• My North Carolina

    My North Carolina, a hall exhibit by the Fourth Graders of Claxton Elementary. The fourth grade students at Claxton Elementary explored ways in which ...

    January 5 - March 2
  • Weaving for Veterans

    Weaving for Veterans Mondays, January 29 – March 26 2:00 – 5:00 pm @ Local Cloth Studio in the AAAC’s The Refinery FREE, but registration is req...

    January 29 @ 2:00 pm - March 26 @ 5:00 pm
  • Explorative Fibers for Veterans

    Explorative Fibers for Veterans Mondays, February 26 – April 30 10:00 am – 1:00 pm @ Local Cloth Studio in the AAAC’s Refinery Free,...

    February 26 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 1:00 pm

Save the date for the 2018 Creative Sector Summit!

February 1, 2018 ASHEVILLE – The Asheville Area Arts Council is excited to announce the 8th annual Creative Sector Summit, “Rhyme or Reason: Measuring Patterns of Growth.” Presented by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority, this year’s Summit will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at The Grey Eagle and […]

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2017-2018 Regional Artist Project Grant Awardees

We are pleased to announce the 2017-18 grantees for Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG), a program of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC). The Regional Artist Project Grant program provides the opportunity for regional consortia of local arts councils to award project grants to artists in their regions. These grants support professional artists in any […]

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AAAC closed for the holidays

The AAAC and the Refinery Creator Space will be closed Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1 for our staff to enjoy a week off to celebrate the holidays and ring in the new year. Warmest winter wishes to all!

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Today’s Holiday Market is CANCELED!

TODAY’S MARKET IS CANCELED

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South Slope Vision Plan

What is the City doing in the South Slope? The South Slope Visioning process is a planning process led by the City of Asheville with the community and business stakeholders in the South Slope to develop a long term vision for the area. Once the plan is finalized, it will be presented to City Council […]

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Your membership is like a personal donation which supports the work of the AAAC. Members receive FREE use of the digital Media Lab, discounts on classes and events, and special invitations.

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The AAAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by a combination of corporate sponsors, foundation and government grants, private donors and membership dues. Your tax-deductible donation will help us to continue to offer dynamic programming that supports Asheville-Buncombe’s creative sector!

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Sponsorship

Do you want to help strengthen the vitality and visibility of Asheville’s creative community through advocacy, support and exposure? Find out more about becoming an Asheville Area Arts Council Sponsor!

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Volunteer

The AAAC is often in need of volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks, including gallery hosting, assisting with installation/deinstallation of exhibitions, special events, and more!

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