The nonprofit Preserving a Picturesque America hosts a benefit art sale and exhibition that reinterprets scenes from the historic Buncombe Turnpike.
Local photographer Lauren Merrell discusses her latest project and its impact on her life and those of others.
Western North Carolina is grappling with a controversial part of its history: monuments erected in commemoration of Confederate figures. In May, after months of debate and consideration by a specially appointed task force, Asheville began removing the Vance Monument, an obelisk honoring the late Confederate military officer and former Gov. Zebulon Baird Vance. And in […]
The independent alliance of artists broadly define the medium of “the print” to encompass a wide range of processes and content, using creative approaches both traditional and experimental.
The Madison County native discusses his unusual path to the paintbrush and his artistic philosophy.
Aquatic creatures flock to Lake Tomahawk, two pairs of artists form new studios and more area arts news.
Black Mountain Center for the Arts continues a long-running tradition while the Madison County Arts Council starts a new one.
The findings of Priscilla Robinson’s 14-year project are published, a recent Asheville High graduate earns a spot in the prestigious GRAMMY Camp and more area arts news.
Honor Moor, Barbie Angell and Kathryn Langwell reinterpret Grimm’s fairy tales; Concerts on the Creek return to Sylva; plus more area arts news.
The Solarize rate of $2.45 per watt of electricity generation is roughly 9% cheaper than the statewide average of $2.67 per watt listed by EnergySage, an industry website. The program, spearheaded by the nonprofit Blue Horizons Project, is able to offer the discount through bulk purchasing of solar equipment for Buncombe County residents.
Local artists and arts leaders discuss the state of racial justice in the creative community, one year after George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives Matter protests.
April Bennett, Jaze Uries and Brennan Dugan take to the sea; the Historic Montford Garden Tour returns; and more area arts news.
Assistant curator Hilary Schroeder discusses the behind-the-scenes work for AAM’s newest photography show.
Tryon gets one step closer to honoring the legendary soul singer; the Historic Resources Commission honors local champions; and more area arts news.
The YMI Cultural Center and First Congregational United Church of Christ renew their partnership; Asheville Pizza & Brewing reopens its theater; and more area arts news.
Multidisciplinary artist Kira Bursky celebrates her first print collection. Also: new theater, live music, books, exhibits and more!
City officials team with River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project partners for grand opening celebrations.
A new initiative more sustainably helps nonprofits and artists, more live theater returns and other area happenings.
The local artist’s OHAC Justice comic book series takes place in Asheville and features superheroes based on staff members at Open Hearts Art Center.
There are plenty of free virtual and in-person exhibits and educational opportunities in and around Asheville. Poets and visual artists are also being called to submit works for a pair of contests.
Local arts leaders in various mediums identify up-and-coming or underseen peers that readers should be on the lookout for in 2021.