Palaces for the People – Guastavino Exhibit
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Until December 2, 2017 – At Swannanoa Valley Museum, 223 W. State St. Black Mountain.
Rafael Guastavino and his son created more than 1,000 unique tile domes and vaultings. Locally at Biltmore Estate and the Basilica of St. Lawrence in Asheville. This major exhibit about the Guastavinos’ life has been in Boston, Washington, DC and New York City.
Admission by donation. Museum Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm.
Visit the exhibition then venture nearby to Christmont Conference Center, the location of his former estate for a self-guided tour of the ruins.