ARTS & CULTURE

ARTS & EVENTS

ARTS & EVENTS
Jun 2024
“When I first moved to Asheville, a friend dragged me to an encaustic painting workshop, where I made the joyous discovery that you can paint and you don’t have to stay within the lines.”

Feb 2024
“I am inspired by the desire to express beauty and hope through brokenness and flaws, integrated with imagery of value in healing and restoration.”

Feb 2024
A mountain auctioneer shares stirring stories from the trade

Feb 2024
From a GSMNP archivist comes a collection of missives from the mountains

Nov 2023
“Nature provides endless paths to explore through art.”

Nov 2023
Handcrafted string instruments from a Boone rock musician & woodworker

Nov 2023
Watauga County makes new additions to the Middle Fork Greenway

Sep 2023
“I’m committed to accommodating every student and challenging each one appropriately.”

Sep 2023
Sculptor Shae Bishop’s mixture of clay and textile reflects on gender, history, and culture

Sep 2023
In six impactful new offerings, local authors make every word count

Sep 2023
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Sep 2023
Artists tap creative meaning of “Embellishments”

Jun 2023
“My work is an abstraction of nature.”

Jun 2023
WNC film examines reciprocity between Native Americans and nature

Jun 2023
PARI finally gets the biography it deserves

Jun 2023
Asheville Art Museum receives national accreditation

Mar 2023
“The complementary relationship between organic chaos and systematic geometry especially intrigues me.”

Mar 2023
Luxury jewelry from master local makers

Mar 2023
Three uniquely talented crafters begin residency at Olive’s Porch

Mar 2023
N.C.’s only independent audiobook publishing company tunes in to expansion opportunities

Mar 2023
As the Indigenous Walls Project marks a year of progress, Jared Wheatley and his family reflect on its impact

Dec 2022
“You don't have to know about art—you just have to enjoy it.”

Dec 2022
A new glassblower at Penland is bringing ethereal emotions to her craft

Dec 2022
Environmental themes, materials, and visions on display in local exhibitions

Sep 2022
“The more you look, the more you see.”

Sep 2022
In partnership with The 400 Years Project, a local photographer showcases contemporary Cherokee artists and their work

Aug 2022
Anneliesse Gormley carves and casts heirloom goods for future generations

Aug 2022
Hands On! Children’s Museum reopens, bigger and broader

Aug 2022
Foraging for ancient ways in Rebecca Beyer’s Wild Witchcraft

Aug 2022
The Mitford Museum launches a lit fest with top NC authors

Aug 2022
A partnership between local universities brings Appalachian history online

Jun 2022
“I knew when I retired I had to get back into my art.”

May 2022
Choice new local books for readers of all stripes

May 2022
Olive’s Porch inspires creativity, community, and connection

Mar 2022
“The labor-intensive process of basket making … interweaves ecology, culture, land, and identity.”

Mar 2022
New local walking tours for the historically curious

Mar 2022
John E. Ross recasts and updates the history of the French Broad

Mar 2022
Asheville’s first Black Business Expo brings space and support

Dec 2021
"I craft my treasure into narrative art quilts."

Dec 2021
Student health ambassadors program expands