Smart Bets: Weaverville Art Safari

BET LEO MONAHAN paper sculpture

Get to know Asheville’s artistic neighbors to the north at the Weaverville Art Safari, a self-guided tour through 40 local and nationally known artists’ studios and galleries. “Weaverville is so fortunate to have so much talent,” says Cindy Ireland, Weaverville Art Safari chairperson. “Our hardworking artists not only thrive on the creative process, but we enjoy sharing how that magic happens with everyone who comes out searching for something new.” Artworks include pottery, glass, sculpture, jewelry, furniture, paintings, drawings, fiber art and more. The tour encompasses downtown Weaverville and extends into the surrounding areas. The preview party take place at Weaverville Town Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m. $10. Self-guided tours run Saturday-Sunday, April 26-27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Paper sculpture by Leo Monahan


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