Through (8/19) – All Kinds of Quilts, by Asheville Modern Quilt Guild. Opening reception Sunday, May 4, from 2-4pm.
ONGOING – Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, “Wall Drawing #618,” conceptual art. Opening Aug. 9, 10am.
Through (10/1) – Submissions accepted for annual Short Story Contest, stories of 2500 words or less. $11. Contact for guidelines.
ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.
Through (8/16) – Applications will be accepted for the N.C. Arts Council Regional Artist Project. Open to artists in Henderson, Polk, and Transylvania counties. Contact for guidelines.
Through FR (8/15) – Works by artists of Burlingame Country Club.
Through SA (8/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Literary Fiction Contest, stories of 5000 words or less. $25. Contact for guidelines.
Through SU (8/31) – Screen prints, stickers and other works by California artist Bigfoot.
Through WE (8/27) – Wooden sculptures by Mark Gardner.
Through TU (8/19) – Glass works by John Almaguer. Held at Beverly-Hanks Discovery Center, 1 Town Square Blvd.
Through FR (10/31) – Drifting Toward the Names of Things, paper works by Brian T. Leahy.
Through SU (8/31) – Life in Motion, works by Alyson Markell and Kenn Kotara.
ONGOING – Community, abstract works by Sharon Louden.
Through SU (8/31) – Paintings by Joyce Schlapkohl.
Through SU (8/31) – Swannanoa Fine Arts League members juried exhibit.
Through (8/30) – Volunteers needed to monitor monarch butterflies to aid conservation efforts and knowledge.
Through FR (9/12) – Carolina Through My Lens, photography by Joye Ardyn Durham.
Through TU (9/30) – Artifacts and Contraptions, glass and mixed media sculptures by Peter Wright and Audrey Wilson.
Through SA (8/30) – Paintings, architectural drawings and iron work by Anthony Lord.
ONGOING – Two Worlds, abstract watercolors by Mick Donelan.
Through SU (8/31) – Urban Photography From The Streets Of A Bohemian Mountain Town, street photography by Joe Longobardi.
Through SA (9/27) – Works from artists Kenneth Baskin, John L. Cleaveland, Brad Sells, Lee Sipe and Mike Smith.
Through FR (9/26) – British Invasion, works inspired by the British pop culture.
Through SA (9/27) – Ahead of the Curve, contemporary works focusing on lines.
Through TH (8/21) – Pattern, Texture, Emotion, quilts.
Through (8/30) – The foundation seeks two volunteers to serve as group facilitators for a proposed local support group. Contact for details.
Through SU (9/14) – Imagined Circus and Travelers, paintings by Diana LaRose-Weaver.
Through (10/28) – Into the Fire, glass, clay and metal works.
Through (8/31) – Lost at Sea, works by Sandee Johnson.
Through (8/28) – Submissions will be accepted for Anything Goes, Everything Shows, a multimedia mail-in art show. All submissions will be exhibited. Opening: Sept. 6. Free.
Through (8/18) – Artists residing in North or South Carolina may submit works to be considered for the Views show. All mediums allowed. Contact for guidelines.
Through SU (8/31) – Photographs of the farm taken by local photographers
Through TU (9/30) – Merge, vintage and contemporary photography.
ONGOING – Sol LeWitt: Creating Place, Wall Drawing #618, conceptual art.
Through FR (9/26) – Linear-Geometric Abstraction & Geometric Color Field Painting, a Resurrection and Resurgence, works by Matthew Zelder.
Through SA (9/20) – Edwina Bringle Retrospective, weaving.
Through (8/16), 12pm-2pm – CTRL+P 3D Printing Week, watch 3D printing in action. Free.
WE (8/13), 4:30am-7pm – School supplies donation drive. Contact for list of requested items. Drop off location: Ingles, 1141 Tunnel Road.
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS, 8am-noon –
Through FR (10/3) – The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908-1918, photographs of child textile workers.
WE (8/13), 8am-5pm – Volunteers needed for work project at Walnut Mountain to improve views from the trails. Optional carpool departing from Appalachian Trail Conservancy office, 160 Zilicoa St., at 8am. Registration required.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
WE (8/13), 10am – Monthly meeting.
Through FR (8/29) – Bring Us Your Best XI, works by competition winners.
WE (8/13), 10am – Children’s music program hosted by Sonja Brooks. Free.
WE (8/13), 10:30am – Teddy Bear Tea Party, including snacks and storytime. $5 adults/ children free with accompanying adult.
WE (8/13), 11am-12pm – Informal upstairs tour of Cone Manor’s second floor. Free. Meets at MP 294.
WEDNESDAYS through (11/30), 2-6pm –
WEDNESDAYS, 2:30-6:30pm –
WE (8/13), 3pm – Singing in the Rain. Free.
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-8:30pm – ESL classes. Registration required.
2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-7:30pm – Meets at the Spiral Center for Conscious Beginnings, 167A Haywood Road.
WE (8/13), 5:30-8:30pm – 50 percent of sales from this “Working with Trauma” workshop benefit Aura Home. $27.
WEDNESDAYS through (8/13), 6-7:30pm – Meditation for quieting the mind. $40 for four sessions.
WE (8/13), 6pm – A discussion on the history of U.S. policies in the Middle East with a focus on imperialism and occupation.
WE (8/13), 6pm – “Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice,” program on the culture and geography of Iceland. Free.
WE (8/13), 7pm – Organizational meeting to determine affiliation with regional group, Coalition Against Fracking in Western North Carolina. Free.
WE (8/13), 7pm-8:30pm – Kriya yoga presentation. Free to attend.
WEDNESDAYS through SUNDAYS until (8/24) – Miss Saigon. Wed.-Sat.: 8pm; Thu., Sat. & Sun.: 2pm. $40.
Live Comedy: Laugh Your Asheville Off! launch party w/ Chris Porter (21+), 8-10pm