Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Hours
By Appointment OR
Tuesday- Friday, 11am – 5pm
Wednesdays until 7pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12pm - 4pm
Closed Mondays

Questions? Please contact the Ramsey Center!

Karen Paar, Director and Archivist
(828) 689-1262 or kpaar@mhu.edu

Is there an admission fee or ticket?
How do I get to New Harmonies and where can I park?
When is New Harmonies open?
I want to bring a special group (school, civic, book club, etc.) to New Harmonies, how do I set that up?
I want to volunteer with New Harmonies or add an event to the schedule, who should I contact?

Is there an admission fee or ticket?
No, New Harmonies is free and open to the public! We look forward to seeing you.

How do I get to New Harmonies and where can I park?
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be located in Weizenblatt Gallery in Moore, Building 22 on the Campus Map [link to campus map]. Weizenblatt Gallery will be to your right as you enter Moore.

Free parking is available in the parking lot next to Moore or at the corner of US-213 (Cascade Street) and Athletic Street.

From Asheville, North Carolina
1. From I-240, take exit 4A onto US-19/US-23 (Future I-26) North.
2. Drive approximately 17 miles on US-19/US-23 (Future I-26) North.
3. From US-19/US-23 (Future I-26), take exit 11 onto NC-213 West.
4. Drive approximately 1 mile on NC-213 West to downtown Mars Hill and the university.

From Johnson City, Tennessee
1. Merge onto I-26 East.
2. After about 40 miles, I-26 East becomes US-19 S / US-23 S (Future I-26).
3. Take the NC-213 / CARL ELLER RD exit- EXIT 11.
4. Turn LEFT onto NC-213 / CARL ELLER RD. Continue to follow NC-213 about one mile into Downtown Mars Hill.

From Newport, Tennessee
1. Drive approximately 19 miles on US-25/US-70 East to the North Carolina state line.
2. Continue on US-25/US-70 East approximately 21 miles.
3. Take the US-25/US-70 Bypass around Marshall.
4. Drive approximately 2 miles on the US-25/US-70 Bypass.
5. From the Marshall Bypass, take NC-213 East.
6. Drive approximately 8 miles on NC-213 East to downtown Mars Hill and the university.

Street Address:
Moore Auditorium
79 Cascade Street
Mars Hill, NC 28754

When is New Harmonies open?
September 25 – November 6, 2010
By Appointment OR
Tuesday- Friday, 11am – 5pm
Wednesdays until 7pm
Saturday and Sunday, 12pm - 4pm
Closed Mondays

I want to bring a special group (school, civic, book club, etc.) to New Harmonies, how do I set that up?
We are happy to host special groups and will gladly work with you to create a program that best meets the needs of your group. Please contact Amy Carraux (acarraux@mhu.edu or 828/689-1571).

I want to volunteer with New Harmonies or add an event to the schedule, who should I contact?
The Ramsey Center for Regional Studies is currently seeking volunteers, docents, partners and sponsors!
Contact Amy Carraux, Ramsey Center Program Coordinator, for more information (acarraux@mhu.edu or 828/689.1571).