The East End/Valley Street Neighborhood Association celebrates the neighborhood’s legacy and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Also: The Asheville Symphony Orchestra’s new season launches; Western Carolina University hosts its latest exhibits; and more!
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.
Growing up, Shana Bushyhead Condill frequently visited museums with her family. Whether in Montana where she was born or in Milwaukee where she graduated high school, Condill had exposure to a broad range of collections. But as a citizen of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, what she did not see was an accurate representation of […]
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, historian and author Christopher Arris Oakley will discuss his latest book, New South Indians: Tribal Economics and the Eastern Band of Cherokee in the Twentieth Century at UNCA.
The Indian Village is right down the road from the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and it is designed to show visitors what life in a traditional Cherokee village would have been like during the 18th century.
“You have to take time to look at yourself, look at your spirit and where you come from, and let the spirit guide your interests and love.”
Take an Xpress video getaway tour of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, shot as part of an upcoming getaway regional museum tour.