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 (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.
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 (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 (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 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.
TU (9/23) – Equity Principle and non-union auditions for Don’t Dress for Dinner. Contact for appointment.
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.
TU (9/23), noon-1pm – Information session for prospective volunteers.
TUESDAYS, 9:30-11am – Shares spiritual paths, journeys and individual callings. Free.
TUESDAYS, 10am-noon – “Spirit Collage,” making collage prayer cards. Free.
TU (9/23), 1pm – Invasive plants presentation.
TUESDAYS, 2:30-5:30pm –
TUESDAYS, 3-6pm –
TUESDAYS (9/9) through (10/14), 4pm – Memoir writing class. Meets every other week. Registration required. Free.
TU (9/23), 4pm-5pm – Training session for volunteers interested in being elementary math and literacy coaches.
TU (9/23), 5-7pm – Drop-in information session for those interested in being mentor or volunteers.
TU (9/23), 5:30pm – Screening of the documentary The Empowerment Project. Held in UNCA’s Highsmith Student Union. $7.
TUESDAYS, 5:30-6:30pm - Workshop and support group, “Understanding the Mind, Body and Spirit after Sexual Violence.” Free.
TU (9/23) & TU (9/30), 6-9pm – eBay business seminar.
TU (9/23), 6pm – Workshop on “from scratch” cooking. $10.
TU (9/23), 6pm – Discusses challenges for defendants, especially people of color, in the American legal system. Free to attend.
TU (9/23), 6:30pm – “Logic and Reason,” discussion of Ayn Rand’s philosophy. Free.
TU (9/23), 6:30-7:30pm – “Possum Party,” stories, songs and dance about the marsupials.
TU (9/23), 7pm – NC Poet Laureate Jospeh Bathani reads. Free.
TU (9/23), 7pm – A specialist with Monarch Watch presents a program on Monarch butterfly conservation.
TU (9/23), 7pm – Carol Bradley discusses her book Last Chain on Billie.
TUESDAYS, 7:30-9pm – Weekly dance classes. $5. Held at Oakley United Methodist Church, 607 Fairview Road.
TU (9/23), 7:30pm – Asheville Symphony Orchesetra and WCU School of Music classical string performance. $10/$5 students & children. In the Bardo Arts Center.