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 TH (9/18) – Writers are asked to submit fiction, creative nonfiction or poetry on animals and animal rights for upcoming public reading. 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. Artists’ reception: Sept. 19, 6-8pm.
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.
TU (9/2) through TU (9/30) – Honoring Chuck Marting, black and white photography by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group.
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.
FR (9/5) 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.
SU (9/14) through SA (2/28) – Exhibit: Our Story – This Place: The History of African American Education in Madison County and the Anderson Rosenwald School.
Through FR (10/17) – Forest/City, graphic installation by Gary Kachadourian.
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.
Through MO (10/20) – Oh, Baby; Oh, Baby, paintings by Anna Jenson. Artist’s reception: Sept. 20, 7pm.
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.
TU (9/16), 9:30am-12:30pm – With Brennen McElhaney at Basilica of St. Lawrence, 97 Haywood St. Free.
TUESDAYS, 9:30-11am – Shares spiritual paths, journeys and individual callings. Free.
TU (9/16), 10am-noon – “Starting a Better Business,” planning seminar. Held at RiverLink, 170 Lyman St.
TU (9/16), 10am – Quarterly meeting. Free.
TUESDAYS, 10am-noon – “Spirit Collage,” making collage prayer cards. Free.
TU (9/16), 10:30am - Held in the museum’s ArtPLAYce. Admission fees apply.
$2.50 Tuesday: $2.50 two-topping pizza slices & house cans
TU (9/16), 12-1pm – SBA Small Business Brownbag series. Held at the south site campus, 303B Airport Road, Arden.
TUESDAYS, 3-6pm –
Food Truck: Farm to Fender, 3pm
Bend & Brew Yoga ($15, includes beer tasting), 5:30pm
TUESDAYS, 5:30-6:30pm - Workshop and support group, “Understanding the Mind, Body and Spirit after Sexual Violence.” Free.
TU (9/16), 6-9pm – “The Basics of Selling on eBay,” seminar.
TU (9/16), 6:30pm – “Introduction to Objectivism,” discussion of Ayn Rand’s philosophy. Free.
TU (9/16), 6:45pm – Open House and concert. Free.
TU (9/16), 7pm – A presentation on the N.C. Birding Trail. Meets in UNCA’s Reuter Center. Free.
TU (9/16), 7pm – “The Life Legacy Letter: The Most Important Letter We Will Ever Write,” discussion and how-to. Free.
TU (9/16), 7pm – Mystery Book Club: Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver.
TU (9/16), 7pm – Comix Club: The Invisibles 1: Say You Want a Revolution by Grant Morrison.
3rd TUESDAYS, 7:30-9pm – For practicing and experiencing empathy. Free. Held at 386 Kenilworth Road.
TUESDAYS, 7:30-9pm – Weekly dance classes. $5. Held at Oakley United Methodist Church, 607 Fairview Road.
Live Music: Open mic w/ Chris O’Neill, 8:30pm
WE (9/17), 3:30pm – “Hug a Puppy, Pet a Kitty,” create play toys for the Asheville Humane Society.