

This class is open to all skill levels, so whether you're starting from scratch or looking to improve your drawing techniques, you'll find valuable guidance and support here. Space is limited, so register soon to reserve your spot! Link in bio! https://tagart.org/calendar/basic-drawing-class/

Paintingpoppy - Artwork of Kelly L. Taylor

Happy Mother's Day! Can you identify this familiar (and familial) masterpiece of American art from the zoomed-in details...
05/12/2024

Happy Mother's Day!

Can you identify this familiar (and familial) masterpiece of American art from the zoomed-in details? Share the title in the comments!

Can you identify this familiar (and familial) masterpiece of American art from the zoomed-in details?

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards (TAG) is thrilled to share some amazing news! We have received our largest donation to ...
05/11/2024

The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards (TAG) is thrilled to share some amazing news! We have received our largest donation to date—an incredible $500,000 from local businessman and philanthropist, Doug Witcher. This generous gift will be used to advance educational programming at TAG, allowing us to enrich the cultural landscape of our community.

Thank you, Doug Witcher, for your incredible generosity, and thank you to our community for your continued support. We look forward to creating even more amazing experiences with you!

Looking for a fun and creative way to spend a Saturday? Join us for the next session in our TEXT ME Series, where partic...
05/11/2024

Looking for a fun and creative way to spend a Saturday? Join us for the next session in our TEXT ME Series, where participants will learn the art of screenprinting with Peter Daye from Cut The Music Prints.

In this workshop, participants will see a live screenprint demo and then create their own design based on the themes of affirmation and gratitude.

This event is for ages 13-21 and is FREE, but registration is required. https://tagart.org/calendar/text-me-series-screenprint-workshop/

Looking for unique and creative gift ideas for Mother's Day? We’ve got you covered! Treat your mom to a special experien...
05/10/2024

Looking for unique and creative gift ideas for Mother's Day? We’ve got you covered! Treat your mom to a special experience with our classes and workshops. Check out our upcoming events:

🌺 Spring Fling Flower Clay Draping: Make beautiful floral-themed creations with our clay-draping workshop. Perfect for the crafty mom!
🪞 Glass Etching Workshop: Learn the art of glass etching and create a personalized piece. A great way to add a touch of elegance to any glass item.
🎨 Drawing & Painting: Unleash your mom’s artistic side with our drawing and painting classes. From beginners to advanced, there's something for everyone.
🏺 Pottery: Get hands-on with clay! Our pottery classes offer a fun and relaxing experience for moms who love creating unique pieces.
💌 Gift Certificates: Not sure which class mom would enjoy? Give her the gift of choice with a gift certificate, so she can pick her favorite!

Give your mom a memorable and creative Mother's Day! Sign up now or get your gift certificates today! https://tagart.org/adult-education/

Our Glass Etching Workshop (Thursday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.) is just around the corner, and we still have spots ope...
05/10/2024

Our Glass Etching Workshop (Thursday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.) is just around the corner, and we still have spots open! This is a fantastic opportunity to learn a unique skill and create a personalized piece of glass art.

In this workshop, you’ll create a custom stencil and use etching paste to permanently etch your design onto a glass item. You can add a touch of flair with wire and beads, or keep it simple and elegant as a standalone piece. Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this class is designed to be fun and accessible to everyone.

All materials are provided, so bring yourself and your creativity! Register today to secure your spot! https://tagart.org/calendar/glass-etching-workshop/

Catch the best moments from The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards' Annual Gala and Art Auction, held on May 3, 2024. This was...
05/09/2024

Catch the best moments from The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards' Annual Gala and Art Auction, held on May 3, 2024. This was TAG's largest fundraiser of the year, and it was a night to remember! With over 400 guests in attendance, the event was filled with art, excitement, and community spirit.

Thank you to everyone who joined us and made this event a massive success. Your support helps us continue bringing art and creativity to our community. If you missed it, watch the video for a glimpse of the magic, and stay tuned for next year's gala!

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🎨 Highlights from TAG Annual Gala and Art Auction! 🎨Catch the best moments from The Art Gallery at Congdon Yards' Annual Gala and Art Auction, held on May ...

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!A big shout-out to all our amazing instructors who dedicate their time and talent to tea...
05/09/2024

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

A big shout-out to all our amazing instructors who dedicate their time and talent to teaching our art classes and workshops. Your passion for creativity and commitment to our community is truly inspiring. We are so grateful for everything you do!

From painting and pottery to glasswork and mixed media, you bring art to life for our students, and we couldn't be prouder to have you as part of our team. Thank you for sharing your knowledge, encouraging creativity, and making our art classes so enriching and fun!

To our instructors, we appreciate you this week and every week. Keep inspiring us with your art and teaching. You're the best! 🎨❤️

If you're a student or a fan of our classes, join us in celebrating our instructors by leaving a comment or sharing a memory of your favorite art class. Let's show them some love!

