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Connections: Rural Avant-Garde – VIRTUAL

Today’s virtual program for adults with memory loss and their care partners is led by Michelle Weitzman, touring docent.

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.

Members-Only Preview: Modernist Design and Gestures

As a valued Museum Member, we invite you to join us for the exclusive opening of our newest exhibitions: Modernist Design at Black Mountain College…

Public Tour: Rural Avant-Garde

Today’s public tour is led by a Shana Hill, touring docent.

Slow Art Friday: Rural Avant-Garde – VIRTUAL

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in the special exhibition Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience.

MakerSpace Experimental Mark Making

MakerSpace: Experimental Mark-Making

Visit the Rural Avant-Garde exhibition on a scavenger hunt for inspiration, then explore a variety of experimental mark making and collaborative techniques in the studio.…

Connections: Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Legged Beasties

Join Sheila Langdon, touring docent, for today’s small-group/in-person tour for adults with memory loss and their care partners.

Evening for Educators: Rural Avant-Garde

Evening for Educators is an opportunity to network with other art educators, share and learn as both teacher and student, and reconnect with your own creative process. 

Thursday Night Live: Alex Travers

This evening Travers plays bluegrass and Americana in conjunction with Walter B. Stephen Pottery and Intersections in American Art.

Art Break: Modernist Design at Black Mountain College

Today’s Art Break is led by Whitney Richardson, associate curator.

Adult Studio: Photographing People

In this four-week, small-group/in-person class, gain knowledge, skills, and confidence for photographing people.

Public Tour: Intersections in American Art

Today’s public tour is led by Susan Coleman, touring docent.

Acrylic Pour Painting (Grades 6–12)

Spend the afternoon creating acrylic pour paintings, inspired by the collaborative and interdisciplinary works in Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience. Students experiment with a variety of techniques and surfaces.

*FULL* Abstract Painting

In this six-week, small-group/in-person class, examine modern and contemporary themes of abstract painting and work toward developing a unique voice in your own paintings.

Modernist Design at Black Mountain College

Today’s public tour is led by Joey Gigliotti, touring docent.

Modernist Design at Black Mountain College – VIRTUAL

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about artworks in the special exhibition Modernist Design at Black Mountain College.

Discovering Art

Today’s public tour is led by Jim Crook, touring docent.

Jewelry-Making (Grades K–5)

Spend the afternoon creating a variety of pieces of jewelry, inspired by artworks in our Collection. Students experiment with beading, braiding, and assemblage to create bracelets, pins, and more.

Carrie Mae Weems edited by Sarah Lewis

In this October Files volume, essays and interviews from Dawoud Bey, Huey Copeland, Kimberly Drew, Coco Fusco, Thelma Golden, and Deborah Willis, among others, explore…

MakerSpace: Homemade Clay

Visit the galleries on a scavenger hunt for inspiration, then mix three simple ingredients to make homemade salt dough in the studio. Add details and…

Jeremy Loeb

A native of Durham, NC, Jeremy Loeb embraced his lifelong love of piano when he launched his second career as a musician. Now living in…

African American Art in the Collection: New Research

Today’s Art Break, one of a two-part series, is led by UNC Asheville students.

MakerSpace: Homemade Clay

Visit the galleries on a scavenger hunt for inspiration, then mix three simple ingredients to make homemade salt dough in the studio. Add details and…

Modernist Design at Black Mountain College

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for today’s small-group/in-person tour for adults with memory loss and their care partners.

Members-Only Preview: A Living Language and Ruminations on Memory

As a valued Museum Member, we invite you to join us for the exclusive opening of our newest exhibitions: A Living Language: Cherokee Syllabary and…

African American Art in the Collection: New Research

Today’s Art Break, one of a two-part series, is led by UNC Asheville students.

Artful Adventure

Come along on an Artful Adventure! Take a whimsical walk through our Museum to discover artworks and explore storytelling through the visual arts. Look closely…

Figure Drawing

In this small-group/in-person workshop, explore the elements of art and principles of design through the most complex and dynamic subject in nature: the human figure.

Intersections in American Art

Today’s public tour is led by Doris Potash, master docent.

Film: First Language

The Cherokee language was spoken in North America thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans and is still used today by the Eastern Band…

From Talking Leaves to Pixels – VIRTUAL

Join artist Jeff Edwards and language technologist Zachary Barnes for an illustrated talk chronicling the history and contemporary uses of the Cherokee syllabary.

A Living Language

Today’s public tour is led by Kay Dunn and Ruth Shedwick-Bryant, touring docents.

My Head’s in a Spin, My Feet Don’t Touch the Ground – VIRTUAL

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in the Museum’s Collection.

Discovering Art

Today’s public tour is led by Jim Crook, touring docent.

All About Words (Grades K–5)

Spend the afternoon creating letter-based artworks, inspired by the use of text in A Living Language: Cherokee Syllabary and Contemporary Art.

The Bohemians: A Novel by Jasmin Darznik

In 1918, a young and bright-eyed Dorothea Lange steps off the train in San Francisco, where a disaster kick-starts a new life. Her friendship with…

Marilynn Seits Jazz Duo

Marilynn Seits is a performer, composer, and jazz piano teacher. She has played at the Waldorf Astoria and Plaza Hotels in New York City, in…

Rhythm and Movement

Join Kathy Seguin, touring docent, for today’s small-group/in-person tour for adults with memory loss and their care partners.

Film: First Language

The Cherokee language was spoken in North America thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans and is still used today by the Eastern Band…

A Living Language

Today’s Art Break is led by Hilary Schroeder, assistant curator.

Artful Adventure

Come along on an Artful Adventure! Take a whimsical walk through our Museum to discover artworks and explore storytelling through the visual arts. Look closely…

Intersections in American Art

Today’s public tour is led by Bonnie Cooper, touring docent.

Even as We Breathe: A Novel by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle

Nineteen-year-old Cowney Sequoyah yearns to escape his hometown of Cherokee, NC, in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. When a summer job at Asheville’s luxurious…

Film: First Language

The Cherokee language was spoken in North America thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans and is still used today by the Eastern Band…