Asheville Oktoberfest returns for first time in four years; Asheville Art Museum hosts a Hospitality Workers Date Night; Asheville Drag Brunch hosts The Wizard of Oz themed event; and more!
James Beard-nominated chef opens second restaurant in a matter of months along Patton Avenue. Plus, Asheville Art Museum opens exhibition focused on food; Tastee Diner opens for dinner; and more.
Mercy Urgent Care, a nonprofit urgent care network, expanded hours at two locations April 23. The South Asheville clinic, 1833 Hendersonville Road, and the East Asheville clinic, 1272 Tunnel Road, are open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
UNC Asheville will host a free concert of Indigenous hip hop. Plus, two local kindergarten teachers team to write a children’s book, White Horse Black Mountain celebrates Stephen Sondheim and the Asheville Symphony presents American orchestral music.
Well Played Board Game Café offers variety of events for new year. Plus, an Asheville author plans to publish four novels in February, the Moog Foundation offers signed books and Ani Volkan will discuss printmaking processes at the Asheville Art Museum.
Black Mountain’s Deck the Trees events welcomes in the holiday season. Plus, the Folk Art Center hosts the annual Holiday Seconds Sales, an Asheville artist sells painting for Ukraine and the NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition bring eight finalists to town.
Michelle Weitzman, the only trustee to speak publicly about employee complaints of mistreatment at the Asheville Art Museum, was removed from the museum’s board Nov. 15.
The Asheville Symphony hits to road to perform at various local venues. Also, the Asheville Art Museum acquires work by Cherokee artists, local singer Jordan Scheffer celebrates her new album at Isis Music Hall and a mind-reading show comes to the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts.
A new Asheville Art Museum exhibition explores how Cherokee artists incorporate the tribe’s written language into their works. Plus, a new novel uses Asheville as a character, a Christmas tradition returns to Flat Rock and the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts offers multiple takes on a holiday classic.
Assistant curator Hilary Schroeder discusses the behind-the-scenes work for AAM’s newest photography show.
Area performance and visual artists ready new work that wrestles with one year of quarantine, while a new AAAC survey reveals dire times for many local creators.
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.”