by Madison V. Fisler
May 7, 2013. Four collections of American realist and impressionist artwork from the collections of regional resident art enthusiasts has taken over five galleries of the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM), and will remain there as their main seasonal exhibit until Nov. 2.
The “Art Among Friends” exhibit features 81 pieces, one of which is a bronze sculpture while the rest of the works are paintings. Most paintings in the display were completed from the 1880s through the 1940s. These pieces exemplify American impressionist and realist