Events Calendar: February

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Free Admission Wednesday 3-7 p.m.

Make It Yours Listening Session: Museum Members

Make It Yours Listening Session: Museum Members
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New on View: Appalachian Innovators
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Pianoforte Concert with Michael Jefry Stevens + Deborah Belcher
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Home-School Program

Discussion Bound: Museum: Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Danny Danziger
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Art Break: 2016 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Opening Reception for Appalachian Innovators
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Up for Discussion: Make It Shine
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Tot Time
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Make It Last: How to Frame Your Work on Paper

Up for Discussion: Artists Make a Difference: The Creative Spark that Transformed Old Charleston
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TOAST Asheville
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Art Break: Make It Speak: Stories from the Vault
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Pianoforte Concert with Michael Jefry Stevens + Deborah Belcher

Pianoforte concerts fill up quickly, so reserve your seats early by clicking here or by calling the Museum at 828.253.3227.   PERFORMANCES Music, dance, performance art, and other live performances bring artworks in our collection and special exhibitions to life. Performances take place in our galleries and include discussion of the intersections between art forms. Pianoforte with […]

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Home-School Program

Join us for a monthly home-school program for students in grades 1 through 4 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 To register online, click here; if you prefer to download, print, and return a paper form, […]

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Discussion Bound: Museum: Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Danny Danziger

DISCUSSION BOUND Second Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m. Frances Mulhall Achilles Library Free with membership or Museum admission 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. Bring your copy of the book, and a brown-bag lunch to make […]

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Art Break: 2016 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards

ART BREAKS Selected Fridays, 12:00 p.m. Free with membership or Museum admission 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. FEBRUARY 12 2016 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards Erin Shope, School […]

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Opening Reception for Appalachian Innovators

Join us for an opening reception for Appalachian Innovators: Women Makers in the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Guest curators will be present to discuss the work in the exhibition. Light refreshments will be served.

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Up for Discussion: Make It Shine

UP FOR DISCUSSION Hear from and interact with artists, experts, filmmakers, performing artists, poets, writers, and other special guests. Make It Shine FEBRUARY 13 – Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Free for Members or with Museum admission Artists often use organic materials such as wood and natural pigments, as well as fragile supports like paper, to create […]

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Tot Time

Come discover the art of play in our interactive Art PLAYce for Children! This monthly program for pre-school aged children accompanied by an adult occurs on the third Tuesday of each month, and features a fun activity designed especially for our young visitors plus time to explore the Museum galleries. For more information, please email Sharon McRorie […]

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Make It Last: How to Frame Your Work on Paper

Make It Last Selected Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. Cost (Museum Member): $20 for one workshop, $55 for any three workshops, or $90 for all five workshops Cost (non-member): $30 for one workshop, $85 for any three workshops, or $140 for all five workshops This workshop series, designed for collectors, artists, and those who are curious about […]

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Up for Discussion: Artists Make a Difference: The Creative Spark that Transformed Old Charleston

UP FOR DISCUSSION Hear from and interact with artists, experts, filmmakers, performing artists, poets, writers, and other special guests. Artists Make a Difference: The Creative Spark that Transformed Old Charleston FEBRUARY 20 – Saturday, 5:00 p.m. $25 Museum Members |  $30 non-members (includes Museum admission) By 1900 Charleston, South Carolina, had fallen on hard times. […]

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TOAST Asheville

TOAST Asheville Thursday, February 25 — 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Advance tickets: $30 for Members, $35 for non-members (available online and by phone until February 25, 12:00 p.m.) At the door: $40 Join us as we TOAST Asheville! On this festive evening, music fills the Museum’s halls as guests sip the region’s delicious beverage selections and sample many local eats. A silent auction […]

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