Events Calendar: April
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Come discover the art of play in our interactive Art PLAYce for Children! Art PLAYce is open daily, but each month we will feature a fun activity designed especially for our young visitors plus time to explore the Museum galleries.
Jason Andrew, guest curator of Jack Tworkov: Beyond Black Mountain, will give a gallery talk and lecture about the life and work of Jack Tworkov.
The Remarkable Career of John Heliker From the late 1920s through the 1990s, American painter John Heliker’s career spanned almost 70 active years of the ‘American Century.’ Artist, educator and close friend of the artist Patricia Bailey will give a personal overview of Heliker’s remarkable career. Bailey was Associate Producer of a 1998 documentary film on the life of artist John […]
The Museum is pleased to be a venue again this year for the Creative Sector Summit. Since 2010 the Asheville Area Arts Council, in partnership with the City of Asheville, has convened the region’s only creative industry specific annual conference, the Creative Sector Summit. The Creative Sector Summit is an initiative recommended by the 2009 […]
Political Cartoons in Pen & Ink with Jeff Kinzel MAY 2 —Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $20 members, $30 non-members In conjunction with John Heliker: The Order of Things — 60 Years of Paintings and Drawings, instructor Jeff Kinzel will lead a pen and ink cartoon drawing workshop in which students will learn to create a single-frame cartoon with […]
Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum with Sarah Stacke MAY 8 — Friday at 5:30 p.m. Sarah Stacke, guest curator of Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, will present a lecture on Hugh Mangum’s life and work. Stacke is a documentary photographer dedicated to developing intimate stories about intersections of culture, history and geography that create […]
Zine Lab: The Independent Medium with Ben Gancsos and Sarah Stacke MAY 9 — Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $65 members, $75 non-members Workshop leaders Sarah Stacke, a photographer, curator and writer, and Ben Gancsos, a photographer and zine maker, will explore the world of the photo zine and get you on your way to making your own. Sarah […]
$4 per student For Students in Grades 1–4. Join us for a monthly home-school program 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. Please contact Sharon McRorie at 828.253.3227 with any questions.
Discussion Bound — Monthly Reading Group Second Tuesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Frances Mulhall Achilles Library Expand your literary horizons and join us for our monthly book discussion where we read and discuss books that relate to a current exhibition. Moderated by a member of the Museum’s staff or a volunteer, we exchange ideas and learn about books, art and each […]
The Museum presents Lunchtime Art Breaks, a series of gallery talks and presentations designed to inform and engage you in dialogue with members of our curatorial and education departments, docents and special guests. Keep All You Wish: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum Carolyn Grosch, Assistant Curator