POINT OF VIEW: Fred Ritchin, left, and Namita Gupta Wiggers each offer a keynote presentation during photo+craft. Photos courtesy of event coordinators

All events are in Asheville unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, March 31
• Exhibition and reception for Keep your Eyes Open: DIY Photography at WWC. Held at Holden Gallery,Warren Wilson College, 701 Warren Wilson Road, Swannanoa. 5-7 p.m.
• Collector’s dinner, held at the Fischer/Shull home (tickets sold through REVOLVE). 6:30 p.m.

Friday, April 1
• Open house and registration at the Broadway Arts Building, 49 Broadway. 3:30-5:30 p.m.
•  Exhibition and reception for Authentic Constructions with Lindsay Lochman, Barb Ciurej, Janelle Young, Constance Thalken and Christina Z. Anderson. Held at Henco Gallery, 54 1/2 Broadway. 4-5:30 p.m.
• Keynote speaker Fred Ritchin on “Bending the Frame: Photography and Social Change.” Broadway Arts Building. 5:30-7 p.m, followed by reception.

Saturday, April 2
• Workshop, “Cameraless Photography: Silver Figurative Rendering Salon,” with Robert Asman. Held at The Asheville Darkroom, Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts St. (Tickets sold through The Asheville Darkroom.) 9 a.m.-noon
• Presentation and discussion on “Making and Meaning: Photobooks and the Social Fabric” with Clarissa Sligh and Alejandro Cartagena, moderated by Eric Baden. At Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 56 Broadway. 10-11:30 a.m.
• Film screening of From Darkroom to Daylight with director Harvey Wang. At The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St. 1-2:30 p.m.
• Panel discussion on “Ghosts in the Machine: Finding Craft in the Digital,” with James Huckenpahler, Vasna Pavlovic and Elijah Gowin, moderated by Bernard Welt. At the Altamont Theatre. 2:30-4 p.m.
• Keynote speaker Namita Gupta Wiggers on “Almost Touch + Virtual Communities: photo+craft.” At the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, 67 Broadway. 5-6:30 p.m.
• photo+craft celebration and presenter’s exhibition, Phantom Practices. At REVOLVE, Cotton Mill Studios, 122 Riverside Drive. 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 3
• “Building a Collection: A Conversation with David Raymond, Hedy Fischer and Randy Shull,” moderated by David J. Brown. At Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
• DOT Editions visit and lunch with Rocky Kenworthy at 2004 Riverside Drive, Unit 4. (Tickets sold through REVOLVE.) 1-3 p.m.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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