LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Gaston County Museum of Art and History


category : Arts
The Gaston County Museum of Art & History, located on the Dallas Court Square--part of a National Register of Historic Places District--celebrates 25 years of service to the community this year, Visitors to the c. 1852 main building are invited to tour elegantly furnished period rooms; a Hands on Parlor and furnished historic hotel rooms on the third floor; and changing exhibits which explore art, history, and historic preservation. North Carolina's largest public collection of horse drawn vehicles is located in the Daniel Stowe Carriage House at the south of the museum grounds. Gaston County Museum is the future home of The Ties that Bind, Carolinas Textile Exhibit which opens in 2001.The museum is a department of Gaston County, and is governed by a not for profit Board of Trustees. Gaston County Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.Gaston County Museum is open Tuesday - Friday 10AM - 5PM; Saturday 1 - 5; and the 4th Sunday of each month 2 - 5PM. Works of art, books, locally produced crafts, and historic reproductions are for sale at the Museum Store. Gaston County Museum is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Admission to the museum grounds and buildings is free.The Museum's Mission:To collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret objectsTo promote & encourage historic preservation & renovationTo promote the desire to increase knowledge of heritage and historyTo encourage the appreciation of visual arts through fine examples of artistic endeavor




Address:
131 W. Main St.
PO Box 429
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: (704)922-7681
Our Email: museum@co.gaston.nc.us
Our Website:www.gastoncountymuseum.org

Come visit us in Dallas, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gaston County Museum of Art and History

The Gaston County Museum of Art & History, located on the Dallas Court Square--part of a National Register of Historic Places District--celebrates 25 years of service to the community this year, Visitors to the c. 1852 main building are invited to tour elegantly furnished period rooms;

Dallas, NC Arts

Dallas Courthouse

See the Greek Revival building built in 1848.

Dallas, NC Historic Courthouses

Lineberger Maple Springs Farm

Enjoy hayrides, a pumpkin patch and a play land for children with old fashioned fun and games. Also, enjoy an abundance of delicious strawberries, blackberries and pumkins.

Dallas, NC Farms

Hill Top Motel

Standard Hotel/Motel

Dallas, NC Businesses

I-85/321 Flea Market

600 vendors with antiques, collectibles, cosmetics, used clothing, new & used furniture, coins & stamps, fresh produce & other merchandise snacks & hot sandwiches. Wheel chair accessible; restrooms available. Open Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Dallas, NC Flea Markets

Things to do Arts near Dallas, NC

Art Craft Framing Company

Custom framing. Specializes in custom archival & needlework framing, matting, and drymounting. Prints available for purchas...

ArtQuest

Interactive children's gallery with workshops, tours and art activities. Hours: Tues. & Thurs.-Sat., 12:30-5pm; Wed., 12:30-...

Arts United for Davidson County

A 1911 old post office on Main Street is home to Arts United for Davidson County, a sponsoring organization for activities in...

Lakeland Cultural Arts Center

Lakeland Arts Center, known as "the busiest community theatre in the UnitedStates", produces a sensational variety of dramas,...

North Carolina Museum of Art

The Museum surveys 5,000 years of art, boasts the Southeast's finest collection of Old Master paintings and hosts special exh...