Highlands, NC, may be known for its outdoor attractions, but our small town also has an impressive art scene. In fact, Highlands was named one of America’s Small-Town Art Places! From live performances at Mountain Theatre Company to art classes at The Bascom, there is something for everyone to discover. Stay with Highlands Vacation Rentals and spark your creativity during a North Carolina getaway in Highlands!
Highlands, North Carolina Theatres
Mountain Theatre Company
Mountain Theatre Company is one of the oldest theatre companies in North Carolina, formed in the 1930s. Eighty-five years later, the theatre continues to bring art to the Highlands region, offering several Broadway-style productions from June to December. Check out what’s on stage and plan your getaway around one of their performances!
Highlands Performing Arts Center
Discover year-round entertainment at Highlands Performing Arts Center, offering live theater, concerts, and movie screenings.
Art & Culture in Highlands, NC
Visit The Bascom and enjoy a variety of visual art experiences. Marvel at three galleries of local art, walk through the 6-acre campus and get hands-on with art education experiences. Sign up for classes, workshops, lectures, seminars, or private lessons.
Explore the Highlands art galleries and find the perfect piece of art to bring home with you! Start your exploration at Art Highlands Gallery, where you can browse art from around the world in a variety of mediums. Then, stop at Jeanine Edwards Fine Art Gallery for locally made art from 20 of the region’s finest artisans.
Art and Culture Events in Highlands
In addition to our theaters, art galleries, and live music venues, we also offer cultural events throughout the year. Plan your vacation around one of these annual events:
- Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival
- Outdoor Summer Concert Series
- Mountaintop Art and Craft Show
Highlands, NC, Vacation Rentals near Town
Discover the Highlands art scene during your getaway with Highlands Vacation Rentals. Stay close to venues like Mountain Theatre Company with our walk-to-town properties in downtown Highlands. Enjoy the amenities of our rentals, such as Wi-Fi internet access, basic kitchenware, dishes, and a starter set of toiletries. Browse our vacation specials and book your North Carolina mountain getaway in Highlands today!