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Asheville Art Museum

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Conversation with the Artist: Liz Williams – VIRTUAL

Through this talk, Williams will focus on the work she and Murray have done with projections, the events that inspired these works of activism, as well as other forms of art activism and collaboration that she has created in the past few years.

Shelby Lee Adams, Southern Baptist, 1975, gelatin silver print on paper, 12 ½ × 9 ¾ inches. Gift of an anonymous donor, 2003.03.91. © Shelby Lee Adams.

Grandmothers, Mothers, and Daughters – VIRTUAL

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about artworks in our Collection.

In Conversation: Robert Longo – VIRTUAL

This virtual program takes place via Zoom. Space is limited; to register, click here. The Museum is thrilled to present a special evening program with…

Observation or Hidden Meaning – VIRTUAL

Join Shana Hill, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection.

Art After School (Grades 6–12)

Drawing inspiration from Vantage Points, students are challenged to use photography to explore people, places, and storytelling.

Birmingham Museum of Art – VIRTUAL

Until it’s safe to travel together for our popular Art Travels day, overnight, national, and international trips, we’re thrilled to launch virtual trips for armchair travelers each first Thursday evening! This month, we travel to the Birmingham Museum of Art in Birmingham, AL.

Threads of History: Cut, Sewn, and Pressed – VIRTUAL

Join Kathy Seguin, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection and special exhibition Across the Atlantic.

2021 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony – VIRTUAL

The Museum, with the assistance of its volunteer docents and support from the Asheville Area Section of the American Institute of Architects, is proud to sponsor the WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards. Students in grades 7–12 from all across our region are invited to submit work for this special juried competition.

Surface Design and Monoprinting

In this four-part class, experiment with paper and print materials and processes.

Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad by Jacqueline Tobin and Raymond Dobard – VIRTUAL

This book tells the fascinating story of a friendship, a lost tradition, and an incredible discovery, revealing how enslaved men and women made encoded quilts and then used them to navigate their escape on the Underground Railroad.

Oil Painting: Beyond the Basics

In this six-part class, expand on the fundamentals of oil painting!

Art After School (Grades K–2)

Spend your afternoons creating in the bright and spacious studio at the Museum! Explore a range of artistic processes using artwork on view from the Museum’s Collection and special exhibitions for inspiration.

Vantage Points: People, Places, Narratives – VIRTUAL

In this six-part virtual class, dive into the narrative power of photography! Three professional guest photographers join the Museum’s M. Paige Taylor to present their work and to discuss ways to use the medium to express the spirit of a person, place, story, or idea.

Patrick O’Neil

Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. Patrick O’Neil loves to harness that power with a broad audience of fellow…

Different Strokes for Different Folks: Selections from Vantage Points – VIRTUAL

Join Sylvie Horvath, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in Vantage Points.

Watercolors

MakerSpace is back! Visit the galleries on a scavenger hunt for inspiration, then explore the medium of watercolor in the studio. This program is perfect…

Reading Faces: Selections from Vantage Points – VIRTUAL

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in Vantage Points.

Early Bird Yoga

Early Bird Yoga is back! Join us in our spacious atrium for family-friendly yoga and mindfulness.

Seasonal Flora with Mixed Media and Metal Leaf

In this workshop, celebrate your favorite season using images, designs, and memories of plants and flowers.

A Midwinter Night’s Dream – VIRTUAL

Today’s program for adults with memory loss and their care partners is led by Hank Bovee and Kathy Seguin, touring docents.

Conversation with the Curator: Vantage Points – VIRTUAL

Carrie Springer, the Whitney’s assistant curator and organizing curator of Vantage Points, gives an overview of the exhibition, offers insight into the experience of building the exhibition, and answers questions from the audience.

The Color Blue: Finding Meaning in You – VIRTUAL

Join Megan Pyle, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection and special exhibition Across the Atlantic.

Watercolors

MakerSpace is back! This program is perfect for a Saturday afternoon date, me time, catching up with your bestie, or connecting with the whole fam.…

Conversation with the Director: Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters – VIRTUAL

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters is a close-up portrait of the acclaimed photographer, filmed with unprecedented access over a decade as he creates his stunning images. For this program, director Ben Shapiro discusses his interest in Crewdson, the process of making the film, and answers questions from the audience.

Detroit Institute of Arts – VIRTUAL

Until it’s safe to travel together for our popular Art Travels day, overnight, national, and international trips, we’re thrilled to launch virtual trips for armchair travelers each first Thursday evening! This month, we travel to the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) in Detroit, MI.

Art After School (Grades 3–5)

Spend your afternoons creating in the bright and spacious studio at the Museum! Explore a range of artistic processes using artwork on view from the Museum’s Collection and special exhibitions for inspiration.

Women Who Read Are Dangerous by Stefan Bollmann – VIRTUAL

What is it about a woman reading that has captivated hundreds of artists over the centuries? Women Who Read Are Dangerous explores this popular subject in more than 70 artworks by iconic artists.

Capturing the Light: Impressionism in Watercolors

This six-part class follows the path of Impressionism through watercolor.

Art After School (Grades K–2)

Spend your afternoons creating in the bright and spacious studio at the Museum! Explore a range of artistic processes using artwork on view from the Museum’s Collection and special exhibitions for inspiration.

Painting the Impressionist Landscape – VIRTUAL

In this virtual workshop, learn how to see and paint like the Impressionists!

Conversation with the Curator: Across the Atlantic – VIRTUAL

Scott Schweigert, the Reading Public Museum’s curator of art and organizing curator of Across the Atlantic, gives an overview of the exhibition, offers insight into the experience of building the exhibition, and answers questions from the audience.

Exploring Color with Soft Pastel – VIRTUAL

In this four-part virtual class, explore color, texture, and design with soft pastels to create beautiful finished paintings.

Cultivating Digital Photography Skills: Mise-en-Scène – VIRTUAL

In this four-part virtual class, explore the visual concept of mise-en-scène, the overall look and feel of an image.

Developing Drawing Skills Through Still Life

In this workshop, work from a still life to explore drawing in a safe environment with a non-intimidating subject.

Art After School (Grades 3–5)

Spend your afternoons creating in the bright and spacious studio at the Museum! Explore a range of artistic processes using artwork on view from the Museum’s Collection and special exhibitions for inspiration.

Conversation with the Curator: Beauford Delaney’s Metamorphosis into Freedom – VIRTUAL

Stephen Wicks, the KMA’s Barbara W. & Bernard E. Bernstein Curator and organizing curator of Beauford Delaney’s Metamorphosis into Freedom, gives an overview of the exhibition, offers insight into the experience of building the exhibition, and answers questions from the audience.

Cultivating Digital Photography Skills: The Photographer’s Playbook – VIRTUAL

In this four-part virtual class, use The Photographer’s Playbook as a guide and source of inspiration for a series of creative photo assignments that can help jumpstart a stagnant practice, challenge us to get out of our comfort zone, and reimagine how we approach image-making.