- Mary Ulmer Chiltosky, 1986
- Stecoah Valley Center, 2011
- Gar Mosteller and Doyle Barker, 2008
- Cradle of Forestry in America, 1997
- Jackson County Genealogical Society, 2012
- Rob Tiger, 2012
- Young Adult Choir, Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church, 2001
- Bea Hensley, 1995
- Penland School of Crafts, 1985
- John B. Battle, 1983
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Cultural Institutions Archive
Posted on January 30, 2013 | No CommentsStecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center (Organizational Recipient) Built of native rock with the skill and labor of many local...
Posted on January 18, 2013 | No CommentsMountain Heritage Award, 2012 Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Awards for 2012 were presented Saturday (Sept. 29) to Rob Tiger,...
Posted on November 21, 2012 | No CommentsMary Jane Queen and The Queen Family Receive 1999 Mountain Heritage Award CULLOWHEE — Mary Jane Queen and the...
Posted on March 5, 2012 | No CommentsIn 1933, Black Mountain College opened near Black Mountain, North Carolina. Dedicated to the arts, it marked a radical departure from most colleges of the time. It was an experiment in progressive education and communal work.
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsThe widespread poverty that the Great Depression brought to Appalachia led to the founding of one of the area’s most valuable treasures: the Penland School of Crafts. Nestled deep in the hills of western North Carolina’s Mitchell County is the small community of Penland. . .
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsIn a time of turbulent change in Appalachia, John C. Campbell helped define America’s understanding of this great mountain region. Campbell was born in Indiana in 1867 and studied theology at Union Theological Seminary.
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsFor over forty years Allen Eaton was an important figure in the arts and crafts movement in Appalachia. In 1919 the Oregon native met Olive Campbell who was beginning her work as founder of the John C. Campbell Folk School.