Arts

Arts
Dec 2016
Hood Huggers Hood Tours reveal a path from Asheville’s past to the present

Dec 2016
25 new, novel, and fun ways to get in shape

Oct 2016
Indulge in six tasty dining and live entertainment matchups

Oct 2016
A father-daughter team in Ashe County stretches maple syrup making to its southernmost limits

Aug 2016
Hyper-realist painter Ward Nichols may be self-taught, but his 50-year career proves just how talented he is

Aug 2016
UNC Asheville opens the first of two major makerspaces

Aug 2016
Cristina Córdova’s larger than life paintings grace Penland’s grand new gallery

Jun 2016
The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

Jun 2016
20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Jun 2016
Catch iconic performers and innovative arts at Appalachian Summer Festival

Apr 2016
For Page Ives Lemel, running a 100-year-old girls’ camp has always been a family affair

Feb 2016
Celia Barbieri, aka The Button Florist, creates blooms that last a lifetime

Dec 2015
Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt, founder of Warren Wilson College’s writing program, is honored with a MacArthur Genius Award

Dec 2015
Asheville artist Nancy Hilliard Joyce puts a new spin on the circle of life

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

Oct 2015
It’s gone to the birds at Duck Dance Farm, a waterfowl conservation venture in Burnsville

Aug 2015
At Hart Square in Catawba County, a man with a passion for historic structures keeps the past alive

Aug 2015
A grand Asheville fixer-upper becomes a forever home

Aug 2015

Aug 2015
Asheville artist Matt Tommey’s sculptural baskets reflect nature’s wild creativity

Aug 2015
UNC Asheville students document life 100 years ago, when the United States was on the brink of war

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Jul 2015
Three nonprofits improve lives through creative expression

Jul 2015
Lend a hand to the arts this summer

Jul 2015

Jul 2015
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center welcomes its first official director

Jul 2015
While remaining true to its past, the world-renowned Penland School of Crafts never stops exploring the reaches of contemporary art

Apr 2015
Potter Reiko Miyagi brings deep meaning to her ceramics

Apr 2015
The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

Mar 2015
Field School allows the curious to explore an ancient site in Morganton where the New and Old Worlds collided

Mar 2015
For Asheville textile artist Barbara Zaretsky, ancient dying techniques enliven modern designs

Mar 2015
Penland artist David Chatt proves beadwork can transcend handicraft

Dec 2014
Asheville artist Andy Farkas tells poetic stories through delicate prints and engravings

Dec 2014
Built on 100 years of history and small town charm, West Jefferson celebrates a major milestone

Nov 2014
Celebrate a joyous season with performances galore

Oct 2014
Make a moonshine run to see some of WNC’s historic stills

Oct 2014
Boone artist Arthur Hash rethinks the way we see and wear jewelry

Oct 2014
An up-and-coming Asheville restaurant will showcase innovative and sustainable design

Aug 2014
"Everything is an art material"