Asheville Art Museum hosts annual TOAST Asheville benefit at Hi-Wire Brewing Feb. 24

From the Asheville Art Museum:

Asheville Art Museum Presents TOAST Asheville Event at Hi-Wire Brewing

ASHEVILLE — The Asheville Art Museum hosts its annual TOAST Asheville event this year with Hi-Wire Brewing on Friday, February 24 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The evening includes many unique Hi-Wire beers and partner wines to sample, local food, brewery tours, a raffle drawing and a silent auction. Entertainment is provided by Appalatin, whose foot-stomping, hip-swinging sounds organically unite Appalachian folk and high-energy Latin music. 

  • Location: Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top (2 Huntsman Place)
  • Tickets: $30 for members; $35 for non-members; $40 at the door. Tickets to this event can be purchased online at or by calling the Museum at 828.253.3227. All proceeds from this event support the Asheville Art Museum’s ongoing exhibitions and programming.
  • Food and Beverage vendors include:

    • Arlene Cotler Custom Catering
    • French Broad Chocolates
    • Foothills Meats
    • Hi-Wire Brewing
    • The Lobster Trap
    • Rezaz
    • Roots Hummus
    • Strada Asheville
    • Waynesville Soda Jerks
  • Silent Auction Donors include:

    • Appalatin
    • Bette Boutique
    • Biltmore Estate Wine Company
    • The Blackbird Restaurant
    • Blue Ridge Distilling Co./ Defiant Whiskey
    • Burial Beer Co.
    • Chestnut
    • The Corner Kitchen
    • Diana Wortham Theatre
    • Foothills Meats
    • French Broad Chocolates
    • Hillary Frye Art
    • MetroWines
    • Oskar Blues Brewing
    • Rezaz
    • Roots Hummus
    • S.R.O. Coffee & Dried Fruits
    • Sue Grier Pottery
    • Trader Joe’s
    • Troy + Sons
    • White Duck Taco Shop
  • About the Asheville Art Museum 

    The Asheville Art Museum is the only nonprofit visual arts museum serving the 24 counties of Western North Carolina. Incorporated by artists in 1948, the Museum collects, preserves and interprets American art of the 20th and 21st centuries with a focus on work of significance to the Southeast. 

    The Museum is currently under construction to build the new Asheville Art Museum, scheduled to open in the summer of 2018. The Museum continues an active schedule of programs with Western North Carolina partners during its construction phase. Visit for details. 

    Founded by artists in 1948 in Asheville, NC, the Asheville Art Museum annually presents an exciting, inviting and active schedule of exhibitions and public programs based on its permanent collection of 20th and 21st century American art. Any visit will also include experiences with works of significance to Western North Carolina’s cultural heritage including Studio Craft, Black Mountain College and Cherokee artists. Special exhibitions feature renowned regional and national artists and explore issues of enduring interest. The Museum also offers a wide array of innovative, inspiring and entertaining educational programs for people of all ages. 

    The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and receives support from organizations such as the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources; the National Endowment for the Arts; and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Additional support is provided by the City of Asheville and Buncombe County.

About Max Hunt
Max Hunt grew up in South (New) Jersey and graduated from Warren Wilson College in 2011. History nerd; art geek; connoisseur of swimming holes, hot peppers, and plaid clothing. Follow me @J_MaxHunt

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