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.
Entertainment will feature the Confluence Trio during the VIP reception (5:30-7 p.m.) and DJ Marley Carroll during the main event. Brian Fleetwood, a 2012 Windgate Fellow based in Santa Fe, will also provide a make-your-own wearable brooch station.
The 46th annual gathering of over 100 artisans from across the Southeast takes place Aug. 4-5 on the grounds of All Souls Cathedral.
The 71st annual celebration of contemporary and traditional craft runs July 20-22 at the U.S. Cellular Center.
Pack Square Park will be transformed into a handmade hotspot on Sunday, July 15, as The Big Crafty celebrates a decade of independent art and artists.
On Sunday, July 1, Momentum Gallery will debut its exhibit, Reflections, as part of Summer of Glass series.
The Asheville Zine Fest now fills a regional need, attracting some 300 guests and 40 vendors, including notable local authors like F.T. Lukens.
Western North Carolina towns exude charm throughout the year, but on Independence Day they take that appeal to another level. That tradition continues in 2018 with streets and parks across the mountains playing host to parades, live music, festivals and other family-friendly celebrations while the sun is out, followed by fireworks and shows to cap off the night. […]
The June 16 Pack Square Park festival doubles as an album release show for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.
The first installment in the 2018 Community Engagement Social series takes place June 14 at Pisgah View Apartments.
The Center for Craft’s summer-long Craft City series kicks off June 1 with a mini-macramé plant hanger workshop.
The Cabbage School, which describes itself as a “rigorous skill based fool school,” takes inspiration from the rural craft school tradition and educational communities such as Rural Studio and Black Mountain College.
The night of adult-themed storytelling and music takes place May 18 at The Grey Eagle.