Category: Events

Monday, February 10, 2014

A TOAST to Asheville’s Finest

On February 6, the Asheville Art Museum opened its halls to a variety of beer, wine and spirits vendors, many from the Western North Carolina region, and guests mingled with each vendor, excited to sample their beverages. The occasion was the Museum’s annual TOAST Asheville, where 17 beverage distributors — including Highland Brewing Co., Covington… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

An Evening with Poet and Painter Basil King

by Adrian Etheridge “I have a feeling you’re going to be one of those crazy guys that if you don’t paint, you’ll go crazy.” This is what one of poet and painter Basil King’s friends told him early in his career. And, as King writes and paints every single day, his friend is probably right.… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Thursday, December 5, 2013

Crowds Shop Local at The Big Crafty 2013

by Adrian Etheridge As this holiday season approaches, shopping for gifts is at the forefront of many people’s minds. You could, of course, run to the nearest large department store and buy a generic, expensive gift. Or, you could support small, local businesses by buying more personal and handmade presents. Asheville is chock full of… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Sunday, October 20, 2013

2013 Urban Loft + Art Tour

By Adrian Etheridge On October 10, the Asheville Art Museum conducted its annual Urban Loft + Art tour inviting participants to view a few of downtown’s most stunning lofts and art collections. Each year the museum partners with loft owners within the community to show spaces that most Ashevillians don’t even know exist. On this… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Sunday, September 15, 2013

Mandala Today – An Insight into the Mind Through Art

Each day we have an overwhelming 4 million bytes of information floating in our brains. We can only process about .05% of that (2,000 bytes) in general. But, according to workshop instructor Theo Windish, an artist and art therapist candidate at Georgia College & State University, through the creative process of mandala drawing we can… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Museum Travelers visit Hudson River Valley with Asheville Art Museum

It’s that time of year again! The Asheville Art Museum’s annual Museum Travel adventure is currently underway. This week members of the community, led by Museum Executive Director, Pam Myers, are enjoying the some of the best art and culture New York’s Hudson River Valley (and NYC) have to offer! Guest will spend four days… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Preview what’s in store for this weekend’s Print Fair attendees

To kick off the Fine Art Print Fair, Megan Barnhart of (returning) Print Fair dealer Jerald Melberg Gallery shares additional details about the range of works from the Gallery that this year’s Print Fair visitors (and buyers) can expect to see: In business for over 30 years, Jerald Melberg Gallery prides itself on enjoying a… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Monday, April 29, 2013

What to expect at your Museum’s Second Annual Fine Art Print Fair

Asheville Art Museum looks forward to hosting several highly regarded professional art dealers and galleries from across the country for this weekend’s upcoming Fine Art Print Fair, with each bringing a diverse selection of fine art prints for WNC residents and visitors to view and purchase. Consider adding to your personal art collection with one… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Monday, November 5, 2012

Museum audiences enjoy a multi-sensory treat during Moogfest performance by INVISIBLE

By Sarah Wall Audience members enjoying the performances by INVISIBLE during Moogfest 2012 were given a unique experience.   Staying true to their roots and to the sentiments of the music festival, INVISIBLE experimented in sound and visual display.  Using technology considered archaic by today’s society, the group creates a distinctive “smorgasbord” of sound- and video-making… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Friday, October 26, 2012

Asheville Art Museum interview with INVISIBLE ensemble member Mark Dixon

By Sarah Wall | October 25, 2012 The Asheville Art Museum is hosting four performances by experimental music ensemble INVISIBLE this weekend, October 27th and 28th.  This Museum event is a component of this year’s Moogfest lineup.  According to INVISIBLE ensemble member Mark Dixon, the performance will be “in the tradition of experimentation and innovation… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Thursday, October 4, 2012

Experimental Music Ensemble, INVISIBLE, to perform at Museum this October

Experimental music ensemble INVISIBLE will be performing at the Asheville Art Museum on October 27 and 28, 2012. Self-described as a “mechanical music museum,” “dance music for your brain” and “a reverse engineered folk science daydream,” INVISIBLE meshes together the visual and auditory through installation-based performances. At its core are Bart Trotman and Mark Dixon,… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Thursday, March 11, 2010

my friend jessica levine, mosaic artist

I used to say that I’ve known Jessica Levine for 25 years because we met in our first year of art school. But the other day I did the math and realized much to my dismay that Jessie and I actually know each other for exactly 30 years. Yesterday I found a grey hair so… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Wednesday, September 16, 2009

A Taste of Art +Wine

The Museum’s annual Silent Auction and Wine Tasting featured 20 different distributors who brought a wide assortment of wines and beers for everyone to taste. As someone said to me by the end of the night, “Last year I had to take a cab, but this year I brought a friend”. We are so glad… Click to read the rest of the blog post