Restoring the Dream project launched in January of this year. The open studio offers free art classes to members of the community. Like its founder, Joe Rob, many who attend have lived or currently live on the street.
This year’s summit takes place on Friday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Collider.
John Raymond Mireles has been traveling all across the country photographing strangers for his latest project, ‘Neighbors.’ He arrives to Asheville Friday, April 21.
Recently, members of Artspace, a Minnesota-based property development, assent management and consulting organization, visited to Asheville to explore the possibility of an affordable housing project geared toward local artists.
In her latest exhibition, ‘Following the Stars to Freedom,’ Heather Shirin draws on inspiration from the late 19th and early 20th century works of Alphonse Mucha and Gustav Klimt. The collection will be on display at London District Studios Friday, April 14 through Tuesday, May 9.
Think Asheville deserves a reputation for more than beer? How about its thriving craft arts scene? Voting is under way to establish the Top 10 Towns for Craft Lovers, via an online poll presented by American Craft Week. At the time this is being posted, tiny Seagrove, N.C. (population 228), is in the lead with […]
Throughout April, Fakhoury’s latest collection, Imageries of Life, will be on display at the Asheville Gallery of Art. An opening reception will be held Friday, April 7, 5-8 p.m
Harmonia brings sanctuary spaces to festivals of various sizes, and on Sunday, April 9, the nonprofit will host its own event — a donation-based fundraiser at Salvage Station.
A film premiere, a literary reading and two musical performances will be among the events celebrating UNC Asheville’s Center for Jewish Studies 35th anniversary, beginning Thursday, March 23.
Lori Greenberg, who co-coordinated Celebrate Zelda!, views the three-day series, happening Friday-Sunday, March 10-12, as a way to spotlight the benefits of the arts for those struggling with mental health issues.
Dozens of collaborators — from restaurants to artists and stylists — make Open Doors’ Art Affair into a “spectacle” of creativity, according to event chair Dosty Quarrier. The fundraiser’s eighth annual iteration takes place at the Foundation on Saturday, March 11.
The forum takes place at the YMI Cultural Center on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
The exhibit, “Family Vacations I Have Never Taken,” will be featured at Mars Hill University’s Weizenblatt Gallery, Feb. 16-March 9.
Through text and photography, Christina Geneve and Makeda Sandford seek to “reach the young, vibrant, artistic underground culture and amplify voices from people of color.”
Local artist Severn Eaton recently took his art project “White Shame,” to New York. The original plan was to photograph himself on the streets. His plans changed when he passed by Trump Tower.
Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! FRIDAY Science Pub: Meet Your Dog An Introduction to the Science Underlying Your Dog’s Behavior 254-7162, ashevillescience.org FR (1/27), 5:30pm – Science Pub: “Meet Your Dog An Introduction to the Science Underlying Your Dog’s […]
Each year, Xpress highlights the thoughtful and engaging creative work of area K-12 students in a special issue, which also includes listings of local and regional summer camps. The deadline to submit student work is Friday, Feb. 17.
The tour, which grew out of a discussion about changes to Asheville’s black neighborhoods, businesses and landmarks, will be free to local African-Americans during February in honor of Black History Month.
Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! FRIDAY ‘Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins’ at Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center 56 Broadway, 828-350-8484, blackmountaincollege.org FR (1/13) through SA (5/13) – Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins, exhibition of the paintings of Zola Marcus. Reception: […]
Artist Elizabeth Porritt Carrington speaks of the powerful influence of grief on her journey as an artist.
Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! EXHIBITIONS ‘The Wish List Celebration’ at American Folk Art 64 Biltmore Ave., 281-2134, amerifolk.com FR (11/25) through FR (12/30) – The Wish List Celebration, group exhibition. ‘We’re not who we thought we were’ at RAMP […]