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A Celebrated Arts Destination

Asheville has been heralded as a prime arts destination by the New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure and American Style Magazine, just to name a few media accolades. Get the Asheville Travel Guide (online or print version) to plan your next visit.

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LOCAL FILMMAKERS BRING NEW TWIST TO STEPHEN KING CLASSIC

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Filmmakers Jennifer Trudrung and Polly Schattel breathe new life into the classic short story “Here There Be Tygers” by shooting their own female-driven variation locally in Asheville, N.C. as part of horror writer Stephen King’s Dollar Baby program.

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MARCH 2019 SECOND SATURDAY in the RIVER ARTS DISTRICT

On the Second Saturday of each month, the River Arts District will be holding gallery walks with live demonstrations, live music, wine tastings / spreads of food, and more! Meander the mile-long district and discover all there is that the “RAD” has to offer. There are more than 200 artists in the 23 buildings throughout the district. Most of them will be on hand to describe or show you their techniques as well as share with you what inspires them.

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Jonas Gerard Art Destroyed At Asheville Airport

Within the span of 24 hours, four pieces of work created by the locally infamous Jonas Gerard has been destroyed. The pieces were displayed at the Asheville Airport. After the destruction of the first two pieces at an undetermined time yesterday, two more pieces were installed as replacements, where they were documented to have been vandalized at some point last night. 

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Asheville River Arts District February Second Saturday February 12th, 2019

On the Second Saturday of each month, the River Arts District will be holding gallery walks with live demonstrations, live music, wine tastings / spreads of food, and more! Meander the mile-long district and discover all there is that the “RAD” has to offer. There are more than 200 artists in the 23 buildings throughout the district. Most of them will be on hand to describe or show you their techniques as well as share with you what inspires them.

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Adler Gallery Hosts Eyes – A Group Art Show

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A new art exhibition, “Eyes", will open its doors December 5th at the Adler Gallery in Posana Restaurant. Curator Constance Vlahoulis has invited local artists to create their best work using the theme of EYES as their inspiration.

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Show & Tell Holiday Pop Up Shop 2018

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The Show & Tell Pop Up Shop will be popping up this holiday season with a fantastic 20-day Holiday Pop up shop at the Masonic Temple in Downtown Asheville

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New Love Your Community Mural Young Artist

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Philip DeAngelo Studio’s Celebrates 10 Years With Anniversary Party

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Asheville artist Philip DeAngelo is celebrating 10 years in the Wedge Building of Asheville‘s historic River Arts District. Please come celebrate with us on Second Saturday, December 8th from 4:00 - 6:30pm.

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Wayfinding banners help support River Arts District vitality during RADTIP construction

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With the River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP) underway, the City of Asheville is helping to support businesses near RADTIP construction in a variety of ways.

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The Diverse Expressions of Asheville Art

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There is no single set of values or aesthetic traits that defines art.  Art is made up of a highly-diverse range of activities that create visual, auditory, or performed artifacts reflective of the artist’s imagination and mood.  It is created to be appreciated for its beauty or the emotion it stimulates. Art can be a personal journey and for some, and extremely decompressing, while providing laser-sharp focus and the opportunity for perfectionism.

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