Events Calendar: September

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First Friday Art Walk
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Free Admission Wednesday 3-5 p.m.
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Art Break: Geometric Vistas: Landscapes by Artists of Black Mountain College
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Home-School Program

Discussion Bound: Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else by David Balzer
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Tot Time
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Art Break: The 16th Street Baptist Church by Mack Stanley
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Smithsonian Museum Day Live
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Art Break: Creating Change: Political Art from the Permanent Collection


Art Break: Creating Change: Political Art from the Permanent Collection

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. SEPTEMBER 30 Creating Change: Political Art from the Permanent Collection Dr. […]

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Free Admission Wednesday 3-5 p.m.

On the first Wednesday of each month, we offer free admission from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Come explore our galleries!

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Urban Loft + Art Tour 2016

OCTOBER 6 — Thursday, 4:30 – 9:00 p.m. Cost (includes tour and reception): $50 Museum Members | $55 non-members Tours start at 4:30 p.m., Reception 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Asheville Art Museum invites you to privately tour Downtown Asheville’s most stunning art-filled lofts and impressive architecture during the Urban Loft + Art Tour 2016. Departing from the […]

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Art Break: Make It Speak: Stories from the Vault

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. OCTOBER 7 Make It Speak: Stories from the Vault As we […]

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First Friday Art Walk – Reception, film, and more!

For this month’s First Friday Art Walk, we are hosting a reception for Creating Change: Political Art from the Permanent Collection, a film screening in conjunction with the exhibition, and artists in the galleries and a Spoken Word performance by Asheville School students. Join us! The Asheville Art Museum is pleased to be a part of […]

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Film screening: Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

FILM SCREENINGS Free with membership or Museum admission Drop in to screen art films, films that relate to artists and artworks in our galleries, and films about the ins and outs of the art world.   Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present OCTOBER 7 – Friday, 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public Seductive, […]

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Community: Spoken Word Performance

OCTOBER 7 – Friday, 6:00 p.m. Free and open to the public At our last First Friday in the “old Museum,” students from Asheville School perform music and original poetry in response to Community: Sharon Louden.

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Workshop: Drawing from Life: The Human Figure

Drawing from Life: The Human Figure OCTOBER 8 – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost (includes lunch): Members: $75 | Non-members: $85 For centuries, artists have perfected their skills in capturing the human form by sketching models. Quick drawing helps artists to trust their eyes rather than relying on memory, which can often be […]

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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. For more information or to register by phone, please call Sharon […]

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Discussion Bound: Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life by Amy E. Herman

DISCUSSION BOUND Second Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m. Meet at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café (55 Haywood Street, Asheville 28801) Free and open to the public 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 […]

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