“When you donate to the AAAC, you’re supporting local creative industry jobs, educational programming, resources, and tools for emerging and existing artists, and helping to give young people greater access and opportunities in the arts.” -Kitty Love, Executive Director
Exhibitions are developed by collection of creative professionals representing various disciplines acting as curators. Their selections are based on artistic merit and pursuant to the AAAC’s intent to illuminate the breadth and depth of Asheville/Buncombe’s creative sector.
The Asheville Area Arts Council and the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau present AshevilleArtsAlive.org, a robust online resource to help showcase our area’s creative offerings and reach a broad audience of residents and visitors.
The Asheville Area Arts Council strives to provide free and affordable professional development opportunities, classes and workshops, and business management programs for creative industry professionals throughout the year.
The Asheville Area Arts Council is proud to support the Grassroots Arts Program Subgrant, Regional Artist Project Grants, and the Asheville Art in the Park Arts & Community Grant.