Through SA (9/20) – Works by Barbara Littledeer.
Through (10/1) – Submissions accepted for annual Short Story Contest, stories of 2500 words or less. $11. Contact for guidelines.
Through TU (9/30) – Paintings by Sahar Fakhoury.
Through SA (9/20) – Camped Out on Greasy Grass: A Series of Portraits, works by artists from closed Lyman Avenue studios.
Through (11/5) – Artists may donate works to be displayed and auctioned at Zuma Coffee in Marshall. Proceeds benefit this nonprofit animal therapy program for veterans and at-risk youth. Contact for details.
Through FR (9/26) – Students in grades 4-12 may submit works of fiction to the Telling Our Tales writing competition. Must be inspired by The Sun and the Rain. Contact for details.
Through SU (9/28) – Abstractions, works by Barbara Fisher, Robert Winkler, and Pat Zalisko.
Through FR (11/14) – What I Know, photography by Dana Moore.
Through WE (10/15) – ZOOM IN: An Exhibition of Asheville Street Photography, works by six local photographers.
Through SA (1/4) – Humans and Machines: The Robotic Worlds of Adrianne Wortzel, mixed media.
Through TU (9/30) – Along the Way, long exposure photography by Chukk Bruursema.
Through TU (9/30) – Honoring Chuck Marting, black and white photography by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group. In the Blowers Gallery.
TH (9/4) through FR (11/7) – Teetering on the Edge of the Uncanny, street art and murals displayed throughout the campus.
Through SA (1/10) Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints, quilts and quilt-inspired printmaking.
Through MO (9/29) – Shapes and Shadows, works by Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League members.
Through SA (1/10) - Dan Rice at Black Mountain College: Painter Among the Poets, abstract expressionism paintings.
Through WE (11/26) – Within the Lines: Creative Perspectives on Wilderness, works by regional artists.
Through SA (10/11) – Handmade rugs and tapestries from Mills Mosseller Studio.
Through Su (1/11) - Hands, Hearts, Mind: Cherokee Artistry, basket weaving, ceramics and sculpture.
Through FR (10/10) – Systems and Portraits, works by Lance Turner.
Through TU (9/30) – Applications will be accepted for up to three outdoor sculpture installations. Contact for guidelines.
Through WE (10/15) – Works by Luis Martinez Cruz, Victor Palomino, Victor H. Verde and Gustavo Villota. Highsmith Student Union.
Through FR (9/26) – Running on Tybee works by Tim Murray. In the Spiers Gallery.
Through FR (9/26) – Concertina, Interpreted, works by 30 artists in response to the poetry of Joseph Bathani.
Through FR (9/26) – Linear-Geometric Abstraction & Geometric Color Field Painting, a Resurrection and Resurgence, works by Matthew Zelder.
Through FR (9/19) – Exhibition of works by UNCA faculty. In the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery.
Through (10/4) – Registration is open for this 5K walk/run benefitting the Ladies Night Out program. Held Oct. 4 at Biltmore Park Town Square. $30.
Through SU (2/8) – X, Y, Z: Dimensions in Sculpture, contemporary three-dimensional works.
Through TU (9/30) – Variations on a Theme, works by Vilia Marshall.
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Through (9/19) – Drawing from the Human Form, works by Ben Long, James Daniel and Angela Cunningham.
Through (10/29) – Anything Goes Everything Shows, mixed media from mail-in submissions.
Through TU (9/30) – Cardiac Comfort, large-scale sculpture installation by Jason Adams.
ONGOING – Gallery members’ ceramics.
Through SA (2/28) – Exhibit: Our Story – This Place: The History of African American Education in Madison County and the Anderson Rosenwald School.
Through TU (10/14) – On the Wall, works by The Village Potters Collective.
Through FR (10/17) – Forest/City, graphic installation by Gary Kachadourian. In the Bardo Arts Center.
