The Museum will be closed on Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2013.
As a proud participant in the Blue Star Museums initiative, the Asheville Art Museum is one of more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense (from the day after Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013).
Welcome to the Asheville Art Museum
Welcome to the Museum’s newly designed Web site. We encourage you to visit the site often in the coming weeks as we continue adding additional details and features that will allow a purchases of Membership and gifts from the Museum Shop, as well as online donation forms to make supporting your Museum simple. We sincerely thank local website design firm, CAKE Websites & More, LLC, for their creative expertise in developing our new site from start to finish.
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 and entertaining educational programs for audiences of all ages.