Events Calendar: April

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Free Admission Wednesday 3-5 p.m.
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April 4: First Friday Art Walk
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Pianoforte Concert with Sandra Wright Shen
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Home-School Program

Discussion Bound
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Workshop: Cyanotype Printing with Digital Negatives

Lunchtime Art Break
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Weekend Film Screening
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Weekend Film Screening
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“Tot Time” in the Art PLAYce for Children
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Up for Discussion
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Workshop: Pinhole Camera Construction and Prints
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Workshop: Pinhole Camera Construction and Prints

Lunchtime Art Break

Screening for Prime Time: New Media Juried Exhibition
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Workshop: Pinhole Camera Construction and Prints

Pinhole Camera Construction and Prints
East Wing | Studio/Classroom
In this workshop, participants construct their own durable pinhole camera with balsa wood on the first day (at the Museum), then use it in learning how to make pinhole photographs on the second day (at The Asheville Darkroom). Participants will develop their paper pinhole negatives, see… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Workshop: Pinhole Camera Construction and Prints

Pinhole Camera Construction and Prints
Asheville Art Museum and The Asheville Darkroom (109 Roberts St., Suite 2A)
In this workshop, participants construct their own durable pinhole camera with balsa wood on the first day (at the Museum), then use it in learning how to make pinhole photographs on the second day (at The Asheville Darkroom).… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Lunchtime Art Break

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.
Pierre Daura: Modernist in the Mountains
Frank Thomson, Museum Curator… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Screening for Prime Time: New Media Juried Exhibition

Join us for a preview screening and reception for Prime Time: Second Annual New Media Juried Exhibition as part of Moogfest in the Museum’s upper theatre. Following the opening, the New Media Gallery will offer daily screenings of the works by the 15 finalists. The videos are played in a loop that lasts for about… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Up for Discussion

Darkroom or Digital?: A Panel Discussion

East Wing | Upstairs Theatre
Photographers Rob Amberg, Tim Barnwell, Erin Brethauer, Ralph Burns and Dana Moore will discuss the changes in photographic processes from film to digital; specifically addressing how they have coped with these changes, why they have chosen their own particular methods of creating images, and… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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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!… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Up for Discussion

Henry Darger: Panoramas and Hyperbole — Lecture by Dr. Leisa Rundquist
East Wing | Upstairs Theatre
UNC Asheville students are admitted for free with student I.D.
Dr. Leisa Rundquist is Associate Professor at UNC Asheville where she specializes in modern and contemporary art and theory, as well as guest curator for Social Geographies: Interpreting Space… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Lunchtime Art Break

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.
Blueprints: A Collaboration
Candace Reilly, Adult Programs Manager… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Discussion Bound

Join our monthly book discussion where we read and discuss books that relate to artwork in our galleries. Moderated by a member of the Museum’s staff or a volunteer, we exchange ideas and learn about books, art and each other. Bring your copy of the book.

The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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Art of Watching Film Series, Part 1

First in a series of three classes.
East Wing | Upstairs Theatre

We are pleased to have Cherry Lentz Saenger, former chair of the Women’s Studies Program and Film professor at Mars Hill University, return to lead a three-part series on the Coen Brothers films. We will analyze cinematic elements such as themes, characters, story, color,… Click to read the rest of the blog post

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