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 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.
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 SU (8/31) – Photographs of the farm taken by local photographers
Through TU (9/30) – Merge, vintage and contemporary photography.
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 (9/9) – Serendipitous Accretion, paintings by Amanda Seckington. Free.
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 SA (8/31) – Handmade traditional Javanese Batik.
Through SU (8/31) – Corollaries, paintings by Suzanne Saunders.
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 WE (10/15) – ZOOM IN: An Exhibition of Asheville Street Photography, works by six local photographers.
Through (9/13) – Registration is open for this race to benefit the Autism Society of North Carolina and families affected by autism. Call to register. $25. Held at UNCA on Sept. 13.
(pd.) August 30, 10 am at New Life Community Church on 1417 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28804. Proceeds help Chris Spurrier get a van modified with computerized hand controls. Items range from local fine art to new practical items. View auction items on Facebook: Chris Spurrier Van Fund / Auction.
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.
TU (8/19), 5pm – Ann B. Ross discusses her book Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day. Admission is purchase of book, $26.95.
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.
Through FR (8/29) – Bring Us Your Best XI, works by competition winners.
TU (8/19), 10:30am – Held in the museum’s ArtPLAYce. Admission fees apply.
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:30-3:30pm – Medical office support career classes. Registration required.
MONDAYS, 2:15-4pm & TUESDAYS, 7:30-9:30pm- Free with donations.
TUESDAYS, 2:30-5:30pm –
TUESDAYS, 3-6pm –
Tasty Tuesday: Revelation Pale Ale; Food Truck: 3 Suns Bistro; Cornhole League, 6pm
TU (8/19), 6:30pm-8:00pm – Energy conservation and weatherization services workshop. Registration required. Free.
TU (8/19), 7pm – Family style market supper prepared by chefs from The Admiral, with live music and craft beer. Proceeds benefit the West Asheville Tailgate Market. $30.
Live Music: Pleasure Chest (blues, rock, soul), 7pm
3rd TUESDAYS, 7:30-9pm – For practicing and experiencing empathy. Free. Held at 386 Kenilworth Road.
TUESDAYS, 7:30-9pm – Weekly dance classes. $5.