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Benefit Event: 75th Anniversary Dance Party

Saturday, November 4, 2023
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tickets start at $50

Purchase your tickets for Saturday, November 4 from 7–11pm, as we celebrate three-quarters of a century of art and culture in style. The party promises to be a blast from the past, so get ready to don your best ’70s attire and get your dancing shoes on.

Join us for a night of drinks, dancing, and nostalgia as we commemorate 75 years of artistic excellence at the Asheville Art Museum. We’ve lined up an array of treats to make this night truly unforgettable. Satisfy your taste buds with delectable delights from food truck Bun Intended offering a mouthwatering fusion of flavors in the plaza outside. DJ Erik Mattox will be spinning all your favorite ’70s dance tunes, ensuring the dance floor stays electric all night long. And for those looking to score some unique treasures, don’t miss our silent auction, featuring incredible items that will make you want to bid with enthusiasm.

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’70s Themed Dance Party with DJ Erik Mattox: Dress up in your favorite ’70s attire and enjoy an dance party featuring music by DJ Erik Maddox. DJ Erik Mattox has entertained audiences in Western North Carolina for more than 30 years, making each event iconic and unique.

Silent Auction: Find, bid, and win your next art treasure! Take part in this special silent auction featuring more than 40 lots. You’ll want to be here to see these works in person. Bid now!

Prize Raffle: Enter our raffle for a chance to win a private catered dinner by Celine & Co. for up to eight people at our rooftop Perspective Café. Limitations apply.  Tickets are $100 for or $500 for six. Valued at $11,000. Purchase raffle tickets now!


External Projection Light Show by Highland Mediaworks: Highland Mediaworks is a local organization utilizing cutting-edge services of 3D Projection Mapping to augment reality for their audiences. Specializing in 3D Indoor & Outdoor Projection Mapping, Highland Mediaworks uses multiple projectors to map specific animations for any surface which creates a stunning visual experience.

Bun Intended Food Truck: Bun Intended was founded in 2016 by three friends with a common goal: to serve the best homemade Thai street food specializing in steamed buns. Their menu’s inspiration comes from the Isan region of Thailand, where Chef Shorty’s parents met and began the family tradition of cooking. Bun Intended is honored to continue that tradition here in Asheville, living by three principles—everything cooked is homemade, always locally sourced ingredients, and a guaranteed excellent customer experience.

ZimZoom Photo Booth: Capture the evening and your fabulous ’70s attire with a photo booth station by ZimZoom! ZimZoom is an experienced team of photography, video, and event professionals providing photo booth, event photography and experiential marketing at hundreds of events per year across North Carolina. They deliver gorgeous studio quality photos and videos using leading edge technology with unparalleled customer experience.

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Benefit Events

As a nonprofit organization, the Museum relies on the generous support of our community members. Without you, we couldn’t do what we do—offer exciting exhibitions and engaging programs throughout the year.

The Museum hosts a number of popular benefit events each year including an annual gala and more.

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