Visiting The Asheville Art Museum

2 S. Pack Square, Asheville NC 28801

Museum Hours

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

First Fridays
On the First Friday of each month from April through December as part of the Downtown Asheville Art District Art Walk, the Museum extends its hours! From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on these evenings, admission is pay-as-you-wish.

First Wednesdays
On the first Wednesday of every month, the Museum is pleased to offer free admission from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. If Asheville City Schools are closed, the Museum will open at noon if weather permits. If the weather is too hazardous, the Museum may close for the day. The Museum phone message at 828.253.3227 will be updated as soon as that decision is made.

The Asheville Art Museum is fully accessible.

Admission**

$8.00 + sales tax per Adult

$7.00 + sales tax per Student (K-12 and college students with valid school ID)

$7.00 + sales tax per Adult Senior (ages 60+)

Children age five and younger: Free

Members are admitted free to the Museum. Become a member today.

Additional fees may apply for selected exhibitions.

**As of January 1, 2014, new North Carolina legislation requires sales tax to be charged on Museum admissions and public programs. We regret this increase in cost and the inconvenience to our supporters. Please contact your North Carolina representatives to express your concerns about this legislation and its impact on non-profit organizations and their many constituents.

Museum Shop

Visit during regular Museum hours for unique gifts and regional fine art.

Group Tours and Discounts

To arrange adult tours, please contact the Adult Education department at 828.253.3227, ext.120.  For student tours contact the Education Department at 828.253.3227 at 122 or 121. For more information visit our Group Tours page.

Map and Directions

From I-240 East:

Take Exit 5A Merrimon Avenue.  At the light turn left onto Merrimon Avenue (the street will become Broadway). Continue on Broadway toward Vance Monument. We are on the left corner directly across from Posana Cafe.

From I-240 West:

Take Exit 5A Merrimon Avenue. At the light turn left onto Merrimon Avenue (the street will become Broadway). Continue on Broadway toward Vance Monument. We are on the left corner directly across from Posana Cafe.