Events Calendar: April

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Yoga in the Galleries
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First Friday Art Walk
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Workshop: Drawing Faces

Lunchtime Art Break
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Workshop: Collage

Film Screening
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Film Screening
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Home School Program

Discussion Bound
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Yoga in the Galleries
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New on View + Opening Reception

A Performance by John Cobb
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Tot Time
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Lecture with Jason Andrew
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Lecture with Patricia Bailey
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Creative Sector Summit
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First Friday Art Walk

The Asheville Art Museum is pleased to be a part of the Downtown Asheville Art District’s ‘First Friday’ Art Walks occurring the first Friday of every month April through December. On these evenings from 5:00–8:00 p.m., the Museum offers pay-as-you-wish admission, as well as special shop promotions and events. For tonight’s First Friday event, we’re […]

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Political Cartoons in Pen & Ink with Jeff Kinzel

Political Cartoons in Pen & Ink with Jeff Kinzel MAY 2 —Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $20 members, $30 non-members In conjunction with John Heliker: The Order of Things — 60 Years of Paintings and Drawings, instructor Jeff Kinzel will lead a pen and ink cartoon drawing workshop in which students will learn to create a single-frame cartoon with […]

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Up for Discussion

Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum with Sarah Stacke MAY 8 — Friday at 5:30 p.m. Sarah Stacke, guest curator of Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, will present a lecture on Hugh Mangum’s life and work. Stacke is a documentary photographer dedicated to developing intimate stories about intersections of culture, history and geography that create […]

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Zine Lab: The Independent Medium

Zine Lab: The Independent Medium with Ben Gancsos and Sarah Stacke MAY 9 — Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $65 members, $75 non-members Workshop leaders Sarah Stacke, a photographer, curator and writer, and Ben Gancsos, a photographer and zine maker, will explore the world of the photo zine and get you on your way to making your own. Sarah […]

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Home School Program

$4 per student For Students in Grades 1–4. Join us for a monthly home-school program on the second Tuesday of each month. Each 1.5 hour program includes a guided tour of the Museum’s Permanent Collection or special exhibition and a hands-on activity. Please contact Sharon McRorie at 828.253.3227 with any questions.

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Discussion Bound

Discussion Bound — Monthly Reading Group Second Tuesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Frances Mulhall Achilles Library Expand your literary horizons and join us for our monthly book discussion where we read and discuss books that relate to a current exhibition. Moderated by a member of the Museum’s staff or a volunteer, we exchange ideas and learn about books, art and each […]

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Lunchtime Art Break

The Museum presents Lunchtime Art Breaks, a series of gallery talks and presentations designed to inform and engage you in dialogue with members of our curatorial and education departments, docents and special guests. Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum Carolyn Grosch, Assistant Curator

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Opening Reception + Gallery Talk

Opening Reception + Gallery Talk with Martha Severens MAY 17 — Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Reception from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Please join us for a special gallery talk with Martha Severens and an opening reception for From New York to Nebo: The Artistic Journey of Eugene Thomason. Severens is a distinguished author, curator and scholar. Her career includes serving […]

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Tot Time

Come discover the art of play in our interactive Art PLAYce for Children! Art PLAYce is open daily, but each month we will feature a fun activity designed especially for our young visitors plus time to explore the Museum galleries.

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Weekend Film Screening

Fully Awake Production Studio: Documentary Educational Resources Black Mountain College (1933–1957) was an influential experiment in education that inspired and shaped 20th-century American art. Fully Awake explores the college’s progressive pedagogy and radical approach to arts education. Rated: NR. 61 minutes. Screened in conjunction with Jack Tworkov: Beyond Black Mountain, Selected Works From 1952–1982.

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