Events Calendar: May

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Performance: Bach to Bach: An Overlapping of Movements
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Free Admission Wednesday 3-5 p.m.
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First Friday Art Walk
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Professional Development for Teachers: More Than Math
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Home-School Program

Discussion Bound: Why a Painting Is Like a Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art by Nancy G. Heller
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Tot Time
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International Museum Day – free and open to the public

Art Break: Make It Speak: Stories from the Vault

Up for Discussion: The Creative Use of Industrial Processes for Artists

International Museum FAMILY Day!

Make It Yours Listening Session: Open to the general public
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Art Break: Tryon Toy Makers: The Art and Craft of Eleanor Vance and Charlotte Yale
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Make It Last: How to Research Your Artwork
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Make It Yours Listening Session: Museum Members

Make your voice heard! We invite members of the greater Asheville community to participate in the creation of the new Asheville Art Museum. Each month, listening sessions focus on specific areas of growth, opportunity, and sustainability, and give us the chance to hear from our community as we undergo construction and prepare for our grand […]

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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.

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Workshop: A Community Quilt: Group Quiltmaking

JUNE 4 + 5 – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. + Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Cost (includes all materials and box lunch on Saturday): Members: $150 | Non-members: $175 In this weekend intensive group experience, explore the quiltmaking process by using simple sewing tools, improvisational techniques, and diverse fabrics. Skills covered in the […]

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Authentically Cherokee: A Fine Art Marketplace

The Asheville Art Museum is excited to be a partner and host for the Authentically Cherokee Native Marketplace on Saturday, June 4 from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. This event will showcase work by members of ONABEN, Sequoyah Fund and Authentically Cherokee, groups of contemporary Native American artists. These artists will not only sell their work, […]

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Art Break: Appalachian Innovators: Textiles

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. JUNE 10 Appalachian Innovators: Textiles Deb Schillo, Archivist, Southern Highland Craft […]

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Summer Art Camp 2016: Color Your World (Grades K-2)

Join the Asheville Art Museum for Summer Art Camp! Sessions are offered for rising kindergarten through 12th-grade students. Students may sign up for morning, afternoon, or all-day sessions. All-day students will have a supervised lunch break. Classes are held in the studio of the Asheville Art Museum. Cost for Museum Members is $100 for each half-day session (morning […]

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Summer Art Camp 2016: Art Party (Grades K-2)

Join the Asheville Art Museum for Summer Art Camp! Sessions are offered for rising kindergarten through 12th-grade students. Students may sign up for morning, afternoon, or all-day sessions. All-day students will have a supervised lunch break. Classes are held in the studio of the Asheville Art Museum. Cost for Museum Members is $100 for each half-day session (morning […]

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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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Discussion Bound: “Paragraphs on Conceptual Art” (1967) and “Sentences on Conceptual Art” (1969) by Sol LeWitt

DISCUSSION BOUND Second Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m. Frances Mulhall Achilles Library at the Asheville Art Museum 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 […]

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NEXT: A Gala

NEXT: A Gala Saturday, June 18, 6:00 p.m. Celebrate what’s next for the Museum and help us Make It New. Join us for our annual benefit gala — an evening of cocktails, fabulous food and an exciting live auction featuring stunning art and one-of-a-kind vacation packages. Click here for details about this event of the summer!

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