Special event: Urban Art + Loft Tour, followed by Art for Art’s Sake benefit reception

« Back to Events
This event has passed.
Special event: Urban Art + Loft Tour, followed by Art for Art’s Sake benefit reception
October 11, 2012 5:00 pm
October 11, 2012 7:00 pm
$50 Members, $55 Non-Members
Laila Boggs
828-253-3227 Ext: 110
Asheville Art Museum
Google Map
2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC, 28801, United States

We invite you to privately tour some of downtown Asheville’s most stunning art-filled lofts, followed by a benefit reception, Art for Art’s Sake, generously hosted by The Historic Cotton Mill Studios, located at 122 Riverside Drive in the River Arts District.

$50 for Museum Members

$55 for non-Members

Free admission to benefit reception

Check-in for the Urban Loft + Art Tour is at the Museum, 2 S. Pack Square. Timed walking tours begin at 4:30 and conclude at 8:45 p.m. Tours leave every 15 minutes; the last tour leaves at 6:15 p.m. The Reception takes place from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. (a shuttle will take guests from the final stop on the tour to the Reception and back to the Museum throughout the evening).

Space on the Tour is limited and pre-registration is required. Call the Asheville Art Museum at 828.253.3227 to reserve tickets.

We thank the Asheville’s Historic White Trolley Tours for their generous sponsorship of this year’s Tour.


Additional Information:

Art for Art’s Sake Benefit Reception

The 2012 Urban Art + Loft Tour will conclude at The Historic Cotton Mill Studios located in the River Arts District; home to several talented regional artists working in a variety of mediums, the Studios are graciously hosting the second benefit fundraiser, Art for Art’s Sake, in support of the Museum. The reception is free of admission charge (and open to the public), and takes place at the Studios, located on 122 Riverside Drive, from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.  on the evening of Thursday, October 11, 2012. Throughout the evening, 40% of art sales will directly benefit the continued growth of the Asheville Art Museum and its capital campaign: Art WORKS for Asheville.

Enjoy the chance to win 1 of 5 fantastic raffle packages during the benefit reception!

Tickets will be on sale at check in and at the Historic Cotton Studios during the benefit reception. Tickets are only $10 or (5) for $40.


2 tickets to Flatrock Playhouse’s Zelda production

$50 gift certificate to Early Girl Eatery

1 bottle of Prosecco


PACKAGE #2: “Shop & Play Package”

$50 gift certificate to Frock Boutique

2 Tickets to Asheville Community Theater

1 bottle of Prosecco


PACKAGE #3: “Spa Package”

$50 gift certificate to Sensibilities Day Spa

Color Consultation from Makeup at the Grove Arcade

Custom designed bath products from Bath Junkie

1 Bottle of Prosecco


PACKAGE #4: “Wine Connoisseur Package”

$50 gift certificate from The Wine Guy

2 Bottles of fine wine

Decanter from Sante’ Wine Bar



1 Night stay at Hotel Indigo

2 Tickets to a production at NC Stage Co.

1 Bottle of Prosecco