Outdoor concerts, street dances, picnics with family (chosen or blood) and friends — all culminating in a fireworks spectacle — underscore the sweetness of a summer holiday.
The group show of Asheville-area ceramic artists opens June 8 at the Flood Gallery.
The annual free, self-guided tour of the Asheville neighborhood’s 40-plus artists’ studios is set for May 25-26.
The inaugural local celebration of invention, creativity, curiosity and hands-on learning takes place April 6 on UNC Asheville’s Main Quad.
Curious about holiday markets? Check out these pop-ups planned around Asheville.
The holiday art event returns for its 10th year, Dec. 1-2 at the U.S. Cellular Center.
The 49th annual Thanksgiving weekend gathering takes place Nov. 22-25 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.
The town of Dillsboro hosts the 14th annual celebration on Nov. 3.
The self-guided tours of North Asheville artists’ studios runs Oct. 27-28.
Self-taught woodturner Steve Noggle is the featured maker at the 71st annual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, which runs Friday-Sunday, Oct. 19-21, at the US Cellular Center.
Woman-owned businesses are the norm in Weaverville’s downtown district, a bustling hamlet that puts the lie to the notion of small towns as sleepy places where nothing much ever happens.
The combination Medieval Market and Viking Fight Night takes place Oct. 13 at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre.
One of the goals of Art Connections is to be an accessible link between art lovers and collectors and the high-quality art studios in the region.
Local artists, gallery owners and scholars discuss Harvey Littleton’s impact on the region’s glass scene.
“Traditionally, our Fall Festival is a time for celebrating our Appalachian heritage with our vibrant community of locals, students, staff and visitors,” says Jerry Jackson.
During this nationally celebrated event, held Friday, Oct. 5-Wednesday, Oct. 14, studios and galleries throughout the country open their doors to shine a spotlight on handmade craft in all its forms.
Open Coven, a new collective designed to assist fledgling as well as experienced artists in discovering the sacred process of making art, offers indoor and outdoor workshops this fall.
The annual celebration of regional culture takes place Sept. 29 at Western Carolina University.
Over 40 ceramic artists from across the state and the East coast will be at Pack Square Park on Sept. 22.
Use this list as a starting point to explore a new interest, jumpstart your artistic engine, or just get your hands dirty in a totally fun way.
The fine art and craft show returns to downtown Weaverville on Sept. 15.