Asheville River Arts District January Second Saturday
Saturday, January 11, 2019
On the Second Saturday of each month, the River Arts District holds gallery walks with demonstrations, workshops, live music, wine tastings, delicious food, and more. Meander the mile-long district or hop on and off the free trolley and discover all that the “RAD” has to offer. There are more than 230 artists in the 23 buildings throughout the district. Most of them will be on hand to describe or show you their techniques and share their inspirations.
Most studios and galleries open 10am – 6 pm. Special evening events listed.
Trolley Information: Park once and hop on and hop off the free trolley, sponsored by Explore Asheville, throughout the district from 11am–4:30pm. Free Parking is available at Riverview Station, Wedge Studios, Depot Street, and Curve Studios.
Second Saturday Event Listing:
Riverview Station, 191 Lyman Street
Daniel Coffee, #281
10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
$3.00 Bonsai Demo Day! See the RADA page for complete information.
Sky + Ground Contemporary Art, #261
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join painter Peter Roux for a 2-hour Asheville landscape workshop. Learn the basics, brush up on techniques, or explore new ways to approach your work – Peter will work with each painter at their own level, novice to professional, and you will leave with a beautiful landscape painting and more confidence to continue your creative journey. Acrylic on 11×14” canvas, all supplies included. Limited to 6 participants, please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asheville-landscape-painting-class-for-all-levels-registration-82822395013.
The Village Potters Clay Center, #180 (Ground Floor)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Join us as we return from our holiday break and welcome in the New Year with brand new work in our four showrooms from our six Resident Potters. We will have work from oxidation, reduction, wood ash, and Raku kilns. Start your new year with something handmade.
Jonas Gerard Fine Art, #144 – Through the Red Doors
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Join the crowd of onlookers as Jonas paints before a live audience during one of his Second Saturday Painting Performances. A self-styled abstract expressionist, Jonas paints to rhythmic world music, allowing his subconscious to guide him to create art filled with light, color and warmth. Jonas maintains two galleries in the Asheville River Arts District. Events are family-friendly and there is plenty of parking at Riverview Station. (828) 350-7711
362 Depot Street Studios
362 Depot Street
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Artist Cindy Lou Chenard will be demonstrating her 3 dimensional landscapes.
3 River Arts Place
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
New Year, New Perspectives, New Work! The beginning of the year brings new creative energy to our artists, so our Second Saturday will be filled with demonstrations of artists exploring new directions. Hot cider and snacks will be provided, so ride the free trolley to the 3 buildings full of studios at CURVE.
Cotton Mill Studios, 122 Riverside Drive
Andy Herod and Daidala Ciders, Studio A
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Specials on cider and artwork all day.