See some of the latest art exhibits now on view in and around town.
Community leaders and local musicians bring the annual celebration of African American culture online, a local screenwriter’s film debuts online and more area arts news.
Indoor library services return, the Asheville Art Museum launches a fund drive and more area arts news.
The lead artists of the giant downtown mural discuss planning and implementing the inspirational work.
The Asheville Art Museum, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and Smith-McDowell House Museum offer complimentary digital access to their exhibitions and programs.
For our nonprofit special issue, Mountain Xpress took a look at a spectrum of local nonprofits that have recently experienced significant changes or are in the midst of transformative shifts in management or focus. We also checked in on some of the largest grant funding awards our region has seen this year.
On Dec. 26, 1948, several hundred people made their way to Charlotte Street to celebrate the grand opening of the Asheville Art Museum.
“What on Earth does an art gallery and museum need a brewery in it?”
The Asheville Art Museum re-opens with two major exhibitions, Intersections in American Art and Appalachia Now!
“The downtown business district of Asheville is riveting with exciting things to see and do.”
The Grail, Malaprop’s and Asheville Art Museum team up to screen a documentary on scientific illustrator Renaldo Kuhler, World Peas Animations offers a pair of Movie Making Summer Camps and more.
As the city gets ready to meet the latest incarnation of the Asheville Art Museum on Pack Square, Xpress looks at the museum’s history and its plans for the future, along with cost of the building project and its effects on other Pack Place institutions to feel out what the new space will mean to Asheville and the region.
The Asheville Jewish Film Festival begins at the Fine Arts Theatre, the Grail shows a new Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds concert film and more.
At noon on Friday, Jan. 19, visitors will get an in-depth look at Norton’s yet-to-be-revealed 2017 gift during one of the museum’s Art Break events.
The Collider screens Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate change documentary, BMCM+AC examines the German art school that was one of its primary influences and more.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will hear funding requests from 46 nonprofits as it begins budget season during its meeting on Tuesday, March 21. Those requests total just under $11 million.
Lori Greenberg, who co-coordinated Celebrate Zelda!, views the three-day series, happening Friday-Sunday, March 10-12, as a way to spotlight the benefits of the arts for those struggling with mental health issues.
Asheville’s Planning & Zoning Commission approved all five zoning requests presented at the board’s March meeting, including the Asheville Art Museum’s expansion, a five-story hotel on Hendersonville Road, an apartment complex in South Asheville, expansion of the day care center at the Jewish Community Center and a new use for the Patton-Parker House property on Charlotte Street.
The outdoor art fair is free to browse and takes place on Sunday, July 17.
Not only were women the organizers of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, but they also made up a significant part of its membership. The works selected for Appalachian Innovators show a continuity of the female workforce over 70 years and include historical gems alongside contemporary works by Cynthia Bringle, Jane Peiser and others.
The free semiannual festival is at Pack Place (weather permitting) and Asheville Art Museum Sunday, Dec. 6, from 1-6 p.m.