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Asheville Art Museum

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Could Your Child Make This? – VIRTUAL

Join Megan Pyle, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection.

Abstract Expressions (Grades K–2)

Get mixed up and messy experimenting with abstract designs and patterns! Use the elements of art and a texture walk to inspire your projects.

Cultivating Digital Photography Skills: Exposure Triangle – VIRTUAL

In this four-part class, learn how to shoot in manual mode on your digital camera or smartphone!

Talking Animals – VIRTUAL

Join Susan Oliver, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our special exhibition A Telling Instinct.

The Obama Portraits by Richard J. Powell – VIRTUAL

From the moment of their unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in early 2018, the portraits of Barack & Michelle Obama have become two of the most beloved artworks of our time. This is the first book about the making, meaning, and significance of these remarkable artworks.

Artful Trivia: Food, Drinks, and Entertainment – VIRTUAL

Spend your Thursday evening with the Museum for some creative fun!

Beyond Audubon – VIRTUAL

Join Hank Bovee and Sheila Langdon, touring docents, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our special exhibition A Telling Instinct.

Printmaking (Grades 3–5)

Have fun investigating a variety of printmaking processes! Artworks from local WNC artists in the Museum’s Collection will be the primary source of inspiration.

Diversity in Small/Midsize Museums – VIRTUAL

The Museum’s 2020 interdisciplinary symposium reflects on questions of importance to small to midsize public institutions around the country.

Still Life at Home – VIRTUAL

Stuck at home? Let’s make art. This four-part class builds on drawing basics and increases understanding of what it takes to create an image with a high level of realism and believability.

Before Social Distancing – VIRTUAL

Join Doris Potash, master docent and Barbara Pressman, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection.

Painting Portraits from Photographic Reference – VIRTUAL

In this workshop, learn how to paint loose but representational portraits from your own photos.

Reginald Marsh, Merry-Go-Round, 1930, etching and engraving on paper, edition 53/59, plate: 6 ⅞ × 9 ⅞ inches. Gift of Dr. Herbert S. Johnson, 1997.05.63. © Estate of Reginald Marsh / Art Students League, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Beauty in Black and White – VIRTUAL

Join Sarah Reincke, master docent, for an interactive conversation about three artworks in our Collection.

The Human Form in Art – VIRTUAL

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

Mask-Making (Grades K–5)

Get creative making masks! Inspired by the Museum’s Collection and the costumes of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, create three (or spooky!) masks, both functional and decorative.

Story Journals – VIRTUAL

In this workshop, use Museum artworks and written prompts to create a handmade journal where you can record your personal ideas and observations!

You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin by Rachel Corbett – VIRTUAL

Transporting readers to early 20th-century Paris, this book is a vibrant portrait of Rainer Maria Rilke, Auguste Rodin, and their circle, revealing how deeply Rodin’s ideas about art and creativity influenced Rilke’s classic Letters to a Young Poet.

Save the Date: Annual Gala

Fall’s almost here, and we’re reimagining our annual gala for these virtual-based times! Please save the date for November 14, 2020 when we’ll host a…

Clara and Mr. Tiffany: A Novel by Susan Vreeland – VIRTUAL

Against the unforgettable backdrop of New York near the turn of the 20th century, best-selling author Susan Vreeland again breathes life into a work of art in this extraordinary novel, which brings a woman once lost in the shadows into vivid color.