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Asheville Art Museum hosts Laughter Yoga in celebration of new exhibition: PLAY
May 20 & June 24, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
The Asheville Art Museum invites members and visitors to enjoy a new public program, Laughter Yoga, hosted by the Museum on May 20 and June 24 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. in… Click to read the rest of the blog post
The Museum welcomes parents with tiny tots (pre-school ages) to enjoy Tot Time, a new program of the Museum’s interactive Art PLAYce for Children.
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
May 21, 2013
Free with membership or Museum admission (children under 5 always admitted free)
Parents with pre-school age children are invited to bring their youngsters… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Join our monthly book discussion where we read and discuss books that relate to artwork in our galleries. Discussions are moderated by a member of the Museum’s staff or a volunteer. Please bring your copy of the book (available for purchase through the Museum Shop). This May, readers will enjoy a discussion on featured book:… Click to read the rest of the blog post
The Museum presents Lunchtime Art Breaks, a series of gallery talks, guided tours and special presentations designed to inform and engage visitors in dialogue with Museum staff, docents, artists and other guest presenters. On May 24, guests will enjoy a guided tour and discussion of current exhibition The Well-Made World with former Special Projects Curator,… Click to read the rest of the blog post
The 1960s and 1970 marked the revolution of film as a popular artistic medium. Simultaneously the art world was experiencing a multiplicity of significant and sometimes related styles: Pop art, process or conceptual art, minimal art, earth and and performance art, each of which have been incorporated into film. To recognize this important time in… Click to read the rest of the blog post
In this workshop, participants will learn the art of hand-painted cinema, creating their own handmade, hand-painted direct animation on 16mm film. Using inks, markers, acetate, found objects, scratches, glitter, nail polish and other materials, workshop participants will learn a variety of techniques and will leave the workshop with their very own short animation. Films will… Click to read the rest of the blog post
From films that were hand-painted in the 1940s to the computer aided “glitch” art of this decade, artists who create animation are a varied group. This exhibition of animated films takes us through past and recent year of a subculture of artists who have hand-drawn, painted, collaged and otherwise manipulated film to create all forms… Click to read the rest of the blog post
The Asheville Art Museum offers visitors free admission, including North and East Wing galleries, and the Art PLAYce for Children, on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
See a list of current exhibitions here.
Also note, the Museum’s Shop (online storefront here), Biltmore Gallery, Holden Community Gallery and atrium… Click to read the rest of the blog post
On June 7, guests will enjoy a guided tour and discussion of current exhibition PLAY with Museum Education and Curatorial staff.
Hosted by the Museum on a monthly basis, Lunchtime Art Breaks are a unique and engaging opportunity for audiences of all ages to enjoy a guided tour and discussion of current exhibitions. These affordable… Click to read the rest of the blog post
The Asheville Art Museum is a proud member of the Asheville Downtown Gallery Association. The Association is comprised of 26 participating venues located in the Downtown Asheville Art District, including galleries, museums and jewelry studios located within a walkable half mile radius of downtown Asheville. Participating organizations are listed on the Downtown Gallery Guide with… Click to read the rest of the blog post