Events Calendar: June

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First Friday Art Walk – Opening Reception

Moving Voices: A Multimedia Movement Performance
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Up for Discussion: Empowerment through the Visual Arts
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Art Break: Hear Our Voice
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Special Event: Hear Our Voice KiP
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Summer Camp 2017: Art + Nature (Grades K-2)

Summer Camp 2017: Crazy About Color (Grades K-2)
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Discussion Bound: Art as Therapy by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong
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2017 Gala: Time Warp | Tartan to Taffeta to Tie-Dye
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SOLD OUT Summer Camp 2017: Fun with Fiber (Grades 3-5)

SOLD OUT Summer Camp 2017: Paper Possibilities (Grades 3-5)
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Art Break: Spotlight Series: Message + Medium
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Summer Camp 2017: Sculptural Books (Grades 6-8)

Summer Camp 2017: Drawing + Painting (Grades 6-8)
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Art Break: Spotlight Series: Message + Medium

ART BREAKS Free Meet at Asheville Art Museum On the Slope (175 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville 28801) Drop in to one of our lunchtime Art Breaks! These informal gallery talks and presentations both inform and engage you in dialogue with our curatorial and education staff, docents, or special guests. JUNE 23 – Friday, 12:30pm Spotlight Series: […]

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Summer Camp 2017: Sculptural Books (Grades 6-8)

Week 3 | June 26 – 30 | Grades 6 – 8 Morning (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.): Sculptural Books: Students explore the exciting process and limitless possibilities of surface embellishment and book arts. Students create one-of-a-kind decorative papers and handmade books including accordion, lotus, flag, room and tunnel books. For more information about Summer Art Camp 2017, this […]

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Summer Camp 2017: Drawing + Painting (Grades 6-8)

Week 3 | June 26 – 30 | Grades 6 – 8 Afternoon (1:30 – 5:00 p.m.): Drawing + Painting: Students explore traditional and non-traditional drawing and painting media to create original works of art. This fun-filled, fast-paced week of opportunities combines great ideas with some new techniques to make art. For more information about Summer Art Camp 2017, […]

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Art Break: Spotlight Series

ART BREAKS Selected Fridays, 12:00 p.m. Free with membership or Museum admission Unless otherwise specified, Art Breaks take place at Asheville Art Museum On the Slope (175 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville 28801) Drop in to one of our lunchtime Art Breaks. These informal gallery talks and presentations both inform and engage you in dialogue with our […]

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Workshop: Empowerment + Portrait Photography

CLASSES, WORKSHOPS + TRIPS FOR ADULTS The Museum offers behind-the-scenes classes, hands-on workshops, and educational excursions for adults. Classes, designed for anyone interested in learning more about specific topics, explore art and the art world. Local and visiting artists help students of all levels and abilities develop skills in media that reflect techniques and themes […]

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Summer Camp 2017: Exploring Art (Grades K-2)

Week 4 | July 10 – 14 | Grades K – 2 Morning (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.): Exploring Art: Students explore great themes in art such as still life, landscape, portraits and more to create artworks using a range of media. Each student creates unique works of art. For more information about Summer Art Camp 2017, this […]

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Summer Camp 2017: Mixed-Media Madness (Grades K-2)

Week 4 | July 10 – 14 | Grades K – 2 Afternoon (1:30 – 5:00 p.m.): Mixed-Media Madness: Young students have a blast getting messy while exploring different types of media including watercolor, tempera and acrylic paint and mixed media to create unique works of art. For more information about Summer Art Camp 2017, this session, and […]

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Discussion Bound: “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” by Linda Nochlin

DISCUSSION BOUND Second Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m. Free Meet at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café (55 Haywood Street, Asheville 28801) This monthly discussion is a place to exchange ideas about readings that relate to artworks and the art world, and to learn from and about each other. Pick up some tasty local fare at the Malaprop’s Café to make […]

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The Big Crafty

The Big Crafty revives the tradition of the community bazaar, a lively celebration of handmade commerce, featuring local food, music, and fine wares from a juried group of select indie artists and crafters. The guiding principle is that buying handmade is good for the community, and the is to make doing so fun. For more […]

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SOLD OUT Summer Camp 2017: Art + Nature (Grades 3-5)

Week 5 | July 17 – 21 | Grades 3 – 5 Morning (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.): Art + Nature: Lines, shapes and color are found in plants, animals, rocks and throughout our natural world. Students create 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works of art inspired by nature using a variety of materials. SOLD OUT – To add […]

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