Our two-part pottery workshop with instructor Emily Mansfield still has spaces available. If you’re interested in explor...
05/09/2024

Our two-part pottery workshop with instructor Emily Mansfield still has spaces available. If you’re interested in exploring your creative side and learning about pottery, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Workshop Details:
Part 1: Forming
Date: Wednesday, May 15
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
In this session, you’ll use wooden molds and flower templates to shape one small and one large serving dish. All materials are provided, so just bring your creativity!

Part 2: Glazing
Date: Wednesday, May 29
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Two weeks later, you’ll return to glaze your pieces. Afterward, we’ll fire them, and you can pick up your unique creations!

Cost: $55 for TAG members and $70 for non-members

Register today! Link in bio!

Unlock your creativity at our silk painting workshop this Wednesday, May 8 from 1 to 5 p.m.! Design and paint your own s...
05/06/2024

Unlock your creativity at our silk painting workshop this Wednesday, May 8 from 1 to 5 p.m.! Design and paint your own silk mandala in a hands-on class where you'll learn the art of silk painting. You'll start by stretching a silk panel, then apply a wax resist before diving into the painting process.

All materials are provided. Register today! https://tagart.org/adult-education/painting-drawing/

Bidding is now live for TAG's Annual Gala and Art Auction! The event will be held on Friday, May 3 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m...
05/02/2024

Bidding is now live for TAG's Annual Gala and Art Auction! The event will be held on Friday, May 3 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

This year's gala features a remarkable array of original works by over 50 talented artists and includes more than 100 silent auction items generously donated by local businesses and artists.

Art lovers and treasure seekers alike will find plenty to enjoy. The collection spans a wide variety of paintings, pottery, sculptures, glasswork, and jewelry—offering a rich spectrum of shapes, sizes, and colors.

Beyond the captivating art, the silent auction includes an incredible range of items. Bid on gift certificates, furniture, clothing, jewelry, services, and even party packages!

A heartfelt thank you to our Platinum and Gold sponsors for their incredible support of our annual gala and art auction!...
05/02/2024

A heartfelt thank you to our Platinum and Gold sponsors for their incredible support of our annual gala and art auction! Your commitment to our event is invaluable, and we are truly grateful for your generosity. Because of you, we can create a magical evening filled with art, music, and community. We can't wait to celebrate with everyone! 🎨

A huge thank you to our presenting sponsor for making our Annual Gala and Art Auction possible! Your generous support he...
05/01/2024

A huge thank you to our presenting sponsor for making our Annual Gala and Art Auction possible! Your generous support helps us create an unforgettable night of art, celebration, and community. We couldn’t do it without you! 🖼️

The Preview for our Annual Gala and Art Auction is now LIVE! Get a sneak peek at the incredible art and exciting auction...
05/01/2024

The Preview for our Annual Gala and Art Auction is now LIVE! Get a sneak peek at the incredible art and exciting auction items. Click the link below to check it out and start planning your bids! 🖼️

http://bidpal.net/taggala2024

Don't Miss Out! Register for Gala & Grab Your Raffle Tickets Today!This year, the event is presented by the Bill and Suz...
04/24/2024

Don't Miss Out! Register for Gala & Grab Your Raffle Tickets Today!

This year, the event is presented by the Bill and Suzanne Lowe Family Foundation, with a delightful evening of art, food, drinks, and live entertainment on tap.

The Annual Gala and Art Auction is TAG's premier fundraising event, supporting education and outreach programs that cater to all ages, as well as ongoing visual art exhibits throughout the year. Attendees can look forward to delicious food from Southern Roots, a variety of wine and beer courtesy of Blue Water Grille, premium spirits from Earl’s Landing, and live music by Mild Goose Chase.

Visit our website to purchase your tickets! https://tagart.org/support-us/gala/

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400 West English Road Suite 151
High Point, NC
27262

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 5pm
Tuesday 12pm - 5pm
Wednesday 12pm - 5pm
Thursday 12pm - 5pm
Friday 12pm - 5pm

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About TAG

Throughout the year, TAG plans approximately 16-20 exhibitions featuring solo and group shows. Exhibitions are free and open to the public. TAG also offers art classes for children and adults. Outreach within the community is an important part of TAG’s mission. ArtSmart is a multi-site after school art program intended to supplement and enhance classroom art education for students who come from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. We continue to offer free summer art camps to the students who attend the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater High Point! ArtSmart Summer Camp is also sponsored in part by an education grant from Wells Fargo. Art for Health offers a hands-on, art-based component to the health and science programming for children at Millis Regional Health Education Center. TAG is able to teach meaningful art lessons to around 2,000 children each school year through this program!