Through FR (11/7) – Abstract Autobiography for a Fractured Narrative, works by Rebecca Ringquist. In the Bardo Arts Center.
Through FR (9/19) – Local craft artisan applications for this downtown Marion festival will be accepted. Apply online.
FR (9/19) & SA (9/20) – Hip-Hop dance workshops, competition and raffle. $18.59
Through MO (10/20) – Oh, Baby; Oh, Baby, paintings by Anna Jenson.
Through FR (10/3) – Bring Back the Monarchs, butterfly-related works by regional artists.
ONGOING – A Soothing Silence, photography by Brian Olson
Through (10/11) – Artists may reserve spaces in a plein air painting and art show to be held next to Dobra Tea in Black Mountain. $20.
Through (10/5) – Registration is open for this walk which supports programs that combat food insecurity. Participants agree to raise funds through donations. Held Oct. 5 at First Baptist Church.
Through (11/2) – Folk art paintings by David Bryan
Through (11/14) – What I know, photography by Dana Moore. Artist’s reception: Oct. 4, 5 p.m.
FR (9/19), 8-10:30am – Workplace vehicle charging workshop. Registration required.
FR (9/19), 9am-4pm – Workshop focusing on transportation options for all citizens. $30. Registration required.
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS (9/12) through (9/20), 10am-4:430pm – Fall Book Sale benefits the library. Includes CDs, DVDs and other mediums. Held at 1940 Spartanburg Highway.
FR (9/19), 10am – “Bridges Camp Gap Trail,” ranger-led 2.5 mile hike discussing water resources and human impacts. Meets at MP 417.
FR (9/19), 11:25am – “The Contagion of Freedom: Anti-Slavery, Women’s Rights, and Economic Justice.” Lipinsky Auditorium.
FR (9/19), 11:25am – “Poverty & Plenty.” Humanities Lecture Hall.
FR (9/19), 11:30am – “Aging in Place.” Reuter Center.
FR (9/19), 12-1:30pm – Seminar: “Understanding Credit: Get it, Keep it, Improve it.” Free.
SU (9/19), 1pm – Affordable Care Act volunteer information session.
FRIDAYS through (9/26) – With artist Keiji Oshima. Free to attend.
FRIDAYS, 3-6pm –
FR (9/19), 3pm – Symphony talk with music director Daniel Meyer. In the Reuter Center. Free.
FR (9/19), 3-5pm – Salon Series: President of Carolina Native Nursery discusses native landscape design. Free. Registration required.
FR (9/19), 4-5:30pm – Teen Awesome Group planning meeting, 6th grade and up.
FR (9/19), 5:30-7:30pm -
FR (9/19), 5:30-7:3 – Elise and Phil Okrend discuss their book Messages to the Heart: Reflections of Beauty and Truth.
FR (9/19), 6-10pm – Tickets to this concert and dinner benefit Eblen Charities. $35/$25 concert only.
FR (9/19), 6:30pm – War is Beautiful: An American Ambulance Driver in the Spanish Civil War, screening and discussion. Free to attend.
FR (9/19), 7pm – Puzzles: When Hate Came to Town, screening. Free.
FR (9/19), 7pm – Bill Gaither & Gaither Vocal Band, gospel. $26/$23 seniors & children. In the Ramsey Center.
FR (9/19), 7pm – Local witches discuss The Goodly Spellbook.
FR (9/19), 7pm – Belle. Free. Optional potluck follows. Held in a private home. Contact for directions.
FRIDAYS through SUNDAYS until (9/20), 7:30pm – Coriolanus. Free.
FR (9/19) & SA (9/20), 7:30pm – Twelfth Night. $12.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS until (9/21), 2pm & 8pm – The Music of James Bond. $30. No matinee on Fridays.
FR (9/19), 8pm – Where the Green Ants Dream.
THURSDAYS through SUNDAYS (9/11) until (9/21), 8pm – 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
FR (9/19), 8pm – Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience, tribute band. $30/ $25 student/ $5 child.