Animal-themed artwork, wine, raffle prizes and scenic views are all part of Appalachian Wildlife Refuge’s next fundraiser, which will support the opening of a rehabilitation center. The event takes place at Addison Farms Vineyard on Saturday, Aug. 6.
Now celebrating its 69th year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands takes place at U.S. Cellular Center Thursday-Saturday, July 21-23, from 10 a.m., t0 6 p.m., and Sunday, July 24, from 10 a.m., to 5 p.m.
Playwright Nat Allister tweaked Tarocco following its 2015 debut, and now the emboldened work is set for a tour, beginning at Diana Wortham Theatre on Friday-Sunday, July 22-24.
The outdoor art fair is free to browse and takes place on Sunday, July 17.
“I’m an artist and this is my kitchen,” says Carlos Vera. “[I’m] just a dude in his house who needs to create.”
Every year, several of Asheville’s local artists pack their suitcases and catch flights to teach their crafts abroad. From basketry to pottery and painting to fiber arts, these forms are discussed in seminars and taught in workshops all over the world.
The exhibit’s free opening reception is Asheville Bookworks on Thursday, July 7, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center will celebrate alumnus and former teacher Mary Caroline (M.C.) Richards by displaying her work and memoribilia in an exhibit that runs through Saturday, Aug. 20.
Patriotism never goes out of style; nor does fun in the sun. Commemorations of the Fourth are in force — here’s where to celebrate.
The Satellite Gallery will exhibit Spagnola’s oil on canvas collection, with an opening reception on Friday, July 1.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features ZaPow Gallery’s outreach efforts following a drastic rent spike and Loren Cardeli’s Asheville-based attempt to change the global food system.
Asheville-based organizations Tranzmission, QORDS and COLAGE, in association with the Asheville Jewish Community Center, have collaborated to present the 15th annual local commemoration of Stonewall. All events are open to the public.
The art of calligraphy takes center stage at a local event, on the campus of Warren Wilson College, from Saturday, June 25 to Sunday, July 2. There, approximately 275 participants will explore the art form.
The latest art exhibit at the Pink Dog Creative in the River Arts District seems, in part, a response to all this talking at, rather than conversing with, or, better yet, thinking through.
Four artists participated in a talk about process, ideas of reproduction and the interaction of their installations at the group show, currently on display at the Asheville Area Arts Council
“I thought of myself as the adventuring painter on the beach, you know, but I could have just been some dead guy.”
Now is the time to vote for your favorites, from hip-hop group and chamber music outfit to woodworker and outdoor installation artisan.
Galleries and artists’ studio spaces open Friday-Sunday, June 3-5, and attendees are welcome to Friday evening’s artist reception at the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery.
“Ours is not a competitive group,” says Kate Guggenheim. “But one that is there to respect and support each other and our work.”
While 2016 class registration is closed, Black Mountain School is hosting visitor days and free public events. The next by-reservation date to visit the program is Saturday, May 28; Charlie McAlister gives a music performance on Thursday, May 26.
Dissolving the barriers between maker and buyer, these artists open their doors to curious eyes on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.