Events Calendar: February
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Waste Land Renowned artist Vik Muniz embarks on one of the most inspired collaborations of his career, joining creative forces with Brazilian garbage pickers who mine treasure from the trash heaps of Rio de Janeiro’s Jardim Gramacho landfill to create art. Rated: NR. 93 minutes. Screened in conjunction with X, Y + Z: Dimensions in Sculpture.
Gallery Talk with Patricia Bailey + Opening Reception for John Heliker: The Order of Things — 60 Years of Paintings and Drawings Reception from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Gallery Talk at 3:30 p.m. Please join us for a special gallery talk with Patricia Bailey, President of the Heliker-LaHotan Foundation, as she discusses the life and […]
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. $8 members, $12 non-members Please join us for yoga classes in the Museum’s galleries! We will practice relaxation yoga, inspired by the surrounding art. Please bring your own mat, yoga props (if you have them) and wear comfortable clothing. An Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500), Elle Jai Taylor has an […]
Toast Asheville FEBRUARY 5 — Thursday, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. $30 for members, $35 for non-members, $40 at the door On this festive evening, music will fill the Museum’s halls as guests sip the region’s delicious beer, wine and spirits and sample tastes from local chefs and eateries. A silent auction will feature art, gift packages and items from local distributors, wineries […]
$6 + tax for Members $14 + tax (includes Museum Admission) for Non-Members Advance registration is required. Pianoforte concerts fill up quickly, so please reserve your seats early by contacting the Museum at 828.253.3227 or purchase online using the links above. As part of the Museum’s popular Pianoforte series, Pianist Leslie Downs will perform selections by Mozart, Mompou, […]
$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.
Join our monthly book discussion where we read and discuss books that relate to artwork in our galleries. Moderated by a member of the Museum’s staff or a volunteer, we exchange ideas and learn about books, art and each other. Bring your copy of the book. This month’s book is My Name is Asher Lev by […]
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.
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. $8 members, $12 non-members Please join us for yoga classes in the Museum’s galleries! We will practice relaxation yoga, inspired by the surrounding art. Please bring your own mat, yoga props (if you have them) and wear comfortable clothing. In 2008 Evan Hart Marsh began teaching in Berkeley, CA at Berkeley […]
Searching for Hubbard in the 21st Century Appalachian South with Marilyn Zapf The American Arts and Crafts Movement was championed by figures like Elbert Hubbard (1856–1915) at the turn of the 20th Century, but what, if any, of his ideals can be identified in craft today? This presentation will use Roycroft, an artisan community in East Aurora, NY founded by Hubbard in […]