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.
SUNDAYS – Meets during Cleveland Browns games. Contact for specific times.
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 FR (9/26) – Running on Tybee works by Tim Murray. In the Spiers Gallery.
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.
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 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 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.
SATURDAYS through (10/31), 8am-noon -
SATURDAYS through (10/30), 9am-noon -
SU (9/21), 9am-4pm – Training workshop for volunteers interested in testing local streams for water quality. Ages 17+. Registration required.
SUNDAYS, 10-noon – Morning sitting meditation. Instruction provided. Free.
SA (9/20) & SU (9/21), 10am-5pm – Self-guided tour of Henderson artists’ studios. Free to attend. Contact for locations.
SU (9/21), 10am-noon – The Blessed Blend, Native American music, dance and ministry.
SU (9/21), 12-4pm – Family friendly event includes garden walk, games and live music. Free.
SUNDAYS through (9/28), 1-2pm – Focuses on Chicago-style moves from the 1940s. $40.
SU (9/21), 1-4pm – National Drive Electric Week Car Show. Free to attend.
SA (9/20) & SU (9/21), 1-6pm – Self-guided tour covering nine WNC counties. $30 per vehicle/$25 advance. Maps given with registration.
SU (9/21), 1-4pm – 100th anniversary celebration. Free.
SA (9/21), 2-5pm – Conservation activist Ina Warren presents a program on monarch butterflies. $5.
SU (9/21), 2-3pm – Presentation: “The Genius of Common Sense” by Annie Butzner, Oncology/Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist. Free.
SU (9/21), 3pm – Harry Schultz, jazz vocalist. Free.
SU (9/21), 3pm – “Chopin – The Romantic Heart”, multimedia show. Reservations required. Held in a private home. Directions given with reservations. $35.
SU (9/21), 3pm – Great Smokies Writing Program’s “Writers at Home Reading Series.”
SU (9/21), 4pm – Classical harp concert with Linda Barton Paul. $20.
SU (9/21), 5-7pm – Includes food, music and a screening of Peacemakers, an interview with Jeremy Gilley and Prem Rawat.
SU (9/21), 5pm – Joshua Messick, hammered dulcimer. $10/$5 for 12 and under.
SA (9/21), 6pm – Family Feast prepared from the farm’s bounty. Proceeds benefit farm programs. $35.
Su (9/21), 6:30pm – Walk-in auditions for Identity XYZ, three plays exploring the themes of gender identity. Free to attend.